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Anita Hovey
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I like to use my credit card to pay invoices online for business, but I don't like the charges to go through my PayPal account. To me it's cleaner to have them go straight to my credit card. Many people don't know how to do this, and end up asking me to…
This isn't really a social media tutorial, but I do get asked frequently how to pay my online invoices from Freshbooks (aff) if one doesn't have a PayPal account, or if one prefers to not go through P
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With the next Twitter 101 workshop just around the corner in Halifax, I've been searching for some new statistics, resources and graphics to share with the participants. Luckily for me Salesforce has done some of the work already and produced this awesome…
With the next Twitter 101 workshop just around the corner in Halifax, I've been searching for some new statistics, resources and graphics to share with the participants. Luckily for me Salesforce has
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Did you know you ARE allowed to run contests directly on your Business Page now, without the use of an outside app? Did you also know the majority of the contests we see every day are breaking the rules and endangering their Page?
caption id=attachment_3697 align=alignright width=300 CC Flickr Kreg Steppe/caption Like everything else on Facebook, the Promotions Guidelines continue to change and evolve with the network. From
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Pretty much every business in Halifax could have done something with colour options and tagged #TheDress to become part of the conversation. Makeup vendors could have shown two eye makeup options. Our many dress boutiques could have shown their own wares.…
First off, I admit I originally saw #WhiteGold when I first looked at #TheDress. What was interesting to me was that the longer I looked, the more it changed to #BlueBlack. The whole science of seeing
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Responding in Private on Social Media is NOT Good Enough. Learning from my own ranting on Twitter.

It's the advice we've all heard often enough...if a customer complains on your social media account, try to take the conversation private as soon as possible and get it resolved. I concur. Some things need to be dealt with privately. Your fans and…
It's the advice we've all heard often enough...if a customer complains on your social media account, try to take the conversation private as soon as possible and get it resolved. I concur. Some things
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‪#‎BellLetsTalk‬ Here is my story, as shared with Women Reshaping The World last year. I almost don't recognize the person in this anymore. Things can get better, with help! 
We chose to share Anita’s story with you this week, because we think it serves as a powerful reminder of the great impact that following your passion can have on your happiness and wellbeing. We at Limbus, can attest to the enthusiasm that Anita has for her work, creating a thriving business and helping other …
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A recent post from my friend and telephone mentor, Mary Jane Copps, aka The Phone Lady about the millennial generation’s discomfort with TALKING ON THE PHONE really got to me. As I was reading the post I was very conscious of my inner voice asking “What…
caption id=attachment_3769 align=alignright width=225 That's Mary Jane in the middle, ready to speak at a social media panel I hosted./caption A recent post from my friend and telephone mentor, Mar
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Not only were many of the world’s biggest and brightest thought leaders from the social media and digital industries present (Guy Kawasaki, Mari Smith, CS Penn, Marcus Sheridan, Jay Baer, Chris Brogan, and so on, and so on), they were accessible,…
Isn’t professional development grand? I mean it. Isn’t it amazing to attend a conference or event focused on your industry? To be surrounded by hoards of people who are passionate about the same t
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Time and time again I've told you to search Twitter for business leads. And I think every time I mentioned that you should consider setting up a dashboard to make the process easier. Here's your guide to setting up search streams in your Hootsuite…
Time and time again I've told you to search Twitter for business leads. And I think every time I mentioned that you should consider setting up a dashboard to make the process easier. Here's your guide
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Is there a statute of limitations on historical references, that when reached means it's now ok to adopt words, acronyms or symbols that used to be viewed negatively by society?
There have been a couple of big-time social media fails by big-time companies in the last little while. There was this quickly-deleted tweet by DiGiorno Pizza just as Lady Gaga totally rocked a Sound
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Like anything else, you can't say you're successful if you can't measure that success. If you can't remember exactly which campaigns you want to track and how they were worded, you'll end up with three versions of each campaign, which will make your…
Honestly, the most difficult part of using Hootsuite (aff) to add url parameters to your shortened links is remembering to do it. It really is very simple and can make your Google analytics reports ma
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Merry Christmas to those who celebrate! Please enjoy a few of my favourite holiday social media parodies and cartoons. A day without laughter is like a life without the sun.
Merry Christmas to those who celebrate! Please enjoy a few of my favourite holiday social media parodies and cartoons. A day without laughter is like a life without the sun. The Christmas Story, if F
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Head Twirp
Twirp Communications
Living on social media so YOU don't have to.

Helping small business and charities maximize the potential of social media.


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12 Most Fox-Like Things an Entrepreneur Would Say
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Social Media Resources List: My Favourite Bloggers
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Following up to my popular post Social Media Resources for You: A Reading List, I thought it would also be useful to share some of my favour

To All the Haters: I Changed My Font
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Book Review: Ctrl Alt Delete by Mitch Joel | Twirp
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With my advance copy in-hand, I attempt to explain why I agree with everything Mitch Joel writes in his latest book Ctrl Alt Delete, and why

Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor
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Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software that opens up a new world between whiteboards and slides. The zoomable canvas makes it fun to e