Tag Archive | "inspirational"

Blogger and Media Event Case Study: How to Host an Awesome Ice Cream Tasting Blogger Event ?

Blogger and Media Event Case Study: How to Host an Awesome Ice Cream Tasting Blogger Event ?

Use real parties as inspirations for your props – Photo by Lyndsey Fagerlund for  Kara’s Party Ideas The hardest thing to imagine for most people is what constitues a newsworthy media event for influential bloggers. For that reason, I will revisit media events that failed and share some ideas about what they transform it into awesomeness. For the first of […]

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BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS | August 22, 2009

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Read your RSS feeds first thing in the morning

In case you do not know him, Jeremiah Owyang is one of the best-known social media analysts. I enjoyed reading his blog Web Strategist. His blog talks about social media for business, therefore I do not read him than often. But I do since once in while you get good advice that can apply to […]

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MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA | June 17, 2009

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Why Businesses Should Embrace Social Media

Why Businesses Should Embrace Social Media

I am a proponent of social media. I believe it empowers everyone to get a voice. If you are good at what you are doing, participating in social media enables you to build a strong personal brand. Social media is not only for people. It provides great opportunities for businesses, when done right. Social media […]

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BLOGGING, Blogging TIPS | May 7, 2009

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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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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 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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BLOGGING, MONETIZING | March 10, 2009

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Mom Blogger Success Story: Les Chroniques d’une Mère Indigne on Radio-Canada.ca

Mom Blogger Success Story: Les Chroniques d’une Mère Indigne on Radio-Canada.ca

This post is about inspiration. It shows that blogging brings unique opportunities. This is the story of Caroline Allard, a French-Canadian mom blogger who succeed. I attended the launching party of a special Webisode series last night. It is special for two reasons. First, this is the adaptation of a mom blog chronicles. Caroline Allard […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA | January 12, 2009

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Watching Geek Brief with Cali Lewis

Two days ago I complained about not having enough girls in IT, so it seems natural to introduce a video podcast hosted by a geek girl. What is great about Cali Lewis’ Geek Brief show is that her tech content appeals to men and women. GeekBrief.TV celebrated their third anniversary on December 23rd, 2008. Impressive! […]

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