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Twitter Tools: announcing our newest class

February 24, 2009


Twitter Tools is a hands-on seminar designed for beginning and intermediate Twitter users who want to learn improved ways to manage their accounts. Who: Raul Pacheco (@hummingbird604) is our guest instructor What: Twitter Tools, a two-hour introduction to Twitter, HootSuite, Twhirl, TweetDeck, and Power Twitter When: 12-2pm, Saturday, February 28th. Repeats every fourth Saturday (next […]

Upcoming Blogging Courses

July 29, 2008


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


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 […]

Vancouver Film School and YouTube hold scholarship contest

March 18, 2008


VFS and YouTube have just announced an international scholarship competition that should interest anyone in eligible countries who is looking towards a career in the entertainment industry. The prize is a full tuition scholarship to internationally-respected Vancouver Film School, the school out of which Kevin Smith dropped to go on to produce the magnum opus, […]

blogging for branding

September 7, 2007


This is a solid, if pitchy, podcast from The Blog Squad about using your blog to help grow your brand as a professional. They put the hard sell on a couple of times, but it’s nonetheless worth listening to if you’re using your blog to raise your professional profile because it’s pretty solid on both […]

Blogging for Beginners: August 18-25th

August 7, 2007


Just a quick note to let everyone know that raincoaster media (ie me!) will be giving the popular course Bloggging for Beginners again. This will be split into two half-day sessions, a week apart, to give students time to work with their blogs and develop specific questions and fluency. Let’s face it: we were all […]

Blogging for Beginners Class Saturday, July 28th

July 24, 2007


What: Blogging for Beginners: from Zero to Technorati in 7 hours When: 9:30am-4:30 pm, Saturday, July 28th, 2007 Where: Tradeworks Training Society, 2nd floor, 87 East Pender Street at Columbia, Vancouver Why: Get your blog up and running in one day: strictly limited to no more than 8 students, this course covers blog basics like: […]