Tag Archives: social media

It’s National Volunteer Week and here’s why I volunteer

This week is National Volunteer Week. It’s a time to honour the outstanding work that volunteers across Canada have done in our communities. With more than 13 million volunteers across the country, according to Volunteer Canada, their work doesn’t go unnoticed. … Continue reading

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Five takeaways from The Art of Small Business

On Monday, I had the opportunity to attend The Art of Small Business, a conference for small business owners and entrepreneurs organized by the media and events company The Art Of, which was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. It … Continue reading

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International Stuttering Awareness Day 2013

I’ve always been someone who stutters. That will never change. However, what has changed are my perceptions surrounding my stuttering. While I considered it a source of embarrassment when I was younger, I’m now more open about my stuttering and, … Continue reading

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Connecting with journalists – how to leverage social media

For PR pros, there’s no denying the effect that social media has on what we do as corporate communicators. Since my last blog post featured tips on effective media relations that I’ve developed as a PR pro and journalist, I … Continue reading

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Five reasons to attend PodCamp Toronto 2013

This weekend marks PodCamp Toronto 2013 (PCTO), one of Canada’s largest gatherings of digital media folks, held this year on February 23 and 24 at Ryerson University’s Rogers Communications Centre. This will also be my second consecutive year of being a part of … Continue reading

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The rise of Google+ and its new communities launch

There has been big news recently about one of the latest digital media tools and, so far, one of my favourites: Google+. In a blog post last week, Google announced that the number of people that currently use its social … Continue reading

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Using Google+ in corporate communications

My latest blog post for IABC/Toronto is up! I share my thoughts on the benefits of using Google+, one of the latest social media trends, in corporate communications. IABC/Toronto is the Toronto chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators … Continue reading

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