Tag Archive | "women"

SOCIAL MEDIA | February 5, 2010

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Catch The Business of Online Communities for Women at podcamp Toronto

Catch The Business of Online Communities for Women at podcamp Toronto

I hope you plan to come to PodCamp Toronto 2010. I already told you about my individual session. To pursuit further the discussion on niche communities, I will sit on a panel with the popular Erica Ehm of Yummy Mummy Club.  We will exchange on the business of online communities for women. A savvy girl […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA, STATISTICS | October 3, 2009

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US Women Are More Present in Social Networking Sites

US Women Are More Present in Social Networking Sites

It is not really a surprising news if you ask me. First of all, I told you about the female Internet in autumn 2008. At the time, I reported that Women’s community was the most visited and fastest growing Internet category, tied with politics according to ComScore Media Metrix’s year-end report. I attributed these statistics to […]

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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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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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BLOGGING, MONETIZING | March 4, 2009

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Talking Blog Monetizing on my Updated Look at Women and Social Media Presentation – Part 3 of 3

We ran short of time for that topic during my presentation. Let’s further examine key elements. If you are serious about attracting advertisers and sponsors, start by keeping a writing schedule. Consistency is important to build traffic. You wish to create a routine with your readers. Establish a schedule that is compatible with your agenda. […]

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BLOGGING, SOCIAL MEDIA | March 3, 2009

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Updated Look at Women and Social Media Presentation: Women blogs – Part 2 of 3

Now that you are up to date on the latest social media statistics, I explored the universe of women and mom blogging. I explained what differentiates this crowd from other blog circles. I also talked about the specificity of the women blogs versus the mom blogs. Continue with part 3 about monetarizing a blog.

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Updated Look at Women and Social Media Presentation: Statistics – part 1 of 3

I talked about the universe of women blogging and social media two weekends ago at PodCamp Toronto 2009. I split my recorded session in four 3 parts (March 10th, 2009 update: the last part was the question period but the sound is not great for the participant questions, so I decided to not publish it). […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA, STATISTICS | December 31, 2008

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UK Housewives Enjoy Being Online

A new study shows that UK housewives spend almost half of their leisure time online. Averages for both genders show that Americans, Canadians and British citizens spent close to 30% of their leisure time online. Another interesting fact is that online acquaintances are perceived by most as real acquaintances. I do that when I talk […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA | December 24, 2008

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A Quick Look at the Twitter Community And Services

A Quick Look at the Twitter Community And Services

A social media site has made it when lots of people create applications and other mainstream community sites are built around it. This is the case for Twitter. A year ago, Twitter was only used by the in the know social media crowd. Since the middle of 2008, new user groups have emerged. New mothers […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA, STATISTICS | December 18, 2008

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Happiness and Women on the Web Statistics

Note:  Follow-up to the post about Elle France/WIKIO Best Bloggers list. To have been on both the Tech side and now running a women-focus blog, let me tell you that I am happier being a part of the women and moms community. Probably because I do and I write about what I am passionate about. […]

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