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Buying gifts is a lot like creating content

Today, as I was making my holiday list, it occurred to me that giving gifts is a lot like creating good content. Sure you can dash it off or recycle an old idea. But if you want to really engage people … Continue reading

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The ups and downs of Everest and PR: two holiday gift ideas

If you’re a last-minute shopper like me – hey, there’s plenty of time – at least four days left – you’re probably starting to think about your gift list. So in the spirit of the season, here are two suggestions. … Continue reading

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Social network rush hour

For me, it happens everytime I tune in and it reminds me of stop and go driving. I start by watching the stream fly by and then all of a sudden brake fast to find I'm at a standstill (and … Continue reading

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The Minority Report is here

Today's my birthday – I share it with Lincoln and Darwin. But I'm not writing for greetings (though they're always welcome :)).  I'm posting because of the surprise good wishes I received from someone I don't know, but do see … Continue reading

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The great candy cane conspiracy of 2011

The holidays are almost upon us and I don’t want to spoil them for you.  But there’s something I must share. Now I’m not into conspiracy theories (well, maybe a little), but has anyone noticed the shortage of candy canes? … Continue reading

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I’ve always preferred the 4th of July…

I know this isn’t the most popular thing for a Canadian to say – and I am a proud Canuck… really – but I’ve always preferred the 4th of July to Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day, for anyone that remembers). … Continue reading

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Then meets now: social media incarnations

I just returned from Counselors Academy’s annual conference for PR agency leaders (I’ll be writing a post about it soon). One of the many highlights was a keynote by Jay Baer, based on his new book, The Now Revolution.  He … Continue reading

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The blog before Christmas (reprise)

A few years ago, I wrote an online ditty based on Clement Moore’s classic Christmas poem and I thought I’d update it a bit and share it with you again (with apologies to Mr. Moore).  

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Last minute shoppers, there’s still hope

Guest post by Lindsay Peterson It’s the end of the year and yes – as Gini Dietrich said, I am a last-minute shopper (and proud of it).  But not everyone is. Some people, like my colleague, Lindsay Peterson, actually think … Continue reading

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A new fall wardrobe

That’s what my blog redesign feels like. You know, those times when you walk into a store, see what you want, instinctively know it will fit like a glove without having to try it on, buy it and leave within … Continue reading

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