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Blogging for Writers Online Workshop starts May 18

April 29, 2011

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Yes, we’re starting a new round of workshops mid-May online via Skype. As long as you’ve got a broadband connection and a headset with a mic, you can sign up for this, my favorite workshop to teach. Blogging and Social Media for Writers is taught on Skype, starting 7pm-8:30pm Wednesday, May 18, lasts ten weeks, […]

Job Posting: Research Assistant in Cambridge

April 21, 2011

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Got this from a listserv and it looks like a very good opportunity for someone of serious academic bent just starting out. You will need to be onsite in Cambridge (the one with Harvard, not the one with, you know, Cambridge). But you get to work with some amazing people including danah boyd, Mike Ananny, and […]

SproutSocial Blog is Hiring!

April 4, 2011

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Saw this on Twitter, and it sounds like a nice little add-on if you’ve got a fair bit of tech savvy, some writing talent, and some spare time. New Position: Contributing Blog Writer The Sprout Social blog will soon be re-launched as a vital resource for Sprout Social customers who want to better understand the […]

Happy April Fool’s Day from YouTube

April 1, 2011

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Apparently Gawker’s trying to drum up some synthetic outrage over YouTube’s decision to add the “1911-ify” function to videos today, but with so much real cause for outrage around, the rest of the world’s not buying it (thank GOD for a sense of perspective, eh?). The feature (available for Yankistan only, alas) turns whatever you’re […]

My new brand niche

March 23, 2011

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“Snarketing.” WHY DIDN’T I THINK OF THAT?????

Not much to Gawk at

March 21, 2011

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So, how’s that redesign coming, Denton? Between the rotating WHITE SCREEN OF DEATH and “Post Save Failed” it’s no wonder I’ve taken my commenting juice elsewhere and the stats look like this: Denton claims that Sitemeter isn’t accurate: all I can say is that I’ve used them continuously for five years and that my own […]

EatDrinkTweet and Workshop Discounts

March 13, 2011

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Hey all, I’m overfed, overwatered, and overwined (as is only right at a kickass social media conference in the heart of wine country called EatDrinkTweet) but wanted to put up a quick note for attendees of the conference. First of all, a big thanks to Allison Markin of All She Wrote for putting together one […]

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 […]

Canadian Digital Revolution in the Twenty-First Century

February 11, 2011

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Word, dat. Are we tired of this discussion yet? If so, why do we still have to discuss it: the role of social media in anti-governmental revolutions, big and small? And we do. Boy howdy, do we ever. Does anyone remember The Digital Revolution? First we were all “Social Media causes revolutions.” And then we […]

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 […]

Reblogging: WordPress.com versus Tumblr

November 11, 2010

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Many and varied are the praises of WordPress.com, and which I have sung many times. And few and spare are the praises of Tumblr, which can be chanted here: it’s a very useful scrapbooking service, as I’ve pointed out before. it’s easy to use. In fact, if I were to teach blogging to someone who […]