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☘️ March

Looking for inspiration for your social media posts? Here are some Holidays and Special Days you may want to write about: Here are some other days you may want to put in your calendar: DHSBA: Your Virtual Trade Show Build A Website Day #OnlinePower Coaching World Event Center Demonstrations If your business was crushed by … Continue reading “☘️ March”

Growth, Promise & Beyond

✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 February is Black History Month!

We are honoured to partner with Whitby Chamber of Commerce to host a conference to celebrate Black History Month called Growth, Promise & Beyond on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 to kick off Black History Month with a greater understanding of inclusive procurement and programming available to support Black entrepreneurs and meet some innovative business owners … Continue reading “✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 February is Black History Month!”

Toastmasters

I’ve been wanting to join Toastmasters International for years and finally did!

I am honoured to be a member of Embassy Toastmasters (Oshawa)whose charter application goes into Toastmasters International today thanks to the hard work of inaugural members; Andre Canuck, Chantel Mac Cuish, Debora Harris, Diane Paton-Sutherland, Georgia Lawrence, Louise Kaddatz, Paul Bates, Robert Attieh and Robert Bridgeo for making it happen and Co-Sponsors and fellow Embassy … Continue reading “I’ve been wanting to join Toastmasters International for years and finally did!”

The51 Financial Feminist Membership

The51 Financial Feminist Membership

Women’s economic empowerment is key to unlocking gender equality. This includes participating equally in existing markets, acting as directors on boards, as venture capitalists, as entrepreneurs as business leaders, and as meaningful participants at all levels of economic decision-making. “Feminism” is the doctrine advocating social, political and all other rights of women as equal to … Continue reading “The51 Financial Feminist Membership”

lgbt+ tourism sector

Is your business market-ready for LGBT+ travellers?

Diversity and inclusion are not only the right thing to do/be, I believe both are critical to our economy, so I was glad to see CGLCC’s website had online training. Initially I signed up for Navigating LGBT+ Diversity and Inclusion which was excellent and I highly recommend. Today I signed up for Travel Market-Ready Seminars … Continue reading “Is your business market-ready for LGBT+ travellers?”

Black Lives Matter

Death, Systemic Racism & Another Humongous Security Breech :(

As a Canadian tweets abound regarding Pro-Trump Mob, I’ve got to say, I’m 100% with Ahmed Ali @MrAhmednurAli who wrote… As Canadians, we shouldn’t be smug. What’s happening in the US Capital could easily happen in Ottawa. White supremacy and white supremacists call Canada home too. — Ahmed Ali (@MrAhmednurAli) January 6, 2021 Although I … Continue reading “Death, Systemic Racism & Another Humongous Security Breech :(“

Growth, Promise & Beyond

Whitby Chamber Conference Celebrates Black History Month (Feb. 2, 2021) World Event Center

We (Sue & Team World Event Center) are honoured to partner with Whitby Chamber of Commerce to host a conference to celebrate Black History Month called Growth, Promise & Beyond on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 to kick off Black History Month with a greater understanding of inclusive procurement and programming available to support Black entrepreneurs … Continue reading “Whitby Chamber Conference Celebrates Black History Month (Feb. 2, 2021) World Event Center”

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🎉 Happy New Year + January Holidays & Special Days Worth Writing About!

I’m sure I’m not the only one thrilled to see the end of 2020. Although so many like me have experienced devastating losses, there has never been a better time to innovate and change with all the government funding that’s available, and I for one am excited as I am about the opportunities 2021 holds. … Continue reading “🎉 Happy New Year + January Holidays & Special Days Worth Writing About!”

Feed The Need Durham

Virtual Christmas Party Fundraiser for Durham Feed The Need

World Event Center is giving away a free table to those who make (any size) donation to Feed the Need in Durham — the only regional distribution hub for emergency food providers in Durham Region. There’s never been a more important time to gather your team, family and friends! Don’t let Covid steal your virtual … Continue reading “Virtual Christmas Party Fundraiser for Durham Feed The Need”

Sue Sutcliffe Speaking

CARPE DIEM

Once upon a time there was a girl named Sue, who never raised her hand and managed to ‘sick’ her way out of speaking publically. In fact, she managed to get out of school without giving even one speech. Susan was painfully shy and even thinking of speaking to multiple people filled her with dread … Continue reading “CARPE DIEM”

Batch preparing your holiday posts saves time and money.

A Complete List of 2021 Canadian Holidays & Special Days

Since the holidays you need to plan your content around don’t change, why don’t you (or your graphic designer) batch prepare your posts in advance? Not only will this be less stressful and save you time and money, but your readers will also appreciate the consistency and look forward to your content. JANUARY 2021 January … Continue reading “A Complete List of 2021 Canadian Holidays & Special Days”

Sue Sutcliffe & DTD sign with Santa Hat

My Covidy Christmas🎅🎄🤶

If you’re not feeling very Christmassy this year, you’re not alone.  2020 has been a hard year for all of us on so many fronts; people who like me lost someone they loved or their own health to Covid, essential workers who served despite the risk, those who are struggling to keep food on the … Continue reading “My Covidy Christmas🎅🎄🤶”

YouTube Blog: Give YouTube Topics on Search a whirl

When you search — for example, let’s say for “obama” — we suggest other related topics tied to videos that you might want to explore, such as “michelle obama” or “john mccain.” You can click to get to videos on these topics or you can find videos that contain both topics by clicking on the … Continue reading “YouTube Blog: Give YouTube Topics on Search a whirl”

social media clock

Buyers’ Guide to Social Media Management Tools

There are a plethora of Social Media Management Tools on the market today, but which one is right for you? The answer varies depending on so many factors, and the best way to decide what you require and review the functionalities in existing tools. Ian Anderson Gray, founder of Seriously Social, just released a complete … Continue reading “Buyers’ Guide to Social Media Management Tools”

Website Wednesdays

Does every business require a website?

A2Every business needs a website!@ciranews #startupchats https://t.co/BIbKHv8Dif pic.twitter.com/jQJcYg62JR — SUE SUTCLIFFE 🇨🇦 (@SueSutcliffe) September 30, 2020

website marketing

What questions should entrepreneurs ask when building their website?

A3When building a website ask:-WHO am I talking to-WHAT do they want (all stages of buyers journey)-WHERE do they look when they have a problem, are looking for solutions or ready to buy-WHY should they choose you?-HOW will you engage them.@ciranews #startupchats https://t.co/VmEBsEekWX — SUE SUTCLIFFE 🇨🇦 (@SueSutcliffe) September 30, 2020

website marketing

What is the importance of a value proposition to a website?

A4An effective website needs to clearly and succinctly communicate your value proposition — without scrolling or clicking — to reinforce to your ideal target that they are in the right space right now!@ciranews #startupchats https://t.co/zNt2ZakRje — SUE SUTCLIFFE 🇨🇦 (@SueSutcliffe) September 30, 2020