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Unfriending Facebook? Na!

Unfriending Facebook? Na!

Unfriending Facebook? Na! Facebook’s problem is not just a privacy breach, but the fact that your “friends” can unknowlingly or unwittingly release YOUR private data, typically with some kind of Facebook quiz (those fake airline/hotel “coupons”—which are NOT published by the airport or hotel themselves – are also likely data mining abusers). What precipitated this post: Elon Musk withdrawing his…

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Local FoundLocally “shortcuts”

Local FoundLocally “shortcuts”

We have added shortcuts to make text-navigation faster form commonly used features (and on smartphones!). The notes below link to the CALGARY website,  for illustrative purposes. Select Closest Community... Barrie Calgary Charlottetown Edmonton Etobicoke Fraser Fredericton Halifax Hamilton Kitchener London Mississauga Niagara NorthYork Oakville Okanagan Oshawa Ottawa Regina Rockies Saskatoon Sault Scarborough StJohns Sudbury ThunderBay Toronto Vancouver Victoria Winnipeg York…

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Our Site Re-Design Is Complete (almost!)

Our Site Re-Design is Complete (almost!)

The Olympics are over (thank goodness) As people stop being glued to their televisions at all hours of the day or night, their attentions will shift back to their own community, their regular lives. And to local businesses like YOURS, and like OURS. And it challenges all of us to also be the BEST that we can be! Why Re-Design?…

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Tips For Web Marketers On FoundLocally.com

Tips for Web marketers on FoundLocally.com

We have completed a Pareto Review (80/20 rule) of issues we deal with from week to week. Here are some tips that help you -- THE WEB MARKETING PROFESSIONAL -- get the greatest visibility, with the least amount of effort, while minimizing rejected submissions on FoundLocally.com. And speed the review & approval process for your clients' listings. 1)     Each bricks & mortar…

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Is Your Web Marketing Up To Snuff? Three Steps To Success!!

Is your web marketing up to snuff? Three Steps to Success!!

You may have a new website, you may have one many years old. Either way, you may not be achieving the results you are looking for. Old marketing methods (television, radio, newspaper, and Yellow Pages advertising) no longer get the audiences they used to, and sure don’t get the results, either. The consumer eyeballs and the future are all moving…

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Beware Of Offshore Web Marketer & SEO Firms

Beware of offshore web marketer & SEO firms

The BIGGEST MISTAKE a business can make is outsourcing their website marketing to someone without local expertise. We see SEO/web marketing companies offshoring, or their contractors are sub-contracting offshore to sweatshops GOD KNOWS WHERE. ASK, to be sure. Write it into your contracts. "no off-shoring by contractor, sub-contractor, or any sucontractor of theirs" The future success of your company at…

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History Of The Trans-Canada Highway Published

History of the Trans-Canada Highway Published

May 29, 2017 Calgary. TransCanada FoundLocally Inc has published the history of the Trans-Canada Highway, as part of the extensive content of its popular travel-planning site, TransCanadaHighway.com [http://TransCanadaHighway.com]. This was done to help people plan and enjoy their cross-Canada road trips to celebrate Canada 150. The website, launched in 1999, attracts 300,000 visitors a month over the busy summer travel…

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Upload Images Or Logos: Look Better In Search Results

Upload Images or Logos: Look Better in Search Results

[originally posted Sept 2014, updated Oct 2016] We recommend you do a SEARCH, using the Search box at upper-left, and searching by popular keywords that apply to your and your business (like “realtor” or “hotel” or “sushi”)  Review how your listing appears compared to competitors. You can also click on the editorial stories that appear above the business listings, and try…

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