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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We all thought “BAE” meant “Bacon and Eggs”, but here is what it really means!

When you have a 140-150-character limit for status updates on social media platforms, acronyms seem customary. Acronyms have evolved and now play a big role in everyday situations, such as in business meetings, marketing or sales reports, and in IT teams. SproutSocial, a leading media management platform, put together this comprehensive and fun list of acronyms where you will find Network-Specific acronyms, Business acronyms, The Technical Term acronyms, and Just for Fun acronyms.   About Canadian Web Hosting Since 1998, Canadian Web Hosting has been providing a 100% all Canadian s...
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How to drive traffic to your links and promote your link baits

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With everyone putting out great content these days, how can we promote our links effectively? Here are some strategies that have worked for us: Promote with paid Tweets. There are services that allow promotion of specific tweets for a set fee (e.g. PaidPerTweet) and connects your tweet with users who can retweet the content. Another way is go through Twitter’s Promoted Ads service. All you have to do is set a budget, choose your audience, and watch as your tweet reach more people through promotion. Use Facebook. If you have a large group of followers on your personal Facebook or b...
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Canadian Web Hosting attends TEDxVan

We had the pleasure of attending TEDxVancouver 2014 last weekend. “TEDx” is an independently organized TED event that combines live speakers and TEDTalks videos. This morning at Queen Elizabeth Theatre #TedxVan #ideasworthsharing pic.twitter.com/cOEy2XhUvN — Canadian Web Hosting (@cawebhosting) October 18, 2014 Themed “TILT” this year, TEDxVan brought in a panel of speakers from a wide range of backgrounds, telling inspiring stories and sharing their “TILT” moment. This series of talks focused on transformation and changing perspectives. TEDxVan hoped to motivate the audience to step out ...
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