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Whine Journalism and how to bring the splashback

August 1, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Writing¬†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

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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. […]