Meet the Founders of Hypejar, a Buzz Generator for Future Products

Grant Yim of Hypejar.com in front of Mike Kwon and Dylan Jude – a truly terrible picture of some seriously smart dudes. On Weds 20th of August 2013, Rob Campbell the SEO Smojoe had lunch and a long talk with Grant Yim, Mike Kwon, Won Jun Bae and Dylan Jude of Hypejar.com. They all went […]

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2013 Miss Teens Make Media for Personalized Bath Towels

Sixty six teen bloggers wrote about personalized bath towels from Signature Towels as part of the 2013 Search for Miss Teen Canada World . This is the only teen pageant search that goes across the nation and hosts provincial matches in every province to gather up eager teens, who as part of their duties, maintain […]

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Guerrilla Game Show Promotion on Busy Toronto Street Corner is Success Story for Surround Integrated Marketing

Thursday 11 July 2013 Geoff Whitlock of Surround Integrated Marketing executed a promotion on the southwest corner of Canada’s busiest intersection, Yonge and Dundas Square in Toronto.  Geoff hoped to record some digital media, and make some human memories, and raise awareness for Rubbermaid All Access Organizers. Like a true guerrilla marketer, Geoff had only […]

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Green Building Means Bird Friendly

Getting your bird on, and becoming more aware of bird friendly building techniques and avian wildlife conservation strategies helps make life easier for the birds, which in turn helps make our cities cleaner, healthier and more interesting places to live.   Birds live in our cities too; they eat insects and fill the trees with song, […]

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Insulated Wall Panels, Basement Flooring, Friends Helping Friends Flip Houses in Toronto

Not long ago, Smojoe volunteered to help a friend finish his home renovation before the start of the summer. The deal was, if he let me shoot his person and building project, then he could enjoy my physical labour alongside my beer swilling witless banter in the full confidence that I would make him look […]

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding Classes in Toronto

Paul Peic runs Paddleboard Addict I’ve known Paul a long time. I took that picture of him above by snapping a shot of my own TV screen using an older model digital camera set to record night shots. Paul was on CBC Dragon’s Den at the time, a groundbreaking venture doc series in which he […]

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Aveda Institute Canada Seeks User Generated Media From Youth That’s Born To Style.

Once again in 2013, Canada’s top professional hair school, AVEDA Institute challenges young people to step up and prove they were born to style on home video. They did this last year too, and it was very well received; I went to the showdown in Toronto.  Making a User Generated Media UGM challenge around hair […]

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How to do Article Marketing in 2013

Article marketing has really changed since I first started writing on the web in 2006.  Back then we used to submit content to article replication websites which, although they still exist today, I wouldn’t bother using any of them now. They are yesterday’s news. Look here at my old author profiles! http://www.ignitepoint.com/library/profile.cfm?writerid=33502  (used to be […]

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Finding Nearby Dentists Is Acid Test For Local Search Engines

Earlier this week I published an inspired piece of content entitled Find me a dentist on Dr. Archer’s website blog. The long copy article was reasonably well researched and expertly fashioned to be really findable as it explores the various different dentist index websites that have evolved to help consumers secure appointments with nearby dentists. […]

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I Went To The Say Media 2012 Christmas Party With Paul Coulter

Earlier this week I reported on the 2012 Say Media Christmas Party on the Distillery District blog. The event was held inside The Fermenting Cellar on Thursday Dec 6th 2012.  It started at six pm and carried on until well after midnight, and the walls were indeed red with cheer. Say Media is a digital […]

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2012 Toronto Christmas Market Photo Contest on Lenzr

Lenzr is back. Its up and working well to provide the 2012 Toronto Christmas Market with everything it needs to run a custom photo contest and make a page full of pictures for the purpose of marketing their holiday event and website. This is a digital marketing attraction, and Lenzr is working as a catalyst […]

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2012 Crashed Ice Party in Niagara Falls on Saturday Dec 1st

Ice Cross Downhill is a new sport that has been live-branded by the Red Bull energy drink beverage company as Red Bull Crashed Ice.  The sport is simple; its a speedy race downhill on skates between four heavily padded participants, the best time wins. So Crashed Ice is a combination speed skating meets alpine skiing […]

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Justin Trudeau is Canada’s Next Prime Minister

Sometimes in politics there comes along someone so remarkable that you just KNOW he or she will be the man someday I feel that way about Justin Trudeau. The federal Liberals will choose a new leader in April, after Michael Ignatieff stepped down following the party’s disastrous showing in the last election.  Bob Rae, who […]

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Pikto Top Pick Photo Contest For Professional Photo Gallery Exhibition Expires 02 Nov 2012

The annual Pikto Top Pick photo contest is now officially open and taking submissions. Contest participants must register for membership on Pikto before submitting fifteen pictures to be judged by experts after Nov 2nd 2012 This is a great opportunity to get discovered – there is no entry fee and each participant’s work will be […]

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Third Search and Social Rank Symposium is April 16th 2012

On Monday April 16th 2012 there will be a third Search and Social Rank Symposium held at Archeo restaurant in the Distillery District of Toronto.  People like this event because it’s easy to come here and eat and drink and talk and learn a bunch of helpful new sites and new tools they can use […]

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Story Funnels To Buckstops at CRFA Trade Show in Toronto

Story Funnels to Buckstops for Bar and Restaurant Owners, looks the same as it would for mining companies or fashion magazines or fruit beverage vendors. Every online business in every niche can use this basic model to build relevance and increase traffic and conversion on their websites. Once again I got a chance to explain […]

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Story Funnels, A Journey Between Platforms

A hundred years ago, the first filmmakers built their own movie cameras and recorded the world’s first motion picture images. These pioneers correctly predicted that their business would change the world. Making the ‘dancing shadows of light’ on the silver screen would soon be regarded as the highest art form, a powerful new communication tool […]

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January 23, Search and Social Rank Symposium 2012

On January 23rd at Archeo restaurant in The Distillery District, 55 Mill St, Toronto, there is to be held another Search and Social Rank Symposium. Visit here to GET TICKETS! On this evening Rob Campbell of Lenzr Corp, and David Shephard of Jib.ca will have gathered together some of the brightest thinkers and builders in […]

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How To Get Votes on Lenzr, October Contest Updates

There is a new page on the Lenzr Blog entitled, How To Get Votes? that explains the art and science of soliciting votes and earning a Top Ten ranking (to be considered by Judges as winner for prizes and permanent honour with blog links to user profile page). Not content with simply posting my thoughts […]

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Canadian Harvest Illustrates Business Storytelling

It’s October already. September was a blur, but there was one day I did manage to get out to my parent’s farm in time to help harvest honey. We brought in one hundred and forty honey supers in one day. Here I am helping my brothers harvest their honey crop. The harvest is late this […]

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