CDN parent company ITWC win Gold & Silver COPA awards

IT World Canada’s (ITWC) staff enjoyed another winning night at the 2015 Canadian Online Publishing Awards, continuing the company’s history of success at the awards since its inception in 2009. ITWC won gold

Published on: November 20th, 2015 CDN Staff

Five new ways to find a winning sales team

There are millions of great sellers out there in the marketplace. And yet sales VPs and business owners are always complaining to me their searches for strong candidates are coming up short. Why

Published on: October 30th, 2015 Colleen Francis

Top 10 high tech predictions for 2016: Gartner

ORLANDO - It wouldn’t be the Gartner Symposium without the Gartner Top 10 predictions. This year, three trends are driving the predictions  — the relationship of machines to people; “smart-ness” applied to the work

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Jim Love

Are we addicted to social media?

I recently read that Gertrude Weaver, of Arkansas, celebrated her 116th birthday, behind 116-year-old Misao Okawa, of Japan. She’s also the 11th oldest person of all time. Think of the changes they’ve seen.

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Max Spindle

How to create sales boosting case studies

Do you use case studies to help you get more sales? If not, start right away! Like testimonials, case studies are a powerful way to grow your client base. As an added bonus,

Published on: February 9th, 2015 Colleen Francis

Social apps: the new marketing hunting ground

The world of new media – widgets and social applications – it’s a great big beautiful marketing hunting ground. Imagine people flocking to Web 2.0 locations where they blog. They upload/download audios/videos of

Published on: February 2nd, 2015 Max Spindle

#Follow Friday: Three channel executives at this year’s CES

For this week’s CDN #Follow Friday, we are focusing on the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. There were many people who attended CES this year. According to many sources, CES 2015

Published on: January 8th, 2015 CDN Staff

10 Tips for safe social networking this holiday season

Sharing is in season with Christmas around the corner, and as in the offline world, on the internet it's the small gestures that count. According to security software company Trend Micro, less than

Published on: December 23rd, 2014 Dave Yin

How to create an emotional bond with IT solutions

A few weeks ago, I prepared for a long, impeccable discussion with my wife as to why I needed to upgrade my up-sized smartphone. I was way ahead in points. Then she came

Published on: December 4th, 2014 Max Spindle

Service and support for social business

You probably didn’t know it but some companies think – actually they’re positive – that social media was developed just to give them a fast track to sales … lots of sales. They

Published on: November 12th, 2014 Max Spindle

Making social media work for your business

In 2014, the question to ask is not “Should we be on social media?” but “How can we get better at social media?” Whether it is Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus or any

Published on: October 10th, 2014 Wolston Lobo

With social media, stick your foot in and take the plunge: Dell VP

On October 1, I was invited to share a day in Toronto with Dell and their partners. The Dell PartnerDirect program has come a long way since the days when Rob, Tony, and

Published on: October 3rd, 2014 Stuart Crawford

Fastest growing CRM segment is in social media

You probably won’t believe this but companies are spending millions every year on their Customer Relations Management (CRM) systems. In fact, it’s about a $13 billion market with more than $1 billion being

Published on: September 25th, 2014 Max Spindle

Looking to dominate Google? Here’s how to do it

There isn’t a day that goes by without an MSP calling into Ulistic looking for ways to increase their presence on Google. Everyone wants to know the secret sauce to achieve higher results

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Stuart Crawford