How to use search engines and advertising to boost your online business and bottomline

You can't simply open a new Web site, sit back, and expect to welcome a horde of visitors showing up at your virtual storefront. If you want your online business to be successful,

Published on: April 24th, 2008 Richard Morochove

Web sites where information workers can find great tech deals and bargains

We're either in a recession or teetering on the precipice of one. Want to discuss the Bear Stearns collapse, the slumping housing market, rising oil prices? Let's not and say we did. Regardless

Published on: April 4th, 2008 James A. Martin

How to start multi-language e-commerce sites without breaking the bank

When you're a global company that keeps expanding into new countries, how do you keep all of your consumer sites updated in the local language-without spending a ton of time and money?PayPal realized

Published on: March 26th, 2008 Laurianne McLaughlin

Telling her story – recognizing contributions of women to technology

Women's contributions to technology are often taken for granted, merely rolled up as part of the great tidal wave of innovation surrounding the Computer Age. Women's Herstory (also spelled "her story"), celebrated each

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Keith Hanks

Microsoft’s Ballmer grilled on Yahoo offer

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer couldn't avoid being trampled by the elephant in the room -- the company's bid to acquire Yahoo -- during a quirky keynote question-and-answer session at the company's MIX 08

Published on: March 7th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano

Phishing attacks unlikely to chill online shoppers’ enthusiasm

Online shopping will carry on at full tilt this Christmas season.Cyber shoppers are unlikely to be deterred by all the recent reports about online fraud, say e-commerce experts. (One of the most recent

Published on: November 21st, 2007 Nestor Arellano

3.3 millions Canadians will be their own boss in 2008

More Canadians are turning to a life of entrepreneurship, and part of the reason is because so many tools are now available to help them make that transition.An Ipsos-Reid poll conducted on behalf

Published on: November 19th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Need mobile spyware? Search eBay

Think your wife may be cheating on you? Wondering who your boss might be talking to? "Learn the truth. Spy today."So reads an ad for "Bluetooth Spy Pro-Edition," one of nearly 200 mobile

Published on: November 13th, 2007 Robert MacMillan

How to make keywords work for you

It's crowded at the top. The top of online search pages that is.Building a credible Web presence that brings a company to that much coveted virtual real estate can take months and serious

Published on: September 19th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Responsys tailors e-mail marketing solution for Liz Claiborne

For a successful e-mail marketing campaign, off-the-rack just won't do, fashion retailer Liz Claiborne Inc., recently found out.The New York-based company recently enlisted application service provider (ASP) Responsys of Redwood City, Calif., to

Published on: August 23rd, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Navigational aids

How do I present my product data cleanly and make my e-commerce site easy to navigate?If you want to grab and hold a new visitor on your e-commerce Web site, the best weapon

Published on: February 21st, 2007 Ken Conrad

Six steps to a thorough statistical Web site analysis

Understanding who visits your Web site, what pages they look at and what elements of the site they like can be an extremely profitable exercise for a small or medium-sized business. Unfortunately it's

Published on: February 21st, 2007 Adam Pletsch

The outsourced Web store

If you're a startup or a small retailer, or if you're simply a business with a modest IT infrastructure and little interest in changing your model, using a pay-as-you-go system to manage your

Published on: February 21st, 2007 Adam Pletsch

Privacy fears crippling e-commerce: Cavoukian

TORONTO ­- The onslaught of phishing and pharming scams and concerns about privacy are causing consumers to lose faith in e-commerce, Ontario's privacy commissioner saidSpeaking at the International Association of Privacy Professionals Conference,

Published on: December 11th, 2006 Poonam Khanna