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Writers’ Express at Newton Library

November 9, 2009

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This is a preview of what the new Surrey Writers’ School has coming up. A great price for a day packed with info for professional writers. (full disclosure: I am teaching at the Surrey Writers’ School in the Spring) (click to enlarge, or just read below) Schedule of Writers’ Express Events * 10 – 10:15 […]

Banff Literary Arts Deadlines

June 1, 2009

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Literary Arts Application Deadline Reminder Wired Writing Studio 2009 – 2010 Fred Stenson, director On-site residency: October 5 – 17, 2009 Online residency: November 1, 2009 – March 31, 2010 Application deadline: June 19, 2009 Faculty Fiction and other narrative prose: Caroline Adderson, Pasha Malla, Sid Marty Poetry: Sue Goyette, Stan Dragland The program is […]

Blogging for Beginners Saturday, May 30

May 28, 2009

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Blogging for Beginners: 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. By the end of the workshop you’ll have a fully-functioning WordPress.com […]

Building Culture, Loyalty and Employee Productivity in Any Economy

May 8, 2009

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Featuring Noted Author, Keynote Speaker and Workplace Excellence Expert, ALANNA FERO – Thursday, May 14, 8:30-10:30am, Blue Horizon Hotel – Building Culture, Loyalty and Employee Productivity in Any Economy Research by the American Academy of Management shows Laying off 0.5% of your workforce leads to a 25% voluntary turnover the following year. Laying off 10% […]

Women’s Empowerment, Learning and Leadership Program

May 3, 2009

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Announcing PeerNetBC’s Women’s Empowerment, Learning and Leadership (WELL) Program! PeerNetBC is looking for women of all ages and from all walks of life who are interested in gaining facilitation skills to join our WELL program. The program includes extensive training in facilitation skills and opportunities to learn through direct practice by co-facilitating workshops with PeerNetBC […]

Sponsorship for Students of raincoaster media

May 3, 2009

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raincoaster media runs workshops and presents lectures on blogging and social media for social and individual change. After four years of teaching, we are not cheap, but we are good. An example: it’s not uncommon for students of our Blogging for Beginners course to hit the #1 spot on Google within four hours of starting […]

Blogging for Beginners: May 2nd

April 23, 2009

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Blogging for Beginners: 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. By the end of the workshop you’ll have a fully-functioning WordPress.com […]

Introduction to Gmail and Google Tools with Raul Pacheco and Lorraine Murphy

April 16, 2009

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This is a four-hour, intensive course in getting the most from Gmail, Gtalk, Google Documents, and related Google tools. You do not need a Gmail account to take this course, although you should think ahead of time about which Gmail username you’d like to practice with. You can register one account to learn with and […]

Mental Health Camp April 25th

April 12, 2009

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Mental Health Camp is an Unconference around the interaction between social media and mental illness, focused on using digital tools for healing, support, and community. It’s being organized by Raul Pacheco and Isabella Mori and will be presented at the Workspace in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, April 25th. This is the first year it’s taking […]

Blogging Workshop: Pimp My Blog Saturday, April 11th

April 4, 2009

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Pimp My Blog Practical tips and tools for increasing your readership and influence, and applies to any blogging platform. It includes a very basic intro to social media like Facebook, Twitter and Myspace for promotion. We’ll cover which widgets to use on the blog for maximum readership, how to link judiciously for both SEO and […]

Twitter Tools cancelled for March 28

March 28, 2009

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Unfortunately, our Twitter Tools course is cancelled for today, as our guest instructor, Raul Pacheco, is not well (right now, it seems everyone has the Flu of Evil Death). The next Twitter Tools course is in four weeks, on April 25th. And starting in May, we’ll be giving classes throughout the week and evenings as […]