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Social Media Workshops Update

September 27, 2010

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Just a quick update to let you know: 1. there are still some spaces available in our Social Media for NonProfits full-day workshop this Wednesday. Register securely on Eventbrite here: http://socialmediafornonprofitsraincoaster.eventbrite.com/ 2. I’ll be giving a workshop this coming Sunday at Social Media Camp Victoria at 11am. They’ve just freed up another 100 tickets, but […]

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 […]

I’m a what?

September 17, 2010

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This is totally going to go to my head: Lorraine is a god. Hire her. Immediately.

With Glowing Hearts: the doc, the demo, the digerati!

August 31, 2010

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Can Twitter change the world? Can YouTube save a soul? Is there, ultimately, any real point to what we do online, or is it just (as the critics claim) a safe little sandbox where we play at building castles that are stomped flat and then forgotten? A new Canadian documentary aims to answer that question […]

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 […]

Social Media for NonProfits Slides

August 18, 2010

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Those who’ve been following along on the Workshops page or the GCalendar will know that our Social Media for NonProfits course is co-taught with me and Wesley Regan of Building Opportunities With Business. Wes is the nonprofit communications specialist and I’m the social media specialist, so it works out to be a very well-rounded presentation […]

Pimp My Blog workshop Sunday, August 8th NO updated August 22

July 13, 2010

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Pimp My Blog This 201-level workshop offers practical tips and tools for increasing your readership and influence, and applies to any blogging platform (with the exception of Tumblr, which is really only good for talking to the voices inside your head in my opinion). It includes a very basic intro to social media like Facebook […]

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 […]

Coming soon…

June 30, 2010

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Big changes. BIG changes. First of all, this week we’ll be opening up a whole new lineup of courses for registration: courses are given both online and in person, so if you’re not in Vancouver or would prefer a once-a-week Skype conversation to a solid several hours of workshopping, we can hook you up. The […]

WordCamp 101

May 18, 2010

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Image via CrunchBase This is just some quick notes on what to expect at a WordCamp, repurposed from a comment I made in the support forums here at WP.com. I’ve taught at a few WordCamps, and had to turn down a few because of that whole “border” thingy (where IS this New World Order when […]

Social Media and Blogging for Writers: three upcoming events!

May 13, 2010

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Just a quick note to let you all know that tonight, Thursday May 13th, I’m giving the keynote speech at the AGM for the Federation of BC Writers, a terrific organization that any professional writer in the province should support (and not JUST because they choose such fine speakers. New members get a discount on […]