Monthly Archives: January 2008

Draggin’ the line

Another Tim Horton’s opened recently (so what else is new?). This means I now have three locations in close proximity to my office. Today, I got off the subway a stop earlier than usual to try out the new one.* … Continue reading

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I think I’ve got it…

If you’ve been reading my most recent posts – here (1) and here (2) (note: that’s the order you should read them, despite the chronology) – you’ll notice that I’ve been playing around with the pub date and time function … Continue reading

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Will this be published tomorrow?

I’m altered the time setting under post options, in the hopes that I can have more control over pub date and time. Thanks to Parker for the suggestion.

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It didn’t work

As you can see, I tried to adjust the pub date of the post just before this one. But it didn’t work as planned. It just posted immediately and with the wrong date and time rather than waiting till the … Continue reading

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Postman goes social(ized)

Joel Postman, one of my favourite PR/communications bloggers (and one of the best blog-namers around), has just launched a new venture. Socialized helps businesses ‘adopt social media within the framework of their business and communications strategy’. It sounds like an … Continue reading

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Blogging on the rails

Literally. I’m on a Via Rail train bound for Montreal and I wanted to see how easy it is to do an in-transit post. (Very easy.) For most of the ride, the connection has been smooth, if a bit slow. … Continue reading

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Truly understanding your market

I didn’t realize Winnipeg had earned the dubious distinction of being the ‘car-theft capital of Canada’. (I did know that during especially cold spells, people left their cars running and other people ‘borrowed’ them to avoid freezing.) But I guess … Continue reading

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A new online Palette (PR)

We relaunched the Palette PR website today. It’s a whole new look that reflects the type of agency we’ve become; our approach and offerings. It’s also the debut of our in-house designer, Andrew Glenn, who will enliven Palette’s graphic and … Continue reading

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A mall of information

I was watching Adaptation again last night (what a film!) and wanted to know the name of an actor who played a certain role. So I went to imdb, typed in the title and found out without ever having to … Continue reading

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My take on blogger relations

So much has been written and/or talked about PR folks reaching out to bloggers with stories and news. There’s been a lot of ‘tiptoe round the tulips’ advice (e.g. tread very lightly) and comments about how different it is from … Continue reading

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