Why you should ask your customers to do a good deed and pass your business on

It’s a conventional piece of marketing wisdom: Make your customers happy, and they will share your business with their friends and family. That sounds great, but the only trouble is ensuring people will

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

What Telus’ new cloud-based tools can do for small businesses

Telus Corp. is launching two new cloud services for businesses headquartered in Canada – one is a suite of collaboration tools for employees, and the other is a contact centre for customer service

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2014 Candice So

ExtendTV brings programmatic ad buying to local businesses

For most marketers, programmatic ad buying is a relatively new advertising method. The idea of going out and bidding on targeted ad slots in real-time is tempting, but it’s not one every marketer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2014 Candice So

HP launches mobile device management tool for small businesses

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has launched a new tool for small businesses that want to prevent data from leaking from their employees’ mobile devices. On Monday, HP said it was releasing Touchpoint Manager, a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 10th, 2014 Candice So

How SMBs can win e-commerce sales during the holidays

Halloween had just barely wrapped up when the pumpkins were whisked away, the candy all eaten, and stores started putting up trees and tinsel ahead of Christmas. It may seem a little early,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2014 Candice So

PayPal launches site of tips and tricks for global e-commerce

PayPal has launched a new site aimed at helping small businesses looking to sell internationally, finding customers outside of Canada. Earlier today, PayPal announced it was launching PassPort, a site meant to educate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2014 Candice So

Method’s QuickBooks CRM software is now mobile-friendly

Method Integration Inc. has just updated its customer relationship management (CRM) software, now making it a better tool when businesses use it on mobile devices. Based in Toronto, Method’s CRM is integrated with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2014 Candice So

HP and Neat team up on new printer

The new HP Officejet 8040 has all the bells and whistles you should expect out of an all-in-one printer. It features wireless printing, a 1 TB hard drive for scan storage, and it will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 20th, 2014 Robert Cordray

Crowdlinker’s tool treats social media as a ‘basic need’

When Crowdlinker Inc.’s developers began building their social media tool, they did what a lot of startup founders do when their current tools aren’t working - they just built something new. Housed in Ryerson’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 15th, 2014 Candice So

27% of Canadian SMBs undervaluing themselves: Survey

“Don’t sell yourself short.” That’s a piece of advice we hear all the time - and for Canadian entrepreneurs, it’s one they may want to take to heart more often. In a new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 6th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian SMBs know their e-commerce, but struggle with CASL

Small businesses in Canada may have figured out that online commerce is important to them – but when it comes to online communications, they’re still at a loss, according to a new survey.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 6th, 2014 Candice So

Adobe Photoshop now available for Google Chromebooks

Google Inc. has just upped its game for its line of Chromebooks, announcing today a new integration with Adobe Systems Inc. that will bring Photoshop to Chromebook users. For users of Adobe’s Creative

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

Ooma launches three new updates for microbusiness users

Phone service provider Ooma Inc. has now launched three updates to Ooma Office, improving users’ ability to send faxes, giving them toll-free numbers, and allowing users to manage their own voicemail, call logs,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 16th, 2014 Candice So

Gata Labs supplying ‘ammunition’ for taxi fleets battling Uber

A Toronto-based startup is aiming to create the anti-Uber app for taxi fleets across Canada – and it’s looking to topple other big names on behalf of local businesses in other industries, too.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Candice So