New Facebook scam targets page owners

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A new scam targeting Facebook page owners uses Facebook messages and a fake verification page to obtain user logins and passwords. The phishing scam begins with a Facebook message from a “Security Team” profile that uses Facebook’s security logo. The message tells admins that their page is in violation of terms of service and threatens … Continue reading “New Facebook scam targets page owners”

Brand Accounts for Pinterest, Facebook Pages Feeds, and Emailable Tweets!

This week in social media… Pinterest In addition to last week’s early holiday gift – private boards – Pinterest has introduced BUSINESS ACCOUNTS. Convert an existing profile or register a new account as a business. Pinterest offers great support documentation to walk you through the changes, as well as detailed case studies from their beta … Continue reading “Brand Accounts for Pinterest, Facebook Pages Feeds, and Emailable Tweets!”

4 AWTW Webinars for the Back-to-School Season

Pinterest Pizzazz – Sept. 11, 12-1pm Did you know Pinterest now drives more referral traffic than YouTube, Reddit and Google+? Create online catalogues, show off your brand’s uniqueness, or just provide your customers with the chance to meet your team. This new social media giant is here to stay. Are you “pin” it to win … Continue reading “4 AWTW Webinars for the Back-to-School Season”

Time's Up – It's a Timeline Takeover!

For all you Timeline holdouts, sorry, but your number’s up. The last few outposts are being converted, and Facebook expects to update every account to Timeline by early fall.  So as September nears, here’s a quick review to get your ready for the back-to-school season: Welcome to Timeline Timeline Cover Photos Timeline Business Pages And … Continue reading “Time's Up – It's a Timeline Takeover!”

Preschedule Facebook Posts #FacebookTips #FacebookTricks

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Don’t have time to be constantly updating your Facebook page all day? Not a fan of third-party scheduling tools that give away your pre-posting habits? Good news: Facebook has it’s own simple-to-use scheduling feature. Just click on the little clock at the bottom of the Facebook post interface and set your date. You can set … Continue reading “Preschedule Facebook Posts #FacebookTips #FacebookTricks”

Prescheduling Facebook Posts

Facebook post scheduler box

Don’t have time to be constantly updating your Facebook page all day? Not a fan of third-party scheduling tools that give away your pre-posting habits? Good news: Facebook has it’s own simple-to-use scheduling feature. Just click on the little clock at the bottom of the Facebook post interface and set your date. You can set … Continue reading “Prescheduling Facebook Posts”

[VIDEO] Keeping your Facebook Private — the 2-click fix!

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With Facebook Timeline on its way for everyone, there’s been lots of anxiety over some of its privacy loopholes. A chain message has been making its way across Facebook walls. Essentially, it asks everyone on your contact list to hover over your name and unsubscribe from their “Comments and Likes.” According to the message, this … Continue reading “[VIDEO] Keeping your Facebook Private — the 2-click fix!”

Why your websites loves when people push its buttons!

“Share” this. “Like” that. The Internet is atwitter with ways to endorse your favourite businesses, posts, products and services. Half of the world’s top 10,000 websites link to Facebook or Twitter on their homepage. Does yours? Read this post. Buy this product. Shop here. Trust this company. Why let people push your buttons? Because it’s word-of-mouth … Continue reading “Why your websites loves when people push its buttons!”

[VIDEO] Are You Branding Your Facebook Email?

(Viewing time: 1 minute, 56 seconds) Since the Victorian era, people have been writing, typing and mailing communication on letterhead. Letterhead that was carefully designed to not only provide the writer with lots of room for the content, but also to ensure that key information and proper branding was communicated. It wasn’t long after email … Continue reading “[VIDEO] Are You Branding Your Facebook Email?”

It’s time for your website to plug in and button up

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They’re everywhere–buttons asking you to “Share” this and “Like” that.  The Internet is atwitter with ways to endorse your favourite businesses, posts, products and services.  Half of the world’s top 10,000 websites link to Facebook or Twitter on their homepage.  Does yours? hy let people push your buttons? Because they’re delivering a call to action. … Continue reading “It’s time for your website to plug in and button up”

Welcome to my facebook page

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Ever visit Red Bull on Facebook? A multi-coloured torrent of arrows points to their “Like Me” button. Did this welcome page work? Yup – a good 15 million times. It pays to create a good first impression with Facebook’s 500 million users. A clear and engaging welcome (or landing) page gives visitors an immediate sense … Continue reading “Welcome to my facebook page”

To friend or not to friend. That is the question.

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Building business relationships today involves more than a handshake and a business card. It often continues or even begins, with social media. Instead of a one-off encounter, like-minded folks connect — and stay connected — using  Facebook and other social media platforms. Building business relationships today involves more than a handshake and a business card. … Continue reading “To friend or not to friend. That is the question.”

Mark Zuckerberg on the “Biggest Problem in Social Networking” [INTERVIEW]

Zuckerberg said he believes that the Groups feature will be a hit with users. The original Groups feature had limited engagement, but Zuckerberg simply believes the new version of Groups is “fun.” The new one, focused around Group Chat, shared networks and notifications, definitely has a deeper array of engagement tools — but will users … Continue reading “Mark Zuckerberg on the “Biggest Problem in Social Networking” [INTERVIEW]”

Snopes confirms "Koobface Trojan Worm" Warning is a hoax…

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According to SNOPES… THERE IS A VIRUS SPREADING LIKE WILDFIRE ON FB. DO NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING FROM ANY OF YOUR FRIENDS THAT ASK YOU TO WATCH A VIDEO ON YOU -TUBE. SNOPES JUST CONFIRMED. IT IS A TROJAN WORM VIRUS CALLED KOOBFACE. IT WILL STEAL INFO, INFEST YOUR SYSTEM AND SHUT IT DOWN. DO NOT … Continue reading “Snopes confirms "Koobface Trojan Worm" Warning is a hoax…”

Online Job Hunting Made Easy!

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Job-hunting? Don’t just hit the pavement – hit the Internet. Smart job hunters rely on LinkedIn and Facebook, two of today’s most important social networking websites, to forge valuable connections. By mastering the how’s and why’s of online networking, you can fish for the best jobs online, hook employers on your skill set and talent, … Continue reading “Online Job Hunting Made Easy!”