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BC Healthy Living Alliance Health Hunt

August 14th, 2009 @ 9:06am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This month the BC Healthy Living Alliance is hosting an online scavenger hunt to promote healthy living. On August 24th at 9:00am sharp, you will be able to download a Play Pack from the BCHLA website. It will contain contest rules along with a list of missions to be completed for a multimedia scavenger hunt. […]

Contest Management from Strutta

August 11th, 2009 @ 11:02am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Online contests are a great way to boost community engagement on your website, blog, or general online presence. I’m noticing photo and video contests are on the rise lately however they’re pretty much all over the place. The current options are email a photo (but what about file size limit), or submit a Facebook photo […]

eight years of the busblog

August 11th, 2009 @ 10:06am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When people ask me how I started blogging, I first mention my lifelong obsession with technology, and then I list my influences. At the top of the list is Tony Pierce who is currently celebrating the eight anniversary of his busblog. Tony shares on his blog, he gives advice, talks about the Cubs, literally wrote […]

Wineries on Twitter

August 7th, 2009 @ 9:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

With VinoCamp CheeseCamp happening tomorrow, I’m in a wine kind of mood. This morning I went searching for a list of wineries on Twitter and I found the motherload here. Despite the list being very long, a few local wineries were not represented so since the site is a wiki, I was able to log […]

Twitter is Down, What to do?

August 6th, 2009 @ 8:02am by Rebecca Bollwitt

What does the population do when Twitter goes down? I’m not sure but hopefully they turn to blogs. This morning the microblogging service used by millions across the globe went down, and I’m not taking “Fail Whale” down. Fail Whale Fan Club & What is Fail Whale The entire site is unavailable (as well as […]

New Moon, Jonas Brothers, Star Trek & Trailer Park Boys Sweepstakes

June 27th, 2009 @ 9:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I admit, that’s probably the most keyword-rich title I’ve ever published, but I assure you it’s all very relevant. Our pals over at MovieSet connect fans (however rabid) with films while they’re in production or out on the big screens by way of information, promotions, and videos. They also run sweet contest sweepstakes for anything […]

Show Your Canadian Identity with Canada Place

June 2nd, 2009 @ 1:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

tripleman on Flickr / tripleman.com Canada Place would like to know why you love Canada and what you feel makes it the best home for you with their Our Canada campaign. Until June 21st they would like you to submit up to 50 words about what Canada is to you — what is your Canadian […]

Twitter Tees and Geeky Clothing

May 19th, 2009 @ 9:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

About a year ago I wrote about t-shirts designed with the geek girl in mind and I’ve always been a fan of techno-savvy tops (although in an early post from 2005 I did feature HTML underwear). Today a trending topic on Twitter is “Twitter Tees” as it appears Threadless has come up with these amusing […]