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    20 Free Tools To Track Your Social Metrics

    With social media playing an increasingly important role in many organizations, metrics play a vital role in determining the success of the goal. We've found some of the easiest and best ways to track your social media metrics for free.1. Bit.lyBit.ly is a url shortening service that works with any social network.   Read More...

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    Chromebook Java

    Wondering how to run Java on your Chromebook? Unfortunately Google has chosen not to support Java on the Chromebook at this time. However, should you need to use Java on an infrequent basis, the Chromebook can still be a good choice for you, thanks to an app available in the web store that allows you to run Java on a third party machine through your browser.Follow the steps below to get started. StepsOpen the Google Chrome Web StoreInstall the Cloud Internet Explorer App by EricomConfirm th...  Read More...

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    Using Gmail With Multiple Accounts

    Several clients have expressed confusion around how to use more then one Gmail account on the same device. This post will address using a Chrome browser and the Gmail app on an iPhone. Other browsers and phones may be similar, but I haven't tested them all. Using Multiple Gmail Accounts in the Chrome BrowserGo to http://gmail.com and log in to your account.From your Gmail dashboard, click on the avatar icon on the top right.Click on the ADD ACCOUNT button.Log in to your other ...  Read More...

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    5 Steps to Running Java on a Google Chromebook

    Google's value priced Chromebooks have been lauded by some as a great mobile computing tool, yet lambasted by others as an inadequate replacement for a laptop computer. There are many things to like about the Chromebook's, like their light weight and long battery life. However, a major point of contention with many users, is the lack of Java support.   Read More...

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    All About Location Based Marketing

    The explosive growth in smartphone ownership has fuelled the possibility of reaching targeted consumers and knowing where they are during the day. Reach out to these people with your location based marketing campaign to tap into an already engaged audience.Purpose of Location Based Marketing ServicesLocation Based Marketing PlatformsExamples of Good Location Based Marketing OffersStrategies for Location Based MarketingPurpose of Location Based Marketing ServicesCustomer engagementLoyalty rewards...  Read More...

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    The Power of Landing Pages

    A really effective way of generating leads and sales for your business, is being in front of people when and where they are searching for your products or services.Many consumers begin researching on the search engines before they buy. When your website is one of the top results for a consumer search and the page the consumer lands on is relevant to their search, you have successfully moved them further down the sales funnel towards a conversion. A conversion could be getting them to phone, emai...  Read More...

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    Slow Page Load Times Turn Off Consumers and Search Engines

    Fast websites are crucial to keep the consumer's interest in your products and services, and to contribute to better search rankings. Quite often when a website is slow, owners are quick to blame the web hosting company. There are many things to consider when a website is performing slowly, and often the web host is not at fault.Any script or widget installed on your website will have a negative impact on page load times.   Read More...

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    Where to Start With Social Media

    Are you one of the many businesses still not using social media? Or have made an attempt but feel like it is over your head? Although an in depth course on social media could fill several books, this should give you a broad overview of where to begin, with a few resources to carry on down the path of social media success.Facebook PagesNot a great source of exposure for businesses as Facebook throttles visibility to encourage ad spending.The most widely used and recognized social network, with ov...  Read More...

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    Google Your Business

    I had an interesting experience at a business networking meeting. The keynote speaker was Sandy Poolevorde from Boyd's Funeral Services in Campbell River, @funeralscr on Twitter. As part of her presentation, she split the room into three groups of people and challenged them to find cremation pricing from different companies in the area.   Read More...