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Reblog Issue on WordPress.com

September 11, 2010

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Image via Wikipedia and yes, I know it irritates Matt when I spell it with a lowercase P but I can’t be bothered to do funky capitalization for other people, just myself. So, anyway. There appears to be a problem with reblogging on WordPress.com; an SEO problem. Normally WP.com (there, happy Matt?) has excellent SEO, […]

SEO Secrets for WordPress.com

September 10, 2010

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Image via CrunchBase Everybody wants to know about SEO. Everybody wants to make Google their bitch. And some days it seems like EVERYONE wants to run giddily away from WordPress.com so they can access the supernatural power of the All In One SEO plugin and I’m just about fed up with destroying their pretty little […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Doesn’t Google Index My Blog?

July 2, 2010

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Ah, screw this “meaning of life” business! Why is my new blog not on Google? THAT is the question. The question we get about five times a day in the WP.com technical help forums. Let me run you through the explanation: GOOGLE SEARCH rajcairns Member Jul 2, 2010, 4:29 PM MY BLOG WILL NOT COME […]

Adding mine to the Northern Voices

May 6, 2010

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You free this Friday and Saturday? You shouldn’t be: you should have tickets to this: Northern Voice, May 7th Northern Voice is the best little blogging conference on the planet, and it’s happening this weekend, featuring speakers of…this caliber. Yes, I’m speaking at Northern Voice in two separate sessions: Social Media Speed Dating: Dealing with […]

Blogging for Beginners Saturday, May 22nd

May 4, 2010

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Image via CrunchBase This will be our last class until after my June vacay (during which I will undoubtably suffer extreme internet withdrawl) and, as always, class size is limited to 8 participants because it is very intense. The course is presented from 1-5pm at the coworking gallery at BOB, 163 East Pender Street on […]

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 […]

WordCamp Victoria this Saturday

November 11, 2009

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I keep telling myself it’s “WordPress,” but I’m just lazy enough that I keep typing “WordPress” instead with a small P, much though I know it pierces Matt to the very heart and makes the Babby Jeebus cry. But now this post has been posted I see they’ve got an autocorrect so that you can’t […]

Blogging Workshop: Pimp My Blog Saturday, April 11th

April 4, 2009

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Pimp My Blog Practical tips and tools for increasing your readership and influence, and applies to any blogging platform. It includes a very basic intro to social media like Facebook, Twitter and Myspace for promotion. We’ll cover which widgets to use on the blog for maximum readership, how to link judiciously for both SEO and […]