A couple of weeks ago local realtor and heavy social media maven @ZoomJer and I were interviewed by CBC’s Rod Kurtz about our involvement with social media and our upcoming sessions at Guru Digital Arts College’s Social Media Saturday event. Yes, we had fun! Check out our interview here… [powerpress url=“http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1165339/CBCRadioInterview/2010–09–15-social-media.mp3”]
Twitter is in the midst of rolling out it’s new, all-encompassing interface, and I’ve been able to take a look at it in ‘preview’ mode. My verdict: quite nice, but it won’t replace desktop twitter apps for me, just yet. Tweetdeck and Seesmic Desktop both offer greater functionality than the new Twitter interface. Though I’ve […]
Earlier this week I had great fun! CBC Edmonton’s Peter Brown (who regularly hosts the afternoon drive-time program Radio Active) interviewed me for a series on Edmonton bloggers and podcasters called E‑Pinion. We chatted about this blog, what got me into blogging, lifestyle technology etc. And I mentioned my Mom a couple of times too. […]
If you follow my Twitter stream you know that I’m helping some friends out with a very cool Social Media project called Empire Avenue. We’ve gotten a little bit of press about it lately, most notably this article on Mashable. I’ve not talked about Empire Avenue a lot on my blog as I wasn’t really […]
As you may be aware, especially if you’ve been blasted by my twitter stream recently, I’m helping some friends out with the Empire Avenue beta. I’ve written before about Social Media and the Power of Influence, but today I’m going to talk about a few things I’ve learned over the last few weeks. A few […]
This week I started using Gowalla — a check-in application/game for mobile devices similar to Foursquare, which means nothing if you’ve not used FourSquare either…so let me explain. …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on the Future Shop Techblog. Check out the full post here.
If you’ve been following me or this blog for a while, you’ll know that I’m a huge social media fan — it just seems like the right medium that makes online communication easier. But one subtle aspect of social media is that it’s a very slick conduit for word of mouth marketing, promotion, and advertising […]