Social Media Category

Placement Day 1 – how to end up with crossed fingers *and* eyes

Off to a great start on my placement! Already my head is swimming!

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Reblog: The Day the “Dumbest Idea” Invaded the Radio Industry

Found this on social media today. Having worked in radio a couple of times over the years, I found it painfully true. Let’s hope that things start turning around both economically, and in the way people run businesses. Last week I wrote about killing the goose that lays the golden eggs. It was my way […]

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Content Development for OCW – What an experience!

Ontario Championship Wrestling

  (Originally published December, 2015 on original blog site) Wow. What a great opportunity. Content Development Class has allowed me to actually get a chance to get marks for the sorts of things I’d been doing for Ontario Championship Wrestling for a little while now. I’ve been working with Ontario Championship Wrestling as their Sponsorship […]

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What do Crack, Chuck Norris and Cats have in common?

#TrendsTalk13, that’s what! Yesterday, I was able to take part in something that was truly amazing.  I wasn’t completely convinced that it was going to be worthwhile.  However, our attendance was strongly encouraged by our professors in the Advertising and Marketing Communications course at St. Lawrence College, so I made sure I was there. Boy […]

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Layar-ing It On

The future is here. Not long ago, people would look at you like you had two heads if you mentioned getting information about a person, place or thing while walking down the street and simply looking at or snapping a picture of it. Then, Google announced the Google Glass project. Google Glass changed how we thought […]

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The times they are a changin’ …

On February 8, 1991, video game publisher Silicon and Synapse was founded. They would go on to develop the world’s most successful personal computer game franchise; Warcraft. But wait!? Isn’t Warcraft made by Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.? It certainly is, as Silicon and Synapse became Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. in 1994. In the early 90’s, it wasn’t […]

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It’s a small world after all …

It’s stuck in your head now, isn’t it. Sorry. I couldn’t help thinking about the truth of that as we sat in Tom Brennan’s Media Awareness class and learned about how the world really is getting smaller, at least on a virtual level, thanks to the internet and social media. What was predicted in the […]

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