Research Needed on Interior Design Blogs

Research Needed on Interior Design Blogs

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Job Description

We need to compile a list of 100 interior design blogs that meet the following criteria:

Blog must be focused on interior design (residential or commercial)
Primary target: outdoor space/room design blog
Secondary: Kitchen design blog
Tertiary: General interior/exterior design blog

Website must be in English, preferably US based, but not necessary

Blog must have posted within the last two weeks

Blog must have good engagement (user comments and/or social media shares of posts)

The blog must not be operated by a manufacturer of outdoor furniture

In addition to gathering the URLs and name of the website you must include the following contact details for each website: contact name, contact email, URL of the contact form on the website, twitter URL, facebook page URL, Google+ URL and respective followers/likes/circles for 3 social networks.

Please also try to categorize the website based on the type of content they post (residential, commercial, kitchen, DIY, etc.). Sample data will be included in the Google Docs spreadsheet. All information must be gathered in the Google Docs spreadsheet.

How to locating the blogs:
You can use advanced search operators by pasting the following in Google.com

outdoor living intitle:blog
outdoor space intitle:blog
outdoor room intitle:blog
outdoor design intitle:blog
outdoor kitchen intitle:blog
exterior design intitle:blog
outdoor furniture intitle:blog
outdoor living inurl:blog
outdoor space inurl:blog
outdoor room inurl:blog
outdoor design inurl:blog
outdoor kitchen inurl:blog
exterior design inurl:blog
outdoor furniture inurl:blog

You can also review these 5 curated lists of interior design blogs:
http://padstyle.com/top-25-interior-design-furniture-blogs
http://www.housebeautiful.com/decorating/best-sites/best-interior-design-bloggers
http://www.dexigner.com/directory/cat/Interior-Design/Blogs.html
http://list.ly/list/26l-top-100-interior-design-blogs
http://www.kenwoodkitchens.com/top-10-kitchen-design-blogs

You can also use these keyword searches on Google.com:
outdoor furniture blog, outdoor furniture design blog, outdoor living blog, outdoor living blogs, outdoor room design, outdoor room blog, outdoor space blog, outdoor kitchen blog, outdoor kitchen blogs, kitchen design blog, kitchen design blogs, exterior design blog, exterior design blogs, interior design blog, interior design blogs

Finding contact details:
Most blogs will have an “about” page that should contain the contact name and a description of what the blog is about (category of the blog).

The “contact” page should contain all of the relevant contact information. If the contact page does not list a contact email you can try these tools:
http://tools.buzzstream.com/link-building-email-research
http://tools.seogadget.co.uk/?next=/urlform

Finding social media profiles:
Most blogs will have social media icons on their website. Clicking on the icons should bring up the social media URL.