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Advice for #OccupyVancouver

November 1, 2011

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I’m not sure what you did on Halloween, but I celebrated by handing out a bunch of apples to some strangely enthusiastic children (what is WRONG with kids today?You’re supposed to throw the apples at the house!) and getting into a Twitter fight with Occupy Vancouver. At least they were smart enough not to engage […]

Beer ‘n Blogs October 21

September 30, 2011

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Yep, that’s all she wrote, “she” being Allison Markin, digital doyenne of the Okanagan. And what am I writing, besides this blog post? I’m writing my notes for the two workshops I’ll be leading: Internet Drama for Fun and Profit and the less amusing but also far less likely to end in a plaintive midnight […]

Be My Guest (blogger): a study in success

September 29, 2011

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Nancy Zimmerman vs Goldman Sachs Not ALL internet drama is bad, people. Not so bad, eh? It would be a lot better if we could have gotten the blog inside the actual money-generating website, or had maintained uptime all during the readership onslaught, but that part was sadly out of my hands and I was […]

Post-Pipping for Pros!

May 19, 2011

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Many and varied are the questions in the WordPress.com technical support forums. I lie. Basically, all the questions come down to: Why can’t I find my blog in Google? (answered) OMG HOWCUM I CAN FIND MY BLOG IN GOOGLE???/?? I AM SUING YOU JUST AS SOON AS THIRD PERIOD IS OVER How do I get […]

Courting Controversy in comic form!

May 14, 2011

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Noise to Signal Cartoon Intrepid social media cartooniste extraordinaire Rob Cottingham (seriously, that toothpaste guy isn’t in it) attended the Courting Controversy: Dancing with the Devil panel at the Northern Voice blogging conference, and what you see above is the result. Pretty spiffy note-taking if you axe me. The panel was moderated by Rebecca Coleman […]

I got engaged at Social Media Camp Victoria!

October 17, 2010

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Well, if my mother was alive, this would knock her on her butt, only my mother was too refined to ever admit she had a butt, so it would knock her on her posterior instead. After a dazzling and glamorous opening party in a romantic penthouse, I got a little carried away by the moment. […]

Let’s be clear about something

August 3, 2010

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When you’re pitching a complete stranger asking for a referral to someone else, DO IT IN ENGLISH not in whatever this language is: When I asked what that meant, whether she was talking about advertising or something else, I got this back: Okaaaaay. First of all: it took me a minute or two to figure […]