Archive of posts tagged "social media for change"

The True Power of Social Media: eComm's Challenge

Sunday, January 4th, 2009 — 9:20am PDT
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The other day I was contacted by Lee, who is behind the eComm Conference in San Francisco., because he’s decided to start an initiative that will hopefully have a ripple effect, creating some truly positive change. Let’s have a public test of the effectiveness of social media. Let’s do it with the aim of measuring […]

CanadaHelps Contest Winners Announced

Friday, January 2nd, 2009 — 12:25pm PDT
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Earlier this week I launched my last contest of 2008/my first contest of 2009 where I encouraged all to share the name and cause of a charity they truly believe in. In exchange I am drawing two winners e-gift cards so they can each put $25 towards those charities through the CanadaHelps service. I usually […]

CanadaHelps Gift Card Giveaway

Monday, December 29th, 2008 — 10:01pm PDT
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Help me, help you, help others! I’m giving away not one, but two e-gift cards ($25 a piece) and what’s so very special about these particular e-gift cards is that with your $25 you will be able to help one of over 83,000 registered Canadian charities through CanadaHelps. For donors, simplifies the donating process, […]

Stories of Giving

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 — 12:25pm PDT
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I received a Christmas card in the mail from OptimumPR along with a little booklet that contained a special gift. I’ve made a video to explain: Head to Stories of Giving to share a personal message about what you could do/have done to show that a little gesture can go a long way. They’ve even […]

Phones for Fearless 2008

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 — 11:12am PDT
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I had heard of Fearless City for over a year (from good folks like Lorraine and those at Raincity) but it wasn’t until I saw Irwin speak at Interesting Vancouver that I finally ‘got’ what they were doing. The purpose of the larger Fearless Media Project is to facilitate community participation in the creation of […]

Vancouver Tweetup Heatup

Sunday, December 21st, 2008 — 4:09pm PDT
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Update: There is now an official