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Are You Experiencing Gen Y Envy?

Leah Eichler | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Living
Leah Eichler

For those critics out there, a recent study by PsychTests, a Montreal-based psychological testing company, showed that contrary to popular belief, millennials are ambitious and scored higher than boomers on their desire to reach a major goal, such a making a big sale or designing an innovative product.

What I Learned This Week: The Three-Word Secret to Tourism Success

Andy Nulman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Andy Nulman

Most greeting moves are micro, but their effects are macro.They set the mood and the tone for one's stay, no matter how long and no matter where, be it a few nights in property, two weeks at a destination or even an hour or so at a simple restaurant or attraction.

The Top Five Things Parents Need To Know About Kids and Social Media

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

If your kids see you jostling to get the best shot of the most mundane moments of life, just so that you can post a picture of it on your Instagram account, they'll follow suit. If you post inappropriate images or comments on social media, the will be seen by your children, guaranteed. Limit and moderate your own social media activity.

SavvyMom Roundup: Some Things I've Had Enough of

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

This week I'll tell you five things I've had enough of lately, like school shootings, Miley Cyrus, Martha Stewart, hockey fights and bad skin.

Why Websites Should Kill Their Comments

Mitch Joel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

Whether we like it or not, the great discourse and online conversations are being clouded and polluted with spammy comments. If you have ever blogged, you will note how difficult it can sometimes be to sort the wheat from the chaff.

These Pinterest Moms Put Me to Shame

Bitchin Sisters | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Living
Bitchin Sisters

It's that time of year again. The kids are going back to school, Target is abuzz with harried moms, the beaches are emptying, I'm still not tan and shit's about to get real on Pinterest:

SavvyMom Roundup: Toddlers, Kids at Camp, and Family GPS

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

The July long weekend is always busy at my house because it's when we get the kids ready for camp. This year they'll be away for six weeks without any parents, homework, city pollution, cell phones, TVs or computers. They are off the grid at camp. I love knowing this.

Social Media for Retailers: Pinterest-ing Retail Revolution

Drew Green | Posted 07.21.2013 | Canada Business
Drew Green

Pinterest may not claim Facebook-levels of users, but a few visionary retailers are using the hot social networking site to connect with their customers in a way that Facebook could only dream of. From Aritzia to eBay, Pinterest is offering the digital equivalent of window shopping for people around the world.

15 Ways To Make Social Media Work For You

Anne Day | Posted 06.28.2013 | Canada Business
Anne Day

It's not all about you. Yes, you can promote your own programs, services and products, but if that is all you do, you won't attract the following you want. Just as in face-to-face networking, givers gain. Try to make it 80 per cent about your industry and 20 per cent about your business.

SavvyMom Roundup: Manteresting, No-Break iPhone and Why Paper Is Not Dead

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 05.30.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

I have a few interesting things to report after a nice long break and a short week. The new site manteresting.com, family narratives, more on apple innovation, an old-school video and a new face cream all caught my attention.

SavvyMom Roundup: Kickin' It Old School

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 01.24.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

This week I am obsessed with all things old school. Specifically, I mean the popularity of, recurring presence of and constant reference to all things "old school." It's so over used that it's almost (as my kids would say) "over," but we keep hearing the phrase (as in "kickin' it old school"). Here are five examples of old school being new again that I noticed this week.

The 5 Fashion Brands You Should Be Following On Pinterest

FASHIONOTES | Posted 11.22.2012 | Canada Style

We love creating looks, gaining style inspiration and curating a list of wants on Pinterest. This week’s FASHIONOTES 5 takes a look at five mu...

Is Your Business All About the Product? Or the People?

Mitch Joel | Posted 09.09.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

There is a major shift in business focus that is under way. Digital media has forced businesses to change. Dramatically. This is nothing new. What's interesting is that we're seeing two, distinct, breeds of business being born: product-focused businesses, and customer-focused businesses. Which one do you work for?

Are Startups The Future Of Media?

Mitch Joel | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

If you take a serious look at the media world, there are only a handful of significant players. While it may be easy to define "significant" as a company doing interesting things, it's more practical to look at the media landscape. Last time I checked, no media company was behind the creation of Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest or any other new media darling du jour. My guess is that they'll be investors as soon as they physically can be.

You're Breaking the Law on Facebook and Don't Even Know It

Jennifer Nachshen | Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Business
Jennifer Nachshen

Sometimes the Internet feels like the Wild West. While some rules are made to be broken, in this instance we think the laws governing the Internet are only beginning to catch up to the misuses -- and it won't be long until the sheriff is in town. And guess what? You might have a bounty on your head.

10 Tips to Get Your Brandname Out There on the Cheap

Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski | Posted 07.08.2012 | Canada Business
Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski

Connecting with your target market by incorporating publicity efforts into your day-to-day operations is increasingly important in an uncertain economy, even if you can't afford to hire an agency, or consultant just yet. Here are some useful tips small business teams can implement to stand out in the crowd.

Pinterest: Crafters And Do-It-Yourselfers Flock To The Site (PHOTOS)

CP | Jennifer Forker, The Associated Press | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Style

Pinterest is a relative newcomer to social media, but it has changed the way that many crafters and do-it-yourselfers organize and share ideas."It sho...

Pinterest: Fun Facts On 'Eye Candy' Site As Interest Soars (INFOGRAPHIC, PHOTOS)

CP | Barbara Ortutay, The Associated Press | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada Style

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Oh, you pretty things. Just look at the mama giraffe nuzzling a baby giraffe, that lovely idea for an indoor planter made of mason ja...

Best and Worst of 2011 Social Media

Hessie Jones | Posted 02.28.2012 | Canada Business
Hessie Jones

While 2010 saw businesses dip their toes in the social media pond, 2011 confirmed that social media is here to stay. Facebook reached the status of the third largest country in the world surpassing 600 million members.