Blog Archives July 2006
July 31, 2006 7:16 AM

Join The Twist Image Evolution

Twist Image is currently recruiting for these positions: - Account Director - Account Manager - Project Manager - Marketing Coordinator - Designers - Programmers - Integrators - Writers (English and French) - Office Administration Think you have what it takes?... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 29, 2006 9:00 AM

The Power Within Edmonton - No, It Was Not All About Digital Marketing

I had more than a few emails asking me why I was asked to speak at The Power Within on Digital Marketing. That was not my topic. I actually speak about much more than Digital Marketing. For The Power Within,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 28, 2006 8:29 PM

The Power Within Edmonton - The Power Of The Moment

What an amazing two days it has been in Edmonton at The Power Within. Last night, I walked over and checked out the venue with Chuck Martin. Martin is best known for his books Tough Management and the business fable,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 27, 2006 9:15 AM

Canadian Internet Advertising Revenue To Top $801 Million In 2006

That's a pretty great email subject title to get. It came in the form of a press release from IAB Canada (full disclosure: I am the Vice Chair, Quebec for IAB Canada - but I did not see this news... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 26, 2006 6:57 AM

Online Rocks Because You Can Attend - Without Attending

I get very excited about opportunities to attend conferences (even more-so if I'm speaking). I'm all about learning and growing. I got an email blast from AlwaysOn and saw that the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit (which, hey, if I had the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 25, 2006 6:42 AM

American Cancer Society In Second Life Raises Good Money

I was just floating through Managing The Gray - the amazing marketing Podcast (and Blog) by C.C. Chapman and he has a great post titled, Real World Money Raised In Second Life. The American Cancer Society held their annual Relay... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 24, 2006 8:27 AM

Twist Image - One Of The Most Influential Authorities On Blog Marketing

I was on Technorati last night, when I saw this post: Most Influential Authorities On Blog Marketing from TopRank SEO Blog. It looked interesting, but then my heart sunk when I saw that Twist Image made the list for Onalytica's... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 22, 2006 8:20 AM

The Greatness Guide: 10 Best Lessons Life Has Taught Me By Robin Sharma - Montreal Business Book Club August Selection

The August session of The Montreal Business Book Club will feature The Greatness Guide: 10 Best Lessons Life Has Taught Me By Robin Sharma. This discussion is taking place on Wednesday, August 30th, 6:30 pm at Twist Image. The Greatness... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 21, 2006 7:52 AM

The Power Within Brings Richard Branson To Toronto

As I get prepped for my speaking debut at The Power Within (it is next week in Edmonton with Dr. Phil - more details here: The Power Within - Edmonton - Dr. Phil), I almost forgot to talk about their... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 20, 2006 7:05 AM

The Astroturfing Wars

Astroturfing is a word and technique that has been floating through the communications and marketing world for some time. We need to be paying attention to astroturfing, because as social media breaks down the barriers between marketer and consumer, cases... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 19, 2006 9:52 AM

It's Hard To Be Digital Marketing With All Of These Bombs Going Off

Far be it from me to make any sort of political commentary in this Blog, but man, it sure is hard to focus on all of the cool digital marketing stuff going on when there's so much hurt in this... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 18, 200610:02 PM

The Power Within Is Next Week In Edmonton

All of the fluids are leaving my body. I have plenty of anticipation and anxiousness over next week. I am speaking, for the first time, at a Power Within event. It is next Friday in Edmonton with Dr. Phil as... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 18, 200610:28 AM

Chris Anderson Of The Long Tail To Guest On Charlie Rose Tonight

This will be Must See TV. Chris Anderson, author of the hot business book title, The Long Tail, and Wired Magazine Editor will be a guest on The Charlie Rose Show tonight. It airs around 11:00 pm (Montreal time). The... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 17, 200610:29 AM

American Cancer Society - Second Life Relay For Life

Read this from the American Cancer Society website: "The American Cancer Society Relay For Life began in May 1985 when a colorectal surgeon ran around a track in Tacoma, Washington, for 24 hours, raising $27,000 to support the American... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 15, 2006 9:33 AM

The Nuclear Talent Wars

On the Joseph Jaffe Podcast, Across The Sound Episode #43, Jaffe made my audio comment the Rant Of The Week. While it's always flattering when Jaffe pats me on the back, it's an issue that is really hitting home at... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 14, 2006 7:40 AM

Rocketboom, Bust But Where's The Echo?

The big news in the Blog world was that Amanda Congdon is now living at her parent's house (kidding, we all know that she left or got fired... or whatever from Rocketboom). Bloggers like to eat their own, so all... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 13, 2006 9:08 AM

The Long Tail By Chris Anderson

This is probably one of the most anticipated business books in the past several years. I was more than excited to see that the author of The Long Tail, Chris Anderson (who is also one of the Editors of Wired... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 12, 2006 7:53 AM

Don't Blog. Don't Podcast. Don't Try Second Life

I've spent the past few days listening to my usual slew of Podcasts - Across The Sound, Inside PR, For Immediate Release, Managing The Gray, Daily Source Code, American Copywriter, New Comm Road and many more. I've also been paying... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 11, 200610:33 AM

Inside PR Episode #15 Podcast

If you're a fan of the Podcast, Inside PR, you might want to check out this week's episode. This is the first time that Terry Fallis and David Jones had a guest co-host, and the honor was given to me.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 10, 2006 8:03 AM

IT Business - Canadian Web Developers Review W3C Mobile Site Guidelines

Talk about an enigma, wrapped in a mystery, wrapped in bacon. I was interviewed for the article, Canadian Web Developers Review W3C Mobile Site Guidelines, which was featured in IT Business on July 5th, 2006. It's great to see the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 9, 2006 1:14 PM

Home Is Where The One Red Paperclip Is

Back in April, I Blogged (Montreal In The Media Because Of One Man, One Blog And One Red Paperclip) about a local Montrealer, Kyle MacDonald, who had a question. MacDonald wondered if he would be able to leverage the power... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 8, 2006 8:02 PM

Seth Godin To Appear On Across The Sound With Joseph Jaffe

A couple of weeks back, I was in Second Life having a conversation with Divo Dapto (Joseph Jaffe) and Cleon Goff (C.C. Chapman) when Jaffe asked us to guess who will be on his Podcast, Across The Sound. With the... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 8, 2006 7:09 AM

La Presse Article Flatters And Frustrates At The Same Time

"Hey Mitch, nice interview in La Presse... keep it up." That's what the email read. I had no clue what the person was talking about. I had not done an interview with the French daily newspaper, La Presse, in Montreal.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 7, 2006 7:54 AM

Podcasting At A Business Near You - The Globe And Mail Reports

The Globe And Mail published this article, Podcasting At A Business Near You, in yesterday's Technology section of the newspaper. "Podcasting, which involves the distribution of personalized audio or video clips over the Internet to computers, laptops or digital audio... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 6, 2006 7:27 AM

Inside PR Podcast Gets A New Co-Host Next Week

If you have become sucked into the vortex of awesome marketing and communications Podcasts, you know that Inside PR is part of the Holy Trinity of Podcasts (along with Across The Sound from Joseph Jaffe and For Immediate Release with... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 5, 2006 2:41 PM

Unconference Defined

There has been lots of great feedback after CaseCamp Montreal (which took place yesterday). With the good, also comes the criticism (as is to be expected from the Blogosphere). At the end of the day, I'm just happy to see... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 4, 200610:11 PM

CaseCamp Montreal - What A Night

I had many worries going into CaseCamp Montreal - which took place this evening at the Radio Canada - CBC building (great venue - thanks for the space and snacks Alexandre Henault). My main concern was that the presenters were... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 3, 2006 7:55 AM

CaseCamp Montreal Tomorrow - Get Self-Organizing

We are one day away from CaseCamp Montreal. Tomorrow, July 4th, 2006 at Radio Canada - CBC HQ it all begins at 6:00 pm. Please make sure that if you are presenting to bring your laptop or a USB key... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 1, 2006 6:38 AM

Bob Garfield Writes His Latest Book, Listenomics, In Plain View

This is just another fine example of living and breathing the new world of Social Media. In October, 2005 I posted: Marketing Article Of The Year - Inside The New World Of Listenomics By Bob Garfield. I felt that Garfield... Read more

By Mitch Joel