Free Web 2.0 apps to help you manage your holidays

Keeping up with holiday errands, parties and travel plans doesn't need to be as difficult as it used to be, thanks to some handy free Web 2.0 apps that you can access from

Published on: November 27th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Second Life opens new world of opportunity to Ontario students

Canadian public school and post-secondary teachers are using Web 2.0 sites and technologies to engage students and help them pick up real life skills and experiences.One educator doing this in a big way

Published on: November 5th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Twitter rocks – but it won’t blow away blogs

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the death of blogs have been greatly exaggerated.That's not to say all blogs are doing well. When examining the spectrum of blogs out there, personal blogs appear

Published on: October 24th, 2008 Larry Borsato

Staples gunning for SMB IT services market

Staples is entering the IT services market with the introduction of three new services offerings, which target small to medium-sized businesses.In 2006, Staples acquired Thrive, an IT services company, which is why the

Published on: October 7th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Four fantastic ways to build Web cred on $100 a month

Word of mouth makes the best salesperson, according to all the sales manuals. Are you ready to take advantage of electronic word of mouth? That's what I believe social media has become, at

Published on: October 7th, 2008 James E. Gaskin

Four reasons why some news organizations can’t make money online

It has been well documented that online media is eating away at print and broadcast media revenue. This decline in print and broadcast media has been going on for years, and newspapers, magazines

Published on: October 6th, 2008 Melissa Chang

Web 2.0 etiquette – How not to look like a moron or jerk

Social networks like Facebook and MySpace have turned many social norms inside out. Your online friends may not be friends offline-and you may not be exactly whom you claim to be, either. How

Published on: October 2nd, 2008 Dan Tynan

Canadian bank builds brand awareness with Facebook tools

You've promoted your business on the Yellow Pages, countless print ads, maybe some TV and radio spots, through fax messages, a Web page, e-mail and lately through blogs. Is it time to create

Published on: October 1st, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Suzuki uses Web 2.0 tools to foster “green” consciousness among Canadian voters

Election season is here again and voters are anxiously seeking information on a range of issues to help them decide how to cast their vote in October. On the environment front, this year

Published on: October 1st, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Ontario is ideal testing ground for online marketing

Foreign and local companies poised to launch an online service or product in Canada should consider Ontario as their testing ground, according to an Internet marketing expert.

Published on: September 24th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Tech sector job market remains upbeat despite slowing economy

The state of today's economy has triggered many economists, job experts and hiring managers to warn of layoffs and hiring contractions, and tech pros themselves have become skeptical about job security and future

Published on: September 19th, 2008 Jim Lanzalotto

12 embarrassing reasons why you should be careful about posting photos on Facebook

You know the old cliche, a picture is worth a thousand words? Turns out that pictures have been deeply undervalued: A single photo can cost you your reputation, your job, even your freedom--if

Published on: September 16th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Four Twitter tips for doing business

Many companies have begun using Twitter, the microblogging service, to send people brief messages and communicate with customers about new products or how to improve their services.The pool of users to communicate with

Published on: September 16th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Twittering a funeral – one misguided Web 2.0 media experiment

Media organizations have taken heat in the past for experiments with overhyped 'Net technologies. The LA Times "wikitorial" and the elaborate yet empty Second Life press bureaus spring to mind. Visitors to the

Published on: September 15th, 2008 Ian Lamont