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

SalesChoice helps sales reps target winning opportunities

Faced with a multitude of choices, it’s often difficult for sales professionals to home in on the winning opportunity that would guarantee a sale. Toronto-based software company SalesChoice has developed an advanced analytics

Published on: August 7th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

IBM partner program focuses on selling, social insights

IBM has enhanced its partner program to provide training and support geared towards bolstering sales on the four key areas or cloud, analytics, mobile, security and social media. The new initiative turns the

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

The power and importance of social business is growing

In the late 1800s electricity was first demonstrated in Indiana. People fell to their knees in amazement. No one questioned or challenged the folks who put on the demo. Obviously they had powers

Published on: July 6th, 2014 Max Spindle

The biggest problem with social business

The biggest thing that’s wrong with social media marketing is consumers. They simply don’t understand that marketing is a fairly one-sided effort. You decide what the company, product, brand message is. You decide

Published on: June 26th, 2014 Max Spindle

Women should ‘raise their hand up with confidence’

By Corinne Sharp, president of Sharp Perspective Inc. It was an honor to be part of the #CDNWomen Twitter Chat last week with IT World Canada, Computer Dealer News and Jennifer Johnson of

Published on: June 4th, 2014 CDN Staff

Microsoft 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference Preview

There are only 50 days remaining before the biggest channel partner conference of the year kicks off in Washington, D.C. The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference attracts more than 15,000 channel partner companies each

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

TV star working with Lenovo

American actor Ashton Kutcher is working for Lenovo to enhance the Yoga notebook. A major part of his job is to create more followers of the Yoga. And, speaking of the job, Lenovo

Published on: May 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto