Domain Names

9 Tips on Choosing A Good Domain Name

DOMAIN NAMES are one’s ‘brand’ on the Internet. You can register one and use a domain name in your email address e.g.UserName@yourDOMAINname.com and it can also forms part of your website address e.g. www.yourDOMAINname.com and no one else can use it (unless you let them). Domain names are a worldwide commodity and therefore can be … Continue reading “9 Tips on Choosing A Good Domain Name”

Domain Names

Choosing a domain name for your website

Choosing a domain name can be a daunting prospect, as there are so many possibilities. Take your time, think it through, and use the following tips to make the best choice for your new site. Choose your domain first If you are starting a new company or launching a new product, we’d suggest checking which … Continue reading “Choosing a domain name for your website”

Do you know any Not for Profit Organizations who would be interested in our "Buy One – Give One Away Campaign"?

Press Release For Immediate Release Buy One – Give One Away Campaign AWEBthatWORKS announces a new opportunity for business through a “Sharing Program”.   This means that when a business purchases a social media workshop a not for profit organization will be invited to attend with them… FREE! Owner, Sue Sutcliffe embraces social responsibility as a … Continue reading “Do you know any Not for Profit Organizations who would be interested in our "Buy One – Give One Away Campaign"?”

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”

Scam Alert

Domain Name Scam Alert: China domain name registration center

Over the years, we’ve seen a ton of email scams, and this is one of the ones which is circulating at the moment.  You’ll get an email from a company, typically from China, saying that someone else is trying to register your domain name, and they need your permission to proceed. This scam is trying … Continue reading “Domain Name Scam Alert: China domain name registration center”

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:

Social Media Bootcamp Postcard

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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WordPress training workshops

Blocking access to your WordPress dashboard

One of the most fool-proof ways to protect your WordPress Dashboard is to block everyone (except yourself) from getting to it. If your site only requires a few people be able to log in, this is the best way to keep your site safe. Even if you have a larger network of authors, members, contributors, … Continue reading “Blocking access to your WordPress dashboard”

*SPECIAL* Buy a Domain, Get a Webinar Free

Ready to make a splash on the web? Launching your first online brand or starting a second? Even if you don’t plan to maintain a website or social media presence, claiming a domain name is a savvy investment. Even better? Part of having a domain name (www.yourbrand.com) means having professional email addresses (yourname@yourbrand.com). A personalized … Continue reading “*SPECIAL* Buy a Domain, Get a Webinar Free”

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!”

PINTEREST: How to track your website content that's getting pinned

Just read a great post by Ann Smarty called How to Track Your Website’s Content on Pinterest and learned that by typing in the following URL, I can tell what content from my website that has been pinned… http://pinterest.com/source/awebthatworks.com To find what content has been pinned from your website, replace awebthatworks.com with your domain name. The … Continue reading “PINTEREST: How to track your website content that's getting pinned”

Canadian Internet Law

SOPA and PIPA is NOT just an American thing!

The Senate begins voting on January 24th on two bills before Congress now; PIPA (Protect IP Act) PIPA and SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) that many experts say is a threat to privacy… ❝The consensus among many experts, internet users, web companies and even the White House, is that SOPA is too restrictive, too dangerous, too complicated and too … Continue reading “SOPA and PIPA is NOT just an American thing!”

Toronto Sun Newspaper

Do right by your website

By SHERRY HINMAN, Special to Sun Media “You’ve got to be where people are looking.” That’s one of the primary reasons for businesses to have a website, according to Sue Sutcliffe, owner/manager of AWEBthatWORKS.com, a company that has been offering Internet marketing products since 1993. “A website gives your company more credibility and a professional … Continue reading “Do right by your website”

Domain name(s)

Why is keeping my domain name record up to date important?

Having control of your domain name is of paramount importance, because your hosting/email services could be interrupted or be impossible to setup / change. Administrative Contact The Administrative Contact is the person who has ultimate control of your domain. Their contact information, especially their email address must be kept current and working. Each Registrar has … Continue reading “Why is keeping my domain name record up to date important?”

Domain name(s)

Why does managed domain name service cost more than do-it-yourself?

MANAGED DOMAIN NAME SERVICE Our fully managed domain name service provides many benefits over our do-it-yourself service.  Our fully managed domain name service includes: Domain name registration/renewal Domain registration fees Domain name support Domain registration change e.g. ensure registration (ownership) information is correct or point your domain to a different hosting company. Use our email information, … Continue reading “Why does managed domain name service cost more than do-it-yourself?”

Domain name(s)

What is a domain extension?

Extensions are categories of Internet domain names. There are several of them to choose from: .com represents the word “commercial,” and is the most widely used extension in the world. Most businesses prefer a .com domain name because it is a highly recognized symbol for having a business presence on the Internet. .net represents the … Continue reading “What is a domain extension?”