Blogactiv Director

2010 Video Review

Since I wrote one of these posts last year, the world of video within EurActiv has changed considerably. Our partnership with EUXTV adds lots in terms of the quality of content that I (we) certainly would have not managed alone. This list is in no particular order, but will hopefully highlight some of the good… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

EU-Logos Hits 800

Something pretty amazing has happened on Blogactiv today. This post (currently the Editor’s Choice) about the Swiss referendum by EU-Logos is the 800th he has published on the platform. This must be the Eurosphere’s most prolific writer… If you are not familiar with the blog, EU-Logos writes about a wide range of topics including human… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

I know that there are a few weeks left in the year, so I may soon be found to be incorrect, but the last week has seen a turbo-charged launch in the EU blogosphere. Well known within EurActiv for his blog about the Irish referendum of the Lisbon Treaty is Jim Murray. Formerly a Director… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

How Google Search Works

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/BNHR6IQJGZs” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] It just shows how important links are to either your blog or website. If you aren’t taking linking seriously, you can’t really expect to receive any traffic from Google search queries.

Posted by Stuart Langridge

Eurosphere Get Together

The Eurosphere – via bloggingportal – has a get together lined up in London. Details are here. Other commitments mean that I won’t be able to attend myself, but I imagine that the folks at bloggingportal would love to meet you have an EU related blog and you can make it.

Posted by Stuart Langridge

EurActiv is the leading EU policy media, publishing in 11 languages and 11 countries to over 500 000 monthly readers. In November 2009, Euractiv celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a prestigious Award Ceremony – View related interviews including Barroso, Buzek, Verhofstadt, Wallström. The company has doubled its team size in recent years (to approx. 70… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

In the last of the interviews with Stanley Crossick, Stanley discusses some of the pros and cons of the European Union. He explains why he believes the EU is not as popular as it should be. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/UCVYysEO-S0″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] In part 2, Stanley discusses the role and progress being made by European… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

In part four of our series of interviews with Stanley Crossick, Stanley explains what he gets out of his blogging and why he has taken to it with such gusto. He also explains why he feels that there is still a need for more blogging at the EU level by interested parties. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/_p8EHIVSrHM” width=”425″… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

In the third part of the interview with Stanley Crossick between EUX.TV and I discusses the relationship between China and Europe. He provides insight into some of the political topics of the relationship and why the dialogue often does not progress. He explains the commonality between Confuscius and Monnet and why the relationship can benefit… » read more

Posted by Stuart Langridge

In part two of my interview with Stanley Crossick, he tells us the story about how he stumbled accidentally into an involvement in EU affairs, via Iran! From there into the first EU law firm and onwards into a think tank. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/J05BfGhpFDQ” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

Posted by Stuart Langridge