Archive for May, 2009

Be Part of the Plan, TransLink's Liveability Forum


Sunday, May 31st, 2009 — 6:48pm PST
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Be part of the plan with TransLink on June 1st as they coordinate what will be the first of a series of public consultations throughout the month. Monday’s “Greater Vancouver’s Livability Forum” takes place at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel from 8:00am until 3:30pm and you can register online. Developing a 30-year plan called Transport 2040, […]

Great Pedalheads Treasure Hunt at Jericho Beach


Saturday, May 30th, 2009 — 7:26pm PST
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Even though I’m down in San Francisco the emails about events around Vancouver have still been pouring in so here’s a quick heads up for a fun activity happening tomorrow. Photo credit: Adrie Mooi on Flickr / AdrieMooi.nl Bring the family to Jericho Beach on Sunday May 31st for the Great PedalheadsTM Treasure Hunt. It’s […]

WordCamp San Francisco: Scott Porad on User-Generated Content


Saturday, May 30th, 2009 — 4:29pm PST
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One of the afternoon presenters at WordCamp San Francisco is Scott Porad of Pet Holdings, otherwise known as the LOLcat franchise whose sites get millions of visitors each day. The focus of his talk is the network of sites that they run which all have the following in common: They’re all humor/entertainment-centric, they’re all hosted […]

WordCamp San Francisco: Matt Cutts of Google


Saturday, May 30th, 2009 — 10:34am PST
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My first session of the day is with Matt Cutts from Google whose presentation will be “Straight from Google: What You Need to Know”. Matt says that the number one request he receives or hears is “I want to do better in Google”. He says that WordPress already takes care of 80-90% of your SEO […]

WordCamp San Francisco Day Blog


Saturday, May 30th, 2009 — 9:31am PST
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We’re at the Mission Bay Conference Centre in San Francisco for WordCamp which is a conference and all-out love-fest for WordPress (the platform on which this site runs and on which I’ve based my entire business. I’ve decided I won’t possibly be able to cover everything I’d like to in a timely fashion today so […]

San Francisco Photowalk


Friday, May 29th, 2009 — 5:09pm PST
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This afternoon John and I met up with John Biehler (who is also in town for tomorrow’s WordCamp) and we took a stroll. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr We went from the waterfront up through Chinatown and back down through Union Square. It was really fun to explore a city with such a unique […]

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