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Animal Twitter Parody Accounts in Vancouver


Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 — 11:03am PST
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Twitter is a great source of information but it’s also the home of many quirky and entertaining accounts. You can find out how tough Chuck Norris tweets, engage with Angelina Jolie’s right leg or the Queen of England, and Star Wars fans can see what Lando Calrissian is thinking in 2013. In Vancouver, parody accounts […]

YVR Airport’s Social Media Management


Thursday, January 10th, 2013 — 11:33am PST
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What happens when you combine a record snowfall at the airport and holiday travel? A little bit a chaos. Add snowfall up and down the West Coast and a blizzard moving across the Midwest and you’ve got delays splashed across every notification board. John and I were heading to Iowa on December 19th, the day […]

How to Participate in a Twitter Chat or Town Hall


Thursday, November 8th, 2012 — 11:05am PST
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Twitter chats and town hall meetings are becoming more popular with the inclusion of celebrities and local politicians who open themselves up to answer questions about specific topics online. If you’re a basic Twitter user, you may now know how to participate in these discussions so I thought that I would outline a few key […]

HootSuite is Hiring


Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 — 10:55am PST
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Vancouver’s HootSuite, one the world’s most popular social media dashboards, is hiring sales people, developers, and support specialists and they hope to find them at an open house next week. A shining beacon among our city’s tech and social startup scene, Vancouver’s HootSuite has come a long way over the last 4 years. Growing from […]

HootSuite Acquisition(s)


Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 — 9:50am PST
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There was a HootSuite deal today but it’s not the one you may have heard rumours about. The makers of the web’s most popular communications dashboard acquired another Vancouver-based company called Geotoko that specializes in geo-analytic software. HootSuite is a browser-based Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Ping, WordPress, MySpace, and FourSquare manager with millions of users on […]

Vancouver Twestival 2011: Save the Date


Monday, February 7th, 2011 — 10:47am PST
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Vancouver Twestival 2011 will take place March 24th and my organizational team is already on their toes, arranging sponsors, prizes, and securing a venue. For those unfamiliar with Twestival, Vancouver’s largest Twitter-based fundraiser, here’s a bit of background. Tweet. Meet. Give. Twestival is a Twitter Festival, the brainchild of a small group of people who […]

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