Facebook Supports Locals!

          Facebook has recently launched a new Local Awareness campaign, which focuses on connecting local businesses to customers who are physically near their location. All a company needs in order to create this ad on Facebook is a Facebook Page and a budget. These new ads permit Facebook users to retrieve directions to the company’s business, or to phone them with the “Call Now” button. Ad transformations and influence can be watched from the "Notifications" panel within your business's Facebook page. You can read Facebook's outline on Local Awar...
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Online shopping made easy on Facebook!

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Facebook has rolled out a new beta tool that features a ‘Buy’ button to select merchants within the US through Shopify. Never having to leave the site, this button allows users to purchase goods within Facebook directly from the News feed or Page. This new tool also gives users the option to save their credit card information, or to keep it as a one-time use. For users who are invited to test this new roll out, there will be a message within their Shopify account. Users can begin to manage and use their Facebook sales directly through Shopify once the Facebook sales channel is added to thei...
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Save the #Hashtag!

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As Twitter continues to grow as a platform for social media and business marketing, the uses of hashtags increase in number as well as length. However, in a recent study conducted by Twitter, hashtags tend to distract the audience as they are given too many clickable items within a tweet. This decreases the chances of them connecting with tweets outside of the account. This is not to say to eliminate hashtags altogether, but rather to be more choosy about where or when to use them. Twitter’s Anne Mercogliano noted that if the user wanted to join a conversation, the use of a hashtag should be n...
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Canadian Web Hosting partners with the Union Gospel Mission: BBQ Edition!

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At Canadian Web Hosting, we always find ourselves enjoying the opportunity to help and support the community. Some of our team members will be able to spread that love by volunteering with the Union Gospel Mission (UGM) at their annual Summer BBQ, taking place on July 18th! As you may have seen, we have built this relationship over a few years, and cannot wait for the many other years to come! Check out what we did back in 2014 here.     A Little Bit About the Union Gospel Mission (UGM) The Union Gospel Mission is located in Surrey, New Westminster, and Mission but is...
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Google AdWords releases guide to help advertisers utilize its full features

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Google AdWords recently released Guide Flows, a step-by-step guide on how to fully utilize the features within AdWords for optimal advertising. The guided “tours” range from basics to specialized targeting of keywords or text ads. It also offers tips on solving common issues, such as how to correct disapproved ads or suspended websites. Check out the Guided Flows here or read Google’s announcement here. About Canadian Web Hosting Since 1998, Canadian Web Hosting has been providing a 100% all Canadian service the delivers on-demand hosting solutions including Shared hosting, Virtua...
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