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New Workshop: Blogging Basics for Writers, with the Vancouver School of Writing

September 23, 2015


Yep, it’s happening! After a two-year layoff from teaching, I’m doing a new workshop, Blogging Basics for Writers, for the Vancouver School of Writing on October 1. This one-evening course (which can be taken in person or virtually) will teach writers what they need to know in order to create their own blog, fill it, and […]

BIL Conference Vancouver this weekend!

March 19, 2014


You’ve heard about TED. Have you heard about BIL? BIL is the quirky, populist, unconference known as the ad hoc analogue to TED. Open to the public and fully participant driven, our yearly gathering features a wild mix of technologists, scientists, artists, hackers, and those with a passion for community awareness, social entrepreneurship, and innovation. […]

Talking Bitcoin on Ricky Shetty’s DaddyBlogger TV!

March 14, 2014


Ricky Shetty is a tireless connector, networker, and internet powerhouse who has, like many people who have these skill sets, decided to integrate his work and his non-work life more directly, and the result: He asked me a few days ago if I’d do a Google Hangout, so I said yes and the power […]

The Rush with Fiona Forbes: Talking Bitcoin

February 13, 2014


It’s finally up: here is me on The Rush with Fiona Forbes, talking about Bitcoin basics. Note to self: de-um my speaking voice and wear more makeup next time. I told her before the cameras rolled that I would be nervous, except I see her on FB every day, so it was just like talking […]

Job: Strategic Account Manager at HootSuite

August 30, 2013


Whatever that is. Got this job from a Facebook post from the highly informed Wayne Shaddow. Not a tech position; sales and account management. HootSuite is a terrific company with great people, many of whom are personal friends of mine, and I hear that it’s a – yes – hoot to work there. Although you […]

Copia’s First Anniversary

March 31, 2013


Since I became a reporter, I’ve had much less need to network IRL and much more need to network online, but there is one networking group that I truly support, and that’s Copia. It was started a year ago April 3 by my friend and mentor Alanna Fero, whose intuitive life coaching has seriously helped […]

Job in Surrey BC: New Media Manager

December 27, 2012


Got this via a Facebook friend. I’m casual pals with the person who held this job until recently, and I can tell you these are big shoes to fill, but if  you can do it, it’s a great gig. Job Description The New Media Manager is responsible for optimizing the business of the City through […]