WordCamp Fraser Valley 2010

Cross-posted by Rebecca from Miss604.com WordCamp Fraser Valley returns for its 3rd year of talks and workshops in Surrey on November 20th, 2010. WordPress is the top blogging platform in the world however it is also used to power millions of websites that you visit each and every day. Its endless theme and plugin capabilities […]

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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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Using your domain as your brand with social networks

With all the social networks that are out there these days, it’s so common to get into conversations and have someone ask you, “Hey, are you on (insert the name of specific network here)?” More often than none, you want to say that you are, following that up with an easy way for that person […]

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Using Social Media to Bridge the Public With Local Government and City Services

I heard this story on the radio this morning, and it got me thinking. Why are there not more city services, such as those run by a city hall in any township, using more elements of social media? One local politician wants the Vancouver Park Board to get in on the act. A motion going […]

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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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sixty4media on Twitter

As we have been slowly molding sixty4media into shape, we have recently made our very own Twitter account open and available to the public. Twitter is a popular social media site that combines micro-blogging and instant messaging to an international phenomenon of letting people know what you’re doing. Sounds insignificant to some, but there are […]

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