Course Creation – Online with Versal

A short decade ago Moodle and Blackboard were the only real options for providing online training or education. Today there is a growing number of course authoring platforms to choose from. Over the past few weeks I’ve been exploring several of these new options and want to share my experiences with them, beginning with Versal. Interactive learning Versal markets […]

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Are you ready for July 1st 2014 and CASL?

Listen to this post.   A few years ago the Canadian federal government passed a new law – Bill C-28 – the Electronic Commercial Protection Act. It’s taken a while to get itself organized but the new law takes effect July 1st 2014… thats not too far off. The law, sometimes referred to as CASL […]

The Art of Marketing – Vancouver 2014

Last week I was fortunate enough to attend the Art of marketing conference in Vancouver with my amazing Thoughtstream MarCom team. This is my Storify of the event. It was really great being able to hear folks like Nancy Duarte and Seth Godin live and up close. I wish I could say one presentation stood […]

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Content Marketing in 2 Minutes with Powtoon 1

I was recently introduced to PowToon – an amazing online animation tool that lets you easily create animated videos and presentations. After trying the free version I was impressed enough to purchase a paid subscription. Here’s my first – of many to come – video created with Powtoon. Powtoon is an awesome tool for advertising, […]

Publish your own Daily Paper with

A few days ago I got a request for more information about The Chilliwack Daily, a self publishing, online paper that I created with a free content aggregator/curator called If you’re interested in more background here is a bit of history. I’m not sure how many people actually read The Chilliwack Daily or any of the other […]

The Chilliwack Daily