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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”

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Welcome to my facebook page

Ever visit Red Bull on Facebook? A multi-coloured torrent of arrows points to their “Like Me” button. Did this welcome page work? Yup – a good 15 million times. It pays to create a good first impression with Facebook’s 500 million users. A clear and engaging welcome (or landing) page gives visitors an immediate sense … Continue reading “Welcome to my facebook page”

Looking to capture new markets? Consider an accessible website

rewrite Every business owner who comes to us for a new website is looking to build her business by tapping into new markets on the web. They want to engage in tools that reach out to new users – Twitter, Facebook, blogs and the like. Yes, those are all great and many would argue, necessary … Continue reading “Looking to capture new markets? Consider an accessible website”

#NewTwitter is coming. Read up on what’s new. You can still access old Twitter for a limited time.

Twitter blog announced changes that will roll out as a preview over the next several weeks including the following video: During the preview, you’ll be able to switch back and forth so you have time to grow accustomed to the way things work, but eventually, everyone will have the updated version of Twitter.com. Click here … Continue reading “#NewTwitter is coming. Read up on what’s new. You can still access old Twitter for a limited time.”

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”

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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”

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Is Social Media The Superhero Of The Internet?

“Social media allows your organization to communicate with a large number of people very effectively.” Faster than a speeding e-mail. More powerful than a single website. Able to reach tens of millions in a single post.  Look! Up in the sky! It’s a blog. It’s a tweet. It’s social media! Read the entire article via: Durham … Continue reading “Is Social Media The Superhero Of The Internet?”

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Twitter

In December 2009, Twitter experienced an explosion of popularity and over 1000% growth in only a year! And the star is still rising, with over over 100 million users and another 300 thousand signing up daily, who collectively tweet an average of 55 million messages every day. How can you get your piece of the … Continue reading “Twitter”

Day of Hope and Leadership (October 5, 2010) Oshawa, ON

AWTW is proud to sponsor Day of Hope and Leadership–an interactive one day event hosted by Dan Carter & featuring presentations by Denise Marek, Doug Schneider, Garth Johns, Todd Skinner & Ian Hill. Please join in and/or follow the conversations… http://www.DayofHopeAndLeadership.com/Facebook http://www.DayOfHopeAndLeadership.com/LinkedIn http://www.DayOfHopeAndLeadership.com/Twitter http://www.DayOfHopeAndLeadership.com/YouTube http://www.DayOfHopeAndLeadership.com/Flickr Proceeds from the event will support the Hope Centre of Learning … Continue reading “Day of Hope and Leadership (October 5, 2010) Oshawa, ON”

HootSuite releases Team Collaboration Tools for Twitter, Facebook and Social Media platforms

These Team Collaboration tools are specifically designed for collective message publishing and conversation monitoring by groups. This will allow enterprises and agencies to coordinate their efforts with colleagues and clients without sacrificing control over valuable account info or compromising the timeliness of messaging. Business and organizations can now assemble specific Teams to manage accounts, topics … Continue reading “HootSuite releases Team Collaboration Tools for Twitter, Facebook and Social Media platforms”

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Social Media Bootcamps

Find out what social media is, who’s using it, and how it can help you. Gain basic familiarity with major platforms, and learn Sue Sutcliffe’s proprietary social media system that will allow you to grow your business in 1/2 hour a day or less. You will learn: what social media is whose using social media … Continue reading “Social Media Bootcamps”

CHECKLIST: Setting up a Twitter Profile

[_] Name [_] Username [_] Email address [_] Website [_] Graphic [_] Bio (160 characters) [_] Template or Custom Design? http://twitter.com/settings/design [_] Add a location to your tweets [_] Protect my tweets [_] Use twitter with text messaging? http://twitter.com/devices [_] Email when someone starts following me [_] Email when someone sends direct Text Emails FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT TWITTER’S HELP SECTION http://twitter.com/help/start

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?”

Facebook and Twitter Attacks Were Political, and Personal

Twitter, Facebook, Livejournal, YouTube, and Blogger came under a sustained, simultaneous DDoS attack yesterday, with Twitter going offline completely for a while, and Facebook running slowly and reporting strange error messages to users before its security staff managed to wrestle control back Read more about this attack at Technomix | Fast Company.

15 Tools to Help Manage Your Social Networking Profiles More Efficiently | Huddle.net’s Collaboration Blog

In order to keep up with your ever-growing Twitter following and growth of friends and business associates across all of your other Social networking sites, you must utilize some of the vast online social networking tools available at your disposal. Most social networking tools that are designed to streamline the organization and management of your … Continue reading “15 Tools to Help Manage Your Social Networking Profiles More Efficiently | Huddle.net’s Collaboration Blog”

Find Out the Most Influential Users on Twitter with the ReTweetability Index

Did you read the article by Jennifer Van Grove called Find Out the Most Influential Users on Twitter with the ReTweetability Index? Jennifer talks about a formula carefully researched to better get at the most retweetable and influential users by Dan Zarrella, Mashable contributor and self-proclaimed viral marketing scientist. How do your tweets compare? Visit … Continue reading “Find Out the Most Influential Users on Twitter with the ReTweetability Index”

Where do you do social networking?

Thanks to the team at Essential Communications for hosting yet another wonderful Success Night, and to Jason Dasti, Guerilla Marketers for a fun introduction to Social Media which inspired Peter Miller to poll the audience on how they socialized!  The poll showed… 83% of people polled use Facebook 50% of people polled use LinkedIn Do YOU … Continue reading “Where do you do social networking?”

Don't read this if you do not want to grow your business!

Jack Neff’s recent post entitled Study: ROI May Be Measurable in Facebook, MySpace After All shares more proof that social media improves ROI, in particular a case study of a package-goods brand that earned $1.28 million in sales from $1 million social-media campaign — 28% ROI! He states that… Recent research from ComScore, MySpace and … Continue reading “Don't read this if you do not want to grow your business!”