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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 […]

Blogging for Writers Online Workshop starts May 18

April 29, 2011

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Yes, we’re starting a new round of workshops mid-May online via Skype. As long as you’ve got a broadband connection and a headset with a mic, you can sign up for this, my favorite workshop to teach. Blogging and Social Media for Writers is taught on Skype, starting 7pm-8:30pm Wednesday, May 18, lasts ten weeks, […]

SproutSocial Blog is Hiring!

April 4, 2011

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Saw this on Twitter, and it sounds like a nice little add-on if you’ve got a fair bit of tech savvy, some writing talent, and some spare time. New Position: Contributing Blog Writer The Sprout Social blog will soon be re-launched as a vital resource for Sprout Social customers who want to better understand the […]

Writing Effective Spam

February 24, 2011

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Normally, we’re all anti-spam around these parts, and recommend that you be as well. There’s little I hate in the world more than a TweetDeck full of auto-DMs, particularly from people who should know better. Social media “gurus” who autoDM should, in my opinion, have their Jesus Phones taken away and should only be allowed […]

Blogging for Writers Telecourse Starts May 18th

April 19, 2010

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Deadlines in the monitor may be closer than they appear My ten-week Blogging for Writers course begins online 7-8:30pm Wednesday, April 21st 6:30pm-8 Tuesday, May 18th, then on Wednesdays from May 19th onward for ten weeks. You don’t need any blogging experience; we’ll build the blog right in the first class. You do need a […]

Announcing the Real Vancouver Writers’ Series Lineup for Tonight

February 10, 2010

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Yes, this is cross-posted from the Shebeen Club, but you need to read it both places so my blogs don’t feel all neglected-like. The Shebeen Club is a media sponsor of the Real Vancouver Writers’ Series, so we’re spreading the word as widely as we can. And yes, that’s the Royal We. Tonight W2 comes […]

Reading is Sexy Calendar Launch this Thursday

November 30, 2009

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Stolen (or rather, re-purposed) from the Shebeen Club blog. Come out and see the most photogenic of Vangroover’s literati in this year’s hottest centerfolds! Yes, writers posed Calendar Girls-style, to raise money to fight dyslexia. Calendars will be available for sale at $20 (hellooooo, great gift item!) and this’ll be your chance to get them […]