Posts Tagged Seattle

Are you ready for #HootUpSEA?

Posted by on Sunday, 1 June, 2014

#HootUpSEAWhat do HUG, MUG and #HootUpSEA have in common?

They’re all user groups.

What’s this? You haven’t heard of #HootUpSEA? That’s because it’s new. The Seattle HootSuite users and friends are having their first user event, or as well call it, #HootUp. It’s also my first public activity as a HootSuite Ambassador for North America.

Join us on Wednesday June 18 at Fado’s Irish pub in Pioneer Square for Happy Hour. There will be marketers and social media people, along with others, sharing tips and ideas over a drink. And, it’s a #HootUp so I can promise you swag. We also don’t discriminate. If you don’t use HootSuite, we’d still love to meet you.

Space is limited, so please RSVP quickly. It’s free.

See you there and keep hooting.

PS, special thanks to fellow #HootAmb Kim Castlemain for the photo.

My Newest Project: Jingle to 5k

Posted by on Wednesday, 25 September, 2013

jingle-bell-runI’ve been quiet here recently and for good reason. Previously you’ve heard about my entry in the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for this year and to run the 5k (link to that post is here). I’m now blogging my progress on the new site Jingle to 5k.

A friend from Melbourne Natalie Roche is coaching me and writing the training program so I won’t end up with injuries. She also sends me messages such as, “Bianca, it’s Wednesday. Have you done your pilates yet?”. It’s needed; running is more fun than pilates.

Both Natalie and I will be posting and my training plan is online.

Comment, like, love on the Jingle to 5k site. Join me for the run if you’re in Seattle (you can walk or even snooze). Or sponsor me and help the Arthritis Foundation.

Running and marketing and help beat Arthritis. Of course we can.

Posted by on Thursday, 8 August, 2013

You’re a marketer. That’s your life. You live, breathe, eat and drink marketing. No? Well, no one does really.

We all have other interest and passions. For some it’s family and friends; for others it’s hobbies. But admit it, you do kinda love it when you can mix marketing AND your “other life”.

That’s why I’m running the 2013 Jingle Bell Run/Walk with the Team PSAMA Marketing Elves.

When I went freelance earlier this year it gave me the time to finally get in shape. I’m not there yet, but I can run (OK, shuffle jog) four kilometers without walking and I get further each week. I joined the PSAMA the same time I started running.

In December I’ll get to merge these passions and run with marketers, AND raise money to help beat arthritis. Want to join me?


There are a couple of ways, and you needn’t run.

  • Join the team as a runner, walker or even a snoozer
  • Donate via myself or the team
  • Promote the team with blog posts, emails and social media
  • Help out with logistics on the day – distributing participant packages etc

What do you think? Are you in?

Help me choose the perfect home office

Posted by on Wednesday, 3 July, 2013

Cafe Office July 14 will be monumental for me because I move into my new apartment. It has a room for my home office!

Yes, I’m excited. The office is barely bigger than a closet, but it’s mine. The last few months have been trying with no space, spotty wifi connections and a room mate working night shift.

However, I need your help. What will make this office the center of creative productivity? Lamps, art, special stationery? Let me know in the comments.

WordCamp Seattle – Morning Sessions

Posted by on Monday, 10 June, 2013

I stayed in the User/Blogger stream for the morning, so apologies for not getting photos outside that room.

Other Pages
Early Morning
Afternoon Sessions

Images are also available for download and printing at BiancaJessica.com. I don’t mind them being used, please attribute and/or link back to me.