[VIDEO] Maureen Gilleece says "Can’t believe the excitement I’m feeling about social media … could I actually be a geek?"

It was such a pleasure working with Maureen Gilleece — a Real Estate Salesperson with The Wood Team of Re/Max Allstars serving Durham Region & York North. She loves helping people with their real estate needs and loves social media, animals and travelling both locally & internationally. Find out what you’re missing. SOCIAL MEDIA BOOTCAMPS

Last chance to register for #WordPressAdvanced #GraphicDesign on a Dime, #Hootsuite & #E-Commerce day time #Webinars in July

This month we have four webinars coming up in July that are in danger of not running as they are under-subscribed; WORDPRESS ADVANCED, GRAPHIC DESIGN ON A DIME, HOOTSUITE & E-COMMERCE: Problems, solutions and how to get started. If you’re interested, please let us know right away. WORDPRESS ADVANCED $50 Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 (12:00 … Continue reading “Last chance to register for #WordPressAdvanced #GraphicDesign on a Dime, #Hootsuite & #E-Commerce day time #Webinars in July”

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When do YOU schedule in time for the important things?

Successful business people make time for the important things — like improving their website and social media presence on a regular basis and/or dedicate some time in slow periods like summer time when their competitors are holidaying to give themselves the edge. AWEBthatWORKS Business Building Workshops & Webinars make it quick and easy to learn what … Continue reading “When do YOU schedule in time for the important things?”

Time to change your password again!

Popular social media sites affected by #Heartbleed Have you changed your passwords yet?

If you’ve been reading this blog or following the news, you’ll know that there’s an encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug which could have quietly exposed YOUR sensitive account information (such as passwords and credit card numbers) over the past two years. Heartbleed has been dubbed the biggest security threat the Internet has ever seen, and … Continue reading “Popular social media sites affected by #Heartbleed Have you changed your passwords yet?”

Learn how to build, optimize, upgrade and manage your own blog, website and top social media spaces (Nov 2013) Oshawa

AWEBthatWORKS has an exciting line up of hands-on training events planned for September and October 2013 that will teach you how to build, optimize, upgrade and manage your own blog, website and top social media spaces. Register early to take advantage of early-bird discounts! 4 Steps to Social Media Success Saturday, September 28th, 2013 (10:30am-1:30pm) Trent … Continue reading “Learn how to build, optimize, upgrade and manage your own blog, website and top social media spaces (Nov 2013) Oshawa”

Hootsuite Hands-On Workshop (Oshawa)

Monday, 8 July 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Trent University Oshawa Campus
55 Thornton Rd S
Oshawa, ON L1J 5Y1

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From WordPress to Pinterest, Facebook to Foursquare, the AWEBthatWORKS team stays dialed-in to cutting-edge Internet and social media marketing trends. Our seasoned and animated web coaches happily share their expertise one-on-one or with a group, live on location or via web conference.

Committed to providing topnotch value, AWEBthatWORKS highlights great options and resources, offering handy DIY skills and unmatched technical support. Sign up for our dynamic and down-to-earth workshops to find out how to market yourself online and master the social media sphere!

For more information, please visit our website:

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a simple program that helps you manage your social media activity. It allows you to save time and:

  • Manage your engagement with social media connections
  • Collaborate with team members
  • Measure your success with built in analytics and tracking
  • Benefit from high security profile protection


  • Set up your HootSuite Account
  • Add your Social Media Proflies e.g. Facebook, Twitter
  • Create industry specific tabs and steams for easy monitoring
  • Strategically schedule messages in advance for maximum exposure
  • Research competitors to create new business opportunities
  • Quick reporting (Pro only)

plus provide tips and tricks on increasing your social media ROI.


You’ll need to create a HootSuite Account www.hootsuite.com and at least one social media account e.g. Twitter, Facebook, etc.

What does phishing mean?

New Facebook scam targets page owners

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”

11 Ways to Get More Twitter Followers

Joined the Twitterverse, but not sure your voice is being heard? Here are some sure-fire ideas for attracting Followers! 1. Optimize your Twitter Profile If your profile doesn’t include an engaging picture (usually your smiling face), banner and bio, you’ll struggle to attract a big following. Sprinkle (don’t cram!) your bio with keywords that are … Continue reading “11 Ways to Get More Twitter Followers”

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Privacy and Terms of Service Changes on Instagram – Instagram Blog

Our community has grown a lot since we wrote our original terms of service. To get things up to date for the millions of people now using Instagram, we’re bringing you new versions of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Here are a few key updates: Nothing has changed about your photos’ ownership or … Continue reading “Privacy and Terms of Service Changes on Instagram – Instagram Blog”

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!”

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44 Mobile Apps for Social Media Marketers

Welcome to another installment of Mobile Mondays! Does your smartphone have all the bells and whistles? This week, we’re featuring one of our favourite blogs: Social Media Examiner. They’ve created a list of 44 stellar apps for anyone looking to market their brand on social media. Some of the highlights include our own faves, such … Continue reading “44 Mobile Apps for Social Media Marketers”


Preschedule Facebook Posts #FacebookTips #FacebookTricks

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”

Top 4 Ways to Time your Tweets

Tired of sending out blocks of tweets once or twice a day? Not getting the ROI on your time in the twitterverse? Check out these great tools to schedule your tweets and measure their impact: 1. Hootsuite Handling your Facebook, LinkedIn and blog releases, as well as timing your tweets, Hootsuite remains a scheduling champ. … Continue reading “Top 4 Ways to Time your Tweets”