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How to Access Banned WordPress.com Blogs

October 29, 2013

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Originally posted on Lorelle on WordPress:
As discussed in WordPress.com Banned Again: Why Aren’t You Concerned?, WordPress.com continues to be a target for censorship and blocking from various countries and groups around the world attempting to penalize the whole for the “wrongs” of the few the courts or governments decide to penalize, those cutting off…

Social Media Course Schedule

July 7, 2010

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We’re in the process of finalizing our August/September lineup of classes, and have scheduled our Skype-taught online classes already: Blogging for Writers Online begins Tuesday, August 17th at 7pm-8:30pm Pacific (Vancouver/LA) time, runs weekly to October 5th; $250 Learn how to get the most out of blogs for promotion, sales, networking and (unexpectedly) to improve […]

Adding mine to the Northern Voices

May 6, 2010

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You free this Friday and Saturday? You shouldn’t be: you should have tickets to this: Northern Voice, May 7th Northern Voice is the best little blogging conference on the planet, and it’s happening this weekend, featuring speakers of…this caliber. Yes, I’m speaking at Northern Voice in two separate sessions: Social Media Speed Dating: Dealing with […]

Comments and Community Management: A raincoastermedia Workshop at WordCamp Victoria

April 7, 2010

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Image by Kjirstin via Flickr Yes, I’m teaching at WordCamp Victoria again, May 15th. I love Victoria, and it’s an easy day trip from Vancouver; moreso for us carless ones now that the Canada Line connects with the bus out to the ferry terminal. I’m really looking forward to this and to spending another day […]

Coworking is Copacetic

October 1, 2009

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You may have read the sad tale of the demise of Workspace, the devastatingly gorgeous, open-plan coworking space which effectively functioned as the clubhouse of the Gastown tech community (well, that and the Irish Heather). And as we all know, the Network Hub is full (although Raul says if you’re serious, contact him directly) and […]

Twitter Tools and Introduction to Social Media next week

March 21, 2009

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Classes run each Saturday on a rotating schedule. See our main course page for the full list To register, please email bloggingclasses AT gmail DOT com in advance to make sure the class is not sold out. When your registration is confirmed, please pre-pay via the Paypal button in the top right-hand corner of the […]

Tumblr Reconsidered

March 4, 2009

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Tumblr is unquestionably the easiest-to-use blogging platform, but it is as limited as it is easy: comments, widgets, and other basic blogging features cannot be added without editing the blog code, which essentially nullifies the easy-to-useness. Consequently, I couldn’t think of a use for Tumblr except as a very basic introduction to blogging for people […]

Upcoming Blogging Courses

July 29, 2008

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Blogging for Beginners: four hours, start from scratch and learn to post text, video, audio, and images. Basic copyright and blog etiquette, intro to sidebar widgets, categories, custom headers and design, and what on Earth to put IN the blog. Also where to find technical help. This one is running August 2nd, ie this Saturday, […]

Pimp My Blog: Blog Promotion Tips May 3rd

April 29, 2008

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OUR NEXT CLASS RUNS Saturday, May 3rd Current course: Pimp My Blog: Promotion Tips What: Blog Promotion Tips for Beginners When: 10:00am-2:00 pm, Saturday, May 3rd, 2008 Where: Tradeworks Training Society, Chinatown Why: Now that you’ve got a blog, why toil in obscurity? This course will teach you effective blog promotion techniques to reliably increase […]

Blogging for Nonprofits March 26th

March 7, 2008

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OUR NEXT CLASS RUNS Wednesday, March 26th Current course: Blogging for Nonprofits   • What: a hands-on, blog building workshop including advice on how your organization can get the most impact from social media and blogs. • When: 9 – 4 Wednesday, March 26th • Where: Tradeworks Training Society, Downtown Vancouver • Why: Learn to […]

Blogging for Beginners January 5th

December 3, 2007

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OUR NEXT CLASS RUNS Saturday, January 5th Current course: Learn to Blog   What: a hands-on learn to blog workshop Current course: Learn to Blog Upcoming Courses: Blog Promotion (Pimp My Blog) January 12th, Blogging for Nonprofits and Community Groups, January 23. What: a hands-on learn to blog workshop When: 10-2 Saturday, January 5th, 2007 […]