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

Twitter recap of Channel Elite Awards

Everyone was a winner at CDN's Channel Elite Awards event at the Hazelton Manor in Vaughan, Ont., last week. Twenty five of Canada's leading solution providers went home with awards but the rest

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Wolston Lobo

Social media’s instant reach threatens email

Just as the Internet turned 40, a “Wall Street Journal” article suggested email was “over the hill.” Today’s online tools enable folks to instantly reach a wider audience (Facebook, LinkedIn, other social networking

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Max Spindle

#CDNWomen: A day in tweets

We had a great time at this year's Women in the IT Channel Recognition Luncheon, and we'd love to thank everyone who attended, as well as to congratulate this year's honourees and Rising

Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Candice So

#CDNCloud: A Computer Dealer News Twitter chat

Updated Aug. 28 at 2:41pm EST - We had a great Twitter chat with guest experts Robert Hart of the Canadian Cloud Council and Renee Bergeron of Ingram Micro. Thanks again to everyone

Published on: August 15th, 2014 Candice So