Moderating A Panel for NSCAD Portolio Day

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I am very honoured to be organizing and moderating an exciting panel for NSCAD Portfolio Day.   The big event is February 18, being conducted between the Fountain and Port Campuses. For the panel, I have organized five alumni from a variety of disciplines and graduate years. They will discuss what it means to be an art professional in Halifax, share their experiences as entrepreneurs and detail how their education shaped who they are today. It is called ‘A Future…

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Attention Bloggers: Speaking At BlogJam Atlantic 2016

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Where does the time go? I’m back speaking at BlogJam Atlantic 2016! This time around, I have revamped my Design To Engage talk to be specific to the needs of bloggers. We’ll go over everything from design theory to user statics. Anything I can think of that will help bloggers raise their design game to bring in more readers, more downloads, more bloggy goodness…

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Table Topics Ideas

Toastmasters Table Topics Idea: The Zoo

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Here is a Table Topic I created for my first time as Table Topics Master at Creatively Speaking. I was inspired by animal related sayings, and wanted to give speakers a variety of subject matter to work with. Please use this Table Topics idea for your next meeting and let me know how it goes.

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Make Your Contact Page More Engaging

Tips For Engaging Contact Pages

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If your contact page isn’t engaging, how do you expect people to connect with you? The advantage of ‘Contact’ is that visitors use it to connect with you. This makes it low hanging fruit, yet people ignore designing it properly Contact pages need love too! Learn how to give them some tender TLC…

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Summer Design Workplace Shadow

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Summer is a perfect time to show a recent grad the ropes of being a small design business in Halifax. I am pleased to introduce y’all to Kayla Robb, who just graduated with a Bachelor of Design from NSCAD. Kayla had been living and working in Vancouver as a 3D Modeler…

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Speaking at WordCamp Ottawa

Speaking at WordCamp Ottawa 2016

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I am excited to announce that I will be a speaker at WordCamp Ottawa 2016 this summer! This will be the debut of my new talk ‘Engage your audience now: purposeful content design for beginners’. Also known as ‘What the !&*%$ do I click?’. I attended my first WordCamp only last year and now I have the honour of helping other attendees…

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