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!”

How to Build Your Brand with Pinterest

Check out this great Social Media Examiner post! Imagine your ideal clients. Now think about what kind of pictures or visual images they would enjoy. If you can create (or curate) visually compelling content, then Pinterest  could be a great social platform for you. When used the right way, Pinterest can drive massive traffic to … Continue reading “How to Build Your Brand with Pinterest”

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*”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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[VIDEO] Will Pinterest become the next social media giant?

I’m Sue Sutcliffe, the web coach, and today, I want to introduce you to Pinterest – the social climber of social media platforms. Pinterest is a virtual bulletin or “pin” board, allowing the online collection, curation and sharing of images.  You can: Categorize pinboards and create themes. Play with the colour scheme for your home … Continue reading “[VIDEO] Will Pinterest become the next social media giant?”


[VIDEO] Keeping your Facebook Private — the 2-click fix!

With Facebook Timeline on its way for everyone, there’s been lots of anxiety over some of its privacy loopholes. A chain message has been making its way across Facebook walls. Essentially, it asks everyone on your contact list to hover over your name and unsubscribe from their “Comments and Likes.” According to the message, this … Continue reading “[VIDEO] Keeping your Facebook Private — the 2-click fix!”

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Social Media Landscape

The digital age has revolutionized the way brands do business, and savvy marketers know it’s time to adapt. Social media encompasses so much more than banner ads and Facebook friends – it’s about building relationships, setting trends, and creating a relevant and recognizable image for your brand. Ready to find out more about the power … Continue reading “Social Media Landscape”

Social Media Marketing and Monitoring (Profile Management) Tools SMBs Are Asking for Now

One of the categories SMBs ask for the most help with is social media. You need to quickly and easily keep an eye on what people are saying about you; more importantly, you need to participate in the social media conversation yourself, without drowning hours upon endless hours bouncing around various websites. There are three … Continue reading “Social Media Marketing and Monitoring (Profile Management) Tools SMBs Are Asking for Now”

Trolls or Bullies?

Just read a great article called Online, Anonymity Breeds Contempt via NYTimes.com which provided a great definition of trolling… Trolling, defined as the act of posting inflammatory, derogatory or provocative messages in public forums and that psychological research has proven again and again that anonymity increases unethical behaviour and that people — even ordinary, good … Continue reading “Trolls or Bullies?”

Will you take the $20 challenge?

Local entrepreneur donates to charity with every order DURHAM REGION, ON – SEPT. 14, 2010: What can you do with $20? Sue Sutcliffe wants to find out. The Internet strategist and professional speaker was inspired by the $20 challenge made at last year’s Day of Hope and Leadership event: to take $20 and help someone … Continue reading “Will you take the $20 challenge?”

What Are You Doing With YouTube Video Channel?

If videos are your thing, please visit and subscribe to my youtube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/aWEBthatWORKS.   If  you have a moment, please click on comment link, and tell me what you’d like to read more about. I’ve been helping people market themselves on the Internet since 1993, and  time permitting I’d like to help you too. Click … Continue reading “What Are You Doing With YouTube Video Channel?”

Social Media in Search

In the company’s November whitepaper, which looks at the landscape of natural search, 360i purports that a majority of social media search listings that appear for brand-related queries are created by individuals not affiliated with the brand. In fact, “77% of YouTube(), Twitter() and Facebook() listings that appeared for brand searches were controlled by a … Continue reading “Social Media in Search”

What's Your Favourite Twitter Tool?

Just read cool post by Asavin Wattanajantra called… Social Media News, Insights and Tips… Twitter can make a great business tool – if you know how to use it. Many of the third-party Twitter applications transform the way it can be used, and some of these are “especially useful if you are working for a … Continue reading “What's Your Favourite Twitter Tool?”

Be Part Of The Solution Durham Region!

Visit www.ArtOfTransition.ca (our newest web/social media project) where creative minds are connecting and preparing for a one-day symposium on November 12, 2009 in Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Stay up to date on this project! Click and connect! Please help me help get the word out.  Hit the “BOOKMARK” button and “SHARE” this with all the people you know!