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Dawn Comber
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Attended TWU - British Columbia
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Pamela Wilson shows how successful writers build profitable businesses and deliver value in all three stages of a project: before, during, and after.
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A quick guide to creating beautiful WordPress Galleries #WordPress 
WordPress beginners get frustrated with how many clicks it takes to create a gallery. Here we walk you through each click step-by-step.
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WordPress slideshow plugins should use the native WordPress gallery shortcode as a safe fallback option instead of creating a plugin specific post type
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Ideas are everywhere. Your job as a content marketer is to find the content that your customers want and need and then give it to them in a way that will keep the, coming back for more.
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How to keep your Facebook Like Box for WordPress websites ...
 
Goodbye Facebook Like Box! Follow this post for instructions how to add Facebook to a WordPress widget the new way.
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Emmy Noether - fascinating, brilliant woman. You can read more here http://www.vox.com/2015/3/23/8274777/emmy-noether
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It's official: Google puts Toolbar PageRank to rest

March 7 2016 was the last Google Toolbar PageRank update, which essentially removed ALL the data still used by the few browser tools and website tools - for good.

As Google told +Barry Schwartz (http://tgcafe.it/1QM58j5), it takes time for all the servers to completely remove the score, but it should become completely unavailable to all within two weeks.

Barry also notes that Google DOES use PageRank internally and it is still an important factor in their algorithm. However, the external PageRank score shown in these tools and the Toolbar was between 0 and 10, whereas the score used by Google internally is way more complex.

If you are thinking to yourself 'yeah, yeah, Google won't actually kill it for good', here's a confirmation by Google's +John Mueller on Twitter http://tgcafe.it/1U3MYiA.

Additional info about PR removal: +Jennifer Slegg http://tgcafe.it/1Tt4PQ6

Are you going to miss Google PR?

For me, it's been such a long time since it really mattered, that this final move is much welcomed - removing all that misleading info from third-party tools will only help us focus on what really matters: improving our readers' experience and not SEO score.

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More marketing news: http://tgcafe.it/your-marketing-news

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In usual Godin style, to the point - great questions writers need to ask before they publish
1. What is it for? If this piece of writing works, what will change? What action will be taken? The more specific you are in your intent, the more frightening it is to do the writing (because you might fail)....
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Easy to fix mistakes that WordPress beginners make #wordpresstips  
 
WordPress Tips: three common mistakes beginners (and many seasoned bloggers) make and how to fix them.
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If you take time to work through these 7 steps, you will set yourself up for longer term success with content marketing.
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There seems to come a time when entrepreneurs - committed to their vision - have to go against "conventional" wisdom. 
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In the early days of his business, Wattpad founder Allen Lau faced a crisis. How he solved it would lay the foundation for astronomical growth.
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A helpful post if you're serious about your blog for business, I'm attending the Hangout too. Today. 3 PM
 
Must Do Tips for the Serious Blogger by  +Jay Baer 
I have a HOA with Jay and +Guy Kawasaki today at 3 pm ET. RSVP here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c2lq8jaqp3285jhi44hv38bvlps

"If your blog shares your deepest, darkest secrets about your passion for Jersey Shore or troll head dolls, this is not the article for you. This is the post for serious bloggers who want their online musings to play a meaningful role in their business."

Great tips to take your blog to the next level:

1. Be patient
2. Be specific
3. Be consistent
4. Embrace variety
5. Use imagery

"If you can’t inject some of your personality into the content you create for your blog, don’t bother."

This is one of my all-time favorite posts about blogging and really helped me get serious about my blog. 

Pin it for later: http://pinterest.com/pin/232779874462632935/

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Jay Baer dishes out the 12 Most Imperative Must-dos for the Serious Blogger
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Digital content specialist; copy writing, content marketing and online strategist
Introduction
I am a wordie through and through. First freelance writing was for projects, initiatives and causes in the non-profit sector. 

I love helping businesses find their voice, their message and deliver it with zip.   


Bragging rights
A keen community gardener with a plot full of garlic, sweet potatoes & leeks. Five children - home educated 4 of them for 9 years. I completed a Masters in Leadership (Business) in 2005. Love my cat.
Education
  • TWU - British Columbia
    Business Leadership, 2003 - 2005
  • University of Toronto
    Geography, 1978 - 1982
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Female
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Freelance Digital Copy Writer
Employment
  • Digital Dialogues
    Owner, 2007 - present
    Web copy writing, web editing, workshop facilitator (WordPress)
  • Conducans Consulting
    Owner, 2005 - 2007
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Toronto, Canada
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Sydney, Australia - Vancouver, Canada - Montreal, Canada
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Seth's Blog: Simple questions for writers
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1. What is it for? If this piece of writing works, what will change? What action will be taken? The more specific you are in your intent, th

LearnWP
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We teach WordPress workshops in Toronto.

7 Reasons Why Facebook Doesn't Give a Sh*t About Your Business Page
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Recently I've started to wonder why some businesses (including ours) even post to Facebook anymore. No matter how many fans or likes you hav

Create more content, more easily | Web Content | Digital Dialogues | Tor...
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Create more content, more easily. This outline is a starting point to organize your thinking & research before you begin to write.

Can HR Managers think like Economists? - Forbes
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Deloitte just released its Human Capital Trends 2013, a year-long research effort which looks at talent and leadership trends around the wor

Go WordPress Workshops | Toronto WordPress Training
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Toronto WordPress Workshops for start ups, soloprenuers, small businesses or non-profits. Create and manage your online presence with WordPr

How to do better in Google: WordCamp Toronto 2012 Session | Digital Dial...
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WordCamp Toronto Presentation Presented by Ruth Maude & Dawn Comber. Optimizing Your WordPress Site and Web Content for Search. Session Desc

Before you Publish that Post | Digital Dialogues Blog |Toronto Oakville
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Before you publish - follow these steps and you'll keep your audience reading.

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Babel Album chords by Mumford And Sons at Ultimate-Guitar.Com, tabbed by kamikazemountai

Dandelion Web Design Toronto | WordPress Design & Development
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Dandelion Web Design Toronto specializes in WordPress theme design & development - WP osCommerce stores | on-page SEO | WordPress lesson

Set Up Your Blog With Wordpress: The Ultimate GuideSet Up Your Blog With...
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Want to start your own blog, but don’t know where to start? You should really look into WordPress, the simplest and most powerful blogging p

Sustainable Agriculture Co-Op : Fleming College
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Please note: Students pay tuition and fees for 2 semesters (Semesters 1 and 3 in Winter and Fall, when courses are based on-campus). Student

How Journalists Are Using Google+
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Google's still-young social network is largely the territory of early adopters and tech enthusiasts, but that hasn't stopped journalists fro

Googlers to Begin Commuting in Self-Driving Cars
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Google announced a new phase of its self-driving car project Tuesday. The test vehicles, of which there are "about a dozen on the road at an

How and Why I Use Photo Pin To Find Free Images for My Blog
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I've been using relevant images in my blog posts since I starting blogging in 2003. I think it's pretty much an accepted and expected practi

De Lijn - Crabs
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Duval Guillaume Modem breide een vervolg aan zijn beroemde 'Mieren' spot (560.000 views op YouTube) voor De Lijn. Ook deze keer werd die in

As an almost life-long nail-biter, I needed help... Since my session with Julia, my nails are beautiful and I am no longer self-conscious about my hands. The other unexpected, delightful benefit for me - it's helped with my confidence.
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