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Canadian New Media Awards 2009

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The Canadian New Media Awards (CNMAs) are happening December 1st in Toronto and they have just opened up the nomination platform. Categories for nominations include: Best Cross-Platform Project Best Online Video Portal Best Kids Interactive Best In Canadian Culture, Interactive Best In Mobile Marketing Best Mobile Application Best Location Based Service Most Innovative Online Game […]

Foursquare Comes to Vancouver

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In just a few minutes I’ll be heading over to V in Yaletown (at Earls) for the launch of Foursquare in Vancouver. I’ll be liveblogging from 5:00pm until 8:00pm so you’ll be sure to get the entire scoop about this latest craze. For an overview of Foursquare, check them out here. Update: To use Foursquare […]

BC Healthy Living Alliance Health Hunt

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This month the BC Healthy Living Alliance is hosting an online scavenger hunt to promote healthy living. On August 24th at 9:00am sharp, you will be able to download a Play Pack from the BCHLA website. It will contain contest rules along with a list of missions to be completed for a multimedia scavenger hunt. […]

Contest Management from Strutta

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Online contests are a great way to boost community engagement on your website, blog, or general online presence. I’m noticing photo and video contests are on the rise lately however they’re pretty much all over the place. The current options are email a photo (but what about file size limit), or submit a Facebook photo […]

eight years of the busblog

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When people ask me how I started blogging, I first mention my lifelong obsession with technology, and then I list my influences. At the top of the list is Tony Pierce who is currently celebrating the eight anniversary of his busblog. Tony shares on his blog, he gives advice, talks about the Cubs, literally wrote […]