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140 Conference Anyone?

Have you heard about the amazing conference that is coming to our neck of the woods this fall?  If you haven’t you should jump on board. The 140 Characters Conference was started by Jeff Pulver in 2009 and although the … Continue reading

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Take It Offline

With all the talk about social media these days I think people have forgotten the importance of actual in real-life (IRL) relationships.  Social media is great and I am a huge social media proponent as you know, however it does … Continue reading

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The 5th P of Marketing

I learned in business school over and over about the 4 P’s of Marketing.  At the time that’s all the information that was out there.  All of the text books referred to them and my marketing professors taught them over … Continue reading

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A Blogging Good Time!

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Canadian Design Bloggers event.  The evening was put on by Vie of Verdigris Vie and Daniella of Dress, Design, Decor.  The beautiful venue of Brassaii on King St. in Toronto … Continue reading

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Canadian Design Bloggers Meetup

This coming Saturday is the Canadian Design Bloggers Meetup Event.  This an amazing chance to get together with like minded people in your industry who are already hot in the world of design blogging.  If you haven’t signed up yet … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed the Trolls

Chapter 22 in Scott Stratten’s book Unmarketing is titled just as this blog post is “Don’t Feed the Trolls”.  This is a great lesson that my grandmother taught me when I was very young, though I think her version was … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Starting a Blog in the Design Trade

If you are a designer, a decorator, a stager, a stylist or a company that sells design and decor products you need to write a blog.  Check out my post on “Why Every Designer Should Blog” to understand why.  If … Continue reading

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Why Every Designer Should Blog

As designers and decorators there should be no question as to whether you plan to blog or not.  You definitely should be a blogger if you work in this industry.  Why you ask?  I don’t have time you say?  Nonsense … Continue reading

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The Six Men of Social Media

For anyone new to the world of social media or, even those who are somewhat familiar, the sheer number of options you have available to you can be overwhelming.  Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Linked In, blogs, del.icio.us, Digg, StumbleUpon, fourquare, Reddit, … Continue reading

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