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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

How to use Facebook’s new ‘Promoted Page Likes’ ad

After four months of testing ‘Promoted page Likes’ with U.S. businesses, Facebook has rolled out the feature globally. It eliminates the use of the complicated dashboard that was in place before.  This will

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

How to help Google Now read your mind

Google Now is available for iPhone and iPad users for the first time. Google released an update to its Google Search app on the App Store today, offering iOS users the service that’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Community Bloggers 101: How to create a post

Welcome to our network of Community Bloggers and thanks for taking the time to learn how to post your articles to our WordPress system. Below is a video that will take you through

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 28th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Dell measures 400+ variables to gauge brand – what do you do?

It's been a full decade since Frederick Reichheld revealed "the one number you need to grow" to the business world in an article published in the December edition of Harvard Business Review. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Six ways you can market like a startup

Whether you’re a startup or simply a small business, marketing can be a challenge. You likely lack the resources to have a dedicated marketing professional on staff, or to have substantial budget dedicated

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

How to spot a social media ‘poser’

Bob Bossman, a hiring manager is searching through various CV’s to hire someone capable to handle the social media assets in the company. He goes through John’s CV and looks up his social

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 26th, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Google Reader dumped me, but I can move on

Google Reader has been one of the staples of my online life for years, and I’ll miss it after it slips away into the ether of cyberspace past on July 1. I’ve found

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

How to make Twitter an indispensable business tool

To tweet, or not to tweet? This may no longer be the question for many small businesses. Your potential customers are on Twitter, and so you should be too. Because if you’re not,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 19th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

The best advice from Adobe Summit 2013

When some of the greatest minds in marketing have advice on the why they are successful, it’s time to take a knee and listen. Last week I took part in Digital Marketing Conference,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

SweetIQ helps manage local search results

If a major pizza chain’s phone number was incorrect in local search results in Toronto,  that company could lose around $2.5 million in sales annually. That’s what Michael Mire, co-founder and chief executive of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 12th, 2013 Grant Buckler

Venture capital drought over, would-be entrepreneurs told

After a decade-long drought, venture capital has become plentiful again in Canada, attendees at the National Business and Technology Conference in Toronto were told on Saturday. “We’ve gone from a decade of inactivity ...

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2013 Grant Buckler

Canada’s deals eco-system map released

Since Groupon brought us the daily deals phenomenon in 2008, it seems like the business has grown in a thousand different directions. There are now daily deals sites just for restaurants, just for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Social media image size cheat sheet

Anyone that's designed graphical branding for social media properties before knows the pain of precisely sizing images to fit properly into the different content panes. If you've ever asked: What's the size of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to ready your WiFi network for a smartphone influx

Whether it’s the BlackBerry Z10, iPhone 5, or some other latest hot handset to hit the market, you can bet employees will want to bring their shiny new devices to work.Many small businesses

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson