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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

Community Bloggers 102: How to edit a post

Once you've mastered creating a new post using WordPress, the next step is learning how to go back and make edits as needed. This video and step-by-step tutorial will take you through that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

5 tips for a successful Twitter chat from successful hosts

Twitter chats are not new but they can be a powerful way of gaining engagement and traction in the social sphere. A Twitter chat is simply a pre-planned chat between various Twitter users

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Community Bloggers 104: Verify Google authorship for your articles

The objective here is simple – To verify you as the author of the articles you have written on ITBusiness.ca using Google+. Why would you want to do this? In short, Google is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 5th, 2013 Wolston Lobo