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Social Media Scholarships at raincoaster media

July 13, 2010

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I’ve been living and working on the Downtown Eastside, Vancouver’s inner city, for more than a decade now, and when you live here that long it’s impossible not to want to give back to the community in a meaningful way. Since I’m not really in a position to give jobs, food, or shelter (except to […]

How Advertising Works

April 7, 2010

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There you have it: just how advertising works. If, that is, it works at all.

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 […]

Social Enterprise Dragons Call for Entry

January 28, 2010

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Got this from Cavelle on the SEARCHgrads email from the Alliance for Arts and Culture. Please note that you MUST be a social enterprise owned by a registered nonprofit to qualify for this. If you’re a sole proprietor of a business, for instance, however impressive your social mandate (like me) you’re SOL and have to […]

Socialize at the Sociable! Book Launch!

January 26, 2010

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I’ve done a full post on this over at the Shebeen Club blog, but here are the quick and dirty details for the launch of Sociable! the new book on effective social media marketing by local gurus Shane Gibson and Steve Jagger. Come out to the plus V Lounge in Yaletown to support local authors […]

Free Costs

September 30, 2009

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This started with a much-better-than-I-could-have-put-it post over at Hummingbird604’s blog on charging actual, real money for social media work. I have volunteered my time for the Vancouver social media/tech community to extreme lengths. I am not self-absorbed or self-congratulatory in saying this, I am just being truthful. I have liveblogged numerous events for free. I […]

The Value of Unpaid Work: film at the VPL

September 2, 2009

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From the Searchgrads email list: Who’s Counting? Sex, Lies and Global Economics film and panel discussion featuring Marilyn Waring, Ellen Woodsworth, and Cynthia Oka Monday, September 14th, 7-9pm Vancouver Public Library, Central branch and The Value of Ecovillages Monday, October 5th Vancouver Public Library, Central branch There is no cost to attend either presentation. For […]