3 ways to build a community through social media

It's all too easy - you agonize over writing a great piece, you get people to look it over for you, and then you throw it out into the ether of social media,

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Candice So

One CMO’s journey from Apple to Avaya: Q&A with Andy Cunningham

When Andrea Cunningham first landed in Silicon Valley in 1983, she knew she wanted to be involved with tech. As a young marketing and communications professional, she landed at exactly the right place

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Candice So

Consumers prefer rewards over other kinds of in-app advertising, survey says

For marketers who are thinking about an alternative to displaying banner ads on mobile devices, here’s some food for thought: Giving consumers rewards right at the height of their happiness might make them

Published on: June 17th, 2014 Candice So

GetResponse launches landing page creator tool for marketers

GetResponse Inc. has branched out from its email marketing service, offering a new product that will allow marketers to build their own landing pages, no coding knowledge required. Based in Poland, the company

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Candice So

Juggling security and marketing: Q & A with Phil Umrysh of LoyaltyOne

Phil Umrysh has a unique job. As the director of information security and compliance at LoyaltyOne Inc., he’s the head of security in a company focused on marketing – and that puts him

Published on: June 13th, 2014 Candice So

Google launching programmatic buying platform for video marketers

Video marketers have been buying ad slots from online video platforms for a while, but Google Inc. is now taking a leap into this space with its own ad marketplace. On Wednesday, the

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Candice So

How the best marketers optimize their campaigns

If marketers want to succeed at attracting customers and generating sales, they need to optimize, according to a new survey from Adobe Systems Inc. In a survey of about 1,000 marketers from North

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Engagement Labs launches free social analytics tool

Here’s a pro tip for businesses doing social on a budget – a Canadian social media measurement firm is now launching a free tool for social media analytics and benchmarking. On Monday, Montreal-based

Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Candice So

5 pointers for marketers writing SEO-friendly content

As any marketer knows, search engine optimization (SEO) is a tricky thing to handle. Once you think you’ve got it nailed down, the rules can shift, depending on whether there are unforeseen changes

Published on: May 30th, 2014 Candice So

Try it all until something sticks – plus 3 other tips for startup marketers

There’s almost a weird kind of tension between tech startups and marketing – after all, marketers are focused on promotion, while some startups just want to crank out the best products possible and

Published on: May 29th, 2014 Candice So

Mesh conference lives on through mobile app and iBeacon

When a conference ends, it doesn’t take long after the last speaker gives her closing words and the attendees filter out of the area – soon after, all of the booths get taken

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Candice So

Yahoo bringing Stream Ads feature to Canada

After unveiling its Stream Ads feature to the U.S. in April 2013, Yahoo Inc. is now bringing that feature to Canada. Yahoo Canada announced today it was unveiling ads that are “seamlessly integrated”

Published on: May 20th, 2014 Candice So

4 tips for getting ‘back to the roots’ of content marketing

Correction: A previous version of this post referred to Brian Rotsztein as an independent Internet marketing strategist. He is actually the CEO of Uniseo Inc. and president of the Canadian Internet Marketing Association.

Published on: May 15th, 2014 Candice So

Do’s and don’ts for social media marketers

It's one thing to do digital marketing for an up-and-coming company, but it's another thing entirely to manage the online marketing efforts for an iconic brand that is almost 150 years old. After

Published on: May 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson