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The Best Corporate Blog Post You’ll Read This Year (PS: Bitcoin)

March 11, 2014

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It’s not every day the CEO of a publicly-traded currency comes out against Wall Street and the US dollar, but it is today. This is absolutely the best and most interesting corporate blog post you’ll read this year, and that comes from someone who WRITES them. Thanks to Patrick Byrne, CEO of my beloved Overstock.com, […]

Copia’s First Anniversary

March 31, 2013

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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

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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 […]

Job: Communications Assistant, Vancity Community Foundation

May 11, 2012

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This one is Vangroover based and came to me via a FB link from Irwin Oostindie at W2, but it’s on their website too: We’re looking for a Communications Assistant (deadline May 24) Job Posting: Communications Assistant, Demonstrating Value (Vancity Community Foundation) Position Description The Demonstrating Value program at Vancity Community Foundation seeks a Communications Assistant […]

#OpSpamHeadChop 2.0

April 2, 2012

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It seems our enemies the Twitter spammers have (mostly) given up on their old tactics of using an army of spambots to @-direct people to one central account, which then directs people to a website. I guess the first iteration of #OpSpamHeadChop was too effective for their liking, and Twitter is wise to their games. […]

Eat.Drink.Tweet in Penticton Feb 17-19

January 27, 2012

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Yes, I’m a conference junkie, but at least I’m addicted to speaking at them rather than paying to attend. And once again, Allison Markin the Social Media Queen of the Okanagan has invited me to speak at Eat.Drink.Tweet, a social media conference dedicated to food, wine, tourism, and of course, social media. As you might […]

Social Flow Workshop: How to Win with Social Media Without Losing Productivity

January 15, 2012

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Social Flow Workshop: How to Win with Social Media Without Losing Productivity UPDATED: sorry, for medical reasons we have to postpone this weekend’s workshop in Vancouver. Don’t worry, we’re still forging ahead with the workshop scheduled for February 21st in Victoria, by which time Mike should be up and running.   Special #wcv12 discount code […]

Advice for #OccupyVancouver

November 1, 2011

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I’m not sure what you did on Halloween, but I celebrated by handing out a bunch of apples to some strangely enthusiastic children (what is WRONG with kids today?You’re supposed to throw the apples at the house!) and getting into a Twitter fight with Occupy Vancouver. At least they were smart enough not to engage […]

Goodbye, Steve Jobs

October 5, 2011

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Goodbye, Steve Jobs. Say hello to George Harrison for me. The collective outpouring of grief about Steve Jobs says it all: a man who found the link between our tech and our hearts.— AlexandraSamuel.com (@awsamuel) October 05, 2011 He gave us more than just personal computers. He gave us wings. Apple’s statement: If you would […]

Be My Guest (blogger): a study in success

September 29, 2011

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Nancy Zimmerman vs Goldman Sachs Not ALL internet drama is bad, people. Not so bad, eh? It would be a lot better if we could have gotten the blog inside the actual money-generating website, or had maintained uptime all during the readership onslaught, but that part was sadly out of my hands and I was […]

Social Media Week Vancouver Roundup

September 28, 2011

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It was a sweet assault of culture shock, returning from Yellowknife to Vancouver in the middle of Social Media Week; I wonder if the Arctic explorers of past centuries felt anything similar when they returned to London or Lisbon or Wherever, like moving forward in time five or fifty or five hundred years. And I […]