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Anne Howard




Anne (Ane) Howard - web strategist consultant ,a social media and public relations expert with over 20 years of experience in B2B and B2C. She will assist you every step of the way in your branding campaign, from content creation to the development and implementation of fully integrated 360 social media and PR campaigns, while managing a budget. Develop, implement and manage social media and public relations strategies to meet client and internal business goals. Team leader. Account Director.
Anne est une stratège aguerrie et experte des réseaux sociaux ayant un intérêt très marqué pour les nouvelles technologies. Elle compte plus de 20 ans d'expérience en relations publiques, tant en B2C qu'en B2B.

Elle a entre autres travaillé durant plusieurs années comme journaliste et spécialiste des relations publiques, couvrant l'industrie des nouvelles technologies à New York, San Francisco et Montréal. Elle est également rédactrice, bureau du Canada, pour Hollywood Today, un magazine d’information qui compte plus de 20 millions de lecteurs par mois.

Anne est également fondatrice et rédactrice en chef de RushPR, un fil de presse bilingue spécialisé dans la diffusion de nouvelles liées au domaine des nouvelles technologies, tant dans les médias traditionnels que dans l'univers des réseaux sociaux. Anne est la première femme à avoir été invitée à faire une présentation au MtlStartUP Camp, en 2009, et elle a été sélectionnée par le bureau de la Silicon Valley de la Canadian Trade Commission pour participer à un camp de formation d’une durée de 4 mois à Sunnyvale, en Californie, où elle a forgé des liens solides avec les acteurs des nouvelles technologies de la Silicon Valley.

Work experiences

  • Director, Web Strategist Current

    With WebVixxen Design from May 2010 to present.
    WebVixxen Design is a fully-integrated boutique design agency based in Venice, California specializing in high-end design and branding, including fully integrated social media and public relations campaigns.<br> Functions:<br> -strategies to overseeing implementation of social media and public relations campaigns<br> - oversee and develop strategies to enhance digital brand<br> - social media accounts creation and management<br> - Developing key message<br> - Corporate communication as it applies to social media in the larger context of public relations - PR 3.0<br> - Team leader. <br> -Training - coaching<br> - Client-services<br> -Define Key Performance Indicators to measure success and program ROI<br> - Online monitoring, analysis, and recommendations<br> -New business development.<br><br> About WebVixxen<br> Founded in 2003 by Lana Antonova, the creative force at the forefront of every project, WebVixxen Design prides itself on taking a comprehensive (holistic) and highly creative approach to site design and branding, integrating the visual to the commercial component, it ensures measurable results from the time of completion and moving forward . For its clients, this approach means increased revenues, brand recognition and on-going new interest from potential new customers. Applying these principles, WebVixxen has built up a large and impressive client list, including Sony, Fox, Ford Model Agency, EA (Electronic Arts), and Sephora. <br><br> Commitment to excellence and hard work has earned Lana numerous awards and speaking engagements, including the 2007 Webster Award and the 2006-2007 Design Firms Web Award, speaking at The Art, LAVA - Venture Capitalist panel, MEDEA Awards, Brooks Institute, and The American Institute of Architects.
  • Public Relations and Web strategist consultant Current

    With Anne Howard PR, inc from December 1990 to present.
    Complete Social Media and Public Relations strategies, and implementation of plan,including content creation,online community management and media relations.<br><br> Old Bike Barn - e-commerce -Online vintage motorcycle retailers, Dayton, OH<br><br> Babytel - Talk for Facebook - facebook application, Montreal, QC<br><br> QuikPod, Camera Monopod, Toronto ON<br><br> Dun and Bradstreet and United Nations Development Program<br><br> Worldwide launch of a Universal Products Coding System for e-commerce<br><br> Dow Jones University - Learn how to Invest" on-line university level course, NY, NY<br><br> Wsjcareers.com - Job posting on-line services from Dow Jones, NY, NY<br><br> UT Starcom - Telecommunications company launching new services in China, San Francisco, CA<br><br> Wish Solutions.com - Gift giving solutions to online merchants and Internet destination sites, San Francisco, CA<br><br> Presidential.com - First On-line Banking in America, NY, N<br> New Media - Publishing<br><br> Red Flag Rule Book : Dating Advice, Toronto,ON<br><br> BroadwayWorld.com, New media, New York, NY<br><br> Javier Conde Ensemble - International Flamenco Guitarist, Montreal, QC<br><br> LOLA, London Ontario Live Arts Festival<br><br> Wil Sylvince, Stand-up comic and Founder of NBC's Comedy Short Cut, NY, NY<br><br> Susan J Model and Talent Management, Toronto, ON<br><br> Neighborhood Watch film, Los Angeles, CA<br><br> Dead Body Guy Comedian, Columbus, OH<br><br> EvoluciDanse Dance company, Montreal, Quebec<br> Lifestyle - Health - Fitness<br><br> Orchird Recovery Center world-renowned alcohol and drug rehab center for women only, Palm Beach, Fla.<br><br> Funfit, Celia Kibler Health and Fitness Center, Washington, DC<br><br> Health Network.com First live web cast of total mastectomy Lifemaster Supported Self-Care:Medical care over the Interne, NY, NY
  • Editor - Canada - Web Strategist consultant Current

    With Hollywood Today.
    HollywoodToday.net newsmagazine covers business and entertainment. Anne is the Canadian Editor and as such as created content, articles, assigned stories. Also implemented web strategies that drove the readership to 40 M monthly readers.
  • CEO - Editor-in-Chief - web strategist Current

    With RushPRnews from March 2005 to present.
    CEO and Editor-in-Chief Anne Howard founded RushPRNews(RPRN) in 2005. RPR is a press release newswire, offering corporate communications and social media distribution services that feature a dedicated on-demand Virtual Editor and a made-to-measure white label corporate pressroom. Since its launch, RPRN has published over 5,000 articles, with scheduled growth when French and Spanish services are launched in October 20011.Based in Sunnyvale, California, and in Montreal, Quebec.<br><br> RPR’s content is aggregated on Google NEWS, and numerous additional news feeds, such as Twitter, Excite News, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Digg, Technorati, Feedster, boxxet, Zimbio and Alltop, ensuring millions of targeted readers. <br><br> Main services are:<br> • Multilingual PR distribution to print and online media outlets <br> • Social media services <br> • “Virtual Journalists” providing original content and editorial services to clients<br> • White label Corporate Newsroom
  • PR consultant

    With NVI from August 2008 to December 2008.
  • Senior Account Supervisor

    With Shandwick from January 1996 to August 2001.
    1996 – 2001 – Senior VP, Account Manager, New Technologies and Corporate-<br> I moved up from contractual work to a Senior Account Executive, at the New York office of Shandwick-Weber. First in the consumer group, moving to the Hi Tech and the industrial practice, where my expertise in media relations was greatly emphasized.I also developed Internet marketing campaigns, media and analyst tours.


Spoken languages
English and French
Written languages
English and French
Concordia University
Tech skills
htlm, wordpress, google analytics, seo, sem