Category: Social Media

Social media use by small business at all time high – report

| October 30, 2013 | 1 Comment
Social media use by small business at all time high – report

Biggest jump in social media use for small business recorded in Alberta Small business owners across Canada are using social media more today than ever before, says a new Bank of Montreal report into the use of digital technology in business. The report reveals the 57 per cent of small business owners are using social […]

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Stop! Before you hire a social media guru read this

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Stop! Before you hire a social media guru read this

Companies often hire a social media specialist for the wrong reasons Social media is the latest fad in marketing. Every business owner and manager I know is asking about social media. Unfortunately, they are asking the wrong questions. I am hearing questions such as should I be on Facebook? Or should I use Twitter and […]

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EPS warn parents of internet risks to kids after 18-year old forced into prostitution

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
EPS warn parents of internet risks to kids after 18-year old forced into prostitution

Detectives arrest for human trafficking, prostitution; girls lured by internet predators Beacon Staff Reporter The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) Vice Section called upon parents to be more vigilant in monitoring their children’s internet habits due to young girls being lured into prostitution by teens of their own age. In one recent case, it is alleged […]

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Bitdefender launches new tool to fight bullying, online predators

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bitdefender launches new tool to fight bullying, online predators

New tool from Bitdefender to protect kids on IMs, social networks and mobile phones Beacon Staff Reporter Bitdefender, a computer antivirus design company, has launched a Parental Control to serve as a digital bodyguard for children and teens, helping fend off bullies, predators and unwanted exposure, and helping safeguard their reputations on social networks. As kids […]

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Emerging social media tools pose challenge to courts

| November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Emerging social media tools pose challenge to courts

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Social media missions extend reach for social causes

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Social media missions extend reach for social causes

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Open wide and say “ahh” to social media checkups

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Open wide and say “ahh” to social media checkups

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Work teams struggle with social sharing and content curation

| June 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
Work teams struggle with social sharing and content curation

The quest for a software platform to support content curation has been a little hit and miss Troy Media – by Doug Lacombe I write a lot about social media for external communications, but what about social media for work teams? Turns out there’s a lot of potential for internal communications, but it’s still a […]

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Social advertising is the hot new trend in online marketing

| April 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Social advertising is the hot new trend in online marketing

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Small town marketing can go social media too

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Small town marketing can go social media too

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