Tag: victoria

Campin’

I wrapped up the one-day WordCamp Victoria 2011 on Saturday, January 22nd. And, without pause, tickets went on sale for Social Media Camp 2011 – with a goal of putting on an absolute top-notch, world-class Social Media event right here in Victoria. If you were at the last Social Media Camp, the next one will …

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 …

Twestival Victoria

Don’t miss Twestival Victoria, a fantastic event organized by a great group of Twitter folks in Victoria. To participate, you don’t have to love Twitter (or Facebook, or social media). You need only love being a part of a global movement to help the less fortunate children in our world. I’ll be there, and I …

WordCamp Victoria 2009

After attending WordCamp in Surrey recently, I decided it was time to organize one in Victoria. And what a HUGE response there has been! We already have over 60 people signed up, have 7 sponsors, and 98 followers on Twitter at @yyjWordCamp. All this in a couple weeks … If you use WordPress, or want …

Social Media Club, Victoria, British Columbia

Not very long ago, as we were delving into the intricacies of the social media revolution unfolding before us, my long-time friend, and now colleague, Catherine Novak and I decided it was time to launch the Victoria chapter of Social Media Club. If somebody had told us then what this would lead to today, we …

Twestival Victoria – September 11, 2009

Are you still on the fence? What the heck is a Twestival? Is it going to be a bunch of computer geeks sitting around staring at their iPhones? No, actually – it’s going to be an exciting evening filled with entertainment, good people, and great food. I’m particularly keen to see Mike Vardy perform live …

The Prodigy Group

The Prodigy Group is a fantastic group of young entrepreneurs in Victoria, British Columbia with over 200 members. This video is from the last mingle, held on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at the Canoe Brewpub. Become a fan of The Prodigy Group on Facebook. In addition to monthly mingles, the Prodigy Group also has a …

Smart Business Things To Do On LinkedIn

Are you serious about business, and not on LinkedIn?  I don’t think that’s possible. Get on it! Once you get on, here’s what you need to do: Upload your photo. Nothing better than a face to confirm you are the right “John Smith”. Set up a complete profile. When setting up your profile, in the …

Social Media Club, Victoria

On March 31, 2009, Catherine Novak and I helped to organize an inaugural meeting for Social Media Club in Victoria.  We met at the University of Victoria, Faculty of Business. Thank you to Herman Thoene from EcoLog Homes for shooting and editing the following video: Interested in coming to the next meeting? Join the FaceBook …