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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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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA | July 30, 2012

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What You Should Remember from Social Mix 2012

What You Should Remember from Social Mix 2012

photos by Alexa Clark on Flickr – and read her take on the conference at Unsweetened.ca I was last Thursday in Toronto to attend Social Mix, a social media conference. The two keynotes presenters, Amber Mac and Gary Vaynerchuk, were a treat. I expect that  level of performance from these established speakers. Someone else impressed me a […]

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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA | July 12, 2012

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Check Who is Behind an Infographics Before You Share

Check Who is Behind an Infographics Before You Share

photo: Cool Infographics Gallery on Pinterest We all love to look and are happy to share cute infographics. But before you write a blog post based on an infographics, make sure to check the hyperlink that it points to and that you can find the data source. Best practices suggest that you include in your […]

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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA | June 29, 2012

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Social Media Touches All Aspects of Our Life

Social Media Touches All Aspects of Our Life

From sharing what we do, want or like to finding a job or changing the world Tomorrow will be Mashable’s third annual Social Media Day! In 2010, Mashable proclaimed June 30th to be Social Media Day as a way to recognize the digital revolution happening right before our eyes. The reason I am telling you this […]

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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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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA

May 7, 2011

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Facebook as an Efficient Support Group

Facebook as an Efficient Support Group

Even though my husband and I are very active on social media, we always take steps to preserve our private life. Having said that, they are some happy moments that we wish to share online. One was my pregnancy. I made no secret that I was pregnant on my blog, Facebook or Twitter. We discovered […]

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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA

May 24, 2010

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The Women Side of Twitter at webTweet / WebCom Montreal

The Women Side of Twitter at webTweet / WebCom Montreal

WebTweet is a parallel conference to the 8th edition of WebCom Montreal. Both events will be held on Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 at the ICAO head office in Montreal. Last year, I was an official blogger for WebCom. This time, I am glad to participate as a panelist on a subject that is dear to my […]

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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA

February 16, 2010

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The Schedule for PodCamp Toronto 2010 is Out

The Schedule for PodCamp Toronto 2010 is Out

You can start planning your agenda for PodCamp Toronto now that the schedule is out. The 2010 edition is huge. They have over 1,000 persons who registered to attend. In the tradition of the unconference, the presenters selected their time spot. I will be presenting this Saturday, February 20th, 2010. + First, at 11:15 a.m. […]

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HOW to use, SOCIAL MEDIA

February 1, 2010

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Social Netiquette: I won’t become a fan of every Facebook page

Social Netiquette: I won’t become a fan of every Facebook page

More and more brands ask you every day to become a fan of their Facebook page. As a blogger, we often get requests from brands that we never heard of. In light of this fact, I share here how I decide to become a fan or not of a brand on Facebook. I feel my […]

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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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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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December 19, 2009

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Turning a Hobby into a Business on Etsy

Turning a Hobby into a Business on Etsy

It is no secret to everyone who knows me a little that I love Etsy. I bought items on Etsy. I feature my favorite Etsy sellers on my main blog, At Home with Kim Vallee. When I talk about the business opportunity of the Web, Etsy always comes to my mind. Etsy opened the doors […]

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