My name is Alexandre Kan. I used to be a part-time traveler with a full-time job in social media marketing working for companies like Yahoo! and Facebook. Add me on Linkedin!
Today, I am a Photographer and a Personal Brand Consultant.
Brand & Social Strategy • Travel • Tech • Photography
I’ll be documenting my journey, as well as giving out the tips, tricks, and advice I have learned along the way.
You can follow along all my adventures right here:
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I do my best to read and respond to comments and messages on social media.
Hope to see you around the world somewhere
I have lived in Ireland since 2012. Before that I lived in London where I completed my college degree. The decision to come to Ireland was because I already knew it from past summer trips, but also because it was easier to get a decent job…
By definition a Millennial Nomad is: “Someone who sees themselves as an explorer, a thinker, a person who embodies being wanderlust and doesn’t necessarily have one single place they call home.” This community of travellers represents people working for themselves like digital nomads, freelancers and online business owners. But also people in their workplace, having
A lot of people like to use skins on their devices to protect them from scratches, water splash or minor bumps. Which makes absolutely sense considering their price tags. There are a ton of different kinds you can find online, but to me, I haven’t found…
Saying goodbye is not an easy thing to do. You know that you can still be in contact with your friends and family thanks to technology but you know that it won't be the same.
I remember saying goodbyes many times in my life…
Like many of you, I had to take a loan to pursue my studies and also to pay for my driving license and also to have enough cash-flow when I decided to leave France to go pursue my studies in the UK in London. I was 25 when I graduated and started looking for a job. I had about 20,000€ in debt…
What is influencer marketing? To better understand it, you need to understand one thing. Traditional media through TV, radio or online banners on websites are on the decline. The reason being that 1, it costs a LOT of money and 2 the user’s behaviour have changed. People can notice an ad from …
Creating a cohesive Instagram feed is THE ultimate goal for social media influencers. And the reason being is because it makes your account looks more sophisticated, more appealing to the users eyes and increases your chances to close brand deals. Although some creators on Instagram would …
Let’s face it, Facebook ads takes time and practice to master. If you are just getting started, you might feel overwhelmed by the amount of information available and all the different secret ninja techniques marketers are sharing online. They may show you what worked for…
I really enjoyed watching this last video of Casey Neistat where he highlights a very important topic: social media addiction. If you don't pay attention to the time you spend using social media, this will affect you in a bad way. There are many bad side effects of the use of social media that…
Today I’d like to talk about an online training that really helped me travel the world and earn a passive income online as a travel blogger. If that is something you are after, you are at the right place. If not, you can close this window and wait for my next article next week. You see, I went to university to do…
Research shows that 3 out of 4 consumers turn to social media when considering a purchase. And when they made the purchase, they use social media for customer service and keep up with companies updates. Therefore, it is important for marketers to think about the metrics across…
Have you been thinking about a business idea but have been putting it on a side because you did not have the funds yet to make it work? Or maybe you are already running a small business but are spending too much money and time on all the online softwares you have to use?
Does that sound familiar?
2018 according to Inc.com was the year of micro-influencers, meaning that brands would rather work with several micro influencers to reach their target audience than big influencers with hundred thousands of followers. Micro-influencers are considered to have a following between 10k and 50K followers.
The main advantage of working with several micro-influencers is….
Let me guess, you had the awesome idea to leverage your talent and expertise to create a business. You got your domain name, you set up your website, you set up your social media accounts, you started creating content and being consistent, but yet you got no sale...
I have been using Pinterest for the past 3 years without knowing how powerful this social platform could be. I just used it to save ideas or inspirational travel posts for my next travel destinations. Other than that, I just knew this was mostly used by women to share their DIY or recipe ideas.
So cliche right?
Well, it is only after following a training…
Photography nowadays is democratised. Everyone owns a camera and take photos on daily basis to capture moments of their lives. Photography can be done from a wide range of devices, smartphones, action cameras, mirrorless cameras, DSLR cameras, bridge cameras, Polaroid etc…
The choice of devices has increased since the birth of digital photography. In this article I will…
As many of you know, I’m a big fan of SkillShare classes. Are you using Skillshare? If you do not know what is Skillshare, It is an online learning platform with thousands of classes made by creatives for creatives. The online community is just fantastic and you …
Lightroom presets, for those of you who are not familiar with them, are like Instagram filters for advanced and professional photographers. It helps to create a new look for a photo in just one tap or click. Learning how to use them have saved me a LOT of time …
In 2018, I found myself spending hours and hours editing photos of my travel destinations and applying different style of edit depending on the feeling I had of the shot I took. Needless to say that it was very time consuming. I then decided to create presets to help me improve my workflow and…
Since early 2018 I have been using Lightroom to edit my photos. The reason why is that I shoot my photos in RAW format and in order to edit them, you need a software that can read RAW format files. If you would like to learn more about Lightroom, you can check out this blog that I wrote Why You Need To Edit Your Photos With Lightroom.
Now, the thing is that I do not always…
If you are a new or intermediate photographer and use Lightroom to edit your photos, you must know how much time consuming editing a series of photos can be. I love taking photos and I love editing them too, but sometimes after a holiday or ….
I am a self-taught photographer. As far as I can remember I have always been taking photos since my young age. It was something common in my family and a way to capture memories along the years. It is only since 2015 that I started taking photography more seriously and that I bought my first camera: the Sony a5000.
It was a mirrorless camera, very user friendly that helped me to …
When I started photography I had no idea of how to take photos in low light conditions . For me taking photos at night meant using a flash…yes, I know… rookie mistake. But I had to go through these learning steps in order to improve my skills. Today, shooting photos at night is one of my favourite things to do. I am far…
have been taking photos for as long as I can remember and have been traveling to 40 countries across 5 continents in 3 years since I started my travel blog in 2015. The goal then was just to share my travels with my friends and family and capture memories on the go. I also knew that I needed to take better photos with higher quality…
For a longtime if you would edit your photos, every body would tell you “oh you photoshopped your photo”. Photoshop actually became a verb meaning that you “cheated” photography by enhancing the colours, removing or adding some elements or polishing your portrait shot for soft skin effect.
Every photographer I have known …
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