Archive for the category "marketing"

What's the Deal with Advertising These Days

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: 604Photos on Flickr Real estate blogger Matthew Collinge first brought this ad (left) to my attention. He asked on his blog, “what is this picture selling?” As Matthew points out in his post, the photo is an ad for a development in Surrey. I’ve noticed this a lot around town lately. The seemingly […]

Convergence 2008 Day Blog

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m going to call this a day blog as I won’t be live blogging per se, moreso collecting thoughts, sharing links, and posting information throughout the day. Right now on the Convergence 2008 main stage Grant McCracken is talking about Digital Cultures: McCracken looks at the places where culture and commerce, anthropology and economics meet […]

Third Tuesday with Darren Barefoot Live Blog

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to Third Tuesday at Century Restaurant in Vancouver! The wifi is spotty at best so the majority of this post may not be live. Tonight’s speaker is Darren Barefoot who will be talking about “Getting the Attention of the Web’s Influencers”. Update: Darren introduces his company, Capulet Communications and one of its facets which […]

Convergence 2008 Digital Marketing and Communications Forum

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just as soon as my social media dance card cleared up, I’ve been busy booking new events, getting involved in more media sponsorships and being sought out for speaking opportunities. My next speaking engagement will be on a panel at the end of the month during the Convergence conference. Cossette West invites you to attend […]

SMEI Social Media for Marketing

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was up at 5:30 today to prepare for a seminar I was to attend for my “day job”. The theme was “Social Media for Marketing” and was put on by SMEI (Sales and Marketing Executives International). There were many non-members in the room, including myself, and already being well versed in the social media […]