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Vancouver 2010 Short Track Speedskating Ticket Giveaway


Friday, February 12th, 2010 — 4:00pm PDT
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After the success of my first two contests (one which is still ongoing) BC Hydro has asked me to make another contest announcement this afternoon. They have two tickets for the Women’s 500m qualifier short track speed skating happening tomorrow that they want to give away over Twitter. Contest: For this one BC Hydro Power […]

Twitter Hashtags for Vancouver 2010


Friday, February 5th, 2010 — 12:24pm PDT
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Many people have been wondering what the official Twitter hashtag for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games will be. To give a bit of background I’ll explain the purpose of a hashtag. Every word on Twitter that is published from a public account is searchable on Twitter (see: search.twitter.com or Twitter Search in Plain English). When […]

Social Media Directory for Ski Season


Thursday, October 29th, 2009 — 3:47pm PDT
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This morning I woke up to see a new Twitter update from @MtSeymourRoad: Ski and snowboard season is just around the corner and as Metro Vancouver prepares for another blustery winter, the local hills are getting ready to welcome the Olympic-sized crowds that will be flocking to the hills. Here’s how many of them are […]

First Official Canucks Tweetup of 2009-2010 Season


Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 — 12:55pm PDT
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The Vancouver Canucks to host an official Tweetup on Thursday, all are welcome to come out to watch the game and cheer on the team. During the NHL season the term “Canucks” usually becomes one of the top ten trending topics on Twitter while other teams across the league have yet to achieve this social […]

Vancouver Twestival Tickets are Now on Sale


Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 — 9:14am PDT
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For the second time this year, I am organizing a Twestival event in Vancouver. Twestival is a global fundraising event that is organized through Twitter, using the service to gather volunteers, get community input, invite participants, and publicize the event. Twestival will be like a meetup, where you can show up, have some food, win […]

Wineries on Twitter


Friday, August 7th, 2009 — 9:00am PDT
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With VinoCamp CheeseCamp happening tomorrow, I’m in a wine kind of mood. This morning I went searching for a list of wineries on Twitter and I found the motherload here. Despite the list being very long, a few local wineries were not represented so since the site is a wiki, I was able to log […]