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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 […]

Vancouver HDR Photography Tribute: Part Three

April 1st, 2009 @ 10:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve seen such dazzling photos of our city pop up all over Flickr lately so I’d like to continue my Vancouver HDR Photography tribute series (including a few photos from Surrey and Whistler as well). Photo credit: Derek Miller on Flickr Photo credit: grahamking on Flickr Photo credit: roham on Flickr Photo credit: thelastminute on […]

PopVox Award Nominations Are Now Open

March 31st, 2009 @ 7:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2009 PopVox Awards are upon us and the people’s choice nominations are now open. If you have created a project, submit a video by April 30th, 2009 for consideration and the winners of the following categories will be based on popular vote: Best Student Project Best Start Up Best Do-Gooder (Social Change Initiative) Best […]

Twitter Quick Tip: Backgrounds Part One

March 30th, 2009 @ 6:49pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

People often list their reasons for not following someone back on Twitter and on each list, something about the aesthetic of a user’s profile page is always included. I’ve decided to do a multi-part series of quick tips on how to make your Twitter profile shine. The first video (below) is about how to match […]