Archive for the category "blogs"

Monday Afternoon Link Fest

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Being away from home, the office, and Canada for the last week or so I’ve needed to get my local information from somewhere. Lately my Link Fest posts have been purely event listings however I’ll return to the original format by listing off a roundup of Vancouver blog posts that I’ve enjoyed reading recently. Photo […]

Vancouver Mashable Meetup for Social Media Day

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today is Social Media Day around the world as initiated by the top social media resource (and most influential Twitter account on the planet) Mashable. While Vancouver hasn’t officially declared today “Social Media Day in Vancouver” like they did in Victoria, the social media community is hosting a meetup to get together and celebrate. It’s […]

Blogger Profile: Fraser Valley Pulse

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been a rather long time since I have done a Blogger Profile and when I was invited to the first anniversary of Fraser Valley Pulse, I thought what better time to re-start up the series. Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr Kristi Ferguson started up Fraser Valley Pulse in March 2009 and took on […]

Northern Voice 2010: Day Blog

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have just checked into the Northern Voice conference at the Life Sciences Centre at UBC. Each year this blogging conference (probably the largest of its kind in Canada) features workshops and sessions about personal blogging and social media topics. Photo credit: Tinfoiling on Flickr I have been attending for the last four years and […]

Custom Vancouver Then and Now

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been running my Vancouver Then and Now series since last August and while it’s been fun to scour the archives for some interesting old photos, finding the “now” versions is sometimes difficult. I’ve relied on Creative Commons licensed photos on Flickr as well as Google Maps but the best depiction would come from going […]

Disclosure Statements for Bloggers

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Unless properly disclosed, motivation for reviews on blogs has sometimes been a mystery to the unfamiliar reader. Was the author paid? Did they simply feel moved to write based on their enjoyment a restaurant or product? Thanks to the CMP.ly service, bloggers and Tweeters now have an instant and easy-to-share way to add a disclosure […]