Converge Magazine

January 30, 2011

The Converge Magazine crew, producers of a brand-spanking-new magazine geared at the odd and eccentric age group of 20-somethings, spent the weekend hawking hot-off-the-press copies to the “God Bless ya Brother” crowd at Missions Fest in Vancouver, BC. I had a chance to hang out around the Converge booth for a few minutes and watched as people eagerly picked up their free copies. Read the rest of this entry »

I recently wrote a short post on creating engaging experiences that I, for the most part, agree with. Not everything I write I totally agree with, but that is another matter altogether. What does matter is that after posting to my blog, I tweeted and facebooked the link so the world would know that I’d actually updated my blog. I couldn’t help but asking myself, “Do the same elements that make real life experiences engaging also make social media experiences engaging?” They’re somewhat related.

Engaging social media experiences form out of three important elements: entertainment, education, and conversation. Read the rest of this entry »

Christmas & Traditions

December 20, 2010

For most people, I think, Christmas is not really Christmas unless the right traditions are observed year after year with a dedication rivaling Santa Clauses’ devotion to cookies and mall appearances. Of course by “right traditions” I don’t mean “right for everyone.” Each person and family have their own traditions, twists on popular traditions, and traditions that make the rest of us wonder how much rum was in the egg nog. Read the rest of this entry »
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