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whut? OR On The Degeneration of Digital Dialogue

November 2, 2010

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You know these people’s mothers are the ones still forwarding the gif-laden chain emails and tending the flame that burns with outrage at Bonsai Kittens.

Social Media 101 at Social Media Camp Victoria

October 17, 2010

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This is video of my talk on Social Media 101 at, yes, Social Media Camp Victoria, which was brilliantly organized by ideazone and BWestInteractive and I’m not just saying that because they were smart enough to invite me! Although it counts, right? So here is the video, taken by BChannelNews, and constitutes, as well as […]

Meet the Geek this Tuesday

September 18, 2010

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Busy Tuesday night? Oh come on, who are you kidding? IT’S A TUESDAY NIGHT! Well, don’t worry; you won’t be stuck at home watching reruns and feeling like a minor character in a Cathy Comic: we’ve got a fabulous Meet the Geek dinner for you! You’ll help raise money for a worthy cause: With Glowing […]

I’m a what?

September 17, 2010

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This is totally going to go to my head: Lorraine is a god. Hire her. Immediately.

Reblog Issue on WordPress.com

September 11, 2010

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Image via Wikipedia and yes, I know it irritates Matt when I spell it with a lowercase P but I can’t be bothered to do funky capitalization for other people, just myself. So, anyway. There appears to be a problem with reblogging on WordPress.com; an SEO problem. Normally WP.com (there, happy Matt?) has excellent SEO, […]

SEO Secrets for WordPress.com

September 10, 2010

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Image via CrunchBase Everybody wants to know about SEO. Everybody wants to make Google their bitch. And some days it seems like EVERYONE wants to run giddily away from WordPress.com so they can access the supernatural power of the All In One SEO plugin and I’m just about fed up with destroying their pretty little […]

With Glowing Hearts: the doc, the demo, the digerati!

August 31, 2010

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Can Twitter change the world? Can YouTube save a soul? Is there, ultimately, any real point to what we do online, or is it just (as the critics claim) a safe little sandbox where we play at building castles that are stomped flat and then forgotten? A new Canadian documentary aims to answer that question […]

Viva Las Vegas: Tech Networking Casino Night!

June 16, 2010

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This came directly in an email from Altitude Recruiting, the organizers. If you’re free this Wednesday (technically today) and you’re in the tech field either as a job seeker or as an employer, you should definitely consider going.

WordCamp 101

May 18, 2010

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Image via CrunchBase This is just some quick notes on what to expect at a WordCamp, repurposed from a comment I made in the support forums here at WP.com. I’ve taught at a few WordCamps, and had to turn down a few because of that whole “border” thingy (where IS this New World Order when […]

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 […]

Blogging for Beginners Saturday, May 22nd

May 4, 2010

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Image via CrunchBase This will be our last class until after my June vacay (during which I will undoubtably suffer extreme internet withdrawl) and, as always, class size is limited to 8 participants because it is very intense. The course is presented from 1-5pm at the coworking gallery at BOB, 163 East Pender Street on […]