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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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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Lenzr Celebrates Two Year Anniversary, Fifty Contests, and a New Website

Here’s a long overdue update on the continued success of Lenzr.com from me, Rob Campbell the Prime Innovator sharing his insights into the hopes and dreams of this start-up which was ranked at #365 in the Techvibes May 2011 Toronto Start-Ups List, and now in the June 2011 Techvibes Canada Start-Ups list Lenzr is ranked […]

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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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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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And Conflict Creates Change

On July 1st 2010 the Lenzr serial photo contest website was officially one year old. Today it’s stronger and more popular than ever before as each session helps mature the site into a more effective web marketing tool. In the last year there were seventeen successful contests that collected just over five hundred pictures with […]

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Lenzr Evolves Democracy Under Admin Dictatorship

Lenzr is a social media marketing masterpiece that’s tragically flawed, and that’s what makes it so interesting. The serial photo contest website is basic and clunky, and the rules and voting mechanisms are easily bent by human avarice, but at the end of each session, it works.  With very few exceptions, every business that sponsors […]

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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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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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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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New Lenzr Photo Contests expire Jan 1st

There’s something for everyone on Lenzr.com, as three new photo contests launch for the months of November and December 2009! Medicinal Plants in Nature celebrates natural medicine and hopes to collect images of potent herbs and flowers growing wild in the great outdoors. The discipline of depicting plants and flowers accurately with respect to their […]

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Smojoe’s Post Halloween Hodgepodge

Halloween came and went and I have loot bag full of memories from Deb Lewis function at the Gardiner Museum. Deb Lewis looked great and her party was a big success. This is me with Farah Fawcett At the Gardiner Museum. Halloween is a healthy opportunity to wear a full body mask and truly be […]

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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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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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