Social Media and Professional Sports

Social Media and Professional Sports

In Vancouver’s vibrant & rapidly growing Social Media industry, there are many experts. To facilitate networking and knowledge sharing within this community, HootSuite hosts #CMHootUp – a series of quarterly meet-ups for all who are part of the local social media scene. #CMHootUp – Building Community Around Sports The most recent installment of #CMHootUp at the HootSuite … Continue reading

[App Review] Parking Pin by Everyday Odyssey (iOS)

[App Review] Parking Pin by Everyday Odyssey (iOS)

Where did I park my car? When does my parking meter expire? Were there any special restrictions or rules to remember about where I parked? Ever found yourself stuck in a bind and frantically asking yourself these questions? Parking Pin by Everyday Odyssey is a nifty new GPS parking spot tracker app that automatically remembers … Continue reading

An Evening of ATC Crafting Fun

An Evening of ATC Crafting Fun

One of the things I love about Social Media is how easy it makes connecting with people who share common interests! Kym (@herrohachi), Sami & Marissa (@momomintsshop) and I (@whythisbox) have been following each other on Instagram for several months now, enjoying each other’s crafty, interesting, and fun photos. Since we are all local Vancouver crafters, I thought … Continue reading

[Game Review] LINE Rangers (iOS, Android)

[Game Review] LINE Rangers (iOS, Android)

LINE is a communication & messaging app. Over the years, LINE has released a variety of successful games for users to enjoy playing with their network of LINE friends. In LINE’s latest game offering LINE Rangers, players play through more than 80 stages of tower defense, collecting adorable Ranger characters of varying skills. The ultimate goal? … Continue reading

YVR Foodies Launch Party

YVR Foodies Launch Party

Last Sunday marked the launch of YVR Foodies, a community for local Vancouver food lovers to learn more about food, network, and explore new restaurants. The inaugural YVR Foodies Launch Party was held at Siddhartha’s Indian Kitchen on Commercial Drive in East Vancouver. Over 40 foodies braved the heavy rain and cold weather to hear … Continue reading

#VanCM: “Let’s Party!”

#VanCM: “Let’s Party!”

How to Create a Buzz-Worthy Event At this month’s Net2Van Community Managers’ meetup, Kei Baritugo (@BoldLove) of boutique public relations agency BoldLove Communications shared event planning insights with a crowd of more than 100 people. This meetup was, in itself, a buzz-worthy event! Kei’s presentation was filled with entertaining tidbits from her event planning adventures. … Continue reading

A ‘Social Media Surgery’ at HootSuite

A ‘Social Media Surgery’ at HootSuite

#Net2Van #HootUp – Social Media Success with HootSuite  Being a social media enthusiast, my interest was piqued when I heard about this Social Media Surgery event! So, what exactly is a Social Media Surgery? A social media surgery is an informal gathering of people who want to learn how to use the web to communicate, campaign … Continue reading

My CES 2014 Favourites

My CES 2014 Favourites

CES 2014 (photo: CNET) CES 2014 is over, and although I didn’t have the opportunity to attend the show this year, I followed the event rather rapturously on my favourite tech blogs, as well as on social media! Some background on CES: The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on … Continue reading