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PR and Blogger Outreach | June 22, 2012

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I’m a Social Media Troubleshooter!

I’m a Social Media Troubleshooter!

Over the course of the last five years, I have received plenty of PR pitches. I saw and I participated in many social media campaigns as a lifestyle blogger. I learned from the good and the bad. I started On the Web with Kim Vallee to educate bloggers and brands about the best practices and […]

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TECHNOLOGY | January 29, 2010

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My Take on the iPad

My Take on the iPad

Apple revealed its iPad last Wednesday. I took a couple of days to think it over before I shared what I think about this new device. I will probably get one! Let’s be clear, I do really need it but it’s cool and some features make the experience more enjoyable than using my 13-inch MacBook […]

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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA | January 9, 2010

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Design Blogs Influence Elle Decor

Design Blogs Influence Elle Decor

Bloggers continue to grow their influence. More and more traditional print media recognized how the blogosphere and social media forced them to evolve. As an avid magazine lover, I am happy that they embrace the Web. We can co-exist and support each others. Margaret Russell pointed out in her January/February 2010 Editor’s page the contributions […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA, STATISTICS | November 11, 2009

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Twitter is Most Popular with the 18-44

Twitter is Most Popular with the 18-44

Over the last 9 months in the United States, the percentage of Twitter users doubled in every age group except the 25-34 group. Therefore, the media age of a Twitter user remains stable at 31 years old. The Pew Internet Project’s September 2009 survey data shows that internet users who use social network sites are […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA | August 12, 2009

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Encouraging Women to Attend and Speak at Tech Conferences

Encouraging Women to Attend and Speak at Tech Conferences

If you follow the social media crowd, you probably have noticed the current campaign against the lack of women speakers and presenters at big Tech conferences. Allyson Kapin summed it up on Fast Company when she wrote Where are Women in Tech and Social Media? yesterday. There was an improvised discussion on that topic at […]

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IDEO’s Innovative Ideas on the Future of Journalism

IDEO’s Innovative Ideas on the Future of Journalism

Newspapers are endangered species. Like many industries, it must adapt to its time. Although it is easier to read a print media, the hyperlinks, the velocity of the news and the multimedia power of the Internet clearly highlighted the weakness of the print media. Look at how this article I read on the San Francisco […]

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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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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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APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY | March 1, 2009

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Envisioning the Future Technologically

Envisioning the Future Technologically

I watched a cool 5-minute long video by Microsoft that explores how easy it could be to communicate, share ideas and documents, make plans, get informed and play in the future. New devices and natural user interfaces will be invented to make our life easier. Just things of all the progress we did over the […]

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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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