First SEO Experts Supper Club Meeting

On Tuesday 09 August 2016 myself and four other intelligent internet marketers met at The Dizzy pub on Roncesvalles Ave in Toronto to discuss the Art and Science of Search Engine Optimization in the summer of 2016. Grouped around this beer hoist in the back booth of the pub were, from left to right, Charles […]

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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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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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Search and Social Rank Symposium Number Five

Tuesday October 15th 2013 – 6pm to 10pm El Catrin restaurant in The Distillery District, 18 Tankhouse Lane, Toronto, Ontario $20 tickets, price includes buffet dinner and drink, Get Tickets to Search and Social Rank Symposium 5 Come hungry, and feed your brain some web marketing knowledge. Google’s climate of secrecy has spawned a highly […]

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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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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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The Second Ever Search and Social Rank Symposium

On Jan 23rd 2012 myself and David Shephard from Jib.ca along with Deb Lewis of Toronto City Events and some other principals organized another better Search and Social Rank Symposium at Archeo in the Distillery District of Toronto. $25 ticket bought hot food, cold beer and fresh ideas (and not just sales pitches, although there […]

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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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Why Listen to Rob Campbell Explain Story Funnels to Buckstops at Word11, August 27 Toronto

Saturday August 27 will see a great many blog friends and social media marketers gather behind CSI in the parking lot south of Honest Eds at Bloor St and Bathurst in Toronto. Word11 has been conceived as a 24hr blog media event, and hopes to be the first in a long series of annual 24hr […]

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Registration Day, 2011 Search for Miss Teen Canada

Inside the 2011 Search for Miss Teen Canada World Saturday July 9th was a very special Registration Day for at least seventy five participants in the 2011 Search for Miss Teen Canada – World, as one by one teen girls age 14-18 from all across Canada checked their luggage into the sponsor hotel in downtown […]

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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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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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Redwood eLearning Sponsors eLATED Event at The Distillery

On Thursday January 20th 2011 at approx 4PM, I found myself at The Boiler House in the Distillery District sitting in the back row of an eLATED.ca networking group. The gathering was sponsored by Redwood E-learning Systems and we had the pleasure of hearing Lydia Sani speak on the subject entitled, ‘ Web 2.0 With […]

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CityEvents Presents Best SEO in TO, Oct 12th

Are you looking for an SEO expert to bring search traffic to your website? So is Deb Lewis of TorontoCityEvents.ca, and on Oct 12th she needs your help deciding who to hire. As more and more people shop online, and more and more businesses compete for their dollars, Search Engine Optimization experts are now an […]

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Pimp Your Blog with Smojoe at Freelance Camp TO

When Alex Blom first told me about Freelance Camp coming to Toronto he planted a seed which germinated in my brain a few days later… I guess it sprouted when I finally navigated my PC browser toward the ‘Suggest a Session’ page on the #flcto website. At that time, I volunteered to share my knowledge […]

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Elite Canadians Collecting PEZ and Battery Powered Lawnmowers

Let’s start this journal update with good news… As an online storytelling service, Smojoe likes to hand craft happy endings, and we’re especially fond of documenting Lenzr photo contests, especially when prize winners send in proud photography of themselves with their winnings. Slimmswitch won the Neuton CE6 battery powered lawnmower courtesy of a Toronto area […]

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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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Smojoe Seminars, and 2010 Innovators Ball

The 2010 Innovators Ball at the Ontario Science Center was a very exciting evening. I went hogwarts in there. There were young beautiful people in costumes playing characters from all the different Harry Potter movies. I love this picture of me and some girl I’m not even sure who she is no kidding I lifted […]

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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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April 22nd AMA Networking Event asks about ROI of Social Media Marketing (and seeks answers in analytics software).

On Weds 22 April 2010 @roberrific and @geoffness sat in the back row of the downstairs gallery at The Spoke Club on King St W in Toronto, to attend the Toronto chapter of the American Marketing Association (or AMA) networking event.  Sponsored by Environics Analytics, three speakers were asked how to prove ROI in Social […]

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