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Build A Website Days (Dec. 12, 2019) Scarborough, ON

Get a website or blog up and running quickly, easily and affordably at Build A Website Day! Create a new website or blog Learn how to do more with an existing #WordPressWebsite Add #WordPress to your resume REGISTER NOW BUILD A WEBSITE DAY INCLUDES: WORKSHOP ONE 10 Cardinal Sins of Website Design A well-designed website … Continue reading “Build A Website Days (Dec. 12, 2019) Scarborough, ON”

Remembrance Day

November 11th is Remembrance Day

My Grampa was serving in WW1 aka the “Great War” on a Navy boat when Armistice was announced over 100 years ago. Years later in World War 2, his sons — my Uncles — served as did my Father-in-law. Heroes each and every one of them. #remembranceday #lestweforget #RememberThem #remembrance #remembranceday #lestweforget #poppy #poppyday #veterans … Continue reading “November 11th is Remembrance Day”

Customer Service Fail

Bell Support sleeping through 4-hour GTA Outage? #CustomerServiceFail

2+ hour wide spread #internetoutage @Bell & no @Bell_Support by phone, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn? #Outages cannot be avoided but bad #customerservice can & should be always.#DigitalCustomerServiceFail#customerservicefail #businessfail #digitalmarketingfail https://t.co/5ULR5o1KXG pic.twitter.com/mpvV7VmTFn — SUE SUTCLIFFE 🇨🇦 (@SueSutcliffe) November 9, 2019 Service went out at 8 am and the first time any of their channels acknowledge the problem … Continue reading “Bell Support sleeping through 4-hour GTA Outage? #CustomerServiceFail”

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Google for Small Business Launched Today!

Sabrina Geremia, VP Google Canada announced today the launch of Google for Small Business, a new Grow with Google initiative to help businesses across Canada find the right Google tools and services to achieve their goals. The online program is super simple: go to the website (google.com/smallbusiness), share a business name, answer a few questions … Continue reading “Google for Small Business Launched Today!”

Facebook

Do you believe Facebook should follow the ethical lead of Twitter and not sell/show political ads?

#SocialMediaThatWorks@Facebook if you are not willing or able to fact-check political ads, you should follow the ethical lead of @Twitter and not sell/show them. #Propaganda threatens #democracy more than lack of #FreeSpeech https://t.co/QdmDCcFtFl — SUE SUTCLIFFE 🇨🇦 (@SueSutcliffe) November 7, 2019

#StartupChats on Building Competitive Advantage for Your Startup

Building Competitive Advantage for Your Startup

Today I had the pleasure of serving as an advisor during #StartupChats on Building Competitive Advantage for Your Startup, powered by Scotia Bank.  The event had  27 contributors, 23.4 million impressions, and trended nationally at #18. Here were the questions asked and my answers: What is a competitive advantage and how important is it for … Continue reading “Building Competitive Advantage for Your Startup”

Licence plate

Licence Plates are a great way to generate traffic! #101freeways

A long time ago I registered a short domain and bought a custom plate for our car on a wim. Not sure if it was my driving or people just being curious, but there was no disputing it, I was getting a ton of website traffic to the domain name I registered, and it was … Continue reading “Licence Plates are a great way to generate traffic! #101freeways”

Social Media Manager or Wannabe?

Social Media Marketing Manager or Wannabe?

Like any industry where cost is not a barrier to entry, the market is flooded with social media managers — some good, and some very very bad. #SocialMediaThatWorks When a self-professed #socialmediamarketing expert says their most successful marketing strategy is face-to-face marketing and public speaking, run far far away! #JustMyTwoCents — SUE SUTCLIFFE 🇨🇦 (@SueSutcliffe) … Continue reading “Social Media Marketing Manager or Wannabe?”

Focus On Your Top Customers

Why you should Fire some of your clients! #BusinessBreakthru

When I started my first business in 1992 I would write ANY deal I could, and paid dearly for it.  Not only did I do deals with awesome clients — many of whom became friends, I also did deals with others that did not pay their bills, were always in a hurry or rude to staff. … Continue reading “Why you should Fire some of your clients! #BusinessBreakthru”

What's your favourite Hallowe'en Trick or Treat?

12 Hallowe’en Emoji and 57 Hallowe’en Hashtags to make your Hallowe’en social media posting easy!

👻 🎃 🕯️ 💀 🦇 🍬 🕷️ ⚰️ ☠️ 👿 🕸️ 🌕 #AllHallowsEve #AllTheCandy #BooToYou #CountdownToHalloween #CreepingItReal #FeelinBatty 🦇 #FunFright #halloween #Halloween2019 #HalloweenCandy 🍬 #halloweencostume #HalloweenCostume #halloweencostumes #HalloweenDay #HalloweenFood #HalloweenGhouls #HalloweenHaunt #HalloweenIsComing #HalloweenLover #HalloweenMakeup #HalloweenNight #halloweenparty #HalloweenParty2019 #HalloweenSelfie #HalloweenSpirit #HalloweenStyle #HalloweenTime #HangingWithMyBoos #happyhalloween #HappyHalloween2019 #HappyHaunts #HauntedHouse #HavingAGourdTime #HereForTheBoos #HorrorNights #HowManyCostumesIsTooMany #IAmBootiful #IfYouveGotItHauntIt #ImAGoodWitch #IScreamForHalloween #IsItHalloweenYet #IveGotGhoulIntentions … Continue reading “12 Hallowe’en Emoji and 57 Hallowe’en Hashtags to make your Hallowe’en social media posting easy!”

StreamYard

How to LIVE STREAM simultaneously to LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram?

StreamYard is a live streaming studio in your browser that lets you interview guests, share your screen, and live stream directly to: Facebook YouTube Instagram LinkedIn & More. It’s simple, quick and easy to use and an amazing free service I know my small business peeps will love.  

Chevy The Border Collie

Happy #InternationalDogDay ❤ #ChevyTheBorderCollie 🐾 August 26th

View this post on Instagram Happy #internationaldogday #ChevyTheBorderCollie #bordercollie #bordercollies #bordercolliesofinstagram #chevy the #dog #dogs are the best! A post shared by SUE SUTCLIFFE 🇨🇦 (@suesutcliffe) on Apr 11, 2017 at 6:25pm PDT Want more #chevythebordercollie? Facebook Instagram Pinterest YouTube #NanaNance #Gman & Chevy’s Fur-Family BorderCollie Addict Hashtags #ChevyTheBorderCollie 🐾 #chevythebordercollie #officepups #officedogs #dogsofinstagram #dogs … Continue reading “Happy #InternationalDogDay ❤ #ChevyTheBorderCollie 🐾 August 26th”

INTERNET DAY IS OCTOBER 29

HAPPY INTERNET DAY (October 29th)

Every year on October 29th the world celebrates Internet Day — the most important invention in history — I celebrate a little more, as it changed my life forever. I still remember the day I discovered the Internet in 1993. I was sitting with a friend who was playing with their computer and listened as … Continue reading “HAPPY INTERNET DAY (October 29th)”

Jobless Hackers

The Global #Cyberlympics came to Canada for the first time this past weekend! #CyberAwarenessMonth

I took lots of pictures at Global Cyberlympics Awards Banquet — an event cohosted by Durham College and The Regional Municipality of Durham Region at Ajax’s newest banquet facility — Audley Recreation Complex. Big congratulations to everyone that took part in #Cyberlympics, especially to Jobless Hackers, the team from the Netherlands that won!

10 Cardinal Sins of Web Design

ACCESSIBILITY: Keep these Dos and Don’ts in mind when designing a website, email, app or anything. #webdesign #mobiledesign #emaildesign #appdesign #accessibility #aoda

Kudos to Karwai Pun and accessibility group at Home Office Digital who created dos and don’ts posters as a way of approaching accessibility from a design perspective for UK Government.  Currently, there are six different posters in the series that cater to users from these areas: low vision, D/deaf and hard of hearing, dyslexia, motor disabilities, users … Continue reading “ACCESSIBILITY: Keep these Dos and Don’ts in mind when designing a website, email, app or anything. #webdesign #mobiledesign #emaildesign #appdesign #accessibility #aoda”