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Archive for the category "internet"

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 […]

Real Life Twitter

May 13th, 2009 @ 12:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Everyone’s favourite microblogging site, Twitter, has been going down for maintenance quite frequently lately. This could be due to its massive and rapid growth, the upgrading of features or because millions have flocked to the service to see what Ashton Kutcher or Oprah are doing minute-by-minute. However since it is currently out of commission (for […]

Google Insights for Canucks Fans

May 1st, 2009 @ 11:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I love random stats and tidbits of information which is why I’m currently addicted to Google’s Insights for Search feature. Basically you can pop in a search term and see trends such as which cities or countries search what term the most, where people are located, what are some top searched words, and various other […]

Next Best Job in the World

April 15th, 2009 @ 2:50pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Remember the competition for the Best Job in the World? Well, elite travel company Mason Horvath is offering up the chance at the Next Best Job in the World and it’s pretty amazing. Mason Horvath is, “a company that was created around people that want extra care and attention in their travel,” said Dean Horvath, […]

Nambu Twitter Manager

April 8th, 2009 @ 1:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

With practical, helpful and innovative applications such as TweetDeck revamping their memory-guzzling ways the race to provide the best Twitter manager is still going strong. This past week we saw the launch of Seesmic Desktop, a TweetDeck-like app from the creators of Twhirl, as well as Nambu for Mac users. I’ve been using Nambu all […]

Twitter Quick Tip: Backgrounds Part Two

April 2nd, 2009 @ 9:37am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I was reading Is Twitter the New MySpace over on TechCrunch and was inspired to do the second part of my Twitter Quick Tip demo series (basic/beginner). Note: I only suggest using another’s background as a template so that you can get your placement and sizes right – I do not recommend using […]