SMOJoe Teaches Internet Marketing at Humber College with Help from Local Advertising Agencies

For anyone who doesn’t already know, SMOJoe has been moonlighting as a part time professor at Humber College for the last year, imparting heaps of wisdom and experience to young people hungry to know all facets of modern Internet Marketing. What are we talking about? Internet Marketing 251 is a multi disciplinary look at the […]

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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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Smojoe freecycles 336 glass jars to the Bleecker Wellesley Activity Network

Sometimes things happen for a reason. When I last visited my parent’s farm, they insisted I remove a stack of glass jars that I’d been warehousing in their garage. Four years earlier, I had purchased 40 cases of 8oz glass jars for packing honey, only to discover they are the wrong size.  The eight ounce […]

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Canadian Club #WhiskyWhisdom Tasting Event by Praxis PR Lacked All Common Sense

I feel sorry for Tish Harkus, Manager at Canadian Club Whisky for it’s obvious she has a real passion for this beverage, and a powerful gift for communicating the essence of the Canadian Club experience, but sadly, even her professionalism and compelling stage presence couldn’t cut through the lunacy of the Apr 18 tasting event. On […]

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Rob Campbell the SEO Smojoe at Podcamp Toronto 2013

Post by Robert Campbell on Mar 06, 2013 On Saturday Feb 23rd 2013 I was at Podcamp Toronto. The first familiar face that greeted me as I walked in the door at 9:30am was Karim Kanji co-founder of Third Ocean. “Rob Campbell” Karim announced as he shook my hand. “You showed up early, and you […]

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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 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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Precise Parklink Parking Predators mislead Property Managers and the Public in Regent Park

Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m not a complainer by nature, but I will not hesitate to stand up and point out injustice.  Such is the case here in my new domicile, a brand new freshly erected glass and concrete condominium building at Dundas St. E. and Parliament. In this building, unfortunately for us, […]

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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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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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100 Posts on Smojoe

MILESTONE This blog now has 100 posts. I just crossed the line. I’m reminded of a conversation at WordCamp09 where a guy said ‘You’re not a blogger until you have 100 posts.’  I started this portal in June 2008 to help sell my intangible goodness. This 100th blog post affords me the perfect opportunity to […]

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YYZ Magazine Party at Ultra Supper Club, 16 June 2011

Somebody put me on the list and I got invited to the YYZ LIVING magazine second issue launch party at Ultra Supper Club on Queen St West on Thursday 16 June 2011 evening 8pm. It wasn’t hard to get invited to this event, everyone was there. The evening started at 8pm upstairs on the white […]

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Casie Stewart Pepsi Throwback 31 May 2011

Something unusual happened on Tuesday 31 May 2011 –  I went out after work! I went out to see Keisha Chante and Casie Stewart rock the Pepsi Throwback Event at Revival, on College St. Casie Stewart does it again, and  Keisha Chante was there too.  They went on stage and spoke to the assembly at […]

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Why Smojoe Loves MyBlogLog

To say I’m disappointed would be an understatement. I love MyBlogLog, and I use it everyday. I will miss it dearly. Kudos to Kole McCrae the Toronto writer who was the first one to rather cheerfully inform me that MyBloglog was ‘slated for Sunset’ as per Yahoo slide leaked from the Yahoo insider’s meeting on […]

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Smojoe does Dynamite Thursdays at The Spoke Club

Once again City Events steps up and builds a better mousetrap – a networking event that’s also a competition! Deb Lewis consistently designs and presents world class events that are extraordinary. And she’s even better when she teams up with other events industry veterans. Jeffrey Musson is President of three Information Technology (IT) companies, including […]

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Smojoe Sets Up Shop Inside Jib With Innate Media Group

I’ve been real busy laying down the bricks and mortar part of Smojoe’s unique social media marketing business – I’ve set up shop inside another, larger and more established web marketing company located in building 58 of the historic distillery complex south of Eastern Ave and Parliament. Last month I bought two new computers for […]

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Smojoe Dental Surgery Testimonial is White Tooth SEO

Earlier this summer, Smojoe whitened his smile with advanced cosmetic dental surgery. BEFORE & AFTER Dr. Natalie Archer DDS, the Toronto dentist that sponsored the Kids in Action photo contest on Lenzr generously offered to fix my yellow smile using all her wisdom and expensive machinery.  It wasn’t entirely free, but I didn’t have to […]

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Pictures and Discussions from 2010 Search for Miss Teen Canada World

Channing Smendziuk is Miss Teen Canada 2010 Miss Teen Canada World Winners press release gives insight into the action-packed week of activities, events and experiences that culminated in a dazzling night, the Grand Finale on July 17th. Congratulations to 17 year old Channing Smendziuk from Brandon, Manitoba. She’s the 2010 Miss Teen Canada-World. The girl […]

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Lunarsphere is a Moon Colony Board Game

ASTROPRENEURS NEEDED ON THE MOON! Earth’s space agencies are colonizing the moon. Robots have made circular platforms that support agricultural, commercial, industrial, and residential lunar modules. There are one hundred and fifty two empty lots ready to be ‘claimed’ in this Lunarsphere, and investors on Earth are waiting to build units. Lunar Real Estate Brokers […]

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