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Mark Blevis is a digital public affairs strategist and President of FullDuplex.ca, an integrated digital communications, public affairs and research company. His work focuses on the role of digital tools and culture on issues and reputation management. He also leads research into how Canadian opinions are shaped through online content and interactions.

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Conference Saturdays: break the patterns of hate and dogma

Conference Saturdays: break the patterns of hate and dogma

If you do nothing else for yourself or the world today, at least watch this 10 minute TEDTalk given by Zak Ebrahim. Break the patterns of hate and dogma.

By September 13, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
TOUCH makes the “Fall’s Biggest Books” list

TOUCH makes the “Fall’s Biggest Books” list

TOUCH: Five Factors to Growing and Leading a Human Organization, made it to Apple’s Fall’s Biggest Books list in the non-fiction category.

By September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Digital Makeover: Megan Leslie

Digital Makeover: Megan Leslie

The fall season of digital makeovers returns and reveals the importance of the right amount of information presented with the user in mind.

By September 8, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The future of online business may be social

The future of online business may be social

eBay, Airbnb and Uber build marketplaces based on the quality of the individual as much as the quality of the experience.

By September 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The e-petition credibility challenge (continued)

The e-petition credibility challenge (continued)

E-petitions are valuable tools in the digital public affairs toolbox. However, I continue to observe cases which challenge their credibility.

By August 5, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Myers-Briggs-Twitter: political personality analysis

Myers-Briggs-Twitter: political personality analysis

Can analyzing the accounts our political leaders follow reveal who they are as people? Twitter may just help us do a political personality assessment.

By August 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
CASL compliance, double opt-in and the MailChimp audit trail

CASL compliance, double opt-in and the MailChimp audit trail

A CASL compliance procedure to keep a double opt-in audit trail with MailChimp.

By June 27, 2014 6 Comments Read More →
Company directors need to care about CASL

Company directors need to care about CASL

A $1M personal liability clause in CASL is clearly designed to get the attention of company directors. It should work. No insurance policy covers this, yet.

By June 25, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Participate in our 2014 survey

Participate in our 2014 survey

Please spare 15 minutes to participate in our 2014 survey on digital in Canada (http://bit.ly/Opinions2014). Think of it as the long-form census you miss.

By June 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Election analysis, interactive report cards and media appearances

Election analysis, interactive report cards and media appearances

I’ll be talking about the digital side of the Ontario election with the media today. Don’t forget to vote, and check out our interactive report card.

By June 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Digital public affairs video playlist opens with #VoteON candidates

Digital public affairs video playlist opens with #VoteON candidates

At the encouragement of a few of my online followers, I’ve decided to add more video content to the digital public affairs mix.

By June 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ottawa Centre candidates on digital in their campaigns

Ottawa Centre candidates on digital in their campaigns

A video collage of insight from Ottawa Centre candidates sharing their views on the role digital is playing in their campaigns and in democratic engagement.

By May 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →