Have You Checked Out Techvibes?

August 26, 2010

Techvibes posted an interview with me yesterday, if you have not yet checked it out, I suggest you do!

http://www.techvibes.com/blog/5-questionswith-melissa-smich

If you had 5 questions for me, what would they be? Leave your creative responses in the comment section!


The Fine Line In Online Contests

August 25, 2010

The Globe and Mail’s Ivor Tossell recently published an article “With tweet-marketing contests, everyone loses.” This is an interesting article as both an online marketer and someone who is entered in the Virgin America Provocateur contest and soliciting votes for it.

In the article Tossell says, “On paper, they’re win-win propositions, enticing people to bag prizes while spreading the word about a product. In practice, however, they’re usually zero-sum games that ask users to promote themselves by badgering their peers.” Read the rest of this entry »


SXSW Interactive 2011 Panel Picker: Please Vote!

August 12, 2010

I know SXSW Interactive is a ways away, but it has taken its pitched sessions into Panel Picker stage. What does this mean? It means your votes are needed!

1. Naked Dating: What started as an intoxicated invitation, soon became “the funniest” session of last year’s festival and rated one of the top panels on love and self-improvement. Now with a successful blog and much more to come, Jeremy and I are back at it with our session called Naked Dating: How To Find Love in 140-characters or less. Maybe this year we’ll even present while naked: http://bit.ly/a1fQy5

2. We Love In Public: Social media has made exhibitionists and voyeurs of all of us – how has this changed the dynamics of dating in a socially connected world? Love and Over Exposure. Vote Here: http://bit.ly/b5srDP

listed as one of the top panels 🙂


Getting Personal: Genetic Testing for Health, Disease & Ancestry; DNA Test – 23andMe

August 8, 2010

Purple Lights, Airplanes and Shooting Stars… I could really use a wish right now.

August 4, 2010

Hola from yesterday’s Virgin America flight also known as club virgin.

The flights really fly by fast… pun intended.

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You spin me round round

July 31, 2010

Love LA.

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Call Me Charlie.

July 31, 2010

In LA and met up with an almost-pilot friend who offered to give us a unique experience sight-seeing. In the air. He and his teacher decided to put me in the driver’s seat after seeing my enthusiasm. His teacher happens to also be a #virginamerica pilot. Small world, right?

Can’t believe I knocked that off my bucket list in a little black dress.

Check out the pics.

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Oh So Virgin

July 27, 2010

Off to San Fran, LA and Vegas via Virgin airlines (and also thanks to Klout). Will document the trip and share pics and video once back in Toronto. Until then, please vote for your favourite virgin — ME!

xo Mel


I Think I like IT #MusicMonday

July 26, 2010

Hot. Sexy. Sweaty. New. Fresh. Ear Candy.

I just heard this song this weekend and its my fave of the moment. I dare you not to dance to it.

Fake Blood, I Think I Like It


New Kind Of Corporate: myhosting gets personal

July 21, 2010

Have you seen our new myhosting video yet?

Together with the guys from the Biz Media, we put together a video showcasing myhosting and what makes us different. Take a look and let me know waht you think. Also, what do you think makes a good corporate video?