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“ONLINE POWER WEB & SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING COACHING…best money I have spent!” ~Nancy Hutchinson, Decks Out Back

I have the nicest clients and LOVE my job, but have to say it’s even sweeter when someone gives you a shout out on social media like this… Nancy Hutchinson (Decks Out Back) writes… I have been trying to get GMan’s Logo for Decks Out Back to fit into the profile box, and was stuck. … Continue reading ““ONLINE POWER WEB & SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING COACHING…best money I have spent!” ~Nancy Hutchinson, Decks Out Back”

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Why Instagram?

Besides being a fun creative social media space, the statistics are crazy! 500 K+ advertisers worldwide use Instagram to share their stories and drive business results. 60% of people say they discover new products on Instagram. 75% of Instagrammers take action after being inspired by a post. 70% of stories video views are played sound-on. … Continue reading “Why Instagram?”

Startup Durham Region

Getting to Know You (April 20 6-9pm) #EntrepreneursforEntrepreneurs #StartupDurham #Cannington

Startup Durham Region is a community of entrepreneurs on a mission to build an inclusive culture of momentum and success in Durham Region. GETTING TO KNOW YOU: Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs WHEN: Thursday, April 20th, 2017 (6-9pm) WHERE: The Nourish Community Hub, Cannington WHY: Learn more about Start Up Durham and network with entrepreneurs from across Durham … Continue reading “Getting to Know You (April 20 6-9pm) #EntrepreneursforEntrepreneurs #StartupDurham #Cannington”

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I’ve switched to G Suite and am loving it!

G Suite is a cloud-based productivity suite that helps teams communicate, collaborate and get things done from anywhere and on any device. It’s simple to set up, use and manage, so your business can focus on what really matters. Millions of organizations around the world count on G Suite for professional email, file storage, video … Continue reading “I’ve switched to G Suite and am loving it!”

Facebook

What is the best way to answer a Facebook request for recommendation?

If you know only one person that provides that product or service, tagging that person in the comments is ideal. If it’s not a facebook savvy individual, I will also follow up by private messaging them the URL of the page the request was made so they can find it. If you know multiple individuals … Continue reading “What is the best way to answer a Facebook request for recommendation?”

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Introduces Photo Filters and Editing

To give you a quick and easy way to enhance and crop your existing photos—yes, even a selfie or group photo—we’ve added photo editing in our mobile app. There are now six photo filters available, and you can also crop and edit the brightness, contrast, saturation and vignette of your LinkedIn profile photo. Source: Official LinkedIn … Continue reading “LinkedIn Introduces Photo Filters and Editing”

WOMEN’S RETREAT: Live The Life You Were Meant To (April 8+9, 2017) Haliburton, ON

Do you believe that there is more for you in life? Have you been searching for your purpose? If you answered yes, you are in the right place. Life isn’t about just existing, being unhappy or being stuck in a job that is sucking the life out of you.  It’s about living life to the … Continue reading “WOMEN’S RETREAT: Live The Life You Were Meant To (April 8+9, 2017) Haliburton, ON”

Time to change your password again!

Time to change your passwords again because ANY passwords you’ve used or stored online prior to September 22, 2016 may be in nafarious hands!

Between September 22, 2016 and February 18, 2017, passwords, private messages, API keys, and other sensitive data was leaked and because data was cached by search engines, your data may have been in nafarious hands! It’s time to change your passwords again! Is your website on the list?  GitHub has already compiled a list of effected domains and … Continue reading “Time to change your passwords again because ANY passwords you’ve used or stored online prior to September 22, 2016 may be in nafarious hands!”

Startup Durham Region

Open Mic Night (Mar. 27 – 6:30-9:30pm) Whitby, ON #StartUpDurham #entrepreneursforentrepreneurs

Startup Durham Region is a community of entrepreneurs on a mission to build an inclusive culture of momentum and success in Durham Region. STARTUP DURHAM OPEN MIC NIGHT Our networking events are different. Come out to our next Open Mic Meetup and share your story with the crowd. Grab the mic, take 2 minutes, and … Continue reading “Open Mic Night (Mar. 27 – 6:30-9:30pm) Whitby, ON #StartUpDurham #entrepreneursforentrepreneurs”

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7 signs your phone has a virus (and what to do about it)

There is a common misconception with viruses on mobile devices: that Android devices are particularly vulnerable. Although it is true that Android devices account for 97 percent of mobile malware, there’s a caveat: the majority of this 97 percent relates to small, unregulated third party app stores in the Middle East and Asia. The figure becomes 0.1 … Continue reading “7 signs your phone has a virus (and what to do about it)”

WordPress Training

If you haven’t already updated to WordPress 4.7.2, it is only a matter of time until your website is hacked!

The table below shows defacement growth per campaign during the past 24 hours since we published the statistics above. During the past 24 hours we have seen an average growth in defaced pages per campaign of 44%. The total number of defaced pages for all these campaigns, as indexed by Google has grown from 1,496,020 to 1,893,690. That is a 26% increase in total defaced pages in just 24 hours.






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How do I back up my Facebook page?

If you’ve been in business for any length of time, you’ve likely suffered pain of data loss at some point due to hardware failure or viruses.  Hopefully you’ve learned from this lesson, and taken the steps necessary to ensure all your important data is backed up, but does it include social media back ups? As each … Continue reading “How do I back up my Facebook page?”