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Social Media Life Lessons: Ghost of a Chance at Authenticity

September 22, 2011

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You know, if you know anything about raincoaster media, that we’re all about the authenticity. In fact, that’s the Royal We I used right there, just for accuracy’s sake. We do social media strategy and social media training, but when it comes to putting out the tweets, making the posts, sharing the thoughts, and dealing […]

Speaking at Social Media Week

September 15, 2011

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It’s true, Vancouver hasn’t seen much of me lately, but that’s about to change. This Sunday I’ll be hauling myself out to the airport for 4 FREAKING 30 in the GODDAM MORNING to catch a plane which will, by way of Ye Olde Milke Runne, get me to Vancouver for 8 FREAKING 50 in the […]

Social Media Workshops in Yellowknife September 14-15

September 9, 2011

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Hello, Yellowknife! Finally, after far too long being distracted by shiny objects, I’ve settled down and organized a couple of half-day workshops. Both workshops will be presented at the Aurora Conference Centre, 4909 51st Avenue in Yellowknife. The first of them is Social Media for Campaigns, which really should have been done two weeks ago, […]

New Social Media Workshops: Blogging for Beginners, Twitter 101 and Twitter 202

June 4, 2011

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Here are the newest social media workshops from raincoaster media. All of these workshops are taught online via Skype, so all you need is your own computer, a stable internet connection, a headset with a mic, and a Skype account. This will be the last round of workshops before I toss the laptop into a […]

Social Media Success Story: From the Streets to the Stacks

May 28, 2011

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It may have escaped your notice, but probably not (especially if you’re in the field of social media, yourself) that the field of social media services has an oversupply of snake oil marketers and plain old incompetents, as well as just a plain old oversupply. In Vancouver over the past nine years I’ve been teaching […]

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 […]

The Crapture!

May 16, 2011

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It’s all true, you know.

Social Media Drama Lesson #348,948

May 9, 2011

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And this rule is simply this: if you have a business account in which you represent more than just yourself (“JonSmithInc”) Do NOT tweet your personal opinions on Those Topics;¬†you know Those Topics that your family always gets into fights over at big, messy holidays: abortion, politics, gays, whether Hillary Clinton needs her colours done, […]

Social Media Workshop Schedule for May-June

May 5, 2011

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We’ve got a slate of workshops set up starting mid-May: Blogging and Social Media for Writers (this is my favorite one to teach), Blogging for Beginners (the best starting point), Pimp My Blog (which is for people who already have a blog and now want to take it to the next level), Twitter in 120 […]

My new brand niche

March 23, 2011

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“Snarketing.” WHY DIDN’T I THINK OF THAT?????

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. […]