Leland Dieno
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A recent nominee for best personal blog at the West Coast Social Media Awards, Leland Dieno works full time as a digital content administrator for a large retail chain in Western Canada. His day to day job includes building & modifying website content and integrating social media with digital marketing campaigns & strategies.

Through his part-time business Macht Marketing, Leland focuses on working with small businesses on helping them achieve ROI’s via SEO, CPC\PPC and Website solutions. He is the author of two ebooks, “Face The Book With Your Small Business” and “Socialize Your Small Business”, both short reads that can help the average business owner or manager get their business online and start utilizing social media to drive sales.

Leland’s personal life is all about (in prioritized order), his one-year-old son, his passion for his career, continually learning, social psychology, tattoos and politics. Leland is a proud “new\urban\young” conservative and often gets himself into hefty social media based debates regarding Canada’s politics.

Entries by Leland Dieno

Blind Pit Bull Stuck Behind Strict B.C. City Bylaw

(5) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 3:26 PM

Leanne and Shaun Bird adopted their pit bull Peanut in 2012, not knowing that she inherited a disease called progressive retinal atrophy which has basically now left her blind.

The Birds tell me that Peanut was such an integral part of both their lives that they would...

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Jackhammer

(0) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 12:50 AM

Five years ago a few Canadian actors, directors and writers got together and started working on a project, Jackhammer. A truly independent success, the movie's original filming ended up being so great that the team (Guy Christie, who also plays the main character in the movie; Duncan MacLellan; Julian Paul...

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Kenny vs. Spenny Versus Netflix

(2) Comments | Posted March 10, 2014 | 11:49 AM

If you are Canadian, you most likely remember a fairly low budget TV show that ran for several seasons called Kenny vs. Spenny. Two friends who challenged each other to complete some simple, yet deranged tasks. From seeing who could get further with each other's mom to seeing who could...

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The 5 Dollar Outsource

(0) Comments | Posted February 15, 2014 | 2:13 PM

You run your own company, you took a course on "how to build a website" and have created a fairly decent website for your business. However, you need something that seems relatively simple. You want to be able to have a contact form that allows people to e-mail you directly...

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Abbotsford Homeless 'Declare War' On Local Businesses?

(0) Comments | Posted December 30, 2013 | 7:12 PM

In Abbotsford, a letter allegedly from "The Abbotsford Downtown Homeless Association" was recently delivered to the doors of local businesses. The letter was snapped and posted all over Facebook, sparking huge debates regarding the homeless in the city.

According to a 2011 census, Abbotsford's total population is just over...

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WATCH: BatClaus Saves Christmas

(0) Comments | Posted December 27, 2013 | 4:36 PM

I recently came across this video in a local Facebook thread and decided it was worth talking about, considering it is the holiday season.

Note: You may watch this video and decide that you want those 3 minutes of your life back. But, if you are like me, you might...

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YouTube Stardom, Are These Kids Going Too Far?

(3) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 1:35 PM

I recently read an article that used basic averages of CPM (price per impression on advertisements) to determine how much revenue top youtube accounts were bringing in. It estimated that a popular prank channel on youtube had made millionaire status. Several accounts were mentioned being well into the millions in...

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