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Clickable Calls-to-Action (CTA) - 20 Critical Do's and Don'ts

Artcle by: Hubspot Calls-to-action (CTAs) are one of the most critical inbound marketing tools. Whether they take the form of anchor text links, images, or buttons, CTAs are what motivate and direct your visitors to take a desired action, usually on Read more

Why Online and Offline Marketing Integration is so Important

  I'm a big believer that you need to create strategies for your online and offline marketing integration in order to establish a unified message about your brand and capture audiences from every media source. It's not enough anymore to Read more

How to Activate Your New Twitter Profile

Once again Twitter has made some pretty substantial updates and one of them includes the new "look" to your profile, much like that of the Facebook Timeline. Activating it is pretty simple and I'm going to show you how to Read more

Introducing Barnett Trailer Rentals

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Barnett Trailer Rentals, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Barnett Trailer Rentals is one of our current clients.  The owner, Rob Barnett,  wanted a simple website (fast) to provide information about the business and include contact and booking availability online.

We used a WordPress theme from Yoothemes and customized it to suit his needs and image.  This allowed us to create his online presence quickly which was important with camping season right around the corner.

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New Facebook Timeline for Double Dragon Jewelry

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Finally ready to be revealed!  As mentioned in our last post where we revealed the new Facebook Timeline cover and profile for Murray and Margie Whitcombe of Awesome Online Biz, we’ve dolled up the page of our second place winner whom they chose to gift their official win to.

Cindy from Double Dragon Jewelry Ltd. was the “other” contest winner in our “Free Facebook Cover Image” Contest where we designed the cover and profile of their choice.

Her fanpage is now all dolled up and lookin’ spiffy! Take a look and give her a “Like”:)

Facebook Timeline cover and profile designed by Simply Social Media Solutions

Facebook Timeline cover and profile designed by Simply Social Media Solutions

ps. stay tuned, another contest coming soon. You may want to alert your peeps early to entice those votes:)



New Facebook Timeline for AwsomeOnlineBiz

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Recently we ran a contest on our Facebook page offering to create the winner a free Cover and Profile image for their new Facebook Timeline.

What happened was simply amazing!

Murray and Margie Whitcombe of Awesome Online Biz won hands down!  But, in a true act of kindness, they asked that the second place entry be given their prize!

Of course we granted their request and also created a Timeline cover and profile for them.

You can see his new Timeline at Awesome Online Biz as well as “Like” his page:)

The winners cover and profile image are set to be revealed very soon…maybe even today!

We’ll be running another contest very soon so hop over to @Simply Social Media Solutions on Facebook and “Like” us.


Slater180 Welcomes Love My Do Hair Salon Winnipeg

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We’ve just finished another site for one of our local businesses, Love My Do Hair Salon. Love My Do is a newer salon in Winnipeg, Manitoba (Transcona) that is taking the city by storm. Their service is second to none (I’ve actually used their services) and their entrepreneurial spirit is both innovative and ambitious.

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Your Competitor is Stealing Your Customers

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Did you know that your competitors are silently stealing customers from you everyday?  They are laughing their way to the bank as you sit there scratching your head wondering why your marketing plan isn’t working.

Why?  Because they’re utilizing something that you’ve swept under the rug or completely ignored for far too long. Read more

Chickadee Photo Art

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My friend and client’s site is just exploding…and we haven’t started any marketing campaigns yet!

Visit her at
Read her review of Slater180 Chickadee Photo Art Review