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Whine Journalism and how to bring the splashback

August 1, 2017


Originally posted on drinkscoaster:
You Are What You Drink “I assumed they were already in the public domain on other wine review sites and liquor store sites.” So says Canada’s #1 wine writer, Natalie MacLean, in a statement as disturbing as it is wrong-headed. It seems that, despite seeking legal advice (where, in a bar…

Keynote Speech at WordCamp Ottawa: WordPress for Revolutionaries!

July 4, 2017


WordPress for Revolutionaries! An ambitious title, an ambitious talk, for my inaugural keynote speech! I’ve given a variation of this talk at BIL Vancouver previously, but since they only allowed ten minutes for your talk, this one is going to be a bit more expansive, including talking about various types of revolution: its not just […]

Tweet o’ the Day: The Times We Live In

June 22, 2017


And so, here we are… When it comes out, the SEO advice on how best to cover the release of the pee tape is going to be really fun. — Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) June 22, 2017  

Conference Liveblogging: Let Your Event Live Forever

June 9, 2017


Liveblogging your event: an effective, affordable way to help your event stand out from the crowd, for all time.

Presenting: Your Humble Editor, at Social Media Camp May 5-7 in Victoria

April 5, 2016


Originally posted on The Cryptosphere:
Kittens explain social media, they explain everything. Yes kittens, I’m headed back to the #YYJ for another Social Media Camp, Canada’s largest social media conference, in gorgeous downtown Victoria. I know that’s a cliche, but it’s literally true and I don’t know anyone who isn’t thrilled at an excuse to…

New Workshop: Blogging Basics for Writers, with the Vancouver School of Writing

September 23, 2015


Yep, it’s happening! After a two-year layoff from teaching, I’m doing a new workshop, Blogging Basics for Writers, for the Vancouver School of WritingĀ on October 1. This one-evening course (which can be taken in person or virtually) will teach writers what they need to know in order to create their own blog, fill it, and […]

Bloggable: raincoaster media returns to the blog post business!

August 30, 2015


Oh yez, oh yez, oh yez, announcing the return of raincoaster media (ie me) to the business of writing blog posts and running social media for clients. It’s been almost a year I’ve been away, concentrating on The Cryptosphere, the greatest little hacktivism and cyberwar news site in Canada, in fact, possibly the only one. […]