About

Hi there! Thanks for being here.

Photo of Susan Wright-BoucherI’m Susan Wright-Boucher and I’ve been blogging on this site since 2009.

It all started because I wanted to become more active in the online world. I had been in recruitment for about fifteen years at that point, and I could see that social media was changing the way we connected and how we did business.

Today I have three blogs and I do freelance work on other sites. I’m a big fan of mobile-first web design and I enjoy helping companies use social sites to build strong online communities.

Being creative, I spend a good part of my week doing graphics and illustrations. I like to try out all kinds of graphics and photo editing software like Inkscape, GIMP, Canva, and Pixlr — and other times I go right back to the basics and draw with pen and ink on paper. There’s a sample of my handiwork at the bottom of this page.

Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to read this. You’re most welcome to leave a comment. I read every single one and I try my best to respond quickly.

Wishing you a great day ahead!

Susan

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© Susan Wright-Boucher 2014

23 thoughts on “About

  1. pics says:

    Do you have a spam problem on this website; I also am a blogger,
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    • swrightboucher says:

      Hi there,

      Thanks for asking. WordPress.com uses Akismet. It’s excellent and it’s free. I don’t even have to moderate comments before they’re posted so my readers can view their contribution immediately instead of waiting for me to notice it and hit the ‘approve’ button. :)

      Susan

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  2. Victoria says:

    Great blog Susan! I taught social media here locally for a few years and spent years in the social media arena. Retired from it all last year to travel and spend time with family. Blogging is the only thing I do now and really enjoy it.

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    Excellent post. I used to be checking continuously this blog
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  4. edenland says:

    Susan, thank you SO MUCH for the comment you just left on my blog. Wow – you have no idea how much I needed to read that today. Comments like that … from people like you … make me keep blogging.

    Thank you. XOX

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  5. Gwyn Teatro says:

    Susan, in reviewing some of my own blog posts, I discovered that you had made a comment on one that I failed to respond to. Ironically, it was a post about empathy….

    http://gwynteatro.wordpress.com/2011/01/09/when-empathy-leaves-the-room/

    As it is my usual practice to write a response to all the people who take the time to read and then write a comment on my blog, I just wanted to apologize for my oversight.
    Thank you for coming by. I hope you will come again.

    Gwyn

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  6. OurKudos says:

    Susan, thanks for getting in touch on my blog, motivating me to check yours out. Now I’m going to have to spend my Sunday reading and learning from you!
    Vancouver B.C. holds a special place in my heart – I proposed to my wife there while teaching a workshop at UBC. We always said if we ever relocated, Vancouver was our top choice. What an amazingly beautiful place. Great city nestled between the ocean and mountains. Spectacular!

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  7. Rebekah says:

    Hi Susan

    I am a Langara journalism student writing a piece about sleep deprivation and would love to talk to you about your “Sleep Deprivation Oneupmanship” blog post and your inspiration for writing it. Let me know a time that works for you to talk.

    Rebekah Funk
    rebekahfunk@gmail.com

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  8. Donna Foster-Larocqaue says:

    Susan,

    You never cease to amaze me. You are such a caring, warm and inspirational person and you always take advantage of every opportunity to share your knowledge with others and network! You are an inspiration. I’m glad that we are still in constant communication. You are one of the benefits of social networking!

    Best wishes,
    Donna

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  9. Angela MacKay says:

    Susan,
    I love your blog…. it’s fabulous and takes me back to many a best practise learned in our meetings.

    But mostly I want to say that I love the picture of you kayaking best. Simply put — glad to see that you ARE kayaking , enjoying nature and having fun.
    Work hard, PLAY HARDER.
    Warm regards,
    Angela

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