I’m not sure if you know this but I pretty much owe my career to my dog, Sadie Shih Tzu. Back in 2008 when I first joined Facebook and Twitter, I got the idea that my dog could be an online persona which allowed me to experiment with new platforms without embarrassing myself too much. I hated seeing things I’d written. But becoming my dog somehow made it easier. I already had a real passion for […]
Do you ever read those long terms of service agreements when you sign up for an account? Tumblr has a cool way of helping get their message across in this two minute video. I love a bit of good ‘ole fashioned straight talking.
You might be familiar with the Socialnomics videos produced by Erik Qualman. If not, check out the video clips from 2013 and 2010. A new Socialnomics video has been released which includes more fascinating social media stats. Did you know that more people own a mobile device than own a toothbrush?
I’m British in case you hadn’t noticed. But I live in Canada. This combination means I’m ALWAYS asked about my accent. Canadians are fascinated by my voice. I was born and bred in London, England. Bromley is my home town (and why I was always so excited about the Bromley Contingent). My accent isn’t by any means cockney (something most people think of when they think of someone from London). I’m from the suburbs. When […]
I already wrote my own little blurb about the Manitoba blogging conference this weekend, MBlog, but here’s the official news release with full details about this Saturday’s event. • • • Finding Your Voice: MBlog 2014 Hundreds of blogging conferences take place around the world every year. Now there is an opportunity for Manitoba bloggers to connect, learn and be inspired right here at home to write the best posts of their lives. Content marketing and ongoing social […]
In preparation for the upcoming Manitoba blogging conference – MBlog, which I’ll be emceeing – I recently read Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir) by the brilliant Jenny Lawson, AKA The Bloggess. I’ll be chatting with Jenny in one of the conference sessions. She’s this year’s keynote speaker but we’re doing a ‘conversation with’ style session. If you haven’t read her book, READ IT NOW. It’s one of the most hilarious books I’ve ever read. It made me cry-laugh […]