Business Blogging Tip: Don’t be a Robot

As a blogger (on my personal site) who is sometimes approached by other businesses, PR firms or marketers, the one thing that makes me click “delete” on an email almost instantly is the opening phrase, “Dear Sir or Madam”. Aside from using the correct pronouns you don’t want to sound like a press release, a […]

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Important security upgrade in WordPress 2.6.3

It never hurts to say it too many times because we realize that not everyone pays attention to the information streams like we do. Check your WordPress installation and make sure that you are running the latest version, 2.6.3. This latest update was announced over a week ago, so we’re doing our best to help […]

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WordCamp Whistler In the Works

After several successful WordCamps in Vancouver, Kulpreet got the wheels in motion for the next event, coming this winter. Last night on Twitter something magical also happened – the idea of having the event in Whistler was hatched and so planning for WordCamp Whistler is now underway. Read Duane’s blog post for a preview, view […]

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Interesting Vancouver Tonight

Tonight great and curious minds will be gathering at the Vancouver Rowing Club for the first, Interesting Vancouver event which, “is a multi-disciplinary conference for and by the curious and creative minds of Vancouver. Speakers come from a host of backgrounds such as sciences, academia, marketing, technology, art, and more.” There is a line up […]

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Coffee Shop Working in Vancouver

It’s been just over three months since I dove into the deep end of self-employment and I’m having a blast so far. So much so, that I thought Wednesday was Friday – either I accomplished enough work in 3 workdays to make my body think it was Friday or I’ve been so buried by projects […]

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Oversights of Social Media

Sean Moffitt writes the Buzz Canuck blog, which admittedly makes me do a double take when I see it in my feeds – thinking it should be under the sports tab, but I digress. He is “Canada’s Word of Mouth Firestarter” as the President of Agent Wildfire and recently added to this post, “The 6 […]

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Twitter for Business

The first thing we did when launching sixty4media was pick a domain name, from there we were able to register everything we needed and get the company off the ground. The next few steps were establishing our online presence and that pretty much started with Twitter, a service we have been using individually since early […]

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Ideas on Tap Returns to Vancouver

About eight years ago Yaletown was a silicon wasteland with regular office furniture auctions held for leftover desks and office supplies from sunken tech startups. If you were aware of the technology world or the stock market at that time you probably remember this as the Canada’s version of the “dotcom crash”. Just years before […]

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