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LinkedIn Abandoning Standalone iOS app for Groups (as of Feb.15, 2018) and other changes to LinkedIn Groups

In the wake of Facebook making changes that hurt business, LinkedIn announces impending improvements to group functionality aimed at making LinkedIn groups work better for business. You’ll soon be able to: Access Groups from the homepage See Groups content in notifications and the homepage feed Post videos into your groups, @mention the members you want to … Continue reading “LinkedIn Abandoning Standalone iOS app for Groups (as of Feb.15, 2018) and other changes to LinkedIn Groups”

Facebook

NEWSFLASH! Facebook finally announces BIG CHANGES to their algorythm and ALL Facebook pages will see less traffic!

January 11, 2018. The day Facebook died. Mark Zuckerberg announced today that there are big changes rolling out with Facebook’s algorithm and that ALL Facebook pages will see less traffic and less video views, and that the biggest reductions will be felt by pages that get very little engagement. Why are Facebook Making These Changes? … Continue reading “NEWSFLASH! Facebook finally announces BIG CHANGES to their algorythm and ALL Facebook pages will see less traffic!”

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How Do I Switch From Managed To DIY Domain Name Service

Managing your own domain name is far easier than it was when I registered my first domain name in 1994.  If you’re up for doing the work, or have someone on your team you trust with this most valuable digital asset, then we’d be happy to switch you at no charge. With that said, before … Continue reading “How Do I Switch From Managed To DIY Domain Name Service”

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How To Report A Scam On Facebook

People with nefarious intent are unfortunately a reality on Facebook, just as they are in the real world. I believe it’s our civic responsibility to do what we can to thwart their plans and love that Facebook makes it easy it is to report a post or profile…

WordPress Training

Backdoor in Captcha Plugin Affects 300K WordPress Sites

This code triggers an automatic update process that downloads a ZIP file from https://simplywordpress[dot]net/captcha/captcha_pro_update.php, then extracts and installs itself over the copy of the Captcha plugin running on site. The ZIP contains a few small code changes from what is in the plugin repository, and it also contains a file called plugin-update.php, which is a … Continue reading “Backdoor in Captcha Plugin Affects 300K WordPress Sites”

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visualping.io monitors webpages… so you don’t have to!

What do all these companies have in common? They use visualping.io to monitor and alert them when key web pages change, a digital superpower that has proven invaluable to me, so just had to feature it as this week’s #techietuesday tip How do you monitor key pages that don’t offer subscribe functionality?

Facebook

Facebook Penalizing Posts That Use Engagement Baiting

Facebook announced today that it will be penalizing posts that use engagement baiting e.g. vote for this, like or comment on this, or share this to encourage more meaningful and authentic conversations. Facebook says people are tired of being goaded into interacting, so posts that use this tactic will be shown less in News Feed starting this … Continue reading “Facebook Penalizing Posts That Use Engagement Baiting”

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Save The Internet #NetNeutrality

I support net neutrality, and feel strongly that Internet service providers must treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication. I believe that Internet service providers should NOT have the power to intentionally block, slow … Continue reading “Save The Internet #NetNeutrality”

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6 Things Every WordPress Manager Should Know

WordPress Software — free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL that is installed on a web server. WordPress Themes — a collection of files that controls the way the website displays. WordPress Plugins — pieces of software that plugin seamlessly with WordPress software that extends functionality or adds new features. … Continue reading “6 Things Every WordPress Manager Should Know”

LinkedIn

Should I accept an LinkedIn invitation from someone I don’t know?

I have taught LinkedIn for almost 10 years now, and one of the questions get asked most frequently is “Should I accept a LinkedIn Invitation from someone I don’t know” so figured I’d blog my answer. Successful networkers extend hands to people they don’t know in traditional networking, so why should it be different in … Continue reading “Should I accept an LinkedIn invitation from someone I don’t know?”

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MediaCom Canada reveals what you need to know about marketing across Canada’s multicultural landscape

I found lots of interesting tidbits in MediaCom Canada’s recent survey which states that 49—51% of Toronto residents were not born here, this culturally diverse segment is getting bigger, and mobile is their web viewer of choice! Culturally diverse consumers = mobile-first consumers These groups are also mobile-first consumers. Why? Because most first-generation visible minorities … Continue reading “MediaCom Canada reveals what you need to know about marketing across Canada’s multicultural landscape”

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Need help with Facebook Analytics?

Facebook Analytics helps us leverage data and make better decisions about our product and customer experiences. With true people-based analytics, we can use the facebook analytics to measure and understand how people interact across your mobile app, website, Facebook Page, and more, and ultimately, optimize for growth. Click here to learn the latest about facebook … Continue reading “Need help with Facebook Analytics?”

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I am now representing THE EDGE LEADERS — the go-to business magazine for young entrepreneurs and business professionals.

Check out the latest edition of THE EDGE LEADER MAGAZINE Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/theedgeleaders LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/company/16268081/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/theedge_leaders Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/theedgemagazine/ The Edge Leaders Magazine is a newly re-branded quarterly business magazine that has a circulation of over 40,000 copies in North America, mainly United States and Canada, with many others from all over … Continue reading “I am now representing THE EDGE LEADERS — the go-to business magazine for young entrepreneurs and business professionals.”

LinkedIn

Keep Tabs on Companies You Care About with LinkedIn’s New Premium Feature

Official LinkedIn Blog announced today that LinkedIn is are rolling out peer benchmarking on Company Pages as a premium feature. We know how valuable your time is as a busy professional, and that it can be a challenge to keep tabs on competitive and industry trends. To make this easier, last year we added insights to … Continue reading “Keep Tabs on Companies You Care About with LinkedIn’s New Premium Feature”

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40+ Facebook Ideas for Posts, Giveaways & Businesses

Kudos to Gleam.io who put together a killer blog post called “The Ultimate List of Facebook Marketing Ideas: 40+ Ideas for Posts, Giveaways & Businesses” which provides 40+ Facebook marketing ideas that cover all the best you can showcase your brand on Facebook, with a particular emphasis on techniques that are becoming more and more … Continue reading “40+ Facebook Ideas for Posts, Giveaways & Businesses”