Month: December 2009

What do you want to read about in the coming year?

Diary of a Web Gal

As mentioned yesterday, I’ve signed up for Project52 – a year-long challenge to post at least one new article to my blog every week until January 2011. I’d like to know what you’d like to see me write about over the next 12 months. Is there a burning issue you want to know more about? Does some part of the social web or this thing we call ‘social media’ confuse you? Are you interested in […]

Gulp. Have signed up for Project52


First up – you want to know what the heck Project52 is, right? From the Project52 site: Project52 is a personal challenge geared toward getting fresh content on your website. The goal is to write at least 1 new article per week for 1 year. The project runs from January 1, 2010 to January 1, 2011. I was checking out some new folks to follow on Twitter and came across a chick I’d never heard […]

Thank YOU and looking ahead to 2010

Diary of a Web Gal

I moved this blog from Blogger to WordPress in early 2009 so this has really been my first full year building what I consider to be a professional online space – love Blogger but WordPress has given me so much more to play with. I would like to thank YOU – yes, YOU reading this post – for your continued interest in the words I type. I have a healthy number of readers and am […]

More digital goodness in Winnipeg


Adapted from an item in On Screen Manitoba‘ s newsletter: With the overwhelming success of On Screen Manitoba’s inaugural All Access: The TV Edition in spring 2009, it was evident that Manitoba’s screen-based media industry wanted more. On Screen Manitoba will deliver two conferences in 2010 – All Access: The Digital Incubator (January 28) and All Access: TV 2010 (April). I’m particularly excited to attend The Digital Incubator which takes place on Thursday, January 28, […]

Attend social media seminars in Winnipeg, 2010


Adapted from a National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) press release Bring your lunch and join the National Screen Institute’s social media maven Liz Hover (woo-hoo, that’s me!) as she breaks down the hurdles to understanding Twitter, Facebook and sets you up with your social media tool kit. Wed. Jan. 13 – What is Twitter and how can it help my business? Wed. Jan. 20 – How to get your message out through Facebook Wed. […]

Talking about social media


Back in October I gave a presentation about social media to Canadian Women in Communications. As a result I was invited to talk about social media to the staff of On Screen Manitoba. A colleague of mine attended my Canadian Women in Communications presentation and came up with an idea: to present a series of workshops delivered by me and hosted by my employer, National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI). Beginning January 2010, the National […]