Word Camp Victoria 2013 Presentation: Blogging to Build Community, Online and Off

I’m honoured to be speaking at the fifth Word Camp Victoria on January 12th, 2013. It’s a labour of love for Paul Holmes and a way for the community of WordPress enthusiasts and developers to give back. When I approached blogging in the mid 2000s I couldn’t imagine having enough to say. Then I started using Twitter in April 2009, posting tweets of interest to me - mainly regarding the performing arts and community building initiatives in … [Read more...]

Standards of Practice for Blogging

We often read about the unwritten rules of blogging.  Perhaps, instead of rules, we can consider  some standards of practice,  best practices or values. … [Read more...]

Word Camp Victoria 2012 Presentation: disclosures, attribution and copyright

I’m excited to be presenting, with Brenda Johima,  at WordCamp 2012 on the topic of: disclosures, attribution and copyright. In the ever evolving realm of social media and the internet, content is created and shared. Now that we’re blogging, how do we credit the original creator? Do we have the right to use the image or written copy? Does our audience really need to know if we are paid to write a post, or received free tickets … [Read more...]