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Add Visual Appeal & Attract More Eyeballs with Emojis

Here are my go-to emoji links: EmojiCopy – A clean and searchable emoji keyboard delivered over the web. Our mobile-friendly web app features a simple, beautiful interface that’s unmatched anywhere. EmojiKeyboard – The #1 browser extension for Chrome and Opera! Our searchable emoji input keyboard makes life so much easier, especially for non-Mac users. Try … Continue reading “Add Visual Appeal & Attract More Eyeballs with Emojis”

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Are You Cyber Aware? [podcast]

It’s critical for every employee of your business, or those who you trust on your network to be cyberaware, and there’s no one better to take care of this for you than cybersecurity Guru Darnley Greson II of Darn IT Group. Darnley is passionate about educating people on cyber awareness and has just launched a … Continue reading “Are You Cyber Aware? [podcast]”

Amazon

Amazon generates five times more web traffic than Walmart As the two retail giants fight for online consumers, Walmart’s referral traffic is actually decreasing

As the two retail giants fight for online consumers, Walmart’s referral traffic is actually decreasing, according to digital market intelligence firm SimilarWeb.

Facebook

Facebook Fined $5 Billion and Ordered to Add Oversight of Data Practices

The Federal Trade Commission the F.T.C. fined Facebook $5 billion — a fraction of Facebook’s $56 billion in annual revenue — for violating a 2011 privacy settlement and placed new conditions on Facebook for privacy violations. The F.T.C. mandated the social network: create an independently appointed privacy committee on its board designate compliance officers to … Continue reading “Facebook Fined $5 Billion and Ordered to Add Oversight of Data Practices”

Batch preparing your holiday posts saves time and money.

Holidays Websites Help You Be Relevant And Plan Events

Click to Find Out What Holidays Fall On Your Event or Birthday! Holiday Websites Checkiday National Day Calendar OfficeHolidays Statutory Holidays in Canada What am I missing? Know a holidays website that should be listed? Please add it to the comments below. Since the holidays you need to plan your content around don’t change, why … Continue reading “Holidays Websites Help You Be Relevant And Plan Events”

#StartupChats | How to Optimize Your eCommerce Operations

Tips to Optimize your eCommerce Operations

The e-commerce industry is evolving at an overwhelming pace. Entrepreneurs must be focused, strategic and leverage strategies and solutions to simplify and streamline even the most complex of operations. No matter what type of product you sell, every e-commerce entrepreneur has one key goal: sell more of it. Today I had the pleasure of chatting … Continue reading “Tips to Optimize your eCommerce Operations”

Video Marketing Summit

Increase Your Influence, Visibility & Sales with Video Marketing (August 5-9, 2019) Online

If you want to deliver meaningful impact to the bottom line of your business, you need training on creating videos that sell. At Video Marketing Summit, you’ll get access to the world’s leading video pros who will show you how to master video marketing. Are you wondering how to increase your visibility, influence, and sales? … Continue reading “Increase Your Influence, Visibility & Sales with Video Marketing (August 5-9, 2019) Online”

Canva Hacked!

Time to change your Canva Password!

Canva is an easy-to-use, graphic design web & mobile app that has gained popularity with non-designers and professionals alike. On May 24, 2019 Canva was hacked and your (cryptographically protected) password and partial credit card information may have been compromised. 3 Things you need to do! Change your password immediately on Canva Change your password … Continue reading “Time to change your Canva Password!”

Keywords

6 Free Keyword Tools Every Canadian Marketer Needs To Know

Keywords are a key ingredient of any digital marketing plan. Canadian digital marketers should be researching keywords around their offerings, their prospects problems, real or perceived features and benefits and their competition. Here are some free keyword tools: Buzzsumo — Analyze what content performs best for any topic (or competitor) Google Ads Keyword Planner — … Continue reading “6 Free Keyword Tools Every Canadian Marketer Needs To Know”

What You Need to Know About Your Shoppers: The Latest Stats on Canadian e-Commerce | April 26 | 12pm ET

What You Need to Know About Your Shoppers: The Latest Stats on Canadian e-Commerce

It was my honour and pleasure to serve as an expert advisor for Startup Canada‘s #startupchats sponsored by Canada Post (@CanadaPostCorp) on April 26, 2019 to discuss “What You Need to Know About Your Shoppers: The Latest Stats on Canadian e-Commerce“. Here are my answers the questions posed: eCommerce accounts for a growing percentage of … Continue reading “What You Need to Know About Your Shoppers: The Latest Stats on Canadian e-Commerce”

Customer Success Strategies Online & Offline

11 Questions Answered About Customer Success Strategies Online and Offline

It was my pleasure to answer questions about Customer Success Strategies Online and Offline today on #startupchats. Here are my answers: What is included in a customer success strategy for online, and offline? An online/offline customer success strategy starts by mapping the customer journey with the intention of creating a system that monitors & constantly … Continue reading “11 Questions Answered About Customer Success Strategies Online and Offline”

What's your biggest social media pet peeve?

#SocialMediaTip — You get more bees with honey than vinegar!

CLIENT: What’s this statement for? ME: Must be for domain name service as it’s the only service I do for you CLIENT: I don’t owe you anything. ME: Sorry if you paid these, would you kindly send me details of that payment CLIENT: I didn’t receive these invoices ME: Sorry but as per our facebook … Continue reading “#SocialMediaTip — You get more bees with honey than vinegar!”

Copyright is a legal right, existing in many countries, that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.

EU approves tougher copyright rules!

Reuters just reported that EU governments backed European Commission’s move to protect Europe’s creative industries and that sharing platforms like YouTube and Instagram will have to install filters to prevent users from uploading copyrighted materials and sign licensing agreements with creators to use their work.

Exploring ECommerce and Online Payments

Top eCommerce and Online Payment Processing Tips

Today I had the pleasure of chatting with other eCommerce specialists and entrepreneurs on #StartupChats on Twitter about eCommerce and Online Payments in Canada. Today’s event had a total of 22.5M impressions, allowing us to trend nationally on Twitter! Here are my answers: Q1 What is eCommerce? What are current trends in ecommerce today? @Scotiabank #StartupChats … Continue reading “Top eCommerce and Online Payment Processing Tips”