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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA | April 4, 2013

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Facebook Functions: Hiding Spam Comments and the Edit History on Comments

Facebook Functions: Hiding Spam Comments and the Edit History on Comments

Today I experienced for the first time, two relatively new Facebook functions. Edit History on Comments on a Profile Page It as been a while since Facebook allows us to edit our comments on a profile page. But, today marks the first time I see the word “Edited” below a comment that a friend edited. […]

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Hosting a Blogger Event? What You Need to Do Before, During and After the Event

Hosting a Blogger Event? What You Need to Do Before, During and After the Event

Flux chairs that I photographed at IDS 2012  I read earlier this week a strong post by Dee Brun of Cocktail Deeva where she told bloggers that they should try to get off guest lists because Dee felt that brands are only using us and that they do not deliver their end of the bargain. I […]

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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA | June 3, 2011

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How Software Can Enhance Storytelling

How Software Can Enhance Storytelling

I just watched Iain Tait, global interactive creative director at Wieden Kennedy discussed the role of software and storytelling at the modern ad agency. He gave this talk at CAT London in 2010. Iain shared the challenges of advertising due to the advent of social media and technology. After watching his presentation, I concluded that: […]

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Blog DESIGN, BLOGGING | March 12, 2010

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The New Blogger Template Designer

The New Blogger Template Designer

Since I run a WordPress blog, I rarely talk about the Blogger platform. It is mainly because I never used it. A new developement on the Blogger platform enables me to share a good news for all of you who are on the Blogger platform. The news is a response to the lack of flexibility […]

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APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY | February 25, 2010

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Balsamiq Mockups Feels Like Hand Drawing your Interface

Balsamiq Mockups Feels Like Hand Drawing your Interface

Balsamiq Mockups is one  tool I use to build my upcoming community site. Following a tweet I made last week, I saw that many of you were curious to know what I was thinking of Balsamiq Mockups. So, here we are. Before you build any software, Web site or even a blog, you need is […]

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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA | January 29, 2010

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My Next Speech at PodCamp Toronto 2010

My Next Speech at PodCamp Toronto 2010

A quick note to tell you that I will be giving a session at the next PodCamp Toronto that will happen on the weekend of February 20 and 21st, 2010. I started working on adding a community site to the KimVallee.com brand. I analyzed many angles to make sure I get the right ingredients. My […]

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MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA | November 25, 2009

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IKEA Showroom Facebook Campaign

IKEA Showroom Facebook Campaign

When it comes to social media, you can do a lot if you take the time to think about how to use what already exists? A good example of using a feature that people are familiar with is the IKEA Showroom Facebook campaign. The beauty is that any business with a small marketing budget can […]

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Blog DESIGN, BLOGGING | October 19, 2009

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7 Blog Design Rules To Know Before Selecting a Template

7 Blog Design Rules To Know Before Selecting a Template

Before you choose a blog template, consider form and function. Keep in mind that the Web is evolving all the time and we are always experimenting with new ways to display our content. And remember that content is king. The blog design is there to enhance your content, to provide a good experience to your […]

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BUSINESS, ORGANIZE your work | September 28, 2009

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Best Way to Keep an Empty Inbox

Best Way to Keep an Empty Inbox

Like many of you, I lost control of my inbox over the last months. I received too many emails every day. Once in a while, I would try to sort everything but I often gave up after an hour due to this immense task. Not anymore! My inbox is empty and it will stay that […]

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BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS | August 19, 2009

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Tips on How to Position Your Blog

Tips on How to Position Your Blog

One thing that is difficult for many bloggers is to define their niche. As the competition on the blogosphere becomes fiercer, you need to position your blog in order to stand out. People needs to quick get what your blog is about and how it is different from the pack. Whether you talk about one […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA | July 24, 2009

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Properly Setting the Fan Permissions on Facebook Pages

Properly Setting the Fan Permissions on Facebook Pages

A reader asked me to tell him how he can post text on a fan page. The same way that you can decide if your Facebook friends are allowed to post comments on your wall, the owner of a fan page can define their wall settings. In short, a fan can post text, photos, videos […]

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BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS | July 6, 2009

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Quick Tips to Find Story Ideas for Your Blog

Quick Tips to Find Story Ideas for Your Blog

I put that story on hold after the long weekend. Plus, the summer vacations are at our door. I am writing this now because it is always after a vacation or a break that it is the hardest to get back to our blogging schedule. People often ask me if I get the writer’s block. […]

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