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Oh the benefits of failure!

I had the fortunate opportunity to attend TAHSN Education Day 2013 with my day job team a few weeks ago. The annual conference is a collaboration among communications departments of teaching hospitals (which is what the TAHSN refers to: Toronto Academic Health Science Network). Held at Sunnybrook Hospital, this year’s…

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NASA putting the social back in social media

Knowing how to keep enthusiasm going among followers is an important ingredient in community engagement. I participated in last week’s #cmgrchat (Twitter chat about community management hosted by thecommunitymanager.com) with the team behind some of NASA‘s many, many, many twitter accounts (over 250 of them); @Stephist (a.k.a. Stephanie L. Smith), @VeronicaMcG…

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I’ll be talking community building on 49Pixels Live

I’ll be on 49Pixels Live with my friend, Dr. Vibe, next week. Hosted by digital media and entrepreneur aficionados, Justin Kozuch and Lindsay Munro, 49Pixels Live is a weekly podcast about technology, digital marketing and entrepreneurship with guests who are industry experts, thought leaders and influential voices in digital media.…

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Who said email was dead?

Remember a while back when all the social media bloggers kept saying how email was dead? No one’s using it anymore. Social media is where all the attention is at! HA! First it was Twitter who started sending me email digests. Complete with retweets from people on topics irrelevant to…

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Hangouts are now on the air!

I’m really excited about the roll out of Hangouts On Air to everyone. Branded pages, too. With this option enabled, you can broadcast your G+ Hangout on YouTube and archive for later viewing. Of course, you’re able to also broadcast from your G+ stream and use embeddable code to broadcast…

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11 G+ Hangout best practices

If you’ve had a chance to read my previous blog post introducing Google+ Hangouts, you’d know I’m a big fan of the free video conferencing feature of Google’s social network, Google+. Enticed to give a Hangout a try? With six months of Hangout participating and host experience with Stutter Social…

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Google Plus Hangouts: the interactive tv they were talking about back in the early 90s

In today’s word of social network overload and media buzz this and media buzz that, Google Plus‘ epically awesome Hangout feature has been further improving itself with new easy-to-use features and productivity tools. Even if you don’t have the need for “yet another” social network (seriously, G+ kicks Facebook any…

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