GIG Spotlight #1: Beauty Tag

Be on the spotlight and show us what you and your blog got!

To support our GIG members, get their blogs out there, and showcase their creativity both in writing and design, we’re launching a new concept to do this, called GIG Spotlight, where you have all the glory of being featured across all GIG’s network (Facebook + Twitter) including on this blog (GIG’s Official platform) for a good one week! This will give your blog the time to shine and will give you the chance to actually gain more followers and friends in the process! Want to know more? Read on…

So, the idea is simple:

Once every two weeks, myself and one of the GIG Crew will launch a topic that you can join in and write about on your blog.

The lowdown:

  • Based on creativity, style in writing, and design, you will be chosen as GIG’s featured blogger for the week by myself and the crew.
  • Please Like our Facebook Page here – and tag @gigbloggers on Twitter when you’ve posted your entry.
  • Also include the hosts of the GIG Spotlight series in your blog post — giving recognition is something GIG would like to encourage everyone to do as it makes a big difference! It’s one of blogging’s golden rules.
  • Your blog and the GIG Spotlight entry will be posted here with your blog’s URL and pic (if you like) for one week!
  • Next, your blog URL and/or entry will be pinned over at GIG’s group wall as well as on our Fan Page so everyone can see you! Hence the spotlight idea!

Grab the code below and insert in your entry post.

GIG
<div align="center"><a href="https://girlsinspiredgroup.wordpress.com" title="GIG"><img src="https://girlsinspiredgroup.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/gigspotlight1.png" alt="GIG" style="border:none;" /></a></div>

GIG Spotlight Topic of the Week: Beauty: What I want in my bag – 2013!

9th Jan 2012 – 13th Jan

*Topic will run from Wednesday until Sunday*

**List your top 5 beauty lust list and present them the way you want them to be!**

♥ The GIG Blogger to be featured will be announced on Monday and will take the glory until Sunday that week.

Remember, you have until Sunday to submit your entry!

Also please make sure to link up to this blog post and copy the banner above on your post so we know that you’ve joined. Don’t forget to follow this blog, obviously! hehe

That’s it! Now go, cook up some ideas, be creative and have fun! We can’t wait to see what you have for us!

By: Donah D.
GIG Founder & Author of Sweet Jelly Bean

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37 thoughts on “GIG Spotlight #1: Beauty Tag

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  3. Beautiful Kayekie January 9, 2013 at 1:42 pm Reply

    Fantastic idea ladies! I will definitely be joining in as often as I can! 🙂

    • girlsinspiredgroup January 9, 2013 at 4:28 pm Reply

      Thank you Kaye! We’d love for you to join! I love your creativity and design style so it’d be exciting to see what you come up with. We’ll look out for it

      xx Donah

  4. gullhasnat January 9, 2013 at 3:11 pm Reply

    I love your ideas…always. I have my substage tommorow, but will give this a shot after.
    Best wishes!

  5. brittany January 9, 2013 at 3:15 pm Reply

    Great idea! I’m not sure how I missed the fact that the GiG has a blog! That’s so cool!

    • girlsinspiredgroup January 9, 2013 at 4:27 pm Reply

      Thanks hun! And thank you for following back! This blog was recently just launched but I did reserve the name on WP just in case we decided to have our own voice here on WordPress – and here we are. I’m currently managing this myself and just see how things will go, Liss will also help me a little while we slowly introduce this to the rest of the co-founders. Everyone is busy this start of the year. Please join the beauty tag heheh or perhaps we can sort some DIY topics for the next GIG Spotlight in two weeks time 😉

      xx Donah
      Sweet Jelly Bean

  6. Hannah Ackroyd January 9, 2013 at 10:04 pm Reply

    Ooh what a fantastic idea!

    • girlsinspiredgroup January 10, 2013 at 1:45 am Reply

      Thanks Hannah! We’re thinking of doing books/reviews next topic! You might want to join that as well ^^ xx Donah

      • Hannah Ackroyd January 10, 2013 at 10:00 am

        Ooh definitely my kind of thing! Thanks xx

  7. akirahbabe January 10, 2013 at 12:32 am Reply

    Yay! This is a great Idea:) So excited for this^_^ yipee! 🙂

  8. Jessika January 10, 2013 at 1:19 am Reply

    It’s okay for us to just save the banner on here and post it to our “spotlight” entry post on our blog right?

    • girlsinspiredgroup January 10, 2013 at 1:44 am Reply

      Hi hun! I just made a grab code for the spotlight banner, so feel free to take that as it would be easier for you. 🙂

      xx Donah

  9. peachymilk January 10, 2013 at 4:42 pm Reply

    Working on mypost as we speak ❤
    This is not good for my spend ban! XD

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  11. angelauk January 11, 2013 at 2:21 pm Reply

    Here’s my blog for the GiG spotlight event, hope you like it x

    http://british-bargains-and-beauty.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/what-i-want-in-my-bag-for-2013-i-am.html

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  15. jackalinetang January 12, 2013 at 3:49 pm Reply

    Am greedy but thought about what a party girl might need and be restricted to keeping it in a clutch bag….

    http://mandsandthensome.com/2013/01/12/gig-what-i-want-in-my-party-bag-2013/

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  17. That girl JJ January 12, 2013 at 10:00 pm Reply

    Hi Ladies! This is a fab idea. Here is my entry: http://outcrowdfashion.wordpress.com/2013/01/12/what-i-want-in-my-bag-for-2013/

    Much love x

    • girlsinspiredgroup January 13, 2013 at 2:04 pm Reply

      Thanks sweetie! Will check it out! ^^

      Donah x

      • kfumiyo January 14, 2013 at 8:46 am

        your welcome ~~
        ^^ i’m excited to join this

  18. Zara Bissett January 13, 2013 at 7:31 pm Reply

    Love the blog. I will try and get involved next week as I’ve found it a bit late for the handbag post xx

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  20. Lisa February 18, 2013 at 11:01 am Reply

    Reblogged this on Mademoiselle Snow and commented:
    Come join GIG Spotlight #1 Beauty tag!

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