Archive | May, 2009

Blog Out Loud Event in Los Angeles

Blog Out Loud Event in Los Angeles

If you are a blogger living in Los Angeles, make time to attend the first Blog Out Loud event on Thursday, June 4th, 2009 at Patio Culture. This is a concept by Megan Arquette and Rebecca Orlov to encourage and inspire creative people to start blogging. From what I heard about the event, it is […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA | May 23, 2009

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Reality Check on the Need for a New Media Journalist Title

Reality Check on the Need for a New Media Journalist Title

Whenever a new technology becomes popular, it challenges the status quo. It takes time for the world to adapt the vocabulary, their practices and job titles to reflect the new reality. We are experiencing it with blogs. The problematic comes at every level of our life. I am the editor-in-chief of two blogs; this is […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA | May 22, 2009

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Measuring Your Social Media Influence is Key | Webcom 2009 Wrap-Up

Measuring Your Social Media Influence is Key | Webcom 2009 Wrap-Up

Let’s look at what I see as the key elements of the latest Webcom, which happened May 13, 2009 in Montreal. Several subjects were covered. Privacy, identity, authenticity and transparency in social media have occupied a part of the debate. Except for one session that I left in the middle, all presenters did an excellent […]

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BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS | May 16, 2009

Comments Off on Microblogging with the P2 Theme for WordPress

Microblogging with the P2 Theme for WordPress

Microblogging with the P2 Theme for WordPress

I was one of the 5 official bloggers at 6th WebCom edition, an International Web 2.0 conference which happened May 13, 2009 in Montreal. Liveblogging is not an easy task. I was wondering how I could manage it. I thought microblogging will simplify the reporting of the sessions. This is how the P2 theme for […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA, TOOLS

May 8, 2009

Comments Off on Three apps for the Bloggers: Twtvite, TwtPoll, TwtQpon by Twtapps

Three apps for the Bloggers: Twtvite, TwtPoll, TwtQpon by Twtapps

Three apps for the Bloggers: Twtvite, TwtPoll, TwtQpon by Twtapps

I went yesterday to the 4th edition of Startup Camp Montreal. I like 4 of 5  presentations. I say 4 out 5 because I did not like because I do not care about the topic of the 3rd presentation. One presenter was Felipe Coimbra of Twtapps. I first met Felipe at a Tweetup last March […]

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BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS

May 7, 2009

Comments Off on Every Blogger Needs A Blog Bible

Every Blogger Needs A Blog Bible

The same way as every TV show has a show bible describing the story’s characters, settings and culture, I believe every blogger needs to keep close his/her blog bible. Writing your blog bible enables you to stay focus on what your blog is all about. In a corporate language, this would be called the Editorial […]

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TECHNOLOGY

May 6, 2009

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Official Blogger at Webcom Montreal 2009

Official Blogger at Webcom Montreal 2009

The 6th edition of Webcom Montreal is scheduled for Wednesday, May 13th, 2009. This is a bi-annual one-day conference. I am writing a quick note to tell you that I will be publishing posts live (assuming no technological problems) one week from now. Readers of On The Web will be lucky since you will get […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA

May 2, 2009

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How to Use Twitter to Raise your Personal Brand

How to Use Twitter to Raise your Personal Brand

Roberto Rocca wrote for the Gazette that the tech-savvy crowd now exchanges Twitter accounts instead of paper cards. Roberto is wondering if Twitter is becoming the new business card. This was certainly the case at PodCamp Toronto last February when many wrote their Twitter account name with the @ sign on their name tag. I […]

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