social media

Social Media Presentation in Vancouver

On October 18th, I was invited by the Cambie Village Business Association to speak about social media for businesspeople in their organization and community. Many in attendance were retailers, but there were several other types of businesses represented too. I often speak about social media, so that’s not the particularly interesting part. What was very […]

Social Media – Top 25

It’s been over 8 months since my last social media top 10 list, so I figured it was time for an update. Last time, my top 10 list was actually a top 18, so I figured I’d just bite the bullet, and make this one a top 25. If you are using social media for […]

My Crappy E-Book – DELIVERED!

Want to get 10,000 followers on Twitter!?! No, I’m not going to charge $0.99 (or 2 for $1.97), as promised, and the first 1,000 people to retweet it will not get a free copy. This advice is free – for everybody: The number of followers you have on Twitter means absolutely nothing. Remember the old […]

Social Media and San Francisco

I started thinking about San Francisco, as I was planning to go to WordCamp San Francisco this year (and I organize WordCamp Victoria). I have also been one of the organizers for Social Media Club Victoria, and SMC has it’s global home in San Francisco. We already know that San Francisco is the center of […]

What is Social Discovery?

What the heck is Social Discovery?  I’ve seen the term thrown around here and there, but only in passing. After a chance meeting with Dan Martell on a rainy afternoon in Las Vegas on January 17th, the light bulb suddenly appeared! I am convinced “Social Discovery” will become an integrated component for every serious marketing […]

Top 10 Social Media

I have written various articles on social media in the past, and a few people have asked what my favourites are. The following list is not “the best”, nor specifically “the best for application X”, rather my favourites – those I enjoy using or gain specific benefit for using. 10. Ning‘s (like Your Canada) Ning […]

AURP Conference 2009

I am delighted to be speaking at the AURP Conference in Vancouver tomorrow, on the topic of using Social Media in the promotion of technology parks. I was actually a bit surprised that social media wasn’t being embraced more by technology parks around the world, especially given their propensity for “technology.” More importantly, social media […]