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I’ve started a new blog

Blogging / Life

I’ve started a new blog. About beauty. It’s called Lipstick is my Co-Pilot. I have my friend Laura Friesen to thank for inspiration. It wasn’t meant to be super serious but I’ve already published seven posts and have another nine in drafts. Apparently I have lots of opinions on this stuff. Who knew? I’ve been blogging less and less here. My passion for online marketing and website design remains but I don’t feel as compelled to write about it […]

Official news release about Saturday’s MBlog conference in Winnipeg


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 […]

Read this book: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir)


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 […]

I’m moderating Manitoba’s blogging conference this month


Manitoba’s blogging conference – MBlog – is back for a second year at the end of this month and I’ll be moderating/emceeing the day. The conference begins with a networking reception on the evening of Friday, January 31 at The Fort Garry Hotel (Winnipeg, Canada). I went to the reception last year and it was a super friendly, informal do. We spoke to other bloggers and the expert folks in town for the conference (last […]

“I’m thinking of starting a blog. What advice can you give me?”


Cartoon by Hugh MacLeod used under a Creative Commons license “I’m thinking of starting a blog. What advice can you give me?” I keep being asked this question. And I keep copying and pasting a variation on the same message, so I figured, ‘Why not turn it into a blog post?’ If you’re thinking of starting a blog and want some help, there is so much I could say. If you want to go more in-depth, read my […]