Black Friday Special

Black Friday is upon us, and though most Canadians may not be enjoying a second Thanksgiving dinner, we’re always happy to take advantage of the sales! This year, we’ve got something extra special for you. AWEBthatWORKS has always touted the advantage of having a branded email address, so we’re going to give you a whopping … Continue reading “Black Friday Special”

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How to Create Job Posts that Convert

LinkedIn’s Guide: How to Create Job Posts that Convert helps recruiters and talent professionals find the right candidates.   You will find; job examples best practices on how to optimize the perfect job description effective ways to promote jobs to convert high-quality candidates REQUEST SPEAKER KIT SCHEDULE 1-TO-1 TRAINING

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How to Give, Receive & Manage LinkedIn Recommendations

LinkedIn’s “Recommendations” feature allows you to provide live endorsements and performance reviews for your deserving colleagues and partners which will help them build social media authority. Impressed with a service? Why not leave a glowing review? HOW TO RECOMMEND SOMEONE ON LINKEDIN Go to the profile of the 1st-degree connection you’d like to recommend. Move your cursor … Continue reading “How to Give, Receive & Manage LinkedIn Recommendations”

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Do you have two LinkedIn profiles? #LinkedInFAQ

If you have ever used more than one email address, chances are you’ve had a duplicate LinkedIn account at one point, and having a duplicate LinkedIn profile/account is a social media networking no no! To find out if you have a duplicated LinkedIn account enter your name into the LinkedIn search bar and see what comes up. How … Continue reading “Do you have two LinkedIn profiles? #LinkedInFAQ”


Twitter introduces users to analytics!

Have you ever wondered if your tweets are being read, or skipped over? Do you ever wonder what tweets of yours are the most popular? Twitter now has the answers for you. They have started introducing analytics to their users. The analytics keeps track how many people saw the tweet, how many people engaged with … Continue reading “Twitter introduces users to analytics!”

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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?”


Find out what you’re missing #websites #socialmedia #training in #DurhamRegion

Why not let us walk you through setting up and optimizing a website using WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google+, Pinterest and YouTube… [events_list] As the old expression says… “You don’t know what you don’t know” and we’d like to teach you how you can grow your business in less than a half hour a day! … Continue reading “Find out what you’re missing #websites #socialmedia #training in #DurhamRegion”

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”

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”

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”

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”

2009 — Honourable Mention in the “Business Development-Marketing Utilizing Technology” and “Social Media” categories

The Tourism Manager of The Regional Municipality of Durham was in a bind. It was 2008 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 “2009 — Honourable Mention in the “Business Development-Marketing Utilizing Technology” and “Social Media” categories”

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!”

Seeing Double? Remove Duplicate LinkedIn Accounts #LinkedInFAQ #LinkedInTIP

How’d I End up with 2 LinkedIn Accounts Anyway? It’s not uncommon. Lots of folks activate 2 accounts deliberately to separate different aspects of their lives. Maybe they’re worried their side job will interfere with their current 9-5, or they want to draw a line between their corporate and individual identities. Alternately, it could have … Continue reading “Seeing Double? Remove Duplicate LinkedIn Accounts #LinkedInFAQ #LinkedInTIP”

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*”

LinkedIn’s New One-Click Networking Tool

Ready for a one-click solution that will punch up your profile and build your network? LinkedIn’s new “Endorsements” upgrades allow users to vouch for their connections’ specific skills with a single click. This feature is a great way to show some love to our brightest colleagues and favourite contractors. Worked with a great social media … Continue reading “LinkedIn’s New One-Click Networking Tool”

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”

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