Taking in WordCamp Victoria 2010

We’re at WordCamp Victoria 2010 today. Rebecca just wrapped with the blogging panel during the lunch break with Raul and Lorraine, so we’re taking a break to get caught up on some food, post some photos, and catch some of the chatter over various WordPress related topics. There are a lot of great topics being […]

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Quit Facebook Day

Cross-posted from Miss604.com To many people, Facebook is the internet. It’s open in a browser throughout the day, it could be their home screen, and on average users are connected to 130 “friends” at a time [Facebook: Stats]. However, even with close to 400 million users (11 million in Canada alone) Facebook isn’t on everyone’s […]

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Twitter Followers/Following Reset to 0

Cross-posted from Miss604.com Twitter was experiencing the effects of a bug this weekend that exploited the following/follower method (as this post on Mashable explains). This morning, as an after effect of this bug, all users have noticed their following and follower numbers have dropped right down to zero. This means the little corner store down […]

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Social Media Marketing in the wild: Steamrollers

Going through some photos today, I rediscovered one that was worth noting in the realm of social media marketing. In case you’re not familiar with Steamrollers, here is how they describe themselves on their website: Steamrollers is a unique Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) concept. We serve a menu of west-coast style burritos called “Steamrollers”. Steamrollers […]

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Mainstream Goes Social for Vancouver 2010

I’ve been interviewed at least a dozen times about how social media people are covering the Olympics in Vancouver. However, I think an equally interesting story is how traditional media outlets are using social media to add to their coverage. CTV Olympics Video The official broadcaster of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games has been posting […]

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TMAC Presentation Now Online

This weekend I presented a quick “Who, What, When, Where, Why” of blogging and online branding for the Travel Media Association of Canada. The conference took place at the brand new Pinnacle Pier in North Vancouver and had a spectacular view of Vancouver from across the inlet. Unfortunately I couldn’t setup my shiny new Epson […]

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WordCamp Vancouver 2010

WordCamp is returning to Vancouver in the summer of 2010, welcoming WordPress developers, enthusiasts and bloggers once the Olympics have moved out. We have a great group of people signed on to organize so far who all want to see this event become a smashing success. It’s still very much in the planning phases so […]

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Twitter Introduces Lists

What are they? How do you use them? What might they be good for? We created a little screencast to help people get started with one of the newest features recently launched by Twitter.

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