Category Archives: Social Media

Nifty Networking in 2013? Or MeetUp Mayhem?

Well Happy Happy New Year to you all. I don’t know about you, but lately I’ve been getting a lot of notices that my MeetUp groups are closing. I think folks are well intentioned, but when the group loses momentum … Continue reading

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Olympic Sized Social Media Meddling

Big story today about Olympic athletes being limited in what they can electronically broadcast during the course of these 2012 Summer Olympics.  Morals clause or trademark issues? You decide. Let’s look at the guidelines.  Here’s the link.  http://tinyurl.com/3ufl9sn Like any … Continue reading

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USABILITY FOR CANADIAN GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

Tuesday I attended CodeFest in Ottawa.  Put on by the Treasury Board of Canada, it was an inspiration.  Yep, you heard me correctly I used a government department name and the word inspiration in the same sentence.  It was attended … Continue reading

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The Truth of Your Advertising

I believe that truth, or authenticity if you will, leads to success.  People can tell if you are holding back or trying to be something you think the market wants; rather than who you are.  Whether you lead a team … Continue reading

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Where was I on 9/11

We are coming up on a global anniversary. On that day I was at work.  I was working for a defense lobbyist about 1 block from Parliament Hill here in Ottawa Canada.  It was early so we were just booting … Continue reading

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Socializing Gratitude

It’s September 1st and I couldn’t be more thrilled.  I am a fall baby and do not always enjoy the hot humid days of summer.  I can’t wait for the leaves to turn, my favourite leather boots, the first crisp … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Fatigue: Can we be “Just Friends?

In the olden days, (pre-911) when writing for a defence lobby firm, I fell in love with the Blackberry.  Oh my gosh, it was amazing.  The fact that it had email, a cell phone, texting (BBM) was a miracle of … Continue reading

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