Idle No More at two months: gender (part 3/6)
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Idle No More at two months: gender (part 3/6)

Idle No More was started by four women and functioned as a largely female-driven movement in its early days.

Idle No More at two months: evolution of a community (part 2/6)
By January 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Idle No More at two months: evolution of a community (part 2/6)

Does Idle No More have enough momentum and a good enough growth strategy to see any of it goals across the finish line?

Idle No More at two months: traffic analysis (part 1/6)
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Idle No More at two months: traffic analysis (part 1/6)

The first in a series of posts featuring expanded analysis of the first two months of the Idle No More movement.

Idle No More two-month analysis coming tomorrow
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Idle No More two-month analysis coming tomorrow

Tomorrow I will be publishing a number of posts, each looking at a particular aspect of the online component of the Idle No More movement.

Microtargeting
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Microtargeting

For marketers and communicators, microtargeting is like mana itself.

Lead by example and cross the finish line together
By January 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Lead by example and cross the finish line together

While this is a little off-topic for this blog, it’s necessary to share this tale of good sportsmanship (is that the politically correct way to say it?).

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Technology is not enough
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Technology is not enough

Smoke, stone tablets, telephones, fax machines, computers, cell phones… they’re all just tools over which we can communicate.

Summary of IdleNoMore traffic for Jan 13-19
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Summary of IdleNoMore traffic for Jan 13-19

Despite a week of continued momentum, media interest and online chatter, and much hype around the National Day of Protest, Idle No More posted a significant drop in online activity between January 13 and 19.

Conference Saturdays: Transparency and accountability aren’t just buzzwords
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Conference Saturdays: Transparency and accountability aren’t just buzzwords

On their own, social media accounts and even participation don’t cause a new and improved level of understanding between the account holder and the audience.

Wikipedia’s struggle with trust and trustworthiness
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Wikipedia’s struggle with trust and trustworthiness

Wikipedia Best Practice Guidance for Public Relations Professionals put communicators at a significant disadvantage in dealing with imbalance on the site.

There’s a difference between ‘network’ and ‘connect’
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There’s a difference between ‘network’ and ‘connect’

Some of my online connections from around the world are more likely to roll up their sleeves and help me achieve a goal than people I see several times a week.

There will be no Death Star (and other disappointments)
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There will be no Death Star (and other disappointments)

Updates on US Government’s sense of humour and willingness to speak the language of their audiences, Chris Spence’s apology and a correction in my analysis.