Our Digital Media Manager, Melody (Wiggins) McKinnon, is a recognized Canadian writer in several genres. The passion with which she devours business and marketing keeps her finger on the pulse and results in cutting edge content.

A truly perpetual learner, Melody holds more than 60 certifications revolving around business, ecommerce, retail, marketing, writing, communications, telecommunications, nutrition, biochemistry and general sciences. In 25 years of doing business online in Canada and around the world, she has owned and/or operated educational, affiliate, and ecommerce websites offering both products and services.  She launched her first website the same year Google was born. Her qualifications are provided in detail on LinkedIn.

Melody’s recent activities include:

  • Author: 7 Recession Proof Online Businesses to Start From Home
  • Ecommerce & Digital Marketing Manager at AllNaturalPetCare.com
  • Digital Editor at CanadianFamily.net
  • Huffington Post Featured Contributor
  • Part-time contractual ecommerce, online marketing & social media management.

You may also spot her on top websites such as HuffingtonPost.ca, SiteProNews.com, ProBlogger.net, FamousBloggers.net, WebReference.com, About.com, Small Business BC, and Simon Fraser University Publishing, as well as in print.  Additionally, she has written on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, including Intel, and worked with countless recognized brands in a multitude of capacities.

Melody’s content has earned reference links from highly respected websites, such as Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Pets, the Canadian Digital Media Network (Government of Canada Networks of Centres of Excellence), The Conference Board of Canada, Bell Canada, Canon Canada Small Business Central, CIBC, the Canadian Professional Sales Association, Cision Canada, Walmart Marketplace, ClickNewz, the Digital Media Academy of Canada, Wikispaces Classroom, and in numerous infographics, slide presentations, etc.

Additionally, she has been cited in several university textbooks, including Fundamentals of Management, Pearson Canada (Ed. 8, 2016 & each following edition), Impact: A Guide to Business Communication, Pearson Canada (Ed. 9, 2017) and Public Relations Writing for the Canadian Practitioner, University of Toronto Press (2018).

Get In Touch

You are encouraged to contact Melody directly at MelodyM{at}CanadiansInternet.com, via LinkedIn, or on her personal Twitter page @MelodyMcKinnon.

Recession Proof Online Businesses to Start From Home Book

7 Recession Proof Online Businesses to Start From Home

Seen in:

Industry Magazines

Fundamentals of Management Textbook Ed. 8 2016

The Huffington Post

2014 Global eBook Awards Judge

2014 Annual Global eBook Awards Judge in the Business & Leadership categories.

Judge of the Canadian Weblog Awards

On the Judging panel for the 2012 Canadian Weblog Awards


Author bio written by Marie A. Smith

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