Introducing Pacific Content

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014
Introducing Pacific Content

Some big news for me to announce! I have partnered with Pat Kelly, an incredibly talented guy who, among other things, is one of the creators, producers and hosts of the hit CBC Radio One program, This Is That (which won two New York Festivals awards this week for Best Comedy Program and Best Comedy Special). Pat is one […]

Productivity Tips Are Killing My Productivity & Blogging Tips Are Killing My Blog

Posted by on Aug 13, 2009
Productivity Tips Are Killing My Productivity & Blogging Tips Are Killing My Blog

Don’t get me wrong. I LOVE Twitter. I enjoy Facebook. And my RSS Reader is full of blogs that I read every day. But they’re taking over my life. I’m using them as a crutch to avoid DOING anything productive. Checking statuses, tweets, and blog posts have turned into a form of procrastination where I […]

Copy & Paste vs Customization of Content – Old Rules vs New Rules For Media, Part 3

Posted by on May 13, 2009
Copy & Paste vs Customization of Content – Old Rules vs New Rules For Media, Part 3

This is the third in a series of posts contrasting the ‘old’ rules of the media and the ‘new’ rules that are necessary for success in today’s rapidly changing digital landscape. Old Rule #3: The Web Is Just Another Distribution Channel For Traditional Media’s Content There are many traditonal media types who, believe it or […]

Lock It Up In A Walled Garden VS. Set Your Content Free! – Old Rules VS New Rules For Media Part 2

Posted by on May 6, 2009
Lock It Up In A Walled Garden VS. Set Your Content Free! – Old Rules VS New Rules For Media Part 2

This is the second in a series of posts contrasting the ‘old’ rules of the media and the ‘new’ rules that are necessary for success in today’s rapidly changing digital landscape. Old Rule #2: Viva La ‘Walled Garden’ – You Must Use The Content From Media Companies In The Way THEY Want You To Use […]

Old Rules vs. New Rules For Media – A New Blog Series About The Future Of Media

Posted by on May 1, 2009
Old Rules vs. New Rules For Media  – A New Blog Series About The Future Of Media

            With apologies to Bill Maher, I’ve tried to re-arrange the presentation I did at the Northern Voice conference in Vancouver and the Multimedia Meets Radio conference in Prague about ‘The Future of Radio’ into a series of coherent blog posts. Instead of creating a single, giant post, I’ve tried […]

The Changing Face Of Conferences – Traditional Media vs Social Media

Posted by on Mar 14, 2009

(photo courtesy of Liz Hargreaves) I recently had the opportunity to speak about the future of radio at both the Northern Voice digital media conference in Vancouver and the Multimedia Meets Radio conference for European Public Broadcasters in Prague. In both cases, I came away learning a lot from the other presentations, but the lasting […]

15 Top Tips & Professional Secrets For How To Make Better Videos

Posted by on Dec 29, 2008
15 Top Tips & Professional Secrets For How To Make Better Videos

As someone who’s spent many years working in television, I usually get requests for advice on how to make videos look better at this time of the year.  A lot of people received new video cameras over the holidays, they’ve tried them out, and don’t understand why their movies look pretty… Ed Wood-ish. I probably […]