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Julia Roy
New York, NY
An entirely digital girl.
Interests: researching and understanding online communities, blogging, twittering, vlogging, flickring, twitpicing, wifiting, networking with people online, connecting with people offline and in general adding value to the internet.
Recent Activity
I have been working with Barclaycard over the past few months on a new credit card that they launched earlier this year called the Barclaycard Ring. As part of our partnership, I’ve been using the credit card and taking part... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2012 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
The internet provides you with unlimited opportunity to share your life, stand out and tell your unique story. A year ago, I wrote a post about Boo, the dog who landed a book deal. Today, I read that Boo is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2012 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
I have been working hard lately on streamlining my workflow and increasing my productivity and creative output. Now that I am my own boss working from home, I have found it incredibly hard to stay on task and focused. I've... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
Months back I spent almost an entire weekend hacking my Outlook email inbox to auto-archive itself. My reason for doing this is because I would constantly hear the wonders and benefits of maintaining "inbox zero," but I could never seem... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2011 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
In April I went to a pre-screening of Transcendent Man, not knowing what to expect or how it would changes my beliefs on what the future will bring. Transcendent Man is a documentary of Ray Kurzweil, a serial inventor and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2011 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
Right now I'm sitting at the table in my living room and writing this post thinking OMG! Friday was my last day as VP of Marketing at Manilla, and today marks the first day of my new adventure. I've left... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2011 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
Is this true for you? It is for me. I dread listening to voicemails, seriously dread it. Send me a text message or email and I will read your message almost instantly, versus a voicemail where it's often days after... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2011 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
Great Facebook Connect play by Intel called Museum of Me. So much fun, try it! Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
Have you heard of a little boy named Boo? He loves Oprah, the color pink, chicken, cheese and looks great in t-shirts. Don't be fooled, although Boo may be small in size he is a pretty big deal (probably cooler... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
The Flip video camera is no more. Cisco has decided to stop production to focus on it's enterprise businesses. For me this was unexpected, but not a shock considering the highly competitive mobile video camera environment today. Flip was my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2011 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
I am happy I could help uncomplicated things :)
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Feed readers are the only efficient way to consume content on the web. There are lots of readers out there to help you manage, organize and keep up to date on all the latest news, posts and updates from your... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2011 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
I rarely talk about "breaking news" in the world of technology, but I can't help but share my excitement for the Chrome Web Store that launched today. If you know me, you know I am obsessed with web apps. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2010 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
I signed up for the 60 day free trail of MobileMe about 45 days ago. I wanted to take it for a spin mainly because of the multi-device contact sync feature. I sorely needed the ability to add a new... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
I tweeted yesterday about starting a new job and wanted to take a minute to elaborate and let everyone know what I am up to. Friday was my last day at Coach as Senior Manager of New Media, and although... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
I am a little (okay maybe a lot) app crazy. Browser plug-ins, add-ons, application extensions, web-based services, Mac tools, software apps... I'm always compelled to sign-up, download and trial them all. This little obsession of mine can sometimes get out... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2010 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
Today is the official launch of the Poppy Project! It's an innovative art project by Coach that celebrates bloggers and blog readers in the spirit of the new Poppy collection. To participate, you embed a small piece of code in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2010 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
This is a delicious test post. Isn't it yummy? Yay for the Boyfriend who Cooks for Me! Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2010 at My Boyfriend Cooks for Me
LessConf, the conference from the future (yes, the future), is only 6 days away. I'm particularly excited about this event, as I have never been to Atlanta and the conference looks like it is going to be both a fun... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2010 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
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Tomorrow, March 25th, is the biggest Twitter event of the year – Twestival. Twestival™ (or Twitter Festival) uses social media for social good. Cities around the world will be throwing parties and hosting events to raise money for Concern Worldwide,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2010 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
As you have probably noticed, I have not blogged in months. I know, shame on me. But good news is I'm back and ready to share my little heart out about all things digital and social. Although somewhat random, I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2010 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
I discovered from a post on Techcrunch today that I am ranked #8 on the newly released Top Foursquare User list by Osnapz. When I saw that I was within the top 10 "most friended" users on on Foursquare I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2009 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
I joined Twitter on January 13th of 2007 and to date I have posted a total of 8,134 tweets. I've shared my many thoughts, opinions, links, personal feelings and interests with my followers over the years. The reality is, Twitter... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2009 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl
I was one of the lucky attendees at the American Express sold-out Jon Bon Jovi unplugged exclusive cardmember show last night. American Express was nice enough to extend a ticket to me last minute and after hearing how they sold... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2009 at Julia Roy, A Digital Girl