Tag Archives: social networking

On the menu: Social media for breakfast

Jenna Farrell (blog/Twitter) is a twenty-something PR girl who recently returned to Ottawa after two years in Toronto. Jenna is an avid blog reader/writer and you can learn more about her passion for fashion and eye for vintage finds at www.navyandgold.wordpress.com. Yesterday morning, 5:45 am came early as I got out of bed and prepared for […]

#SMBOttawa 21

This morning was one of my favourite Ottawa events: Social Media Breakfast. Maybe it is because I’m a bit of a digital geek, and maybe it is because I get a kick out of meeting new, passionate entrepreneurs at 7:30 in the morning…but I always look forward to what and who this event will turn […]

City of Ottawa launches app: Discover Ottawa

Karen is a wife to Matt, mom to Brandon and works full time at an awesome social media job she doesn’t talk about online. She is the author of Karen’s Chronicles and co-founder of Losing it in Ottawa. One of my goals for 2011 is to get out and around greater Ottawa more and really […]

Local Tourist Ottawa featured on CBC Radio

Wow – what a great week! Yesterday morning, CBC Radio’s Rebecca Zandbergen welcomed me into the studio to talk a little bit about Local Tourist Ottawa. I also had a chance to meet Dave Woodbridge, the creator of Outdoor Ottawa, and the three of us had a great 10 minute Q&A about our projects, the […]

Losing it in Ottawa: co-founders Karen and Lara reflect on the success of their Ottawa blog

Lara Wellman (blog | Twitter) is a wife, mother, and social media lover/freelancer. As co-founder of Kids in the Capital and Losing it in Ottawa, Lara loves to build online communities that translate into real life communities. Karen (Twitter) is a wife to Matt, mom to Brandon and works full time at an awesome social media job she […]

Ottawa’s Girl Geek Dinners: Uniting women with a passion for technology

Mel Gallant (blog | Twitter) is a social media junkie using the Interweb to distract her from an incurable addiction to chocolate. A public relations program manager for an Ottawa-based high tech firm, Mel is an avid reader and a somewhat okay knitter. As co-founder of the Girl Geek Dinners Ottawa chapter, Mel loves sharing […]

Happy (belated) Birthday #GenYOTT!

Jackson Lo is the founder and CEO of KayLo Marketing and an avid blogger. He is also an executive member and photographer at Begin 2 Believe, a not-for-profit organization that lives to build a stronger community in Ottawa. You can follow Jackson on Twitter @jackson_lo. Gen Y Ottawa (short form #GenYOTT) is all about social networking […]

Out of the basement and into the spotlight: Ottawa’s online communities do a good job of getting offline too

Joe Boughner (web | twitter) is an Ottawa-based blogger and web consultant who has been known to attend a networking event or two in his day. When he’s not swimming mindlessly in the social media fishbowl, he can be found hanging out with his 11-month old daughter and his brilliant wife who, he admits, is […]