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Blogging for Beginners April 4

March 30, 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 […]

Philosopher’s Cafe: Social Darwinism

March 30, 2009

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Passed along by Zahid Makdoom: The Philosophers’ Café tomorrow evening March 30th at Café Kathmandu (2779 Commercial Drive, Vancouver) at 7:30 pm. Our topic is: Is Social Darwinism an instrument of racist and authoritarian thought?  Is survival of the fittest an appropriate moral, social, economic, or political ethic? Your gracious and sagacious presence would indeed […]

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 […]

Twitter Tools: announcing our newest class

February 24, 2009

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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

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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 […]

Vancouver Film School and YouTube hold scholarship contest

March 18, 2008

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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, […]