Posts by natasha

Social Media for Business Marketing Round Table update

Posted by on Jun 12, 2008 in Events

Last nights Social Media for Business Marketing Round table was at The Code Factory, an event organized by The Ottawa Network. Since this event was downtown as opposed to the west end, I noticed quite a few new faces, awesome. The panel were highly enthusiastic and many a laugh was had by all. The discussion focused around success achieved by using various social media tools. The consensus was that for a successful social media campaign identify what problem you want to solve, your target market etc.. use the tool that works for you if that tool does not work then try another until you...

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From Life comes Art

Posted by on Jun 11, 2008 in Uncategorized

Wow what a way to start Wednesday morning. The room was filled with about 70 people at Ramius Corporation all eagerly listening to Adrian Salamunovic of DNA11. This was the first Social Media Breakfast in Ottawa. DNA11 has a very unique product, they create custom art from your DNA!!!! Pretty cool. Adrian shared his success story with us on how DNA11 was formed and his creative-out-of-the-box thinking that lead to successful sales of his products. Mark Blevis from Third Storey Productions has a podcast of the event. The next Social Media Breakfast is scheduled for July...

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Social Media for Business Marketing Round Table

Posted by on Jun 10, 2008 in Events

There are a tonne of great events this month. This is the home stretch before everyone takes a break in July and August. The Ottawa Network(TON) are hosting their next session at The Code Factory. When: Wednesday June 11th Time: 5:30-7:00pm Where: The code Factory, 246 Queen Street The panel includes Linda Moran: Manager, Marketing Communications at Sciemetric Instruments. Bob LeDrew: Senior Consultant at Thornley Fallis Communications, Blogger at Flacklife. Alec Saunders: CEO, co-Founder at Iotum Corporation, Blogger at Peter Childs: Social Media Strategist. Luc Levesque:...

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Social Media Breakfast

Posted by on Jun 9, 2008 in Events

Social Media Breakfast has franchised to Ottawa. When: Tuesday, June 10th Time: 7:30 to 9:00am Where: Ramius Corporation, 55 Metcalfe St., Ste. 530 The guest speaker will be Adrian Salamunovic, co-founder of DNA 11. DNA 11 pioneered the creation of personalized artwork from it’s customers DNA. The event is sold out so contact Simon Chen if you would like to...

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Posted by on Apr 13, 2008 in Uncategorized

Everyone is talking about Twitter, Facebook is old news. So what is it? CommonCraft have put together a video to explain this. Another explanation is that it is a social messaging utility. Some interesting facts Twitter began as a R&D project from Obvious Twitter is written in Ruby on Rails it’s used by many organizations e.g. LA fire department was launched in October 2006 free social networking & micro-blogging service So how does it work? Updates are called tweets which are text based posts up to 140 characters long. These tweets are sent to the Twitter website via cell...

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