OSP Microcheck - website launch

Posted in Star Global News on January 11th, 2011 by admin – Be the first to comment

OSP Microcheck

OSP Microcheck

OSP Microcheck Inc. is a Canadian company based in Calgary, Alberta, specializing in sales, manufacture and distribution of biocides, scale inhibitors and microbial monitoring kits in Canada and the United States.

They supply unique and effective products and intermediates into several key industries including oil and gas, industrial water treatment, chemical and industrial preservation, metal-working fluid preservation and odour control.

OSP Microcheck had an older website that needed a whole new look and feel, along with some modern comforts of a Wordpress CMS system for self-managing and self-publishing, while connecting to various point of social media. An additional benefit is that the entire web is key word searchable, a huge benefit for a company that publishes vast amounts of documentation for it’s products.

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Workapedia - website launch

Posted in Star Global News on October 11th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

Workapedia

Workapedia

Workapedia formerly known as Workinfonet.bc.ca was over 10 years old, and was acting as a portal website with thousands of external links. A brand new design, consolidated webpages, job feeds, calendar of events, searchable map of service providers, and a banner advertisement system are just a few of the features that zipped this older site into an easy, manageable website. Staff can change navigation and pages to their hearts content with the easy Wordpress CMS system.

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How to create an eBook for the iPad - free!

Posted in Book Publishing, Technology News on June 10th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

Original post http://cbiclubhouse.com/2010/06/how-to-create-an-ebook-for-the-ipad-free/

Jun 10th, 2010 | By Jon Bard | Category: Brand New on the CBI Clubhouse!The 21st Century Writer

My continued interest in illustrating children’s books led me to come across an amazing resource that will help you take the leap into the digital publishing world — and it won’t cost you a cent!  Check out this quick video and get started today.

A not-for-profit website that helps you create books for the iPad at http://www.epubbud.com
Create an eBook
Write, edit, and publish a book online now… for your family and friends or share it with the world: FREE!

Digitize a Real Book
Mail us any physical children’s book and we’ll “digitize” it for use on your iPad: FREE!

Upload an eBook
Upload any ebook file you want to read on your iPad or share with the world, and we’ll convert it to ePub: FREE!

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5 Differences Between Social Media and Social Networking

Posted in Social Networking Media on May 19th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

{original post at socialmediatoday by Sarah Hartshorn on 05/04/2010}

The differences between social media and social networking are just about as vast as night and day. There are some key differences and knowing what they are can help you gain a better understanding on how to leverage them for your brand and business.

1. By Any Definition

Social media is a way to transmit, or share information with a broad audience. Everyone has the opportunity to create and distribute. All you really need is an internet connection and you’re off to the races.

On the other hand, social networking is an act of engagement. Groups of people with common interests, or like-minds, associate together on social networking sites and build relationships through community.

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Executing Social Media Vancouver June 15 – 16, 2010

Posted in Social Networking Media on May 19th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

{original post at Acuity Forums}

Executing Social Media Vancouver
June 15 – 16, 2010

Empire Landmark Hotel

Attending Executing Social Media Vancouver will be the most important thing you can do for your organization this year!
This may sound like a big, bold, ballsy statement, but it’s true. The “buzz” about your business is now online, measurable, searchable, and permanent. Come to learn why you must and how you can participate in the conversations that influence your market. Explore how your organization can boost employee and customer engagement, increase brand loyalty, market share, and corporate reputation. Hear and engage with leading social media pioneers and practitioners. Walk away with practical plans and resources to help you develop, implement, refine and measure outcomes of social media strategies. This is the premier event for CMOs, Social Media Managers, Online Community Managers, Corporate Communications, PR, Sales, Marketing & Brand Managers, Advertising, Internal Communications, IT and HR/Recruitment Professionals.

Read agenda and register here

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Can One Man Communicate Solely Through Social Media for a Month?

Posted in Social Networking Media on May 19th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

{original post at Mashable by Barb Dybwad}

As @SilentClark, Clark Harris is communicating solely through social media channels during the month of May to raise money and awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Harris started the experiment as a tribute to his mother, Ruth Harris, whose 10-year battle with cancer ended last February. Thinking back to a more traditional fundraising campaign he participated in in 2006, Team in Training Century Ride, Harris began “looking for a bigger challenge to accomplish in her memory.” How could a cause campaign in today’s social media-enabled world compare to a primarily direct mail campaign from only a few years ago?

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New website launch - Muscle Lines Fitness Experts

Posted in Star Global News on April 16th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

Muscle Lines - Fitness Experts

Muscle Lines - Fitness Experts

Muscle Lines Lean for Life programs cut the frustration and guess work out of your fitness program by offering effective motivational plans to help you succeed. Muscle Lines is owned and operated by Sandra Froher, a highly trained fitness expert. For the past 18 years, Sandra has developed a training system that incorporates cutting edge fitness & nutritional plans for each client’s body type. Sandra’s professional qualifications combined with her ongoing participation in world class body competitions have allowed her to work and understand all levels of fitness.

Muscle Lines required a new look and feel for the design, and wanted to make updates in-house. Sandra also wanted to take advantage of blog software, and connect her information to social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Using the colour scheme from her logo and photographs, Star Global created a new design & website that was clean, fun and professional. Sandra can update her photo gallery, change text, and post an unlimited amount articles, recipes, videos, and news stories at her blog, while categorizing and archiving them all. The entire site is searchable by keyword, and thanks to implementing the design in Wordpress.org CMS - her posts will be catalogued and found quickly by the Google search engine.

Click here to visit the website.

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WordCamp Victoria - Wordpress Conference, Victoria, BC

Posted in Social Networking Media, Technology News on April 7th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

WordCamp Poster (.pdf)

{original post at WordCamp Victoria}

WordCamps are informal, community-organized events.  Everyone from casual users to core developers participate,share ideas, and get to know each other. WordCamps are open to WordPress.com and WordPress.org users alike. WordCamp Victoria offers you the chance to hear exciting speakers discuss topics that are of interest to anyone using WordPress. WordCamp is being held at the Victoria Campus of University Canada West on Saturday May 15th, 2010.

There are workshops, presentations, and discussion groups on every WordPress-related topic imaginable for beginner, intermediate, and expert.

Saturday May 15, 2010
Register: 8:30 am
Event: 9 am – 5 pm
University Canada West
950 Kings Road
Victoria, BC

VISIT WEBSITE FOR REGISTRATION AND MORE INFO: http://www.wordcampvictoria.ca/

Featured Speaker – Rebecca Bollwitt – “Miss604″

WordCamp Victoria is very pleased to welcome Rebecca Bolwitt as a featured speaker at the upcoming WordCamp on May 15th, 2010.

In case you’ve been living in a cave for the past few years, here’s Rebecca’s profile:

Rebecca Bollwitt - Photo by Nordica Photography

Rebecca Bollwitt - Photo by Nordica Photography

Rebecca Bollwitt has been blogging about life in BC since 2004 onMiss604.com, and she has been podcasting since 2005.

Listed among Vancouver’s most visible on the web, Miss604.com was voted “Best Vancouver …

CON TINUE READING

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Twitter extends to third-party websites

Posted in Social Networking Media on March 16th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

ORIGINAL POST: Matt Hartley, Financial Post Published: Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Twitter’s new service may be called @anywhere, but the plan is to help Twitter be everywhere.

Yesterday at the South By Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) conference in Austin, Tex., Twitter Inc. chief executive Evan Williams announced a new service, which will allow third-party websites to integrate Twitter into their online operations.

The new service, dubbed @anywhere, will enable Websites to use Twitter simply by adding a few lines of code to their properties. Twitter said that sites operated by Amazon.comInc., Yahoo Inc., YouTube and The New York Times will be among the first to offer new Twitter-integration services. “Imagine being able to follow a New York Times journalist directly from her byline, tweet about a video without leaving YouTube, and discover new Twitter accounts while visiting the Yahoo! home page — and that’s just the beginning,” Twitter co-founder Biz Stone wrote on the company’s official blog.

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Using Twitter and Facebook Icons in my Email Signature

Posted in Social Networking Media on March 10th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

Original post by Patrice at Snoitulos Ten, January 27, 2010

FOR OUTLOOK 2007 USERS

I frequently get asked how to put the little Twitter and Facebook icons into an email signature with links back to their respective accounts. If you are using Outlook 2007, here are some basic instructions for how you can add these icons to your signature.

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Click on Tools
  3. Click on Options
  4. From the tabs, click on “Mail Format”
  5. Click on Signatures
  6. Click on the New Button
  7. Give your signature a name (Company name will do)
  8. Then in the Edit Signature section, type out everything you want included in the signature. My signature has my name, title, logo, address, phone, email, web address and Twitter/Facebook icons.
  9. To add the images to your signature (we have attached the Facebook/Twitter icons to this post for you to save and use in your own signature) click on the “picture” icon (which is the 2nd icon from the right)
  10. After you click on Picture, a browse wizard will pop-up and will allow you to browse your hard drive and add your twitter/Facebook icons to the signature.
  11. Once you have the images in the signature, click on one of the images to highlight it. Then click on the “hyperlink” button (it should be the last button on the right)
  12. In the address field at the bottom of the hyperlink window, type in your Twitter or Facebook address (depending on which image you are linking)
  13. Click ok
  14. Repeat that until you have all your images linked to the right web addresses.

It takes a few steps to get all the icons loaded in the way you want, however, not having to type in your signature each and every time will save you lots of time and save your recipients time if they are trying to look up your contact information. Promoting your Facebook Fan Page or Twitter Account in a signature is a great way to get your Social Media efforts in front of everyone that you touch base with via email.

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