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Cybele Negris Discusses Her Corporate Board Journey with Women Get on Board

Women Get on Board – Cybele Negris on Board Opportunities, Alignment and Impact

Women Get On Board is a leading member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards. WGoBĀ achieves this through an engaged community of women and men in Canada who are committed to advancing gender diversity in the boardroom. Webnames.ca President and CEO Cybele Negris, who serves on a number of boards and councils such as the Royal Canadian Mint and BC Small Business Taskforce, recently sat down with Women Get on Board to discuss her journey to Board service, share insights for women (and men) seeking board opportunities and unpack how her entrepreneurial background shapes her impact.

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The $135 million .WEB auction and its impact on businesses, worldwide

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On July 27, one of the most highly sought after new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) extension was sold for a record-breaking $135 million in an auction.

With Alphabet (Google), Donuts Inc. and upstart Nu Dot Co LLC, competing against each other, the winning bid was produced by Nu Dot Co LLC. Backed by Verisign – the registry for .COM and .NET – Nu Dot Co beat out the both Alphabet’s and Donuts’ massive coffers, combined.

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New Cybele Negris Article: Online Tools and Resources to Help Owners of Small Businesses Know What They Don’t Know

Webnames.ca President and Co-Founder Cybele Negris’ new article, “Online Tools and Resources to Help Owners of Small Businesses Know What They Don’t Know” is now available on Business in Vancouver. In this article, she talks about different resources entrepreneurs and small businesses can use to grow their business. 
While there is a large number of resources available for small businesses, most owners don’t know that these exist. 
In this article, Cybele discusses the following resources and tools: 

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New Cybele Negris Article: 5 Social Media Tools That Can Save You and Your Business Time

Webnames.ca President and Co-Founder Cybele Negris’ new article, “5 Social MediaTools That Can Save You and Your Business Time” is now available on Business in Vancouver. In this article, she talks about tools that can increase productivity and save time for small business owners. 
Small business owners and executives are on tight schedules, making it difficult to interact with colleagues and your customer base. With the growing significance and functionalities of different social media tools, business owners and executives can use these tools to interact with customer while staying productive.  
In this article, Cybele discusses: 

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New Cybele Negris Article: Brand and Trademark Protection Has Become Increasingly Complex in Today’s Digital World

Webnames.ca President and Co-Founder Cybele Negris’ new article “Brand and Trademark Protection Has Become Increasingly Complex in Today’s Digital World” is now available on the Business in Vancouver magazine. In this article, she talks about what business owners and executives need to know about protecting your brand and trademark with the launch of the new domain extensions and the trademark clearinghouse.

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New Cybele Negris Article: Business technology travel checklist to keep you connected on the road

Webnames.ca President and Co-founder Cybele Negris’ new article titled “Business technology travel checklist to keep you connected on the road” is out and available on the Business in Vancouver magazine. In this article, she talks about what business owners and executives need to know before embarking on a business trip abroad.

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Join us for FP Reach Toronto 2013!

Webnames.ca, Financial Post, and SOHO Business Group are please to invite you to attend the Marketing Event of the Year, on April 26th at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Downtown Toronto. This event features experts and entrepreneurs in marketing, media, and online social engagement to help your business to succeed.

Thumbnail image for 13-66-FP-Reach-BB-Static-generic.jpgThe landscape of how we market and how we sell our products and services today has changed dramatically.  Overcome the sales, marketing and communication challenges and get your brand noticed through all the clutter at FP REACH 2013.

Cybele Negris, Webnames.ca President and Co-Founder, will also be one of the speakers for FP Reach 2013. If you are interested in meeting her, please drop by and say hello! We’d love to have an opportunity to meet you as well!

Where and When
April 26,2013, Fairmont Royal York, Toronto ON
8:30am-6pm

Who Should Attend
Entrepreneurs, business owners and executives, managers, and professionals in marketing, sales, media, social media, communications, and public relations interested in learning new and innovative ways to grow your business!

What You Get
An All Access Pass that includes:

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New Cybele Negris Article: Sorting out the technology behind secure websites

Webnames.ca President and Co-founder, Cybele Negris’ new article titled “Sorting out the technology behind secure websites” is out and you can find it on the Business in Vancouver magazine. In this article, she explains to us the basics of SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), how it works, and why online businesses should have them.

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New Cybele Negris Article: How Thieves Can Swipe Your Domain Name

Webnames.ca President and Co-founder, Cybele Negris’ new article in PROFIT magazine is out, and she discusses How thieves can swipe your domain name.

Having a domain name and a website are both essential to businesses today, and with that arises a potential liability to be aware of. Whether it be a past employee who has been fired or a rogue web designer who has worked with your company, these relationships can sometimes go sour. Information shared with these people about the registration of the domain name and access to the website and email are hijacked as a consequence.

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New Cybele Negris Article: How to prevent your intellectual property from being hijacked

Webnames.ca President and Co-founder, Cybele Negris’ new article in Business In Vancouver is out, and she discusses ways to Prevent Your Intellectual Property from Being Hijacked.

Having a domain name and a website are both essential to businesses today, and with that arises a potential liability to be aware of. Whether it be a past employee who has been fired or a rogue web designer who has worked with your company, these relationships can sometimes go sour. Information shared with these people about the registration of the domain name and access to the website and email are hijacked as a result.

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Small Business BC 2013 Successful You Awards Finalists Announced!

Webnames.ca would like to congratulate all the Finalists of the Small Business BC 2013 Successful You Awards! The awards night is back for its 10th year and it will be held at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver on February 28, 2013.

The excitement is building up to determine BC’s best. After months of nominations and selecting the best, it has finally been narrowed down to the Top Five finalists for each category; Best Company, Best Concept, Best Employer, Best Green Business, Best Online Marketer and Best Community Impact.

EventBrite---Decals-2012.jpgThe Finalists for each Categories are:

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New Cybele Negris Article: Are You a Digital Litterbug?

Webnames.ca President and Co-founder, Cybele Negris’ new article in PROFIT Magazine is out and she talks about how to avoid sending out digital junk.

Technology has advanced to the point that it is amazing what you can do with your phone. QR codes (those bar code like boxes found on almost everything, everywhere) can be scanned with a phone to receive discounts or to go to a certain website like Facebook or Twitter.

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Webnames.ca in the news: A new internet era: How gTLDs like .blog and .sex will work

Webnames.ca President and Co-founder, Cybele Negris was featured on the new WestEnder in Vancouver, and she talks with Kelsey Klassen about new gTLDs and how they will revolutionize the Internet domain.

The launch of the new gTLDs will be the biggest domain name landrush in the history of the Internet. As the launch date of gTLDs come closer, it is important to know what opportunities the landrush will represent and how the gTLDs can potentially drive traffic towards businesses. In a world where search engine optimization (SEO) is king, the importance of securing an appropriate domain increases significantly.

To reserve a new gTLD domain name, visit our pre-registration page at www.webnames.ca/pre-registration

The full “A new internet era: How gTLDs like .blog and .sex will work” article is available at: www.wevancouver.com/news/187160411

To view past news about Webnames.ca and Cybele Negris, visit our media page at: www.webnames.ca/about/media

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New Cybele Negris Article: 5 Tech Trends to Cash In On in 2013

Webnames.ca President and Co-founder, Cybele Negris’ new article in PROFIT Magazine is out and she shares her thoughts on the 5 Tech Trends to Cash In On in 2013.

Technology has become so integrated with business and our personal lives that we now usually take it for granted. However, it is still important to monitor new technology trends and take advantage of key efficiencies or opportunities technology can bring.

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Happy Holidays! 2012 Year in Review at Webnames.ca

Another Great Year at Webnames.ca in 2012

A message from our President:

Webnames.ca had another extremely productive year with key product launches and upgrades. We continue to live our core values to “amaze every customer with exceptional service”, maintaining an average under one minute response time in our contact centre.

We continue to be very active in our community and “make a positive difference” through sponsorships, serving on boards like the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, Small Business BC, Small Business Roundtable of BC and the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs as well as speaking at numerous events and mentoring startups and other entrepreneurs. I’m proud of all our achievements in 2012 and thank our highly dedicated and engaged team for all they do.

Most of all, I thank our valued clients for putting your trust in us and for your support. On behalf of everyone here at Webnames.ca we wish you a safe and happy holiday season and much success in 2013.

Here are some of these highlight at Webnames.ca in 2012.

-Cybele Negris, Webnames.ca President

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