Today I’ll be giving CanSpace Solutions a review as I recently tested their web hosting and domain name registration services. They claim to be Canada’s leading domain registrar and web hosting provider, and I wanted to put that to the … Continue reading CanSpace Solutions Review: Canadian Web Hosting & Domains
Writing, it used to be my favourite outlet to vent about my trials, tribulations, and victories. However, something happened about two and a half years ago that put everything to a grinding halt. Actually, it was more like … Continue reading Why is Writing Such a Challenge For Me
Popular culture, by and large, is thought of as stuff that gets consumed in some sort of public forum. Films, music, TV, comedy; they all have a directly ‘mass’ orientation. By its very nature popular culture describes something that has … Continue reading Choosing is the new black
About a month ago, I started creating my yearly list of potential brands for my Holiday Gift Guide and the New Year. Being a blogger, a full-time online marketing strategist, and a Mom of teens is hard work and generating a list of this magnitude is overwhelming! So what did I end up doing? I stopped. The other day, I was reading a book about Oprah Winfrey and there was a part that explains how she selects the brands for her ‘Favorite Things’ show. According to this book, she personally selects every brand that is coveted the honour of … Continue reading When You Love a Brand….But The Brand (or PR Company) Doesn’t Love You
Top 10 Lists, Blacklisting, Communities, Brand Wars, & Preferential Treatment. As a Canadian Entertainment and Lifestyle blogger (who has a teenage blogger chirping in from time to time), my blog is different. Sure I’ve tried a lot of things to … Continue reading The Necessity of Top Blogger Lists
An Advocate and Influencer goes well beyond the Twitter Feed Life has sure taken many turns as a blogger. I started off small. For a time, I ended up catering to brands and grew quite an audience of readers. I have to admit, even I was excited with the attention. This year, I looked at my income and decided to make my blog smaller, build my business, avoid social media much of the time and create a nice little niche for myself. The cost/benefit of working your ass off writing reviews shows little benefit come tax time. Yes, I … Continue reading An Advocate. An Influencer. What the hell is that anyway?