Simply Measured pulls together social metrics into one standardized report

So you’ve crafted a great Facebook post this week that has gotten a lot of likes, and you’ve garnered a slew of retweets on your last tweet this morning. That’s great news –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So

How to optimize images for Twitter

When it comes to crafting social messages for a brand, some of the best ways to get attention involve elaborate campaigns and witty repartees. But what's often overlooked are images - especially the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 29th, 2014 Candice So

7 of the Best Decorated Desk Inspirations

By Ilan Nass, Fueled As more people are choosing to work from home or taking on telecommuting roles, the rise of the ‘decorated desk’ is becoming more popular. With many options available, you can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 4th, 2014 Fueled


Less than half of Canadian businesses online, CIRA report finds

While Canada logs more hours online than almost any other country in the world, just under half of Canadian businesses have a website – and that could make them lag behind their competition,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2014 Candice So

Slyce.it acquires Incubes graduate Hovr.it

Calgary-based startup Slyce.it has just announced it’s acquiring Hovr.it, a graduate of the Incubes accelerator here in Toronto – and the first startup coming out of Incubes to be acquired. The terms of

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

Practice good ‘password hygiene’ to avoid social media hi-jacking

Nearly one-third of Internet users stay logged into social media sites, leaving themselves open to attacks, according to a new study. In a voluntary survey of about 10,000 people worldwide, security software provider

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 7th, 2013 Candice So

Rakuten adopts MasterCard’s digital wallet for payments

The owner of Canadian e-book firm Kobo and investor in social media site Pinterest announced that it's implemented MasterCard's digital wallet on its main e-commerce site yesterday. Rakuten.com is a major shopping site

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Social media content requires more than ‘just a few minutes’

Content is important. That's the message that Tara Hunt, author and social media speaker, hammers home in capital letters in a blog post today. Hunt makes good points for companies that are considering

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to take Facebook’s new “want” and “collect” buttons for a test drive

Facebook is testing new features that move the site closer to ecommerce territory and take aim at rival social network Pinterest. Want to give Facebook's “want” and “collect” buttons a go? Then followthe

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news round-up: June 5, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Alberta gets cozy with Mexico, Pinterest for dudes, and honours for a DMZ trailblazer. Alberta says 'si' to startups Alberta

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Pinterest announces redesign and iPad app

Pinterest, the popular pinboard site, will be getting redesigned profile pages and an iPad app in the near future, the company's cofounder and chief executive, Ben Silbermann, announced at SXSW.  Silbermann, speaking at SXSW

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2012 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Research shows Pinterest beats Twitter in referral traffic

Web-based bulletin board Pinterest now drives more referral traffic to other sites than microblogging site Twitter, according to a recent online sharing tool Shareaholic. Shareaholic's numbers indicate that Pinterest beat Twitter during the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 8th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Pinterest basics

By now you've probably heard of Pinterest. If not, it's only a matter of time. In a mere two months or so, the social network has gone from little-known beta startup to hottest

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2012 Rick Broida