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SMALL BUSINESS RED TAPE SPEAK OUT!!

SMALL BUSINESS RED TAPE SPEAK OUT!!

by: Adam

As a marketing agency, we work with many small businesses over the past 16 years that are constantly hitting the RED TAPE. Ontario under the liberal government have drained the small business economy and the PC Party is trying to resolve (or try to!) by letting small business speak out to their challenges of trying to operate. If you are a small business operator here is your chance to speak out of your challenges of operating a business in Ontario. The Government of Ontario wants to hear your thoughts and challenges when it comes to operating in Ontario. https://engage.ontario.ca/en/content/cutting-red-tape-businesses

Google G-Suite Partner

Google G-Suite Partner

by: Adam

I’m excited to announce that FPM3 is now a G-Suite official partner referral. We have worked with many clients in their interest to setup a stronger system for their emails and with managing client calendar, documents and further communication overall. Find out how by easily signing up or calling us at FPM3 to assist with getting your email linked with google. FPM3 has been using it for over 5 years with great success What is G Suite?G Suite is a cloud-based productivity suite that helps teams communicate, collaborate and get things done from anywhere and on any device. It’s simple to set up, use and manage, so your business can focus on what really matters. Here are some highlights:Business email for your domain Look professional and communicate as you@yourcompany.com. Gmail’s simple features help you build your brand while getting more done. Access from any location or deviceCheck emails, share files,…

Passwordless Login - It's here!

Passwordless Login - It's here!

by: Adam

Identity theft and compromised data are regular occurrences in our society due to the fact that man-made passwords are becoming easier to hack as malware technology advances. Countless people are guilty of committing the age old sins of using weak passwords and re-using the same password for most (or all) of their accounts for the sake of convenience. CNN produced an article showing that the top five passwords being used in 2019 are also the first five passwords that most hackers will try. They are: 123456 123456789 qwerty password 111111 Almost every website uses email and password authentication; this means that the same email is tied to an average of 130 different websites – it would be impossible to remember that many passwords. It’s argued that passwords serve an essential security function. Unfortunately, if a password is not changed often enough, it becomes susceptible to an information breach. A recent…

Worry-Free Warranty Packages Are Here!

Worry-Free Warranty Packages Are Here!

by: FPM3

Your Website Requires Maintenance. — Just Like Your Car Requires Maintenance  — Just like cars, websites require maintenance in order to operate properly. When you buy a car and drive it off the lot, that car still requires oil changes, constant monitoring, and seasonal ongoing maintenance. Similarly, maintaining your website is crucial to ensure that it’s secure from malware, vulnerabilities, hackers, and viruses.  Let’s Talk Website HealthYour website is unsafe and vulnerable if any of the following items are true: Your WordPress version is outdated. Any plugins are outdated. If your security is outdated. If your website is not “maintained” or “healthy,” like a car, it can break down at any time. Hackers Target Unmaintained WebsitesUnmaintained websites have outdated software, plugins and security features. This generates holes, providing hackers with an easy entrance into your website. Most of the time, users are not aware that their website has been infected until it is too late….

Instagram stops bullying?  - AM640

Instagram stops bullying? - AM640

by: Adam

President Adam Oldfield, speaks with Jeff McArthur on AM640 on the new features to help stop bullying online through Instagram. Is it really helping or is it just to let users feel better. Reality is that the features are simple. a) If you post something that is questionable…insta will ask “Are you sure you want to post this?” b) Restrict features – will stop those that you don’t want to email, post, comment or even know your online. Doesn’t stop them from thinking they are posting to your Instagram feed. Find out more – https://omny.fm/shows/jeff-mcarthur/instagram-tackling-bullying-canadians-wont-disconn

Cashier less grocery stores

Cashier less grocery stores

by: FPM3

Speaking with Jeff McArthur AM 640 along with CEO of FPM3 Adam Oldfield shares the pros and cons of the new cashier less future of groceries. https://omny.fm/shows/jeff-mcarthur/cashier-less-grocery-stores-are-making-their-way-t

CEO - Adam Oldfield workshop with Young Entrepreneurs

CEO - Adam Oldfield workshop with Young Entrepreneurs

by: FPM3

Tuesday July 9 2019 in Kitchener-Waterloo Once again I’m super excited to be supporting and Advising many of our future entrepreneurs located through the Kitchener-Waterloo area in the entrepreneur program. I’ve done this for several years and it is always a privilege to speak with young future minded business owners. I take great pride and sharing experience and further encouraging them how to be better sales people. I love even more hearing WHAT businesses they decided to try. I encourage everyone to try and make sure you will employ or give the opportunity to a young business owner trying to start up. Not only for the cost that you may be saving but even more so giving him a chance to mess up and learn from their mistakes.

Correct Your business Online Listings!

Correct Your business Online Listings!

by: Adam

10 years ago, creating an ad through traditional media involved creating a page in a phone book of one’s municipality. A set fee and a meeting would determine the size of the ad and how many phone numbers you would need to keep your business local. Maintaining this ad would involve paying a big chunk of money every month. If there was a mistake in the ad, such as a phone number discrepancy, then the business that commissioned the ad would have to deal with months or even years of people calling the wrong phone number. With today’s technological advancements and the rise of the internet, there are many online marketing options. Websites such as Google or Facebook allow both small and medium size businesses the instantaneous ability to update information. It could be an address, a phone number, or a featured ad that one wants to profile. Gone are…

NEW WEBSITE LAUNCH: CHOCOLATE TALES | WEBSITE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

NEW WEBSITE LAUNCH: CHOCOLATE TALES | WEBSITE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

by: Taylor

Just as chocolate is a delicious way to enhance your experiences so is making an equally as indulgent website. Chocolate Tales takes pride in offering premium chocolate products, and various programs that are designed around you, your family, friends, and colleagues. When FPM was presented with the opportunity to design and build a fully custom website for Chocolate Tales it not only got our heads spinning with ideas but our mouths watering at the idea! Our goal with the website was to turn Chocolate Tales’ current 3 websites into one new, sleek and, modern website to show off their expertise in the industry. Our focus was on the product resulting in lots of rich and delicious imagery. We even added the opportunity for our client to sell their products right from their fully custom store! Another vital part of this build was making the site unique and user-friendly. Our team…

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