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A Vancouverite's Guide to Twitter

Comments 33 by Rebecca Bollwitt

By now, you may have heard about the microblogging site, Twitter, from your friends, the radio, CNN or Barack Obama. It’s a great way to stay in touch, share updates and news, and communicate with others. I’ve been noticing more and more businesses on Twitter (which is a good thing) so I’d like to list […]

Motrin Mom Video Mishap

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few days ago the makers of pain-reliever Motrin (Johnson & Johnson) launched a commercial campaign that annoyed and outraged mothers around the world. “That couldn’t have been written by a mother,” noted my sister, Jennifer. “The speak about how carrying your baby around is in fashion, but it’s certainly not a passing fad nor […]

CBC Continues Twitter Election Coverage and Twitter Basics

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the Federal Election, the CBC had a few Twitter streams going and even shared some Tweets from some of this followers on air (through OrmistonOnline). They are now continuing their Twitter coverage throughout the Civic Elections in the Greater Vancouver area. In case I just lost you with “Tweets” and “Twitter” references he’s a […]

Vancouver Board of Trade: Tough Talk for Tender Causes Live Blog

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am currently in a ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel on West Hastings street to hear a talk from the Vancouver Board of Trade about “communicating via social media” in the non-profit sector in a series called Tough Talk for Tender Causes. If it seems slightly foreign for an entity such as the Board of […]

TweetDeck is Your All-in-One Twitter Manager

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few months ago I wrote a post about some useful Twitter apps. I still use Twitteriffic however when traveling to Blog World a few weeks ago Tris introduced me to TweetDeck. Ideal for following conversations and topics (perfect for a big conference like Blog World Expo) it’s a great all-in-one device. It’s a dock […]