The future of online business may be social
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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.

The e-petition credibility challenge (continued)
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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.

Myers-Briggs-Twitter: political personality analysis
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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.

Conversation with Treasury Board President Tony Clement (podcast)
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Conversation with Treasury Board President Tony Clement (podcast)

Treasury Board President Tony Clement on digital culture, the challenges of constraint-based communication and building bridges online.

Whitney Hoffman part 2: online and offline skills (podcast)
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Whitney Hoffman part 2: online and offline skills (podcast)

Whitney Hoffman brings us up to date on strengthening her web presence, fundraising and debating, and how her social media community activities have helped prepare her for a run for office.

Conversation with Lauren Liu (podcast)
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Conversation with Lauren Liu (podcast)

NDP MP and Science and Technology Critic Laurin Liu on becoming an MP at age 20, balancing personal and political online, and injecting an entrepreneurial spirit to her role as a Parliamentarian.

Conversation with Minister Bal Gosal (podcast)
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Conversation with Minister Bal Gosal (podcast)

Minister of State for Sport, Bal Gosal, on his auspicious beginnings on Twitter, opportunities and opportunities lost on engaging content, and the power of Facebook.

Conversation with MP Françoise Boivin (podcast)
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Conversation with MP Françoise Boivin (podcast)

NDP MP Françoise Boivin on social dynamics and why she prefers the deep relationship she shares with her Facebook “friends” rather than what she views as the impersonal experience of a Facebook Fan Page.

Industry Minister James Moore and Canada’s digital economy (podcast)
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Industry Minister James Moore and Canada’s digital economy (podcast)

Industry Minister James Moore speaks at the Manning Centre conference about Canada’s digital economy, the digital policy his office is developing, and the digital preservation of Canadian history.

Alison Loat talks about Tragedy in the Commons (podcast)
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Alison Loat talks about Tragedy in the Commons (podcast)

Alison Loat, co-founder and Executive Director of Samara, speaks about her upcoming book “Tragedy in the Commons,” and the insider view it shares from the people inside Canada’s federal political system.

Digital public affairs view of Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report
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Digital public affairs view of Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report

Comscore’s 2014 Digital Future in Focus report contains a wealth of information for digital public affairs practitioners.

Let emotions get the better of your campaign (#prgrs14)
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Let emotions get the better of your campaign (#prgrs14)

A winning campaign gets people excited about the opportunity the vision presents. It recognizes that people act more on emotion than logical arguments.