Social search supplanted indexed search in 2011: Info-Tech

Many small businesses have invested scarce marketing resources in search engine optimization in a bid to stand out from the crowd. But with indexed search collapsing in favour of social media, it may

Published on: September 29th, 2011 Jeff Jedras

ExpressIT: Google+ features make social work for business

Small businesses who feel they are already suffering from social media overload may feel exasperated that Google has piled on to the trend with its new Google+ service. But it's still worth investigating

Published on: July 11th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Ontario auto parts maker gets e-mail ‘liposuction’

IT admin Chris Marangoni knew he was witnessing the creation of an army of inbox monsters, growing e-mail libraries kept by send-happy employees who threw caution to the wind and let their e-mails

Published on: May 5th, 2011 Brian Jackson

How to deal with content theft

Has your original Web content been mysteriously appearing on other sites? Has something you've written recently appeared word-for-word, without attribution or back links, on a Web site other than your own?Web content theft,

Published on: March 21st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Three SMB tech predictions for 2011

In 2011, IT World Canada is predicting that Google's search dominance will take a hit, you'll finally be able to work from home and myriad startups will help big business navigate social and

Published on: January 5th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Microsoft vs. Google rivalry reaches boiling point in 2010

In case you haven't heard, there are two companies called Microsoft and Google that really don't like each other very much. These tech behemoths are battling each other on a dizzying number of

Published on: December 15th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Put your Google services on steroids

Like everyone else on the Internet, you likely use one or more of Google's many services, from search to Gmail to Google Calendar to Google Docs. And like plenty of other people, you

Published on: December 15th, 2010 Preston Gralla

Snap judgments on Google Instant

Google Instant may let you search the Web at warp speed, but the debate rages on about whether the new search technology is good for users and Website owners. Some fear that Instant

Published on: September 13th, 2010 Ian Paul

Google Instant alphabet results herald beginning of 'key letters'

Google has started rolling out its newest innovation in search – Google Instant. Users signed in to their accounts will be the first to notice the new feature, basically an auto-complete on steroids.

Published on: September 8th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Google Desktop makes critical information easy to find

Looking for a relatively simple and inexpensive way to improve end user productivity? Desktop search tools can help end users swiftly locate critical nuggets of data, freeing up time for more important tasks.

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Mike Heck

How I Googled my apartment hunt

When I found myself hunting for an apartment for the third time in 18 months, an uncomfortable feeling of weariness started to seep into my bones. Looking for a place to live is

Published on: July 23rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Mapping data important for online realtor services

Correction: ITBusiness.ca has been contacted by Move, Inc. and informed that Realtor.com does not have plans to offer Canadian listings at this time. Julie Reynolds of Move Inc. couldn't elaborate on comments made

Published on: July 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

The scoop on how to Google smarter

I like to think that my vocabulary and usage skills are above average; I am, after all, a professional writer. But a little known search function in Google showed me that I've been

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Bill Snyder

Souped up Bing latest Microsoft salvo in battle against Google

Microsoft fired another salvo as its battle against Google for search turf heated up this week. Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled new features aimed at making Bing more than just a search site.

Published on: June 25th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin