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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 […]

Welcome to the first day of the rest of your unfinished novel….

September 13, 2010

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As Darren Barefoot said on Twitter: Funny because true. But I’m looking at this and thinking I DESPERATELY WANT THAT WOMAN’S JOB. I mean, she knows she’s going to be fired within six months or a year, two if the company’s terribly inefficient or it is in fact the civil service, but in the meantime, […]

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 […]

Social Media for Non-Profits, the Shebeen Club April Meeting

April 22, 2010

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Copied from over at the Shebeen Club blog, because it only just now occurred to me that it’s relevant here. Duh. Come one, come all to the On The Edge gastropub and enjoy a different menu and venue for only the second time in our history! Who: The Shebeen Club and Wesley Regan What: Social […]

The Fashion Police

April 19, 2010

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This will not end well. Neatorama reports that thanks to a company called Ping, clothing has now become sentient. It contains sensors that discern what you’re doing based upon your body movements and automatically updates your Facebook profile accordingly:Technology is integrated into the mechanics of the garment. For example, a sensor is entegrated into the […]

Sausage Party: not just for BBQs anymore!

March 31, 2010

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Ladies and Gentlemen, especially Gentlemen who prefer Gentlemen, may we present your new favorite app: Sausage Party! Sausage Party looks at your upcoming Facebook events and rigorously assesses their respective sausage ratings on a 0 to 5 sausage scale. Sadly, it makes the calculation based on percentage of sausages in attendance, not length of sausages […]

Man Offline: could you endure?

March 19, 2010

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Don’t try to tell me this hasn’t happened to you. If you’ve got a blog, a Facebook profile, and more than one email address, I have some bad news for you: THIS IS YOUR MIND ON INTERNET WITHDRAWL DCLugi aka Dave Coyne brings another short masterpiece to the Extremely Small Screen. Here, one poor sap […]

The 5 Ways to Become a Social Media Douchebag

February 3, 2010

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And listicles. Listicles are HUUUUUUUUUGE. Seriously, could this be any more brilliant? Particularly the “I just retweet Mashable” comment? That happens to remind me of one of my pet peeves: people who just rt stuff they themselves never bother to read, just so they look smart. Let’s face it: nobody goes to Twitter to find […]

When You Stare Into the Facebook, the Facebook Stares Also Into You

December 23, 2009

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Nothing more nor less than it says: a year of my Facebook status updates, or at least most of a year of my Facebook status updates. Apparently I update rather too often to include all of them; imagine that! In any case, it’s a cool app which I can recommend to all the exhibitionists I […]

A Facebook Warning!

December 21, 2009

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Got this from an alert on Facebook. Once again, here they go changing things without notifying the users! When will they ever learn? What will it take to stop them???? IMPORTANT: If you don’t know, as of today, Facebook will automatically start plunging the Earth into the Sun. To change this option, go to Settings […]

Facebook Value

November 18, 2009

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Just a friendly  reminder about the difference between Friends and friends.