SPOTLIGHT for Fife House and Tina Rogers of Tempo Toronto

Smojoe is helping promote SPOTLIGHT Unplugged this month, the Up Close and Personal music event fundraiser at the Berkeley Church, 315 Queen St E is to benefit Fife House and support their efforts to provide secure and affordable housing for those living with HIV/AIDS. This is good cause and the event promises to be memorable […]

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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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IABC 2010 World Conference and Jane Reeves, Judy Lewis, and Barb Sawyers

Thank you Jane Reeves wherever you are…  It’s an honour to know Jane.  Not only did she write a very flattering feature article about  Smojoe at IABC PIC presents on May 12th for the IABC website, but she also truncated the bytes and put more pictures and links on her own blog.  She fragmented her […]

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How Blogging Saved The Beauty Pageant: Why Miss Teen Canada- World Competition Is An Amazing Social Media Case Study

Once again, all participants in the 2010 Search for Miss Teen Canada – World beauty pageant must start and maintain a personal blog. That one single innovation has completely changed the landscape. Now the pageant pretty much advertises itself, teaches valuable skills, and lets the public share the excitement in real time. The model also […]

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Smojoe Speaks Again, New Lenzr Contests, Stabathon is an iPhone Application

Dumpdiggers is something I used to write every week, but now I only update it once a season.  I’ve stopped digging up old dumps in Toronto, and I don’t buy glass bottles or Canadian pottery anymore. I do however still collect knowledge. As Smojoe, I make my passion pay dividends by writing rich media articles […]

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Locaboire Wine Tour of Prince Edward County Vineyards with The Wine Ladies

On Saturday March 13th 2010, The Wine Ladies traveled alongside some very fortunate Lenzr photo contest winners on a whirlwind Locaboire wine tour of Prince Edward County wineries. Without going into too much detail about the Lenzr photo contest website, and how and why all this happened, let me just say I had an opportunity […]

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Toronto Tent Rentals, Geothermal, Grass Cutting, and Business Phone Companies Sponsor Photo Contests on Lenzr

Lenzr is packed full of photo contests for March and April 2010. They came out of the woodwork to be part of this series, and there’s more queuing for May.  It seems local businesses like the buzz that a properly promoted photo contest can deliver, and the price is right. If you’re interested in promoting […]

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Seattle Dredge on Lenzr, and Dr Yoni Freedhoff on Canada Blog Friends

Yesterday I wrote two blog entries, back to back, two hours each, from 7am til 11am in the morning. Then I spent the rest of the day leisurely bookmarking and promoting the posts in a ritual that has evolved over the years to include Digg, Delicious, StumbleUpon, and Reddit and I tweet the links on […]

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Chris Binet does Health and Beauty PR

Chris Binet has mass experience doing public relations for health and beauty companies in Toronto.  He has helped improve media awareness for spas, skincare and soy products.  Chris writes really strong press releases which are distributed through an expanding array of news media publishers and TV producers.  Do you want to get your health /beauty […]

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Some Special Media Just Writes Itself

Pro Bloggers know that some subjects are really hard to write about, and it takes mad skills to subtlety broach sensitive topics, especially in 3rd party social networks, blogs and discussion forums where you can’t completely control the reaction.  Now let Smojoe show you two women who make it look easy… Enter two creative writers […]

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Toronto Dentist, Smojoe Blog Speak with Rapport

There really is no proper update on my Jan 20th presentation at the Centre for Social Innovation. Nobody took any pictures! All parties, including Deb Lewis of City Events totally forgot to get any images of Smojoe presenting ‘story funnels to buckstops’, and  I blame Billie Mintz as he distracted me by pointing a video […]

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Ho Ho Ho Smojoe in December

Its Christmas time, and Smojoe is busy. My weekdays have become a parade of sales meetings and training sessions. Evenings and weekends are when I work,  completing the orders, writing proposals and reports, and generally keeping my promises. On Tuesday Dec 15th, Smojoe met Molson Ferg Ferg Devins is a master storyteller on Twitter; @MolsonFerg […]

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TellOscar Blog Digests Complaints

Last week, Smojoe built a beautiful WordPress blog for TellOscar.com. If you haven’t heard about this place yet, let me explain Canada’s first user driven complaints website. This web destination might be better described as a customer service reports index, and by that I mean a place that lists both good and bad stories; both […]

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Five Beauty Pageant Websites Compete for the Crown in Organic Google Search Results

This is a victory cry. As of October 2009, the keywords ‘miss teen Canada’ will always return www.MissTeenCanadaWorld.com as the first result in organic Google search. The MTCW blog written by 2009 Miss Teen Canada- World, Siera Bearchell is in 2nd position. Miss Teen Canada- International is now third, forevermore Today we celebrate the Miss […]

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Smojoe Builds a Blog for WarrantyElephant, a Warranty Expiry Reminder Service

WarrantyElephant is an online memory business.  The site is built to help consumers manage different expiry dates on warranties covering the new products they buy for their homes and businesses. In today’s golden age of disposable electronic gadgets and junk this safeguard seems like a no-brainer, and the service will no doubt grow more valuable […]

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Smojoe Updates for October 2009

There’s been lots of good Smojoe in September 2009. Here’s a long mash up of this month’s best memories and media. Let’s start with Siera Bearchell and the terrific writing she’s been putting up on the Miss Teen Canada– World blog.  Her work deserves recognition and more readership because of the admirable manner in which […]

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Deb Lewis has new WordPress Blog

It has been a long time coming, and it’s still not done yet, but Deborah Lewis of Toronto City Events has a handsome new WordPress blog at DebLewis.ca It’s pink of course, and has some bells and whistles. Darryl Cheung of Deezilla.com skinned the Brian Gardiner Revolution Lifestyle template that was downloaded by Smojoe over […]

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Smojoe blogs with Siera Bearchell

Smojoe and the Miss Teen Canada beauty pageant have just recently extended their business relationship.  Now social media training is part of the package. One Weds Aug 19th 2009,  Smojoe met Siera Bearchell the 2009 Miss Teen Canada- World winner, three days before her flight to Houston Texas to compete for the Miss Teen World […]

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Smojoe Judges Miss Teen Canada World Preliminaries July 23rd Toronto

On Thursday July 23rd 2009, Rob Campbell, the social media director for The 2009 Search for Miss Teen Canada – World was invited to judge The Preliminaries at the Betty Oliphant Theatre.  At 9pm, fifty four girls got off a charter bus outside with dresses, fancy shoes and all their costumes. Betty Oliphant Theatre is […]

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