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Social Media & the Boobie Bus

  How the “Boobie Bus” Helped this Boomer “Think Forward and Move Forward” by Judi Gunter, BA, APR, FCPRS, L.M. As a Public Relations professional who “came of age before computers” I have been feeling scared and intimidated by social media.  But the Alberta Wild Rose Party “boobie bus” incident got me thinking forward…… Was…

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True Media

True Media works with Tenato’s clients to provide media planning and buying services on key advertising campaigns.  True Media brings an intimate knowledge of the media landscape; their media-neutral belief integrates online, social media and traditional advertising to give clients the maximum possible value for their budgets.  By selecting channels based on the latest in…

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Thoughts from #SocialWest

Managing the Online Reputation of Your Small Business Last month, armed with a tablet and a name tag, I attended my first social media conference – Social West. Held in Calgary, Alberta, the three-day event is spearheaded by Mike Morrison, author of Mike’s Bloggity Blog. Delivering on its promise as the largest social media and…

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Social Influence and The Vote

The Role of Social Influencers on Undecided Voters   Alberta Election 2015 We all live busy lives — carting kids to school and sports, ensuring they’re fed and that they did their homework. All that on top of our ever-demanding careers, and carving out time to do our taxes and cheer on our Calgary Flames!…

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Social Monitoring vs. Polling

Could Social Media Monitoring Have Better Predicted the Alberta Election Results? After reading Joanne O’Connell’s post “Why Were the Polls Wrong?”, I was intrigued by her insight and wondered if social media could shed some light on why there was such a difference between the polling vs. actual results. As Joanne stated, this election had…

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Marketer? Market Thyself!

When there’s a job opening here at Tenato, we get a large number of resumés to read through. I’ve recently done a little bit of preliminary screening of job applicants, and I notice things. Now, I’m no expert in job hunting, but I can offer some tips based on the boss lady’s hiring expectations. It comes down mainly to the cover letter; for starters, try including one……

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