Sociable! Book Launch in Victoria, BC

This Thursday, April 29th, 2010, Vancouver-based entrepreneur Stephen Jagger and professional sales trainer Shane Gibson will be at the Downtown Victoria Chapters store to launch their new book, Sociable! How Social Media is Turning Sales and Marketing Upside-Down. The event starts at 5:30 with a networking opportunity for social-media-curious businesspeople, and then a presentation fromContinue reading “Sociable! Book Launch in Victoria, BC”

Social Media, Web Marketing, and SEO Training In Victoria BC [Video]

I’m pleased to announce that I will be teaching web marketing and social media training in Victoria, BC starting next month. Reachd.com has approached me to be their Victoria instructor. The 3-hour classes are taught in the afternoon, and are ideal for anyone in any small business who wants to learn how to capitalize onContinue reading “Social Media, Web Marketing, and SEO Training In Victoria BC [Video]”

Tim Ayres at NAR Conference 2009 San Diego – Day 1 – Social Media and Gender Differences [Video]

Day 1 of the NAR Convention in San Diego was very productive – I saw two sessions today and unfortunately was shut out of a third due to it being full. The Introduction to Social Media session was great. As a REALTOR® who puts himself out there online using social media like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,Continue reading “Tim Ayres at NAR Conference 2009 San Diego – Day 1 – Social Media and Gender Differences [Video]”

Sooke Biz Net Inaugural Event – Thursday

Are you in business in the Sooke region? The newly formed Sooke Biz Net business networking group is hosting its inaugural event tomorrow night, Thursday, June 25th. The idea behind Sooke Biz Net is that it will be different from other business networking groups. Gone is the exclusivity and structured format. We’ve thrown the traditionalContinue reading “Sooke Biz Net Inaugural Event – Thursday”

Think Realtor.ca Sucks? It Will Get Better Soon

Since the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) replaced the much-loved MLS.ca with the (so far) much-maligned REALTOR.ca last month, they’ve had nothing but complaints from everyone who uses it (consumers) and everyone who benefits from it (REALTORS® in Canada). I can understand the domain name switch. Since its inception, MLS.ca has never been all thatContinue reading “Think Realtor.ca Sucks? It Will Get Better Soon”

Blogging W-5 Wednesday Part 4 – Who?

As one of our real estate board’s most prolific bloggers, and certainly one of the most active bloggers in the region, many people ask me questions about it. In this weekly section, I’m going to answer the W-5 (Who, What, Where, When, and Why) of blogging. I hope you’ll enjoy my commentary. Q: Who doContinue reading “Blogging W-5 Wednesday Part 4 – Who?”

Blogging W-5 Wednesday Part 3 – When?

As one of our real estate board’s most prolific bloggers, and certainly one of the most active bloggers in the region, many people ask me questions about it. In this weekly section, I’m going to answer the W-5 (Who, What, Where, When, and Why) of blogging. I hope you’ll enjoy my commentary. Q: When doContinue reading “Blogging W-5 Wednesday Part 3 – When?”

Blogging W-5 Wednesday Part 2 – What?

As one of our real estate board’s most prolific bloggers, and certainly one of the most active bloggers in the region, many people ask me questions about it. In this weekly section, I’m going to answer the W-5 (Who, What, Where, When, and Why) of blogging. I hope you’ll enjoy my commentary. Q: What doContinue reading “Blogging W-5 Wednesday Part 2 – What?”

Blogging W-5 Wednesday Part 1 – Why?

As one of our real estate board’s most prolific bloggers, and certainly one of the most active bloggers in the region, many people ask me questions about it. In this weekly section, I’m going to answer the W-5 (Who, What, Where, When, and Why) of blogging. I hope you’ll enjoy my commentary. Q: Why doContinue reading “Blogging W-5 Wednesday Part 1 – Why?”

Twitter Explained in Plain English

The guys at CommonCraft have created this great video on what exactly Twitter is all about. I joined Twitter a few months ago and had not been using it at all. I was confused as to why I joined and why it would be useful or fun. Then I downloaded a little desktop application calledContinue reading “Twitter Explained in Plain English”