Blogger Profile: Vanessa Choot

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Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and I’ve sent these out to a few local bloggers for this week’s series. Click, share, explore, and enjoy.

Vanessa Choot

VanessaBlog: Modern Mix Vancouver
Facebook: /modernmixvancouver
Twitter: @ModernMixVan

How long has your blog been around?
I started Modern Mix Vancouver in May 2009, so I have been blogging for over 4 years!

What is your role/involvement (developer, owner, blogger etc.)
I’m the founder and editor of Modern Mix Vancouver.

What does your site do/what is it about
Modern Mix Vancouver is a Canadian lifestyle blog. We cover local events & lifestyle, fashion & retail, beauty & skincare and food & drink.

What can people see, read, and do when visiting your site?
Visitors to Modern Mix Vancouver can read up on the newest beauty products, local restaurant reviews, Vancouver events and lots more. I live in downtown, so naturally, many of the happenings I write about take place in the Vancouver lower mainland core; that is: downtown Vancouver and all its neighbourhoods, Kitsilano and Main Street. I recently adopted a rescue dog named Teddy in January, so some of my newer postings also focus on pet product reviews. Content on Modern Mix Vancouver is written with locals in mind, but I’m sure some tourists stumble across my website as well.

Why do you blog?
Blogging has opened so many doors for me – personally, socially and professionally. It has provided me with very unique opportunities to connect with my city and I’m always so excited to “be in the know” about events, trends and openings in Vancouver. I’ve had the opportunities to work with a wide array of businesses, from large national brands to small local boutiques – every experience has been unique, every event is different and I always look forward to seeing what’s next!

What is the ultimate goal for your site, how would you like to see it grow?
For me, blogging is not a means to an end – I’ve enjoyed this process very much over the past for years. I would like to continue to stay relevant to my readers and to keep up with my postings, which will ultimately help Modern Mix Vancouver grow as a Vancouver lifestyle brand.

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