WordPress

Learn How To Build and Maintain a #WordPress Website Hands-on Workshop (Sat., Nov. 29, 2014) #DurhamRegion

Why not surprise them by building them a new website or blog that they can easily update themselves? Learn How To Build and Maintain a #WordPress Website Hands-on Workshop (Sat., Nov. 29, 2014) #DurhamRegion AWEBthatWORKS will walk you through the process in this 3-1/2 hour hands-on workshop: WordPress CMS (Content Management Software) installation/configuration Installation of an … Continue reading “Learn How To Build and Maintain a #WordPress Website Hands-on Workshop (Sat., Nov. 29, 2014) #DurhamRegion”

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”

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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”

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”

WordPress training workshops

WordPress Wednesdays–What The Font??

I’ve talked about fonts before, but I wanted to revisit this today. You may not know, but I am a bit of a fontaphile. I love the massive variety of fonts which are available, and I always notice the styling of characters in movie trailers, TV credits, commercials, posters, and anywhere else. It has always … Continue reading “WordPress Wednesdays–What The Font??”

Hootsuite Hands-On Workshop (Oshawa)

When:
Monday, 8 July 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 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://20130708-rss.eventbrite.ca

Event Details:

HOOTSUITE IS…

a simple program that helps you manage your social media activity. It allows you to save time and:

  • Manage your engagement with social media connections
  • Collaborate with team members
  • Measure your success with built in analytics and tracking
  • Benefit from high security profile protection

WE’LL WALK YOU THROUGH HOW TO:

  • Set up your HootSuite Account
  • Add your Social Media Proflies e.g. Facebook, Twitter
  • Create industry specific tabs and steams for easy monitoring
  • Strategically schedule messages in advance for maximum exposure
  • Research competitors to create new business opportunities
  • Quick reporting (Pro only)

plus provide tips and tricks on increasing your social media ROI.

PREREQUISITES:

You’ll need to create a HootSuite Account www.hootsuite.com and at least one social media account e.g. Twitter, Facebook, etc.

"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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Social Media Bootcamp Weekend

When:
Saturday, 20 July 2013 at 10:30 AM Sunday, 21 July 2013 at 5:00 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://20130622-rss.eventbrite.ca

Event Details:

Social Media Bootcamps are great way to get up to speed fast on the top social media spaces…

We’ll walk you through proper usage, tips and tricks and how to build and fortify your brand’s social media spaces to get maximum return on your investment. Together with 20-25 other social media bootcampers we’ll grow your network instantly and provide you with supports that will help you get traction immediately.

Computers, Internet & two networking lunches included, so please bring business cards!

Social Media Bootcamp Alumni Write…

social media testimonials

Tickets are selling out quick. Register today!

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”

WordPress Wednesdays–Lorem Ipsum . . . what??

A commonly used trick of graphic designers is to use specially generated text to represent the actual copy which a page will contain once it is written. This is sometimes done because the text isn’t created yet, because someone else will be responsible for entering it, or just for demonstration purposes. AWEBthatWORKS uses this when … Continue reading “WordPress Wednesdays–Lorem Ipsum . . . what??”

*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!”

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44 Mobile Apps for Social Media Marketers

Welcome to another installment of Mobile Mondays! Does your smartphone have all the bells and whistles? This week, we’re featuring one of our favourite blogs: Social Media Examiner. They’ve created a list of 44 stellar apps for anyone looking to market their brand on social media. Some of the highlights include our own faves, such … Continue reading “44 Mobile Apps for Social Media Marketers”

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

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WordPress Wednesdays – Adding Ads & Sponsors with Plugin WP125 [VIDEO]

Welcome to your weekly installment of WordPress Wednesdays! Today, I’ll be walking you through a great plugin that allows you to add sponsor logos, ads, accreditations, professional memberships and other promotions to your website. Here is the WP plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp125/ Want to see WP125 in action? Check out these great examples: http://www.artoftransition.ca/ http://dayofhopeandleadership.com/ WP125 Step-by-Step: … Continue reading “WordPress Wednesdays – Adding Ads & Sponsors with Plugin WP125 [VIDEO]”

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”

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[VIDEO] Import Your Blog into Your LinkedIn Profile

To import your news feed automatically into your LinkedIn profile (and keep everyone you know in the know) you must follow the following steps: Visit your blog and look for the orange feed symbol. The URL you go to when you click on this is your news feed URL. Copy this. Go to LinkedIn and … Continue reading “[VIDEO] Import Your Blog into Your LinkedIn Profile”

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!”