Archive | 2008

SOCIAL MEDIA, STATISTICS | December 31, 2008

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UK Housewives Enjoy Being Online

A new study shows that UK housewives spend almost half of their leisure time online. Averages for both genders show that Americans, Canadians and British citizens spent close to 30% of their leisure time online. Another interesting fact is that online acquaintances are perceived by most as real acquaintances. I do that when I talk […]

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Blog DESIGN, BLOGGING | December 26, 2008

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Dilemma: Magazine Style Vs Traditional Blog Layout

Dilemma: Magazine Style Vs Traditional Blog Layout

Instead of answering the question through theory, I will examine a case study: the revamp of my own blog (my other one). If you follow me on At Home with Kim Vallee, you probably know that I am in the middle of a major blog revamp. Why a Blog Revamp? In short, my wish list […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA | December 24, 2008

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A Quick Look at the Twitter Community And Services

A Quick Look at the Twitter Community And Services

A social media site has made it when lots of people create applications and other mainstream community sites are built around it. This is the case for Twitter. A year ago, Twitter was only used by the in the know social media crowd. Since the middle of 2008, new user groups have emerged. New mothers […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA, STATISTICS | December 18, 2008

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Happiness and Women on the Web Statistics

Note:  Follow-up to the post about Elle France/WIKIO Best Bloggers list. To have been on both the Tech side and now running a women-focus blog, let me tell you that I am happier being a part of the women and moms community. Probably because I do and I write about what I am passionate about. […]

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BLOGGING

December 18, 2008

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Controversy with Elle France-Wikio Best Bloggers List

There is a polemic right now in France and a little bit in Quebec about the 20 Best Bloggers issued by Elle France and WIKIO. Naturally, the selection of bloggers talked about the traditional women magazine topics. I say naturally because the  7 award categories come from what you can read on Elle France magazine: […]

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BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS

December 17, 2008

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A New Adventure in Blogging 101

This is it: the first post of my new blog.  Part of the mission of On the Web with Kim Vallee is to help women and moms blogs by giving simple to follow advices on how to start, grow and market their blog. Let’s start at the beginning. What do you need technically to start […]

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