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LinkedIn media sizes every Canadian marketer needs to know LINKEDIN PROFILE MEDIA Profile photo: 400 x 400 pixels Background: 1584(w)  x  396(h) pixels Update image (no link): 552(w) x 276p(h) pixels Update image (with link): 552(w) x 289(h) pixels Article Cover: 744(w) x 400(h) pixels LINKEDIN COMPANY PAGE MEDIA Logo: 300(w) x 300(h) pixels Cover: … Continue reading “LINKEDIN MEDIA CHEAT SHEET (2019)”

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How Does Your Handshake Rate?

Shaking hands is a globally accepted tradition in business and key to making a great first impressions and often the beginning of a relationship, however how you shake hands is often a deal breaker. What makes a good handshake? Here are handshaking best practices: Make eye contact Smile Offer a Greeting Extend your right hand … Continue reading “How Does Your Handshake Rate?”

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What We Heard Report (57 page report)

The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and the Minister of Canadian Heritage tasked a panel with reviewing Canada’s broadcasting and telecommunications legislative framework in 2018. The Panel undertook an extensive outreach and engagement process to hear what Canadians had to say and published the 57 page report — “What We Heard Report” which … Continue reading “What We Heard Report (57 page report)”


YouTube Works Awards: Entries open for 2019

YouTube looking for videos which have strategically and effectively leveraged YouTube to achieve a clear business impact. Best Brand Campaign Best Response-Driven Campaign Best Full-funnel Campaign Best Organic Campaign Small Budget, Big Results Best Integrated Media Campaign Best Creative Effectiveness Click here to read more about YouTube Awards


2019 Facebook Group News (1.4 billion people)

20190423 – Settings tab being redesigned 20190423 – Some group types changing to general — the default — no loss of functionality 20190423 – Soon there will only be three group types 20190322 – Best practices on welcoming members and setting the tone 20190323 – Facebook Group Rules 20190222 – Mentorship being added to all … Continue reading “2019 Facebook Group News (1.4 billion people)”

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.

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April 11th is National Pet Day!

It’s also National Alcohol Screening Day, National Submarine Day, National Cheese Fondue Day, National Barbershop Quartet Day and National Eight Track Tape Day but I’m stuck on my buddy Chevy the Border Collie. Have you ever seen a dog with such a long tongue?


Facebook Introducing New Advertising Inventory Controls

Facebook Business posted today that they are Updating Our Brand Safety Controls to make it easier for advertisers to control their brand safety profile across Instant Articles, Audience Network and Facebook in-stream video. Facebook advertisers will now be able to choose from: Limited inventory offers maximum protection, similar to the opt-in category exclusions available today … Continue reading “Facebook Introducing New Advertising Inventory Controls”

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LinkedIn: You can now upload documents and presentations such as PDFs and PowerPoints directly to your feed, groups and Company Pages

LinkedIn Status Updates have long been a great way to make your brand stand out on LinkedIn and spark meaningful conversation but did you hear… LinkedIn announced that we can now upload documents and presentations such as PDFs and PowerPoints directly to; your feed, a group and to your LinkedIn Page. How to Post A … Continue reading “LinkedIn: You can now upload documents and presentations such as PDFs and PowerPoints directly to your feed, groups and Company Pages”


Why Am I Seeing This? Facebook Now Has Answers for You

Facebook announced on it’s blog that starting today you’ll have even more information and control over your experience. They’re introducing “Why am I seeing this post?” to help you better understand and more easily control what you see from friends, Pages and Groups in your News Feed — the first time that they’ve built information … Continue reading “Why Am I Seeing This? Facebook Now Has Answers for You”

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New LinkedIn Messenger Features Make Setting Up Appointments Easier

LinkedIn just announced that everyone will be able schedule appointments easier by sharing your availability and location directly within a conversation you’re having in the LinkedIn app soon. Simply tap the calendar icon to grant access to reference the local calendar on your mobile device, and then select the open time slots you’d like to … Continue reading “New LinkedIn Messenger Features Make Setting Up Appointments Easier”