7 Steps for Writing Successfully on YouTube (yes, I said YouTube)

Huh? Isn’t YouTube a video site? Indeed it is, BUT YouTube is also the second largest search engine in the world, and it’s the writing that will boost your content to the top of search results. In today’s media-loving world, video posts are no longer an option. Whether you’re posting how-tos, product demos, testimonials or interest … Continue reading “7 Steps for Writing Successfully on YouTube (yes, I said YouTube)”

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”

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]”

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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#Kony2012: 4 Reasons for its Trend-Setting Social Media Success

Unless you’ve been living as a social media hermit, you’ve heard of the Kony 2012 movement. The 30-minute documentary that started it all focuses on exposing the inhumane crimes of Joseph Kony, the leader of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), who kidnaps children to build an army of child soldiers and sex slaves. Its makers … Continue reading “#Kony2012: 4 Reasons for its Trend-Setting Social Media Success”

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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?”

Why your websites loves when people push its buttons!

“Share” this. “Like” that. The Internet is atwitter with ways to endorse your favourite businesses, posts, products and services. Half of the world’s top 10,000 websites link to Facebook or Twitter on their homepage. Does yours? Read this post. Buy this product. Shop here. Trust this company. Why let people push your buttons? Because it’s word-of-mouth … Continue reading “Why your websites loves when people push its buttons!”

You ought to to be in pictures: video for business

Think YouTube is only about goofy stunts and music videos?  Think again.  Video marketing is on the rise.  According to an April 2011 social media marketing industry report, three-quarters of those who surveyed intend to increase their use of YouTube and video marketing, making it the top area in which marketers will invest in 2011. … Continue reading “You ought to to be in pictures: video for business”

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Watch This and Win! Brilliant Business Brand Uses for YouTube

Who’s using YouTube?   Businesses—lots of them. Is yours? In my October social media column in the Durham Business Times, I suggest plenty of ways to make this fast-growing marketing tool work for your business. But seeing is believing. Consider these viral video successes. The Old Spice Guy’s rich “Hello, Ladies.” Home Depot’s easy how-to’s. T-Mobile’s … Continue reading “Watch This and Win! Brilliant Business Brand Uses for YouTube”

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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”

Ever Heard Of The Fun Theory?

TheFunTheory.com is dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better. Be it for yourself, for the environment, or for something entirely different, the only thing that matters is that it’s change for the better. Read more about the concept and see the … Continue reading “Ever Heard Of The Fun Theory?”

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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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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”

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Social Media Bootcamps

When you want to get up and running quick on a popular social media space quickly and easily, there’s no better option than live hands-on learning.You will learn: Tips, tricks and best practices How to optimize the space for ultimate results Security & Privacy Do’s and dont’s Sue Sutcliffe is a Canadian Digital Marketing Trainer … Continue reading “Social Media Bootcamps”

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?”