How to Use Twitter for Business and Marketing | Social Media Examiner

How Twitter Is Unique? In the social media world, Twitter falls into the category of microblogging tools because of the short, disconnected messages it distributes. Other microblogging tools include Tumblr, FriendFeed and Plurk. Twitter shares some features with the most common social media tools Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube. However, the differences really define … Continue reading “How to Use Twitter for Business and Marketing | Social Media Examiner”

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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”

Techie Tuesdays–Tuesday Nights in Scugog–starting January 2013

The Scugog Chamber of Commerce and Port Perry BIA are proud to announce Techie Tuesdays, 2013’s hottest new spot for business folk to network and expand their tool-kits. — SPONSORED BY — Where: Scugog Memorial Public Library When: Tuesdays 6-8:30pm, starting January 22nd Future Techie Tuesday topics will include: e-commerce websites search engine optimization blogging … Continue reading “Techie Tuesdays–Tuesday Nights in Scugog–starting January 2013”

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Engaging Infographics

Infographics have skyrocketed to web fame, becoming one of the premier vehicles for conveying information in an engaging way. Click to check out AWTW’s Pinterest-ing collection of social media infographics.  Why people love infographics: easy to read = low time investment, high content yield aesthetically appealing satisfy cravings for numbers and statistics Ready to make … Continue reading “Engaging Infographics”

Brand Accounts for Pinterest, Facebook Pages Feeds, and Emailable Tweets!

This week in social media… Pinterest In addition to last week’s early holiday gift – private boards – Pinterest has introduced BUSINESS ACCOUNTS. Convert an existing profile or register a new account as a business. Pinterest offers great support documentation to walk you through the changes, as well as detailed case studies from their beta … Continue reading “Brand Accounts for Pinterest, Facebook Pages Feeds, and Emailable Tweets!”

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!”

Virtual Social Media Circle *SOLD OUT*

A series of hands-on workshops that will leave you knowledgeable in the value and operation of leading social media platforms and practices Build social media savvy, learn alongside a pool of business networkers, and boost your brand’s digital presence and drive new traffic just in time for the Christmas rush! When: Wednesdays, 4-5:30pm (or whenever you … Continue reading “Virtual Social Media Circle *SOLD OUT*”

4 AWTW Webinars for the Back-to-School Season

Pinterest Pizzazz – Sept. 11, 12-1pm Did you know Pinterest now drives more referral traffic than YouTube, Reddit and Google+? Create online catalogues, show off your brand’s uniqueness, or just provide your customers with the chance to meet your team. This new social media giant is here to stay. Are you “pin” it to win … Continue reading “4 AWTW Webinars for the Back-to-School Season”

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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Prescheduling Facebook Posts

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 “Prescheduling Facebook Posts”

A Wave of Summer Webinars!

Spend some time in social media summer school to boost your social media skills! Aug. 7 Galvanizing Google+ Aug. 21 Talk it up on Twitter Aug. 22 Facebook 101 Aug. 24 Facebook Pages that Pop Aug. 28 Growing your Database with LinkedIn Aug. 29 WordPress Q&A Aug. 31 Pinterest Pizzazz

August Early Bird Special

Social Media Bootcamp (Tuesdays 6-9pm) Port Perry, ON [SOLD OUT]

A series of hands-on workshops that will leave you knowledgeable in the value and operation of leading social media platforms and practices Build social media savvy, learn alongside a pool of business networkers, and boost your brand’s digital presence and drive new traffic just in time for the Christmas rush! Sept. 11 Social Media 101 … Continue reading “Social Media Bootcamp (Tuesdays 6-9pm) Port Perry, ON [SOLD OUT]”

Social Media Circles "Button-Up" Special

Are you staying up-to-date with your social media homework? Button up your site with attractive links to your Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and LinkedIn platforms, and invite your traffic to share your website across their social media spaces! We’re offering a one-time special rate of $50 for all our WordPress clients! Get a share button … Continue reading “Social Media Circles "Button-Up" Special”

Thanks to Lydia Thurton (Naturopathic Doctor) for the twitter shout out!

Special thanks to @AWEBthatWORKS & @SueSutcliffe for my fancy new facebook page. facebook.com/pages/Dr-Lydia… — Lydia Thurton ND (@DrLydiaND) June 15, 2012 Here’s the Facebook Page our team designed for her… Why not click on the graphic above and give it a ‘like’ to stay up to date on issues that concern your health.

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”

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”