Blog Archives February 2007
February 28, 2007 6:15 PM

Twitter Is To Blogging What Post-It Notes Are To Notebooks

Have you checked out Twitter yet? It's being called a micro-Blogging platform. I'm not sure that is the best way to describe it. Simply put you can send a text message (SMS length) either through a website, instant messenger or... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 27, 2007 9:52 PM

Second Life - What Marketers Should Be Paying Attention To

I've been thinking a lot about Second Life and virtual worlds and what this new channel means to marketers. A lot of this thinking is based around the desire for every business to buy some land and build out a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 25, 200711:31 AM

PodCamp Toronto 2007 - Day Two - Corporate Podcasting - Trust Economies And The Next Episode Of Six Pixels Of Separation

PodCamp Toronto 2007 Day Two is well underway. I've already attended a session by the very scary (in the best way possible) Chris Penn from the Financial Aid Podcast called, WinAmpCast And Google Gadget Podcast Kit 1.0, where we learned... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 24, 200711:06 PM

City TV And Amber MacArthur Cover PodCamp Toronto 2007

If you're in interested in catching a quick glimpse of what happened today at PodCamp Toronto 2007, Amber MacArthur - former G4 Tech TV and current New Media Reporter for City TV - was down here with a TV crew.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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February 24, 2007 3:29 PM

PodCamp Toronto 2007 - Day One - Line Of The Day Goes To Julien Smith

Julien Smith from In Over Your Head and Listen To Your Kids held a presentation called, Giving Your Podcast A Google Presence, at Podcamp Toronto 2007. Julien is spiked with energy and he dropped this G-Bomb: "Google understands English and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 23, 200711:35 PM

PodCamp Toronto 2007 Pre-Show Party

PodCamp Toronto 2007 is officially underway. I just got back from The Library - don't you miss the days of university when going to the library was code word for "bar" (apparently the joke was not lost on the owners... Read more

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February 22, 200710:55 PM

Shel Israel - Global Neighbourhoods - Naked Conversations - InfoPresse And Web 2.0

Shel Israel, who co-authored the excellent book on Blogs and Blog Marketing, Naked Conversations, with one of the world's most famous Bloggers, Robert Scoble (ex-Microsoft and now PodTech), was in Montreal today as the keynote speaker for InfoPresse Magazine's Web... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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February 21, 200710:25 PM

Twitter Starts Here - The New Revolution Might Be Micro-Blogging

I've been resisting the temptation to start with Twitter. Never heard of Twitter? Look on the left (scroll down to the bottom). Twitter is the ability to send a quick SMS-like text message to the web that is published and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 20, 2007 7:31 AM

New York Magazine And The Must-Read Article, Say Everything

"As younger people reveal their private lives on the Internet, the older generation looks on with alarm and misapprehension not seen since the early days of rock and roll. The future belongs to the uninhibited," reads the first paragraph of... Read more

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February 19, 2007 6:59 AM

The Word Of Mouth Secret Behind The Movie The Secret

Many months ago I got an email from a local friend about their efforts in helping to promote a new documentary called, The Secret. I watched the trailer online and it gave me a whiff of something akin to another... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 17, 2007 5:19 PM

Geek Dinner Montreal - Featuring The One And Only Shel Holtz

People have been asking when there would be a Geek Dinner Montreal. I'm happy to announce that Shel Holtz - one half of the exceptional Podcasting duo of For Immediate Release: The Hobson And Holtz Report - will be in... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 16, 200710:43 PM

Social Media Responsibility

Real power. It is a concept I work into almost all of my presentations. Never before has an individual had the ability to go about their day-to-day activities yet - through the power of technology (and more specifically, the Internet)... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 15, 2007 4:30 PM

PodCamp Toronto - Add Your Session Now, The Schedule Is Live

Great success (as Borat would say). You can now head over to the PodCamp Toronto 2007 wiki and add your name as a presenter here: PodCamp Toronto 2007 Schedule. This first-ever Podcasting unconference for Toronto takes place next week -... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 14, 2007 8:12 PM

Podcasting - I Can't Believe This Content Is Free

After working out this morning and driving in to the Twist Image offices, my head was spinning with stuff I needed to remember and check-out while my Blackberry had a new note file that was locked and stocked with a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 13, 2007 6:51 PM

What Is Your Blog And/Or Podcast? New Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast Segment

Did you happen to catch the last episode of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast? It featured a brand-new segment called, What Is Your Blog And/Or Podcast? (I can just hear the Paul Shaffer-like theme music -... Read more

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February 12, 200712:50 PM

Bill Clinton , Anthony Robbins (And Me? Mitch Joel) All Appearing Live At The Power Within Montreal In April

I-ve been sitting on this very big news for a while and I can finally let you know that The Power Within is coming back to Montreal on April 3rd, 2007 and it is featuring Bill Clinton, Anthony Robbins and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 10, 200711:34 AM

Geek Dinner Hollywood Florida Anyone?

I was just confirmed as the keynote speaker for the Shop.org Online Marketing Workshop which takes place in Hollywood, Florida from April 18th - 20th, 2007. After doing a quick Google search on "Geek Dinner Florida," there was nothing that... Read more

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February 9, 200710:00 PM

eMarketing Course, Word Of Mouth Conference, Blog Seminar and Optimizing E-mail For Better Results Roundtable

It's going to be a crazy time for Marketers in Canada looking for better ways to understand the Digital Marketing landscape, and you have the CMA - Canadian Marketing Association - to thank for it. First off, there is a... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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February 8, 2007 7:51 PM

Marketing Magazine Article - The Man In Black

I've had some requests to see the Marketing Magazine article, The Man In Black - Meet Mitch Joel. Canada's Rock Star Of Digital Marketing, which was written by Danny Kurchasky and featured in the January 15th, 2007 issue. We've put... Read more

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February 8, 2007 3:13 PM

How I Work

I got a great email request from Kevin Behringer of Fly Over Marketing. He referred to a very interesting post on Micro Persuasion where Steve Rubel unveils how he works - what tools he uses, etc- You can read it... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 7, 2007 8:40 AM

Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us - And Now For A Video Break

Sometimes a video can say it all. It's pure genius, and it's called: Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us. Watch, read, enjoy, share and discuss... If you enjoyed it, you may want to check out the creators: Digital... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 6, 200711:03 AM

Wal-Mart Unleashes Digital Movie Download Store

"Wal-Mart also used its significant clout to launch its online store with films from all major studios. The Bentonville, Ark., retailer accounts for about 40 percent of DVD sales, and studio have been careful not to anger their largest customer...... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 5, 2007 8:57 PM

Get On Board With The Web Analytics Association

I just got an email from Howard Firestone over at iPerceptions and the Turn Up The Silence Blog about an opportunity for people in our industry to join the Web Analytics Association (WAA) board of directors. Here's what Howard says:... Read more

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February 3, 2007 3:20 PM

PodCamp Toronto - Three Weeks Away

If it's half as fun and informative as PodCamp Boston was, you can be sure that PodCamp Toronto will get you all primed and ready to be a professional Podcaster. PodCamp Toronto happens in three weeks from today: February 24-25,... Read more

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February 2, 2007 8:54 AM

Publishing House Penguin Launches A Wiki Novel

You know I love books. You know I love technology. You know my passion for social media. When I saw this news release from Reuters: Publisher Launches Its First "Wiki" Novel (hat tip to MarketingVox), I got all excited. "'This... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 1, 200710:55 PM

Disney Sold 1.3 Million Movies On iTunes - New Media Does Not Kill Old Media

Shel Holtz, one half of the amazing Podcasting team behind For Immediate Release: The Hobson and Holtz Report, has always said that "new media does kill old media." It could be argued that new media helps old media sell more... Read more

By Mitch Joel