Keynote Speech at WordCamp Ottawa: WordPress for Revolutionaries!

July 4, 2017


WordCamp Ottawa is on! Well, it's on the 20th, 22nd, and 23rd of July!

WordPress for Revolutionaries! An ambitious title, an ambitious talk, for my inaugural keynote speech! I’ve given a variation of this talk at BIL Vancouver previously, but since they only allowed ten minutes for your talk, this one is going to be a bit more expansive, including talking about various types of revolution: its not just […]

Tweet o’ the Day: The Times We Live In

June 22, 2017



And so, here we are… When it comes out, the SEO advice on how best to cover the release of the pee tape is going to be really fun. — Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) June 22, 2017  

Posted in: SEO, Social Media

Conference Liveblogging: Let Your Event Live Forever

June 9, 2017


TEDx Stanley Park by Cathy Browne

Liveblogging your event: an effective, affordable way to help your event stand out from the crowd, for all time.

Marketing the Unmarketable: The PineApple Case Study

May 7, 2016


How to market a mystery? That was the challenge faced by Nathan Newman and his team at TimeOverDistance (t/d), a UK social media PR company, earlier this year. Their task? To spread the word that Steve Wozniak, inventer of the Apple computer, had a new project, PineApple, which would launch on Apple’s 40th anniversary, April […]

Presenting: Your Humble Editor, at Social Media Camp May 5-7 in Victoria

April 5, 2016


Originally posted on The Cryptosphere:
Kittens explain social media, they explain everything. Yes kittens, I’m headed back to the #YYJ for another Social Media Camp, Canada’s largest social media conference, in gorgeous downtown Victoria. I know that’s a cliche, but it’s literally true and I don’t know anyone who isn’t thrilled at an excuse to…

Posted in: Social Media

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

September 23, 2015


Lorraine Murphy by Robert Shaer

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 […]