Monthly Archives: October 2008

Social media how-to

Yesterday, thanks to a post by Parker Mason, I came across Dave Fleet’s Practical 101s series that explains various social media tools in language that’s easy to understand. And he provides clear instructions and useful examples, too. So far, he’s … Continue reading

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Panic, not depression

And I mean that in the most positive sense of the word. In today’s Globe and Mail, there’s an excellent opinion piece by Richard Ivey School of Business professor George Athanassakos, who uses a historical context to explain why we … Continue reading

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We’re number four (and that’s reason to be proud)

According to an article in the Toronto Star, our fair metropolis placed fourth in a global ranking of cities that offer people the best cultural experience, after London, Paris and New York. Pretty good company, I’d say. And in the … Continue reading

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Meet the new boss…

Watching the Canadian election results last night was mildly frustrating (and a bit dull). And ending up with essentially the same House we had before the vote was called is a strong message from ‘the people’ to politicians of all … Continue reading

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Social media redefines PR borders

It doesn’t usually happen with MSM. I’m talking about Canadian PR outreach to Canadian editors being picked up in publications beyond our borders. But with social media and blogger outreach, traditional country mandates are starting to be blurred? What’s a … Continue reading

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Vintage Google

In honour of its 10th anniversary, Google has treated us to a youthful version of itself; the web circa 2001. It’s quite charming really and the searches yield no Wikipedia results – unless, of course, you type in ‘Wikipedia’. I … Continue reading

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