Net Tuesday October 1: Enhancing your Story with Digital Tools

Enhancing your Story with Digital Tools

So we know you’ve got story
Your community knows it, your board knows it, you know it.
But is having a great story enough?

We are in a digital age, let me share my favourite digital storytelling tools.

  • How to create consistency across all your social media using a Story Archetype.
  • How to choose the characters that will invoke emotion in your community.
  • How to use free tools to enhance the story, there are 100s but I’ll choose my favourite 5 we can open the floor for 5 from the crowd.


When: Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 5:30 PM To 8:00 PM
Where: HiVE Vancouver, #210 – 128 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC.



  • 5:30 – 6:00 PM: schmoozing and snacks
  • 6:00 – 7:00 PM: Enhancing your Story with Digital Tools
  • 7:00 – 7:30 PM: Q&A and Wrap


  • Event hashtag: #Net2van
  • Group: @Net2van
  • Presenter: @WildfireEffect
  • Venue sponsor: @HiVEVancouver
  • Social media sponsor: @HootSuite


Stephanie Michelle Scott - ArtisticStephanie is a specialist in engagement strategy at Wildfire Effect Media guiding her clients in finding the story archetype in their brand and mapping out how that story is best told across digital spaces like the ever expanding landscape of social media.
Stephanie is also the current president of the Social Media Club of Vancouver.

Find Stephanie at Wildfire Effect Media and on twitter at @WildfireEffect


Mobility Access: This venue does not have ramps or elevators.
Hearing Access: Speakers at this event will use microphones.
Sight Access: Contact the organizers if you need an advance copy of the presentation.

We want everyone to be able to participate in the NetSquared Vancouver community and events. Please don’t hesitate to let us know what we can do to accommodate your needs.

[April 2, 2013] Digital Storytelling Panel


When: Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 5:30 PM To 7:30 PM

Where: SAP Executive Briefing Centre, 910 Mainland Street, between Smith and Nelson, Vancouver, BC.

About the event:

Digital storytelling is “using the tools of digital media to craft, record, share and value the stories of individuals and communities, in ways that improve our lives” (Center for Digital Storytelling).  Non-profit organizations can now leverage an ever growing number of tools to harness their stories, communicate with stakeholders, and further their mission.

This panel discussion will showcase some digital storytelling tools with examples of them at work, providing attendees with new mediums and skills in conveying your organization’s message.

The twitter hashtag for Net Tuesday is #ntvan and our account is @NetTuesday

Phillip DjwaAgentic Digital Media@phillipdjwa – Phillip is a certified Internet Marketing specialist and strategist with more than 18 years experience in the high-technology industry. During this time, Phillip has worked on a wide range of technology and web-integrated communications projects for Fortune 500 companies, high-tech start-ups, and not-for-profit organizations.


Jason Toal – By day, Jason works in an educational support unit that delivers e-learning solutions to the teaching community.  By night, he participates (and DJs) in an open Digital Storytelling course (DS 106) out of the University of Mary Washington.  DS 106 explores the web as a culture, as a media source, and as a place to publish in the open.



Vanessa ChasePhilanthropy for All@vanessaechaseVanessa is a writer, non-profit collaborator and philanthropy advocate. Her interest in storytelling and donor relations drives her work.  She has worked for several non-profits in Vancouver, Canada as a fundraiser and communications specialist.  Vanessa utilizes stories to emotionally connect donors to the organization’s mission in a way that inspires their involvement.



Andrew NguyenLemongrass Films@andrew_directorAndrew has worked with numerous organizations to make films that move people and influence thinking. He focuses on projects that contribute to social value and affect positive social change.  Working closely with clients, he develops story ideas that respond to a client’s communications objectives and resonate with the intended audience.

BONUS – 5:55-6:00pm: #StruttaCares promo by Tina Hoang.


  • Hashtag for Net Tuesday is #ntvan
  • Official account is @NetTuesday


When: Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 5:30 PM To 7:30 PM

Where: SAP Executive Briefing Centre, 910 Mainland Street, between Smith and Nelson, Vancouver, BC.



  • 5:30 – 6:00 pm: schmoozing and snacks
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm: Digital Storytelling panel
  • 7:00 – 7:30 pm: Q&A