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What is Digital Literacy?

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  Articles on Digital Literacy are numerous, and a bit argumentative. They quibble about the definition…rather than explaining what it means to be digitally literate. I teach older adults how to use social media to communicate, but now that I’m … Continue reading

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New Blogger Huffington Post.ca

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October 1st was Senior’s Day, and I had a piece published in the Huffington Post: Who Will Teach Adults About Digital Literacy? Please have a look…and please share! http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/cathy-burrell/digital-literacy-for-adults_b_12252934.html  

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Entrepreneurship after 50: Unlocking the power of Social Media

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If you are in the Calgary area, over 50,(We won’t b checking ID! HA!) and interested in learning how a strong LinkedIn Profile can help you market yourself and your business-Please join me on Thursday August 18th at noon! Still … Continue reading

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Calgary Bound!!

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Ancient History I lived in Calgary in the late 60’s and the early 70’s. I lived in the foothills of the Northwest, and have memories of  my first school-North Haven Elementary, Stampede tickets in my Report Card, skipping double-dutch with … Continue reading

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The Strike is Over! When are the next Social Media Workshops?

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THANK YOU! For your patience, everyone! My Social Media workshops were interrupted by job action at The City of White Rock. When the workers settled, there was no opportunity to organize a revised schedule, as the Summer workshop season was … Continue reading

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City of White Rock Job Action-My Spring Workshops are Cancelled until Further Notice.

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Hi Everyone, So sorry to write this, but my Spring Social Media Workshops have been cancelled until further notice due to ongoing ‘job action’ at the city of White Rock. I certainly want all of you to continue your learning…so … Continue reading

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May I Introduce Jenna Cyprus? She has 5 Great Strategies to Share.

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This post is a guest post by Jenna Cyprus. Thanks Jenna! 5 Great Strategies for Using Social Media to Benefit Your Business It’s no surprise that businesses are leveraging social media to increase the ROI of their web presence. As … Continue reading

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Social Media Workshops: Fall 2012

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I LOVE Social Media. It’s my job, and it’s my passion. If Social Media has one ‘fatal flaw’ it’s this: Not enough people understand it. As soon as people hear that I teach Social Media Workshops, the questions start: What … Continue reading

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Twitter for Business

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I love twitter. I use it as a quick news source, a place to broadcast news about my business, and a place to communicate with my followers about what is happening in my life. I access twitter 2 ways: on … Continue reading

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Facebook for Business

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Facebook has been in the news lately…for all the wrong reasons. First there was the IPO, and the disappointing stock prices. Then there was Mark Zuckerberg’s honeymoon in Europe…complete with his bad tipping at a spaghetti joint in Rome! If … Continue reading

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