You cannot improve what you do not measure.

How are YOU measuring your social media success?

Sofie Andreou explains the importance of having Measurable Calls To Actions (CTAs) to engage visitors AND provide you with metrics to measuring your social media success and lists 16 on her website. Purchase Products or Service. “Opt-In” provide their email. Click on “more details” on a specific topic. Download documents or brochures. Link to another … Continue reading “How are YOU measuring your social media success?”

WordPress

Learn How To Build and Maintain a #WordPress Website Hands-on Workshop (Sat., Nov. 29, 2014) #DurhamRegion

Why not surprise them by building them a new website or blog that they can easily update themselves? Learn How To Build and Maintain a #WordPress Website Hands-on Workshop (Sat., Nov. 29, 2014) #DurhamRegion AWEBthatWORKS will walk you through the process in this 3-1/2 hour hands-on workshop: WordPress CMS (Content Management Software) installation/configuration Installation of an … Continue reading “Learn How To Build and Maintain a #WordPress Website Hands-on Workshop (Sat., Nov. 29, 2014) #DurhamRegion”

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?”

E-mail

8 Reasons you should consider registering multiple domains

One for each product or service you offer. One for each way people commonly misspell your domain name. One for email marketing (so your outgoing mail is never blocked  by spam services). One for each target market, so you can sell directly to their keywords/preferences. One for your blog so you can create traffic/links to … Continue reading “8 Reasons you should consider registering multiple domains”

10 Questions Every Social Media Marketer Should Ask in 2014

Did you know that ? 189 million of Facebook’s users are “Mobile Only” YouTube reaches more US adults aged 18-34 than any cable network The fastest growing demographic on Twitter is the 55–64 year age bracket. Are you staying on top of and leveraging the latest Internet Marketing Trends? These are only three of 10 Surprising … Continue reading “10 Questions Every Social Media Marketer Should Ask in 2014”

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”

"Build-Your-Own Website" Workshop

When:
Saturday, 8 June 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:30 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://20130608-rss.eventbrite.ca

Event Details:

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Workshop covers:

  • How to credit, edit and delete web pages and blog posts from your site
  • How to add images and videos to your posts
  • What to look for when you’re picking a website template
  • How to customize the website theme with customer banner.
  • How to find/install free WordPress Plugins to improve your website
  • and more.

Bundles include:

  • Domain name (first year)
  • Hosting (first year)
  • WordPress CMS (Content Management Software) installation/configuration
  • Installation of the best WordPress templates and plugins
  • 3-1/2 hour WordPress training
  • Unlimited support for one-week following the workshop

Seating is limited. Purchase your ticket securely online today!

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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”

Google+

Google+ Hits 250 Million Users

Google+ just announced at the I/O conference is that in just one year it has grown from zero to 250 million plus users making it the third largest social network in the English speaking world behind Twitter and Facebook. Jeff Bulla’s recent post Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Google+ Anymore shared some other facts, figures and statistics that are … Continue reading “Google+ Hits 250 Million Users”

Twitter Turns 7!! #Twitter7 Birthday Special!

Happy Birthday, Twitter! On its blog this morning, the Twitter team thanked its 200 million strong userbase, saying: It’s thanks to all of you that our open, real-time platform is thriving: we have well over 200 million active users creating over 400 million Tweets each day. As we’ve grown, Twitter has become a true global … Continue reading “Twitter Turns 7!! #Twitter7 Birthday Special!”

New first stop for hacked site recovery via Official Google Webmaster Central Blog:

How to avoid ever needing Help for hacked sites: Just as you focus on making a site that’s good for users and search-engine friendly, keeping your site secure — for you and your visitors — is also paramount. When site owners fail to keep their site secure, hackers may exploit the vulnerability. If a hacker … Continue reading “New first stop for hacked site recovery via Official Google Webmaster Central Blog:”

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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”

Art of Transition

The Tourism Manager of The Regional Municipality of Durham was in a bind. It was 2018 and an economic downturn announcement had stopped commerce dead. Kerri King pitched Roger Anderson on allowing her to launch a pilot social media campaign to sell out an Economic Development Summit featuring Dr. Richard Florida in six weeks. So, … Continue reading “Art of Transition”

WordPress Training & More – November Training Events!

LinkedIn Nov. 8, 2012, 12-1pm, online If your LinkedIn isn’t creating leads, something’s wrong. Join dynamic web coach Sue Sutcliffe for this hands-on workshop, as she reveals the ins and outs of building your LinkedIn database. Discover best practices and tools for linking up on LinkedIn and watch your network grow exponentially! Build-Your-Own-Website Workshop Nov. 10, … Continue reading “WordPress Training & More – November Training Events!”

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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”

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Happy 1st Birthday Google+!

Google+ Growth Spurt: Google+ reached 10 million users only a month after launching last June Google+ currently enjoys 250 million users, half of whom log in daily Google+ is projected to reach 400 million users by December 2012 Google+’s Birthday Present To celebrate Google+’s first birthday, Google released Google Events, which integrate seamlessly (of course) … Continue reading “Happy 1st Birthday Google+!”

WordPress Wednesdays – Using images in your blog posts

As tools like Pinterest become more popular, using images in your blog posts is becoming increasingly important. Ideally, you’ll want to add an image to every single post you do, as it makes your posts more dynamic, especially when they are shared in social media spaces. How do you find images to use on your … Continue reading “WordPress Wednesdays – Using images in your blog posts”

Keeping it Short and Sweet – How to Keep your Blog Followers Engaged

Short Words You’re aiming for engagement and accessibility. Don’t daunt your readers with convoluted, overly acadmic language. Keep it personal and low-key. And avoid dense jargon – your readers will skip unfamiliar words.  Short Sentences Long, chunky sentences frustrate the hasty web reader. For instance, what reads better? “We have just published a new blog … Continue reading “Keeping it Short and Sweet – How to Keep your Blog Followers Engaged”

Writing for the Web – How to Find a Writer

Welcome to the first of a series of Friday morning posts on Writing for the Web! In this series, we’ll be covering how to adapt your writing style for individual social media platforms, how to write and format stand-out blog posts, and what it takes to be a effective web writer! WHY YOU NEED A … Continue reading “Writing for the Web – How to Find a Writer”