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EMS Education Tips

Alternate Posting Locations: CentreLearn blog April 2012

Is your organization using online education or training? My day job is as Director of Education for CentreLearn Solutions, LLC. I am responsible for building and maintaining our library of continuing education content. I also spend a lot of time with training officers helping them develop their own training content. The CentreLearn blog has been […]

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Social Media Tips

6 Tools to Communicate Value to Your Community

Only you can communicate the value of your department or your organization to your community. The Merrill, Wisconsin Fire Department is hosting an informational meeting to explain its fire and EMS response capabilities and the costs to provide those services. The article describes an upcoming face to face event with a PowerPoint presentation from the […]

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News and Events

Vote Now: 2012 EMS Blog of the Year and 2012 Fire Blog of the Year

Voting is open for the 2012 EMS Blog of the Year and 2012 Fire Blog of the Year. Vote for EMS Blog of the Year Vote for Fire Blog of the Year The selection of blogs is overall excellent. I am planning a future post about my experience as a judge.

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EMS Tips

Alternate Positing Location: Kindle, Kindle Fire, and Kindle Apps Reviewed at FireGeezer.com

Last week I contributed a guest post to the FireGeezer blog about my experience with the Kindle Fire. My post was one of several about the Kindle ereader, Kindle Fire, and Kindle Apps. Check them out. Product Review – the Kindle E-Reader Product Review – the Kindle Fire Tablet Kindle Apps for Laptops Product Review […]

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Social Media Tips

Video: Merry Christmas and Thanks for Your Service

I truly appreciate the fire, EMS, and law enforcement professionals that are working today and tomorrow. Being away from their families to keep the rest of us safe. Thanks and Merry Christmas.

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News and Events

3 Things that Made the Weekend HOT!

It was a hot weekend as I busily prepared for EMS World Expo where it will be truly hot. Three things that made this weekend a scorcher. 1. I participated in the Portage County United Way Run, Bike, Unite Duathlon. I was very pleased with my 16th overall finish which include a blistering (for me) […]

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Firefighting Guest Blogger Health and Wellness News and Events

Meet Sparkles the Fire Dog

This is Fire Prevention Week. One of the most important audiences for fire prevention week is children. Susan Maguire is a literacy expert that blogs about information and activities for you to use with your child that will foster early literacy development and a love for books. I know she is an expert because Susan […]

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EMS Tips Firefighting News and Events Social Media Tips

Blog Festival at FireCritic.com

I have been enjoying posts every 30 to 60 minutes today at FireCritic.com. He usually posts multiple times per day, but today he promised posts at least every hour and he is delivering.

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Firefighting Operations Social Media Tips

Happy Birthday Smokey the Bear

Smokey the Bear (aka Smokey Bear) is 65 today. Congratulations Smokey! I certainly appreciate the impact of the most successful marketing campaign ever on preventing wildlife fire. Nonetheless I have mixed feelings about the impact of 65+ years of wildfire suppression on ecological systems, blurring of the urban/wildland interface, and the costs associated with massive […]