Archive | April, 2009

SOCIAL MEDIA | April 22, 2009

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What’s for Dinner Takes a New Meaning on Twitter

What’s for Dinner Takes a New Meaning on Twitter

Foodies are amongst the early adapters in the general public to Twitter. It is a vibrant community. People that do not use Twitter often laugh at the idea that we talk about mundane topics like “What you ate for dinner?”. To these detractors, I respond that Twitter is a fabulous tool to: get informed socialize, […]

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BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS | April 17, 2009

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Design Your Blog Theme to Show Your Post on Facebook

Design Your Blog Theme to Show Your Post on Facebook

No blogger can ignore Facebook and Twitter when promoting his or her blog. Link share holds the key element in this equation. I explained before the viral marketing power of adding a post link to your Facebook profile or fan page for every new post. This technique is more effective if Facebook displays well the […]

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BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS | April 16, 2009

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The Importance of Having an Adviser for Your Blog

The Importance of Having an Adviser for Your Blog

Yesterday I had an excellent meeting with my mentor to review my blog priorities. This is something I encourage you to do if you are serious about blogging. Find someone you trust. The ideal candidate is an active blogger but someone with hands-on experience in social media can be a suitable candidate. Never forget in […]

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APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY | April 10, 2009

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Tungle Simplifies Booking Appointments

Tungle Simplifies Booking Appointments

You know the drill. Every time, you need to book a meeting with someone we go to this back and forth dance to find a suitable timeslot. The Meet with Me feature of Tungle simplifies everything since it eliminates the need to constantly open your calendar as you are answering emails. Here is how it […]

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Blog DESIGN, BLOGGING

April 10, 2009

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Why Did I Migrate My Main Blog to WordPress?

Why Did I Migrate My Main Blog to WordPress?

If you follow me on At Home with Kim Vallee, you know that I undergone a major redesign as I migrated my blog from subText, an obscure but effective Open Source blogging platform to widely popular WordPress. This was a team effort: Jean-Marc worked as the graphic designer, Jerome as the database developer/Wordpress specialist and […]

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Blog DESIGN, BLOGGING

April 5, 2009

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Top 3 Tips for a Blog Design Makeover

If you follow me on Twitter, Facebook or read At Home with Kim Vallee, you are aware that I migrated my main blog to WordPress last Friday. Any blog migration comes with a blog redesign. Let’s examine my top 3 tips if you are planning a blog makeover. What are Your Goals? Whether you do […]

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