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Canadians less affected by social media ads than rest of world

Facebook's stock price soared after its late July earnings call in which it beat Wall Street expectations and showing that mobile advertising was making a profit. After years of the industry struggling with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How Facebook’s embedded posts could help your Web site

If your business brand has a presence on Facebook, take note. Today the most widely-used social network rolled out embedded posts. This will give businesses the ability to embed Facebook posts on their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2013 Wolston Lobo

5 free social media monitoring and analysis Web services

You can't manage what you don't measure. It's an old axiom that is particularly poignant in the digital age. Businesses suddenly need to keep tabs on fluctuating numbers and the reasons behind the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 17th, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Four common mistakes among startup founders

Startups get bombarded on all sides with dire warnings of their imminent doom. With adages like "fail hard and fail fast," "75 per cent of startups will fail," etc. it's not too difficult

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2013 Candice So

Four tips for surviving your next meeting

Meetings can be fun – that is, when they’re lively, engaging and productive. But at other times, they can be soul-crushingly difficult, especially when they’re inefficient and drag on. Cloud-based video collaboration service

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2013 Candice So

How TD Bank became a social business

How do you calculate the ROI on tools that create entirely new forms of collaborations? According to a senior IT executive, sometimes you don't. In this episode of CIO TV, a new series

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Crowdfunded satellite telescope raises $1.5M

Looking for an example of a well-crafted, well thought-out crowdfunding campaign? Look no further than the ARKYD 100, billed as the world's first public space telescope. With the help of a hefty, crowdfunded

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Responsive design: 3 tips for creating a one-size-fits-all Web site

When insurance company Sun Life Financial Inc. noticed the number of people visiting its site by smartphone or tablet had tripled within a year, it realized it was time to start taking the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 24th, 2013 Candice So

What we learned at our #itbcrowdfund Twitter chat

With the explosion of sites modeled after Kickstarter and Indiegogo, and talk of U.S. style, equity-based crowdfunding coming to Canada, the time seems ripe for another discussion about crowdfunding and the direction it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 20th, 2013 Candice So

Android tablets become more useful thanks to Blogger and Cloud Print

There's certainly no shortage of options on the market when it comes to Android tablets. Thanks to the wide range of prices available and easy-to-carry form factors that can include a full-sized keyboard,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Tips on how to charge for your business services

It’s a dilemma many small businesses, freelancers and independent contractors have faced: what should I charge for my services? Too high and you could price yourself out of the market. Too low and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

3 reasons to consider Bing ads instead of Google AdWords

How do you find something on the Internet? You Google it. The fact that Google's brand name has become interchangeable with the word "search" in the context of the Web is a big

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Asus VivoMouse gives us a new way to point and click

There's been a few attempts to replace the reliable, roller-ball, two-button computer mouse over the years. But let's face it, when you sit down at your desk to use the PC, you're still

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

What to know about Facebook’s verified pages

“Will the real slim shady please stand up?” Like all other social networks Facebook has tons of pages and profiles which are duplicates or pages that try to mimic original brands, businesses and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2013 Wolston Lobo

More savings and budgeting tools: a digital wallet wishlist

Businesses looking to gain some ground in the digital wallet landscape should treat providing mobile payments as an opportunity to better serve their customers – and as more than just another way to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2013 Candice So