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Mountainview Alberta, where the Canadian Rockies meet the prairies. #pano
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+Zara Altair ... in August
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We’ve weathered the Penguins and Pandas that thankfully stopped old SEO hacks from working these past couple of years; but what about what the next algo Zebra or Walrus, or maybe that bigger Elephant in the room affecting search traffic – personalization?
This Google algorithm change is even bigger and less cuddly than the two big ones that came before it. It's the Elephant in the room.
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Pretty in pink - good morning Calgary. 
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Seen in Mackenzie Towne, Calgary. Electric car charging station at the new #timhortons coffee shop. 
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Comment Marketing: Yes, it Still Works

http://bit.ly/CommentMKTG <---- My latest Whiteboard Friday covers tips, tactics, and a process for how to get real marketing value (along multiple vectors) from participation in comment threads.
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Saltwater Saturday on a Friday. View in HD - may take some time to load. 
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Happiness is a happy fish! :-))
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Winter in the Canadian Rockies. #banff
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GooglePlus, get your game together... Recommending I follow 3 inactive accounts is just stupid. One of them inactive for THREE years.
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+Kathy D hahahahaha a Happy Mother's Day back in 2013!!!
That's hilarious... thanks for the morning laugh 
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Learn how to learn again. 
 
Knowledge is being replaced by knowing

A great article by +David Weinberger, disguised as a book review.
Here's the link: https://goo.gl/elwSEd

Here's the best quote in this piece:
The net is demonstrating the weakness of knowledge as finished, settled, and static content. It’s doing so by plunging us deeper into knowing.

But there's a lot of other gems to be found here:

The net is making clear how important “echo chambers” are to knowledge and even more so to understanding. If you care about molecular gastronomy and hear about a new technique, you’ll go to your favorite molecular gastronomy sites to learn more. If you’re a supporter of Net Neutrality and there’s a court ruling you don’t understand, you’ll go to a site that shares your values to get the explanation. If you are a feminist and a new pay equity law passes, you’re not going to go to a male supremacy site to find out what it means for you. Knowledge and culture depend on like-minded individuals joining together and iterating over tiny differences. This is how the net works. This is also how traditional knowing works. We did not like to acknowledge that. Now we can’t avoid it.
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Perhaps our chief epistemic avoidance mechanism was turning knowing into the production of a type of content — knowledge — that we convinced ourselves had to be independent of the knower in two senses.
First, we devised methodologies that try to keep the vagaries of the individual out of the process of creating knowledge. The scientific method works. Journalistic objectivity continues to be reevaluated...

Second, we physically separated knowledge from individuals by externalizing it (e.g., books). What started in Greece as a particular class of belief became a body of printed statements that could be called knowledge even if there was no one left to believe them. Obviously, this has been wildly successful for our species, but it also meant that the medium of externalization — paper — has shaped knowledge to fit its peculiarities.
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There’s tremendous value in consulting existing bodies of well-vetted beliefs, and, to their credit, teachers like Professor Lynch expose us to that value. But there is also value in the networking of knowledge in which ideas are linked in their differences. We can go wrong in those networks, but we can also go very right, achieving a new sense of how knowledge goes together even if it never fully coheres.

Much, much more too. It's worth the read.

Related: a talk I gave in Singapore last year that touches on these topics and our "containers of collective intelligence":
http://www.the-vital-edge.com/machine-based-collective-intellige/

#knowledge 
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It's one of the very first and most common questions we get, especially from those looking at the monthly subscription fee for +HubSpot Marketing software when they are used to WordPress or another free or low cost platform. A CMS decision is never as easy as you'd think... read on my friends. Comments and shares very much appreciated.
Focus your efforts on improving your online marketing and lead capture rather than just making sure your site running.
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CEO KAYAK Online Marketing, Author, Blogger, Kayaker
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Randy is an author and principal of KAYAK Online Marketing. He has worked extensively with more than 400 companies and organizations just like yours. He truly understands the goals of marketing managers and businesses to generate high quality leads and build their businesses.

His online marketing books, Findability: Why Search Optimization is Dying + 21 New Rules of Content Marketing (May 2013), and Building a Better Business Website: 10 Crucial Strategies for Turning Your Online Presence Into Something Your Company Can Actually Use (Oct 2013) are both available on Amazon Kindle (12 languages) and in Paperback (English). And recently, leading the collaborative ebook: Disruption: How Successful People are Using Social for Business (June 2015).

Randy has been featured, guest blogged, or mentioned in a variety of online media, including: forbes.com, steamfeed.com, socialmediatoday.com, financial post.com, spinsucks.com, the Calgary Herald, Rogers Connect and more. 

Additionally, Randy is a "Best Thinker" with socialmediatoday.com, contributing weekly (usually Thursdays). His articles enjoy thousands of shares on occasion (with hundreds being the norm).

Reach out to Randy via his GPlus profile or visit KAYAK's blog at kayakonlinemarketing.com today.

On a more personal note, Randy is a stage IV cancer survivor who is driven to do 'more' with this gift. In Randy's world, that means working ethically to positively improve his clients' online ROI.
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Soundly Beat Stage 4 Cancer, 3x Published Author
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Happy customer since 2008. Never a single problem with my business alarm system. Change over to new office in SEPT (IP-based system) was seamless. Thank you Ken and team.
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Best craft beer selection in town (CO-OP is 2nd best).
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Always great events and resources by the Chamber. As the 2013 Finalist for Small Business of the Year and Breakout Business, my team and I were treated wonderfully. The Business in Calgary Events email and listing is invaluable for people wanting to expand their knowledge of Calgary's business climate, and the LinkedIn Group is rocking thanks to Aaron.
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Brian and Rob are great guys. Very helpful and prompt.
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Top restaurant to take visitors to. Meant to post in Calgary. :-)
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Brett is easy to work with, skilled and responsive.
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