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Twitter announces tweet limit increase — from 140 characters to 280 characters — but only for some!

According to Twitter We understand since many of you have been Tweeting for years, there may be an emotional attachment to 140 characters – we felt it, too. But we tried this, saw the power of what it will do, and fell in love with this new, still brief, constraint. We are excited to share this … Continue reading “Twitter announces tweet limit increase — from 140 characters to 280 characters — but only for some!”

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5 Benefits of Twitter’s Character Limit Update for Your Brand or Business

What does this mean for your business? Twitter’s new updates enhance the social media network without losing the essence of why we love it in the first place. Quick, in the moment interactions. The new changes are great for bands and business because they expand and improve the way we can communicate on Twitter – … Continue reading “5 Benefits of Twitter’s Character Limit Update for Your Brand or Business”

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Twitter’s 140 characters limit no longer counts @names, media attachments and quoted tweets

Twitter has just made a big change to the way tweets work. From today, Twitter is cutting back on what types of content will use up its 140-character limit. Now, @names in replies, media attachments (like photos, GIFs, videos, and polls) and quoted Tweets will no longer be counted against the valuable 140 characters that … Continue reading “Twitter’s 140 characters limit no longer counts @names, media attachments and quoted tweets”

32 Million Twitter Passwords May Have Been Hacked And Leaked!

Time to change your Twitter password and visit and change your password on any other website you’ve used it on! According to TechCrunch, Twitter says it’s systems have not been breached but  that … Hackers may have used malware to collect more than 32 million Twitter login credentials that are now being sold on the dark … Continue reading “32 Million Twitter Passwords May Have Been Hacked And Leaked!”

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?”

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)

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

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

Hosted By:
AWEBthatWORKS

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:
www.AWEBthatWORKS.com 

Register for this event now at:
http://20130708-rss.eventbrite.ca

Event Details:

HOOTSUITE IS…

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

WE’LL WALK YOU THROUGH HOW TO:

  • 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.

PREREQUISITES:

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

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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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”

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”

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Social Media Circles (June 2012) Webinar [SOLD OUT]

Get ready for summer! If your social media efforts are not bringing you a constant stream of new business, something’s wrong. We can help!

Join us at 1pm every weekday from June 4th – 29th for a cutting-edge tour of today’s hottest Internet marketing tools!

You’ll learn:
– how to plan and execute a successful social media campaign
– how to optimize your social media platforms
– how to track your success and measure results

Sign up during the month of May to take advantage of this unbeatable deal! Only 15 spots available, so book your seat today!

June 2012 Training Calendar

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 44 Steps to Social Media Success 5Internet Marketing Strategic Planning 6Netiquette and Social Media Tips & Tricks 7Strategic Blogging 8Effective Blog  Writing 11Facebook for Business 12 Twitter for Business 13 Google+ for Business 14 LinkedIn for Business 15 Pinterest for Business 18 YouTube for Business 19 Online Accessibility  20 Foursquare for Business  21 Keywords  22 Facebook Pages  25 Klout  26 Hootsuite  … Continue reading “June 2012 Training Calendar”

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

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”

Social Media Marketing and Monitoring (Profile Management) Tools SMBs Are Asking for Now

One of the categories SMBs ask for the most help with is social media. You need to quickly and easily keep an eye on what people are saying about you; more importantly, you need to participate in the social media conversation yourself, without drowning hours upon endless hours bouncing around various websites. There are three … Continue reading “Social Media Marketing and Monitoring (Profile Management) Tools SMBs Are Asking for Now”

HootSuite releases Team Collaboration Tools for Twitter, Facebook and Social Media platforms

These Team Collaboration tools are specifically designed for collective message publishing and conversation monitoring by groups. This will allow enterprises and agencies to coordinate their efforts with colleagues and clients without sacrificing control over valuable account info or compromising the timeliness of messaging. Business and organizations can now assemble specific Teams to manage accounts, topics … Continue reading “HootSuite releases Team Collaboration Tools for Twitter, Facebook and Social Media platforms”

What's Your Favourite Twitter Tool?

Just read cool post by Asavin Wattanajantra called… Social Media News, Insights and Tips… Twitter can make a great business tool – if you know how to use it. Many of the third-party Twitter applications transform the way it can be used, and some of these are “especially useful if you are working for a … Continue reading “What's Your Favourite Twitter Tool?”