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Gravatar + Gmail trick = Less spam + added protection of your email address and identity

What to do to protect your email address and identity To solve the identity and spam problem that Gravatar presents, the most effective option is to use a unique email address to register on each website you are a member of. The email address should be hard to reverse engineer. If you use an @gmail.com address, … Continue reading “Gravatar + Gmail trick = Less spam + added protection of your email address and identity”

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Digital Marketing Tip: Mind Your Own Business! #netiquette

Some people have way too much time on their hands e.g. Maria Quattro — who felt compelled to judge me and sarcastically review a review I made of a hospital — two years after the fact?!? In as much as I love social media for all the good it does, it sure does amplify socially … Continue reading “Digital Marketing Tip: Mind Your Own Business! #netiquette”

Dominate The Digital Conferences

Who should Dominate the Digital?

Everyone. Your personal, professional and company brand has an online presence that will either be controlled by you or for you through the experience of others. Become master of your digital domain by joining us on Thursday, November 24th, 2016 at the Abilities Centre in Whitby for Dominate the Digital — a one-day digital marketing roadshow that … Continue reading “Who should Dominate the Digital?”

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Was your website effected by the DDos attacks against Dyn.com today?

Dyn.com is undergoing it’s third and very aggressive DDoS attack which has brought some pretty big sites to their knees including: Paypal Netflix Github Twitter Esty Soundcloud Spotify Amazon Shopify ZenDesk as well as many other large well known brands. If your website using Dyn.com or integrates with one of the above noted sites, you may … Continue reading “Was your website effected by the DDos attacks against Dyn.com today?”

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Facebook now lets Pages schedule Live Video!

Live video is great and all, but it’s not very useful if most of your audience doesn’t know when you’re planning on streaming. Facebook is addressing that problem by introducing official scheduling feature for Verified pages; users can be notified about videos up to a week in advance. Source: Facebook will now let Pages schedule Live … Continue reading “Facebook now lets Pages schedule Live Video!”

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5 Digital Marketing Workshops in Durham Region You Don’t Want To Miss!

November 1st: WordPress Website Optimization Basics… A strong web presence doesn’t end with pages and posts. The course begins with the creation of individualized strategic plans, identifying key development, maintenance and measurement benchmarks. Students will learn the importance of keywords and other SEO best practices. Responsive design tips, including usability testing, allow student websites to … Continue reading “5 Digital Marketing Workshops in Durham Region You Don’t Want To Miss!”

Dominate The Digital Conferences

Catch Durham’s first digital marketing conference Nov. 24th and find out how to “Dominate the Digital”

WHITBY, ONTARIO – SEPTEMBER 23, 2016: Entrepreneurs can learn how to grow their brand digitally at Dominate the Digital, Durham Region’s first digital marketing conference. Local digital experts will share the latest industry know-how, including fun and friendly online tools and successful online strategies. This one-day event takes place at the Abilities Centre in Whitby, … Continue reading “Catch Durham’s first digital marketing conference Nov. 24th and find out how to “Dominate the Digital””

Twitter

Twitter’s 140 characters limit no longer counts @names, media attachments and quoted tweets

Twitter has just made a big change to the way tweets work. From today, Twitter is cutting back on what types of content will use up its 140-character limit. Now, @names in replies, media attachments (like photos, GIFs, videos, and polls) and quoted Tweets will no longer be counted against the valuable 140 characters that … Continue reading “Twitter’s 140 characters limit no longer counts @names, media attachments and quoted tweets”