Torontonicity, Lori Bosworth’s Increasingly Popular Toronto Lifestyle Magazine

There’s something strangely disarming about Torontonicty, a Toronto lifestyle magazine with an eye on small business which showcases kid friendly activities and community events. Like a good neighbour, the magazine seeks to help residents connect with the best of city living. Torontonicity blogs daily about events and fun things to do in Toronto, including festivals, […]

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White Hat SEO Growth Hacking 23rd April 2014

We’re focusing the next Smojoe SEO Show on White Hat SEO Growth Hacking. Cristian Contreras has invited Rob Campbell to share SMOJoe SEO Tactics at his Growth Hacking Toronto Meet Up Group, on Weds April 23rd, 2014.  This is a free event through Meet-Up . com , and BONUS – there’s prizes! This evening will […]

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Toronto Christmas Market Integrates Lenzr Photo Contest

One of the best parts of my job as Managing Director of Lenzr Corp is walking to work in the morning through the Distillery Historic District in Toronto. Located at 55 Mill Street, south east of Front and Parliament, this is one of the oldest parts of the city and was originally the busy lakefront […]

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How To Tell Business Stories With Photo Contests

As an interactive story engineer, I’m always interested in learning new ways to communicate business messages in digital media;  I like to see companies doing exceptional things that ‘hook me’ and make me want to know more, and thereby bring attention to their products and services through story. There are many examples of how the […]

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A Look Behind Lenzr in March 2011

Lenzr is a serial photo contest website that lets business sponsor art.  We started the website in August 2009, and have hosted over forty contests in two years.  The average price of a photo contest is about five thousand dollars, with prizes and tax included.  The companies that sponsor the photo contests get some buzz […]

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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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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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What is a Smojoe Centurion?

For three years, Rob Campbell the prime innovator at Smojoe has been experimenting with conversational marketing using the social web to affect Google search results for strategic keyword targets. And now I, Rob Campbell am the first Smojoe Centurion, because I can deliver one hundred stories with links. Smojoe Social Media Manual, version #3 outlines […]

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Toronto Photo Contest Prizes on Lenzr

There are three photo contests on Lenzr this summer, with three different prizes. Its now the middle of July and Lenzr.com is off to a great start. All three of contests are up and running and offer great prizes. The whole competition will end midnight 31 August 2009, but for me and everyone watching the […]

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Lenzr Local Photo Contest

Local photo contest website Lenzr.com launched on July 1st 2009. Happy Canada Day! The fireworks all over Toronto are bursting to celebrate the birth of this nation, but to me, the pyrotechnics are popping for Lenzr. After a two months gestation period which began when the notion was first conceived on my chalk board, and […]

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Miss Teen Canada World, a beauty pageant

The Search for Miss Teen Canada–World (MTC-W) comes to a dramatic conclusion on Saturday July 25th in downtown Toronto, but regional finalists are actually competing now, online. I must confess The Search For Miss Teen Canada is my favourite client right now, and that’s because I just love how social media has evolved their business […]

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Julian Brass from Notable.TV

On Thursday April 30th, Smojoe had lunch on the patio of Jack Astors at Yonge and Bloor with Julian Brass of Notable.TV, and together we enjoyed a terrific social media marketing brain share over fajitas and fresh tomato juice. Short story, today’s lunch occurred rather spontaneously because I happened across Julian’s ad while trolling Toronto […]

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Sweet New Free Blog Platform: On Sugar

I’m not usually this far behind… Yesterday I did a search for more information on a new free blog site called On Sugar and that’s when I found an article about On Sugar on TechCrunch where I learned that it launched last November. Six months later this enterprise is still growing.  Now people are asking […]

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Analyzing Addictomatic

Addictomatic is fun. Its almost a year old now, but I just found it today. Addict-o-matic makes me smile.   “Instantly create a custom page with the latest buzz on any subject“, and in that respect it kind of reminds me of Squidoo, but this dynamic search functions effortlessly and without any supervision – which is […]

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Feb 26th is Do Over Day!

There’s a new special occasion on this year’s calendar. Feb 26th is Do Over Day and this personal holiday is a new opportunity to relive your best memories, or redo your worst projects with an eye on your own self improvement. The Do Over Day website collects tips and distributes videos, and shares advice on […]

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Tin Eye – Are Your Photos Still Your Photos?

Bloggers who ‘borrow’ other people’s photos must know that internet technology will eventually catch them. Tin Eye is a website, still in beta,  that’s designed to  let both amateur and professional photographers track their published images. But will Tin Eye help police photo theft on the wild wild web? Someday, perhaps, but not yet. Although […]

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