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Lorraine Murphy of raincoaster media interviewed on the Bunker Project

February 18, 2011

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Long, long ago in the mists of time, by which I mean a couple of months ago, I was interviewed by the charming and decorative Bob Garlick and Andrew McGivern of the Bunker Project Podcast, a little podcast that’s gone bigtime, becoming #1 on iTunes in Canada in its category. Somehow they got it into […]

The Blog-To-Book Deal at the Shebeen Club!

February 5, 2011

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UPDATE: Advance sales are done, but don’t worry, you can still get tickets at the door for $25 cash. We’ll be upstairs at the Revel Room. UPDATE #2: We MAY have a livecast from AHAMedia thanks to some out of towners who want to watch the presentation. Stand by for more info, or follow AHAMedia […]

Kris Krug on the couch

February 3, 2011

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or is that “chesterfield,” given that it’s on the very Canadian Urban Rush program? In either case, here is our homeboy kk chatting about: killer iPhone photography teaching at Emily Carr highbrow art and lowbrow reactions the challenges of coaching a team in a game where the goalposts are in constant motion Northern Voice and […]

New Workshops, New Discount for WordCamp Victoria

January 22, 2011

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Yes, I finally got the new class schedule up at the Workshops page and on our Google calendar; we’ve a raft of old favorites and some brand new classes coming up starting March 2nd, so check it out. Some are online, some are taught in Downtown Vancouver (only registered students get to learn the Secret […]

Drupal in a Day November 27

November 13, 2010

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Much as I tease the Drupalites for their blind adoration of a platform with the world’s worst user interface, I do acknowledge that Drupal is a powerful tool, and have always been curious about it. This looks like an amazing opportunity to learn how to get a Drupal site up and running in one day. […]

Getting my Judgmental On at Vancouver Startup Weekend!

October 10, 2010

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Sometimes I feel like I’m in some unnamed industry other than social media training, because ALL my best professional opportunities seem to happen in pubs. Last night, for instance, I was hanging out at the Alibi Room and got invited to come talk to Vancouver Startup Weekend about social media for startups. By the time […]

Tea Party On, Dudes!

September 22, 2010

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Image via Wikipedia I can’t resist a tea party. Unfortunately, I’ll HAVE to miss this one, as I’m going to be out of town. Still, the least I can do is post it (even though it goes against my “I’m not event blogging anymore” self-imposed rule; still nobody asked me to do it, so at […]

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 […]

Volunteer Web Geek Wanted: Sun Yat-Sen Garden

September 10, 2010

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This came out on Twitter. I know several people who’ve worked at the garden, and they all enjoyed it a great deal. It’s a very special place in Chinatown: Position: Website / Usability Consultant Organization: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Mission Statement: We are a classical Chinese garden, providing unique cultural experiences for visitors […]

Social Media for NonProfits Full Day Workshop: September 29th

August 24, 2010

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Get ready for a full day of social media demystification with Lorraine Murphy, President of the Social Media Club of Vancouver and principal of raincoaster media and Wesley Regan, Communications Liason with Building Opportunities With Business and blogger at Thirdi and Techvibes.com. To register, see our secure Eventbrite page. Our full-day courses are $350 per […]

Mobile Media Mavens Manage Mass Meeting!

August 3, 2010

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Which is a nice, I-went-to-University-you-know way to say that this Thursday the Social Media Club of Vancouver and Nokia Canada are collaborating to produce an outdoor digital scavenger hunt in gorgeous and transit-handy Trout Lake Park. The deets: 6-9pm Thursday, August 5th Meet at Trout Lake Beach and prepare to perambulate. This is a participatory […]