• Yesterday I launched a new blog, Toronto Dev, focused on tech and social media community and news in Toronto. This message is crossed post on that blog. —————————————- I’m very excited, especially since I’ve owned the domain now for three years, to announce that Torontodev.ca is launching today. It seems like Toronto’s tech scene is […]

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  • The best motivational videos are the ones where the speakers say “Fuck”. Ok, maybe not the best, but the memorable ones sure do. These are the heroes (I’ve been watching too much Colbert). The people who give these sorts of talks, Gary Vaynerchuk, David Heinemeier Hansson, are people who are extremely passionate and into what […]

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  • The secret to Twitter monetization is exactly what has been happening for the past 2 years. Word of Mouth Word of Month is where the monetization is to be achieved. Twitter has changed word of mouth. Your website or product can now find an audience of 15,000 easily thanks to one person half a continent […]

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  • Get Excited About Blogging. That’s what happens when you attend an event like WordCamp Toronto. When I used to do Capoeira, yearly events would be held in Toronto or Montreal that I would go to.  At these events people excited about capoeira would come together, some of them beginners and some who had been practising […]

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  • Zenbe, developed in New York, is an email service in open beta that does an impressive job of taking all the tools people usually get from different web services on the net, and integrating them all together in one nicely put together suite, and at the same time, Zenbe adds some unique and useful features […]

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  • Getting Into The Mixx

    The full day interactive advertising conference, Mixx Canada, took place yesterday in Toronto. It was a full day of networking, talks, panels, and overall digital marketing and interactive advertising goodness. Even for someone not from a publisher or an advertising agency, there was still a surprising amount of captivating content that I could relate to […]

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  • In PostRank We Trust

    Last night I attended the Third Tuesday Toronto meetup featuring some of the team from AideRSS. The message they left everybody with “Everything so far has only been a demo”. A lot of the questions that were asked came from the perspective of how AideRSS could help PR and advertising people, and a few of […]

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  • I’ve done a bit of reading over the past summer while away from school, and I’ve managed to read quite a few of the business books that I own (I find I have a problem of constantly walking out of book stores with 4 to 11 books in my bag). One of the things I […]

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  • For the past four years I’ve seen professors with the desire to connect with students, take the same actions and make the same choices when they find themselves competing against technology for the attention of students in the class room, and I’m calling it out as being the wrong choice to make for the long […]

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  • Taking advantage of the power of the web today is something that new companies are doing everyday. But for the past two years the major way I, and many other people have taken advantage of that power is by signing up for third-party web services. For me, I live everyday using Google services, specifically: Gmail, […]

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