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21 Top Paris Expat Blogs & Websites We Love Reading.

21 Top Paris Expat Blogs & Websites We Love Reading.

There’s a blog for just about anything, it seems.

When it comes to Paris, the same applies.

Longtime residents in this enchanting city and Francophiles alike share their love for everything French, as well as the experiences they’ve had while living here.

Below are some of the blogs and websites we love, and are sure you will, too.

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Expat Insider: The Top 6 major Expat communities in Paris and how they help Parisian Expatriates.

Leaving your hometown and all that’s familiar is hard enough. But moving to another country? That’s a whole different ballgame. There’s the airport, the flirtatious taxi driver, and the slightly giddy feeling that you’re in over your head and maybe you’re not quite cut out for your new adventure. Adjusting might take a long time, or just a few minutes, depending on how much wine you need to drink as fortification. It’s a new culture and language, and you may wonder, “How will I survive here?”

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Social Media/Communication Intern Wanted

Social Media/Communication Intern Wanted

Expats Paris is looking to hire an intern with good knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media platforms.

We are currently developing several products, establishing partnerships with influential Paris-based communities, and will soon be launching a communication campaign to promote these products.

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11 Lessons We Learned When We Got Hacked.

11 Lessons We Learned When We Got Hacked.

If you’ve ever been robbed, you’ll probably understand what it feels like to be hacked.

It’s as though you’ve been violated, and even if you recover the things that were stolen, you’ll always remember the experience.

This was how we felt here, at Expats Paris, when our website (yes, this exact website you’re on) was attacked late April this year. We were victims of a hacking operation against our entire system.

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Expats Paris Entrepreneurs’ Breakfast: We’re sharing our Social Media Marketing Strategy

Expats Paris Entrepreneurs’ Breakfast: We’re sharing our Social Media Marketing Strategy

When we started using social media at Expats Paris four years ago, we told ourselves that we had the right to make mistakes, to ask forgiveness rather than permission, and to always test everything.

Expats Paris is now on almost all major social media platforms and has an engaged community of followers and friends.

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Top 10 reasons we think you should attend this TEDx TALK in Paris.

Top 10 reasons we think you should attend this TEDx TALK in Paris.

TED, which stands for technology, entertainment and design, began as a conference in 1984 and is now a global platform that covers many topics in multiple languages. The nonprofit believes that ideas should be shared and spread, leading to energetic, vibrant conversation. These ideas are shared at events via talks, videos and other presentations, with the aim of fostering discussion to enable growth.

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CIARA: The Story of a Young English-Speaking Hairstylist in Paris.

CIARA: The Story of a Young English-Speaking Hairstylist in Paris.

Her journey as a hairstylist started as a 6-year-old tomboy growing up in a household of three brothers. Although she was against anything girly at this age, she would accompany her mother to the hair salon and sit in awe as she watched the stylist entwine hair between their fingers as they curled, cut, coloured, and created styles that seemed to defy gravity. She would dash home and spend hours recreating looks on dolls while begging my mother to let her live out her inspirations on her long tresses, and as the years went by, her passion for hair only grew.

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#ExpatsParisChat: Introducing the Expats Paris Weekly Twitter Chats.

#ExpatsParisChat: Introducing the Expats Paris Weekly Twitter Chats.

One of our strategies for reaching out to and engaging with the Parisian Expatriates' community has always been a social media-based one. So far, we’ve been successful in growing a large community on Twitter, facebook, Google Plus, Pinterest and currently working harder to grow it on other platforms like Tumblr, Linkedin, Instagram and many others.

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Top 6 most Influential, Powerful and Inspiring Women in Paris.

Top 6 most Influential, Powerful and Inspiring Women in Paris.

The world is celebrating the International Women's Day on March 8th and in Paris, we’re throwing a huge party to honor women all over the world and in particular, the Parisian women. You should check the event out and register. Also, don’t hesitate to share it with friends. Before this March 8th, we also thought about honoring ladies who are inspiring, paving the way and giving hope to many of Paris-based expatriates. We rounded up powerful profiles of the female community influencers and heroines who are helping women and men persevere and prosper in Paris. Whether their words and daily occupations inspire us or make us laugh, these women have got a profound impact, not only on expat lives, but also on the French people’s lives. Who are they?

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