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List of All Facebook Emoticons (and code)

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List of All Facebook Emoticons (and code)

Here are all the Facebook Emoticons (Icons) that are available for you to use for your facebook wall, comment etc. Copy the code or symbol just below the emoticon you want, then paste it on your facebook comments or wall. You can copy multiple codes by highlighting them all together. Enjoy!   🙂 😀 🙁 :'( 😛 O:) 3:) o.O 😉 :O -_- >:O :* <3 ^_^ 8) 8| (^^^) :|] >:( :v :/...

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9 Interesting Facts about Peterborough

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9 Interesting Facts about Peterborough

9 Interesting Facts about Peterborough: Interesting Facts about Peterborough, ON   The Peterborough Lift Lock is the highest hydraulic lock in the world Peterborough, ON became the first city in Canada with electric street lighting (May 24th, 1884) Peterborough has the oldest public cemetery in Canada Canada’s first nuclear power generator was designed and built by Canadian General Electric in Peterborough Quaker Oats invented rolled oats at its Peterborough headquarters The Peterborough Petes (Ontario Hockey League Team), has sent more players to the NHL than any other minor league franchise in Canada In 2009, Money Sense Magazine named Peterborough as one of the Top 10 Places to Live in Canada 2009 Wayne Gretzky played three games for the Peterborough Petes, and never scored a goal. Jim Balsillie, the co-founder and CEO of Research in Motion, was born and raised in Peterborough. sources: Wikipedia & Peterborough.ca...

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Top 3 Reasons Why You Need a Website:

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Top 3 Reasons Why You Need a Website:

Why You Need a Website: 1. To Inform Clients – Customers check out businesses from their phones and computers. They want to know what to expect from your business before they get there. When they can’t find you on the internet, they just move on and search for the next business. 2. To Promote your Products and Services – Customers these days like to research about a product or a service before they use it. They go online and compare. It is a good idea to promote your products and services on your website to help make the choice for them. 3. To Engage with your Current and Future Customers – You can create customer loyalty by interacting with them through your website. Your website could also link to your social media accounts so that customers have easy access to your offers and updates. With an online contact form on your website, you will be able to communicate with them at your most convenient...

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Picking a Domain Name

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Picking a Domain Name

  How to Pick a Domain Name: Picking a domain name is an important decision. You domain name should be easy, purposeful and useful. Easy means easy to remember. Easy also means easy to pronounce, spell and type. Purposeful means that the domain name is chosen with your customer base in mind. If you are a Canadian business owner with local customers, you might choose a “.ca” domain name. You might even find a domain name using the word “Canada” in the title which is not already taken. Think of a few variations of the same name in case your first choice is already taken, for example canadacheese.ca or cheesecanada.ca or canadiancheese.ca. If your business has an international client base, you may want a “.com” domain name and a domain name reflecting your customers’ locations, such as worldleatherimports.com or worldleathers.com. Purposeful also means that the domain name is chosen to reflect your business, product or brand. Some businesses, particularly local ones, may want to use their business name in the domain name. You may also want to use the product or service your company provides, especially if you are targeting a larger market. Consider for example cabotcovepizza.com or mainstreetstylists.ca...

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How Colors Affect Your Business Branding

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How Colors Affect Your Business Branding

How Colors Affect your Business Branding: Researchers have shown that the colors you choose in creating your brand affect how your customers respond to your business. Companies have spent large amounts of money studying the psychology of colors and its effect on consumers. Here’s what their research says: Color Psychology: BLUE – Trustworthy, Dependable, Secure, Responsible. Blue is arguably the most popular choice for brand color. Blue is thought to put people at ease as it is reminiscent of the sky and ocean. Blue creates the sensation of trust and security and is often used by banks and businesses. RED – Aggressive, Energetic, Provocative, Attention-Grabbing. Red evokes a passionate and visceral response. It is a color that increases your heart rate, makes you breathe more rapidly and activates the pituitary gland. Red creates urgency and is often seen in clearance sales. PURPLE – Trustworthy, Dependable, Secure, Responsible, Royal, Sophisticated, Nostalgic, Mysterious, Spiritual. Purple is sophisticated yet mysterious. The richness of this color tips its hat to the royalty and elegance found deep within us. GREEN – Wealth, Health, Prestige, Serenity. Green is easiest for our eyes to process. It is synonymous with calm, freshness and health. There is, however,...

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