Monthly Archives: June 2008

A Winnipeg intersection

Portage and Main? River and Osborne? Vaughan and Graham? In the past few days I’ve had a couple of close encounters of the Winnipeg kind with the city of my birth. It started Thursday evening at the Bachman Cummings concert. … Continue reading

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Something to gloss over

One thing I really like about the blogosphere is how much constant learning I need to do, just to keep up. The ever-evolving nature of social media is one of its best and most daunting characteristics. I can’t begin to … Continue reading

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You’ll know blogs have gone mainstream…

…when you do a Microsoft spell-check and you aren’t offered the following alternatives:– bog for blog– logger for blogger

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Of Youtube and corporate blogs

In a couple of recent entries, Joel Postman offers communicators a strategic perspective on two social media fronts: 1. He analyses the types of posts you most often find on business/marketing blogs and then breaks them into useful categories. I … Continue reading

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When a good word loses its shine

We’ve all seen this many times. A perfectly good word gets noticed by a group of people, who grab it and seemingly hold on for dear life. The poor word. It has so many hangers-on that its coattails start to … Continue reading

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All maxed out

No, this is not a post about being overburdened at work. (Although it may be.) It’s just that lately, a bunch of people have been referring to me in emails as Max. Now to be clear, my name is Martin … Continue reading

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