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Month: August 2019

internet safety for teens and tweens

Internet Safety for Teens and Tweens

THE ONLINE CORNER as appears in Snapd Dufferin/Caledon in the September 2019 edition Internet Safety for Teens and Tweens As a mother of 3 children -this is a topic near and dear to my heart.  Internet safety. I hear the horror stories in the news, and am very concerned about the safety of my children…
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social media tip quality over quantity

Quality over Quantity

Social Media Tip: Quality Over Quantity Thank you to Peter Rood from Rood’s Media for suggesting the topic for this blog post: Quality over Quantity in social media and digital marketing. If one of your goals is to connect with genuine social media users that are engaging and will interact with your content, then I…
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know your audience

Identify Your Audience

Social Media Tip: Identify Your Audience As part of a strategy session I had yesterday with a non-profit organization we had lengthy discussions about WHO they were trying to target with their messaging. It reminded me how important it is to clearly identify your audience before you implement any sort of marketing campaigns. My 3…
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social media tip use a program such as hootsuite to schedule posts

Use a Program to Schedule your Social Media Posts in Advance

Social Media Tip: Use a program to schedule social media posts in advance It can be difficult to stay organized and stay on top of posting consistently to all of the social media programs. To make it easier to stay organized, and consistent I suggest using a program such as Hootsuite to schedule your social…
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free social media content calendar template

Free Social Media Content Calendar Template

Social Media Tip: Use a Social Media Content Calendar If you are trying to manage posting to social media on your own it can seem very overwhelming to keep caught up with coming up with content ideas, preparing the content and scheduling the content. Trust me – I KNOW! One of the secrets for my…
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International Cat Day

International Cat Day

International Cat Day August 8th is International Cat Day! Social Media Tip Include “national” and “international” days of celebration in your content calendar to increase engagement and have some fun! Make sure you use the hashtag for the day that may be trending especially for Twitter and Instagram. As you can see in real time…
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create your own gifs for engaging content

Social Media Tip: Create GIFs to Increase Engagement

Here is a fun and easy to implement social media content creation tip: create your own GIF or mini animation files to increase engagement! If adding video into your social media content is one of your goals this year, as it is for me, then I suggest you can use GIF files to dip your…
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Facebook Business Page Tip

Facebook Business Page Tip

Facebook Business Page Tip: Pin a Post to the Top of your Page Here is a quick and easy tip to get one post on Facebook some more attention than others. PIN a post to the top of your page! This might be a monthly special or a free offer, or just a post that…
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Good News Stories Netherlands Start up turns food waste into leather

Netherlands Start Up Turns Food Waste into Leather

Netherlands Start Up Turns Food Waste into Vegetable Leather As you know I am a volunteer at my local Food Bank in Orangeville. It has been an absolute pleasure to not only manage the social media for the food bank, but also to volunteer as a client intake worker on Tuesdays. I have grown a…
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top 10 benefits of using Twitter for your buisiness

Top 10 Benefits of Using Twitter for Your Business

Top 10 Benefits of using Twitter for your Business Increase brand awareness Build a targeted audience Interactive and engaging Drive traffic to your website Reach a large audience Real time intelegence Good for News and PR Good for SEO Build strong relationships I’ll be completely honest. Twitter is my #1 favourite social media platform to…
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