Blog Archives April 2005
April 28, 200511:34 AM

E-Myth Master Michael Gerber Gives A Free Webinar

If you own a business then you should own Michael Gerber's E-Myth book. Thanks to the kind people at Microsoft and their acquisition of Placeware, which is now LiveMeeting, they are offering a bunch of free webinars. While some of... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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April 27, 2005 3:07 PM

Montreal Business Book Club Donates Over $700 To Charity

A special thanks to everyone who attended our first Montreal Business Book Club event. It was a special presentation last night based on Stephen Covey's 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People. The session was given by the Danish Trade Commissioner,... Read more

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April 27, 2005 2:42 PM

While You're At It - Here's The Vlogosphere

ClickZ just published an article, An Early Peek Into the Vlogosphere, by Mark Kingdon. It fits into my Blog post a few days back on Podcasting, Wired Magazine Says..., and the Vlogosphere piece sits nicely on the "what's next in... Read more

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April 26, 2005 1:22 PM

Wired Magazine Says...

Podcasting Killed The Radio Star. This new publishing format is truly picking up steam and reaching mass markets. From writing Blogs to audio Podcasting to video Vlogging - it's all out there for everyone to consume. In an earlier Blog... Read more

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April 24, 2005 1:49 PM

Montreal Business Book Club - May Session

This will mark the Montreal Business Book Club's one-year anniversary. Pretty Cool. Our next Montreal Business Book Club session is taking place on Wednesday, May 25th, 2005, 6:30 pm here at Twist Image and we will be discussing: The Wisdom... Read more

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April 23, 200510:45 AM

The Montreal Gazette Talks Word Of Mouth Marketing

... And they completely miss the point. Yes, you can hire a firm to do word of mouth marketing (also known as Roach Marketing) where you hire people (or even real raving fans) who are compensated (money, product, etc...) to... Read more

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April 22, 2005 3:48 PM

B2B Interactive Marketing Guide 2005

Quick, before they make you pay $15 for a printed version, you can grab a PDF edition of B2B's Interactive Marketing Guide 2005. There are lots of ads, but there is also some very interesting content, directories and stats. Enjoy... Read more

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April 21, 2005 2:47 PM

Montreal Business Book Club 7 Habits Event Update

If you are in Montreal and interested in attending the next Montreal Business Book Club, the event - which takes place this coming Tuesday details - has changed slightly. The location has been moved from Twist Image to Versalys due... Read more

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April 20, 2005 5:31 PM

AIMS Canada Montreal Date Postponed

In case you were all set to attend the AIMS Canada Montreal debut tomorrow night at Newtown's, I have just been informed that the event has been postponed until Thursday, May 19th, 2005. For more information, please check out the... Read more

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April 19, 2005 9:58 AM

Pictures From The IIMA Presentation

On Wednesday, April 13th, I presented "The It Factor - Very Good Is Bad. Be Remarkable" for the IIMA - International Internet Marketing Association at UBC Robson Square in glorious Vancouver, British Columbia. It was a fun evening and I'll... Read more

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April 18, 200511:12 PM

Back To The Business Of Blogging

I unplugged from Blogging for this past week. I went to Vancouver to speak (on online branding and viral marketing), meet with some clients and unplug with my brother's family. Two key learnings: 1. When you don't Blog you feel... Read more

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April 14, 200510:50 AM

Promotional Blogs

Former Montrealer and ClickZ regular, Tessa Weggert, has a great column in today's edition of ClickZ titled, Promotional Blogs On The Rise. Once again, this article continues to illustrate that if you want to use Blogs for a company or... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 13, 2005 5:21 PM

Technology Review Looks At Google

Technology Review - which is an MIT Enterprise publication - posted a very interesting article today, Google And The Coming Search Wars, Revisited. The author, Charles H. Ferguson, revisits his article about the future of Google that was featured in... Read more

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April 9, 2005 5:41 PM

The Power Within Re-Confirmed For Montreal

Originally The Power Within was bringing their full-day of business and motivation skills to Montreal in February. Though I blogged about the event here, it was sadly delayed. The new date is now official. The Power Within will be in... Read more

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April 8, 200510:39 AM

Soon-To-Be-Summer Reading List

There is lots of good reading happening now. Here is a list of the books I'm presently juggling/devouring: Never Eat Alone - Keith Ferrazzi Search Engine Advertising: Buying Your Way to the Top to Increase Sales - Catherine Seda The... Read more

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April 7, 200510:12 PM

AIMS Canada Coming To Montreal

If you're a fan of networking and involved in the Internet, Toronto has had many impressive events held by a group called AIMS (Association of Internet Marketing and Sales) Canada. The organization has created The State of the Nation Tour... Read more

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April 6, 200510:02 PM

IMC 2005 Internet Marketing Conference Moving To Stockholm

I Just got word that the IMC will not be doing their planned conferences in Montreal, Los Angeles or Bangkok. It turns out that the Event Organizer has decided to roll the event into the largest IT Fair in Scandinavia... Read more

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April 5, 2005 9:54 PM

The Economist Tackles The Internet

Go grab yourself a copy of The Economist. It's the April 2nd - 8th, 2005 edition and the cover story is, Power At Last - How the Internet means the consumer really is King (and Queen). It's a powerful and... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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April 4, 2005 5:47 PM

The Next New Thing Now

Podcasting. Do you do it? Do you know what it is? Former MTV VJ Adam Curry popularized this new medium. After seeing Blogs and realizing that after video killed the radio star the Internet killed TV. With near-to-free software and... Read more

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April 3, 2005 4:52 PM

Alert: Creating An Air Canada Flight Alert

I have to admit I love the technology but I hate the experience. This is a common stress/frustration I endure as I scowl the web. I do love the fact that Air Canada allows you to hop on their site... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 2, 2005 4:44 PM

Live Generously

I am presently attending and helped to organize a national young leadership conference in Toronto. Yes, the sessions can drone on and on but there is usually, hopefully, some great nuggets of information. For me one nugget is a simple... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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