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Fresh! Fraser Valley 2010

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The inaugural Fresh! Fraser Valley is taking place this coming Saturday, September 25th. Co-founded by Kristi Ferguson (Fraser Valley Pulse) and Danielle Knowles (Red Pencil Editing Services) the single-day event aims to bring together the Fraser Valley community with home-grown businesses and shops. “There is really two sides to Fresh!,” Ferguson told me by email. […]

IMC 2010 Keynote with Guy Kawasaki, Win Tickets

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The annual Internet Marketing Conference is happening in Vancouver next week featuring keynote speaker, Guy Kawasaki. I liveblogged several sessions at the IMC in 2008 and found that they were a great group of people who recognized the importance of social media in today’s marketing landscape. Photo credit: nrkbeta on Flickr The two-day conference at […]

The Vancouver Expedition to TEDxOilSpill

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Our pal and local web and photography icon Kris is currently down in the Gulf of Mexico snapping photos of the oil spill effects before heading to Washington, DC for TEDxOilSpill later this month. On Twitter June 14th: Looks like we’re headed to Biloxi Mississippi bright & early to photograph a 3-State Rally for Vietnamese […]

FreelanceCamp Vancouver

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FreelanceCamp is coming to Vancouver May 29th at the Network Hub on Richards and Hastings. I have been attending “camps” for the last five years as I’ve found a large part of being in the social media realm is actually getting out from behind the computer screen and meeting, networking, and just hanging out with […]

WordCamp Victoria 2010

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Today is the first of four speaking engagements I have over the next week. As some may know, Miss604.com is not my full-time job – although with all the fun adventures in which I get to participate, I wish it could be sometimes. I am the co-founder of a WordPress website development firm and I […]

How Should Journalists Use Social Media

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My first Day Two session at Northern Voice is How (Should) Journalists Use Social Media, with speakers Lisa Johnson of the CBC and Kirk LaPointe of the Vancouver Sun. Lisa talked about how she uses her own blog, Twitter and Facebook to reach out and find stories. First off, she explained that using social media […]