This article on the demise of a university campus broadcast radio station in Waterloo, Ontario got me thinking about the state of campus radio in general and in Alberta in particular. University or college stations have a certain freedom that commercial radio stations don’ t have and may never have. The station mentioned in the […]Read more "Campus radio"
Job numbers are still weak but for those employers who are looking for staff, social media, social networking and tools like Twitter are providing alternatives to traditional job boards, newspaper ads and headhunters. This article from the Globe and Mail talks about this new trend – Employers sidestep recruiters to tap social media. Why? This […]Read more "Employee recruitment and social media"
Twitter.com is okay but there are times when managing all those comin’s and goin’s can be overwhelming. We use Tweetdeck on the PC and it works well in letting us follow others, update our tweets and keep up with search tags. Social media links . . . Facebook and Myspace updates are viewable in […]Read more "Twitter clients – we use Tweetdeck"
Our local TV station – CHCA-TV faded to black at the end of August this year. Even though some folks felt that it stopped being a local station when Global made it a re-broadcaster of the E! network, it still provided some coverage of local news and events. Now there is nothing. In our house […]Read more "Loss of local TV – feel the pain"
In previous posts we have talked about net neutrality and how it affects our freedom on the internet. What does net neutrality mean to you if you use the internet to advertise, market or otherwise promote your business? A quote from the Canadian site “Save Our Net” . . . What is net neutrality? …Put […]Read more "Net neutrality and your business"
Trade shows and conferences are exciting to attend. Lots of people to talk to. So many things to look at. New ideas to grasp and evaluate. If you host a conference or promote a show are you using new media to attract attendees, market the event and enhance the experience of those that do attend? […]Read more "New media and live events: before, during and after the show"
Net neutrality not only gives you freedom of speech but also freedom to hear. Or read…or watch…or share points of view…or innovate. For a good explanation on what net neutrality is, check out these sites: Save Our Net (Canadian) Save the Internet (US). Net neutrality is also a hot topic in Europe and Asia. Not […]Read more "Net neutrality: freedom of speech and freedom to hear"