Launching a Web App with Teamwork Project and Desk

Anyone who knows me, knows I’m crazy about well-written software and, in particular, software that helps me work smarter, not harder. And when it comes to project management software, it’s the suite of products from Teamwork.com that I turn to all day long. Teamwork Projects Teamwork Projects is what I’ve been using for years, from Read more about Launching a Web App with Teamwork Project and Desk[…]

#odinbirthday How a Local Facebook Post Went Viral

The Making of a Global Viral Sensation In the world of marketing, a viral hit is an elusive phenomenon. But over the years of talking dogs and Charlie biting a finger, digital marketers come to identify a few of the features of a news story that seem to work in favour of a meme event. I’ve discussed Read more about #odinbirthday How a Local Facebook Post Went Viral[…]

Mentorship, Parenthood, My Tattoo and the Spousal Karma

An overnight decision 20 years in the making. It’s my kid’s initials in binary. I’m getting a lot of blank stares with this one, so I thought I blog it. Indulge me while I take a moment to explain this one. Family, friends and colleagues are finding my latest project a little unusual and out Read more about Mentorship, Parenthood, My Tattoo and the Spousal Karma[…]

Ardee’s Mixtape: Hot Hyts of 1982 Volume 1-4

Scroll down to hear the entire 1982 mixtape ‘digitally remastered’  with my XS-Cargo device. 1982 Growing up as a reclusive teenager* in Windsor, Ontario, I have a few fond memories that helped shape the grown-up that I’ve become. * is there any other kind of teenager, really Working the stage crew at Assumption College High Read more about Ardee’s Mixtape: Hot Hyts of 1982 Volume 1-4[…]

This cold-call email got my attention … for the wrong reasons.

I received an unsolicited email that sent me on a goose chase trying to figure it out, including scrolling past adult video retail sites search results to find my answers. If this sounds like a disaster in email marketing, you are correct. As an Interactive Project Manager, I know you’ve only got one chance to Read more about This cold-call email got my attention … for the wrong reasons.[…]

Adobe Premiere CC: Discreet Edit Reborn?

I’ve been using computers to edit video since the Amiga days, when Danish programmers brought Scala to the world. I was deploying content over dialup modems to digital signage outlets across the province for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission back in the late 90’s. It was the wild, wild west of media and whether Read more about Adobe Premiere CC: Discreet Edit Reborn?[…]

3AM Social Media Updates

This astonishingly and highly unusual email I received from electronic music DJ and composer Moby that breaks almost every rule about social media marketing… or it creates some new rules. I realize we’re making this up as we go along, but blogging at 3AM and deliriously composing a meandering message with poor grammar, no sentence structure, in Read more about 3AM Social Media Updates[…]