Archive for the category "social media scene"

Where Will Winebard Wed

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Social media experiments are popping up all over the place, from sales initiatives, to fundraisers and even selling houses through Twitter. Karen, a local wine blogger known to those on Twitter as Winebard, is conducting her own experiment for one of the most important days of her life. “I am inviting vineyards in Napa and […]

Ideas on Tap at the Commodore June 2009

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ideas on Tap is happening tonight at the Commodore Ballroom from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. Correct me if I’m wrong but with 800 tickets scooped up already this may very-well be the largest social media-type gathering this town has seen (I’m thinking Northern Voice say numbers up to 400 so this could be the case).

I Wantsa Boat Cruise

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night Wantsa held an event for social media types in order to introduce their brand and offer up some teaser information about their powerful online recommendation engine that’s soon to launch. The evening was organized by one of their latest team members, Colleen Coplick, who is no stranger to the Vancouver new media scene. […]

140conf in New York Next Week

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was listed as one of the 140 characters for 140conf, a Twitter conference happening next week in New York city. However, due to some tight deadlines that have me running in circles, I had to back out. It pains me to miss this conference as it’s organized by Jeff Pulver and will see a […]

Mental Health Camp Vancouver 2009

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a Northern Voice session a few individuals decided to take one conversation to the next level and create Mental Health Camp. The goal is to address and discuss such questions as: How can blogging help decrease the stigma of mental health? How does someone with a mental illness navigate the waters of anonymity in […]