Blogging in Canada: How to Get Discovered in Your Home and Native Land

Looking to expand the reach of your blog in Canada? You probably already know that choosing the right domain is one of the most important decisions for your blog. Your domain has to look professional, show you can be trusted and help you rank in search results. But did you know there’s an easy choice that will help you do all those things and more? The answer is registering a .CA domain. Here’s why.
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Quick Tips from Spark Sessions 2016

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Over a week ago, Canada’s premiere style influencer conference Spark Sessions was held at the Ontario Science Centre in uptown Toronto. The event featured 100+ bloggers and industry professionals engaging in creative conversations on how to build an audience, content creation, working with brands, and much, much more!

Highlights included keynote speaker Karissa Pukas, a panel of public relations professionals from Faulhaber Communications, ROI Relations and Cowan & Company, speed networking with brands including Tweezerman, Mary Kay, and Alumier MD, and a 3 hour in-depth sessions about the technicalities of Search Engine Optimization (SEO, my personal fave).

I’ve got the inside scoop from the Spark Sessions conference. Here’s a few tidbits of what I learned:
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Hi everyone, and welcome to Toronto! Toronto is one of the most beautiful, diverse, and unique places you will likely ever visit. From the vibrant food scene, to the lively shopping districts, you are bound to find something to love. Along with some friends and fellow Canadian bloggers (their twitter handles are all linked below, so check them out for some more amazing content), I’ve compiled a list of some of the best places to shop and eat in the city, to make your stay even more enjoyable… read full post

A tax season primer for a photo-finish refund!

Behind every perfectly painted face on a billboard, in the pages of amagazine, or on television, is a makeup artist. From contouring tricks to colour theory, you know the latest techniques and have the newest products in the (makeup) bag. Whether working independently as bronzer-in-chief or as part of a glam squad, you make sure your clients put their best face forward. But are you just as confident claiming your expenses and credits come tax time as you are applying perfectly winged liner?
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