REALationship: digital profile accrues over lots of small interactions
By September 10, 2012 1 Comments Read More →

REALationship: digital profile accrues over lots of small interactions

There’s a common misconception that online recognition can be achieved instantaneously. In fact, having a credible digital profile takes time.

How to set Facebook Fan Page permissions to share photos from other pages
By August 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

How to set Facebook Fan Page permissions to share photos from other pages

I’ve been helping Taber Bucknell with various and sundry digital activities for the A Lung Story campaign. Taber is the capable and committed web-and-all-things-social-media master for Hélène Campbell’s online presence. Last night we ran into a problem with Facebook sharing which proved to be more difficult to solve than we had anticipated. Specifically, we were […]

Posted in: Social Media
By August 14, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Marketing paparazzi

I’ll be chatting with CTV News Channel’s Todd van der Heyden about Facedeals later this afternoon. In case you hadn’t heard, Facedeals (being promoted by Nashville ad agency Redpepper) is designed to connect with Facebook to automate the process of location check-in and connecting the business and patron to dispense deals. The technology hinges on a […]

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Welcome to Cloud(y) Politics
By March 24, 2012 2 Comments Read More →

Welcome to Cloud(y) Politics

This post was written as part of my coverage of the NDP Leadership Convention for iPolitics.ca. The NDP is learning about the triumphs and trials of “cloud politics” — online communication, engagement and especially voting. The story coming in to the the convention had two narrative streams. There’s the established norm of a high volume of […]

Analysis of Facebook Fan Pages and the #ndpldr convention candidates
By March 24, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Analysis of Facebook Fan Pages and the #ndpldr convention candidates

This post was written as part of my coverage of the NDP Leadership Convention for iPolitics.ca. Hands down, the most active and engaged of the Facebook campaigns by any of the NDP leadership candidates was run by Nathan Cullen and his team. Well, “run” is the probably the wrong word for it. Run has a […]

Ontario election Facebook Fan Page progress report card
By September 9, 2011 1 Comments Read More →

Ontario election Facebook Fan Page progress report card

Tim Hudak’s Facebook Fan page is the hottest leader-hangout (so far) in the Ontario election. Not because he has more fans (15,857) than any other Ontario party leader (McGuinty 5,462, Horwath 4,885 and Schreiner 367), but because his page is getting an average of 124 comments per post. Wow! Granted not all comments are positive. This […]

Summary of Facebook Fan Pages of the Leaders
By May 2, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Summary of Facebook Fan Pages of the Leaders

Seems as though any days of hatin’ on Layton are over. Based on Facebook page action, NDP leader Jack Layton has 65,520 “likes,” with an average of 200 comments per wall post in the past two days – 94 per cent of which are favourable. This lies in contrast with 54,394 “likes” for Harper, whose […]

Elizabeth May’s Facebook Fan Page by the numbers
By May 2, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Elizabeth May’s Facebook Fan Page by the numbers

Over the course of the day, I’m doing some analysis of the Facebook Fan Pages for each of the five major party leaders: Stephen Harper, Michael Ignatieff, Jack Layton, Gilles Duceppe and Elizabeth May. Elizabeth May (10,871 fans) This table identifies activity by week, specifically the number of posts, likes and comments. Posts Likes Likes/post […]

Gilles Duceppe’s Facebook Fan Page by the numbers
By May 2, 2011 3 Comments Read More →

Gilles Duceppe’s Facebook Fan Page by the numbers

Over the course of the day, I’m doing some analysis of the Facebook Fan Pages for each of the five major party leaders: Stephen Harper, Michael Ignatieff, Jack Layton, Gilles Duceppe and Elizabeth May. Gilles Duceppe (8,378 fans) This table identifies activity by week, specifically the number of posts, likes and comments. Posts Likes Likes/post […]

Jack Layton’s Facebook Fan Page by the numbers
By May 2, 2011 3 Comments Read More →

Jack Layton’s Facebook Fan Page by the numbers

Over the course of the day, I’m doing some analysis of the Facebook Fan Pages for each of the five major party leaders: Stephen Harper, Michael Ignatieff, Jack Layton, Gilles Duceppe and Elizabeth May. Jack Layton (62,874 fans) This table identifies activity by week, specifically the number of posts, likes and comments. Posts Likes Likes/post […]

Michael Ignatieff’s Facebook Fan Page by the numbers
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Michael Ignatieff’s Facebook Fan Page by the numbers

Over the course of the day, I’m doing some analysis of the Facebook Fan Pages for each of the five major party leaders: Stephen Harper, Michael Ignatieff, Jack Layton, Gilles Duceppe and Elizabeth May. Michael Ignatieff (69,094 fans) This table identifies activity by week, specifically the number of posts, likes and comments. Posts Likes Likes/post […]

Stephen Harper’s Facebook Fan Page by the numbers
By May 2, 2011 5 Comments Read More →

Stephen Harper’s Facebook Fan Page by the numbers

Over the course of the day, I’m going to go do share some analysis of the Facebook Fan Pages of each of the five major party leaders: Stephen Harper, Michael Ignatieff, Jack Layton, Gilles Duceppe and Elizabeth May. Stephen Harper (53,801 fans) This table identifies activity by week, specifically the number of posts, likes and […]