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Google Might Change Google.com and Make Using the Internet Way Better

 Kyle Wagner As a fashionable internet denizen, you do not use a homepage, probably. You open a new browser window or tab, and you’re met with your Chrome apps, or … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unknown BlackBerry 10 devices hits the FCC with LTE support in tow, likely the Z10

By Daniel Bader on December 30, 2012 at 6:38pm in Mobile News If there’s one thing that we can rely on with impending North American phone releases, it is that the FCC will … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

VC Roger McNamee slams Android’s ‘profitless prosperity’ |CNET News

“The threat to Apple is that they forget their power and success comes from selling hardware. If Android gets too much unit volume, it’s a mistake,” McNamee says. by Dan Farber … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tale of two realities: Government not held to standard it demands of business

Do as I do, not as I say. For years, we’ve heard chatter in the business community that there’s no rhyme or reason around which businesses receive government support and … Continue reading

May 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Microsoft Acquires Skype for $8.5 Billion

After rumors that first Facebook and then Microsoft were in talks to acquire Skype, the latter announced that it has acquired the VoIP giant for $8.5 billion in cash. Skype … Continue reading

May 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Microsoft Nears $7 Billion-Plus Deal for Skype

Read This Article on the Wall Street Journal By ANUPREETA DAS And NICK WINGFIELD Microsoft Corp. is close to a deal to buy Internet phone company Skype Technologies SA for … Continue reading

May 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

HOW TO: Get Your Employees On Board With Your Social Media Policy

Maria Ogneva is the Head of Community at Yammer, where she is in charge of social media, community programs, internal education and engagement. You can follow her on Twitter, her … Continue reading

May 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

[SCAM ALERT] The BLOODIEST Fight EVER – BANNED FROM TV!

Here we see the end game of a typical Facebook Survey Scam. Each time someone completes a survey, the scam creator gets a commission. The scam creator will possibly have your … Continue reading

April 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

14 Best Practices for Long-Term Social Media Success

Brian Solis is principal of Altimeter Group, a leading research-based advisory firm. Brian is also the author of the all-new Engage!, an award-winning guide for businesses to build and measure … Continue reading

April 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

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  • Would Angus MacLean or Robert Stanfield vote for Harper? April 29, 2011
    by Teresa Doyle on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 1:57pm I grew up in a fiercely loyal conservative household. These two men were held in the highest regard. They were Progressive Conservatives we could all be proud of. Angus MacLean realized how dangerous nuclear power could be. Harper fired the head of Atomic Energy Canada for doing her job. She insisted that […]
  • IPTypewriters: Last manufacturing plant shuts down production April 26, 2011
      The final typewriter manufacturer shuts down in Mumbai BY: Brett Register CATEGORY: Trending Now An old manual typewriter is seen in Finca de Vigia, the villa where author Ernest Hemingway lived outside Havana, Cuba (Credit: GETTY) (CBS / What's Trending) Today in Mumbai the doors to the final typewriter manufacturing company Godrej and Boyce closed i […]
  • Five Years of Harper – Broken Promises April 21, 2011
    Technorati Tags: Five years of Harper,Election 2011 2006 Conservative Platform: 1. Require ministers and senior government officials to record their contacts with lobbyists. Government Action: Broken 2. Prohibit nominated candidates or MPs seeking re-election from accepting large personal gifts. Government Action: Broken. 3. Ban the use of trust funds to fin […]
  • What to do if you are being bullied April 19, 2011
    Cyberbullying sometimes escalates to serious situations, especially if the victim is lacking information when it comes to dealing with cyberbullies. Below are some things you can do to resolve or at the very least limit the damage of cyberbullying: * Refrain from Responding: Defending yourself from a cyberbully attack may seem like a natural response, but th […]
  • Dr. Harper’s New and Improved Medicare « Murray Dobbin's Blog April 17, 2011
    Medicare is turning out to be the sleeper issues in this election as Canadians continue to say that public health care – universal, comprehensive, publicly administered care, transferable across provincial lines – is their most important election issue, even more important than the economy. And is the economy that Harper has based his whole campaign on – aft […]
  • Best divorce letter & answer November 17, 2010
      Dear wife:        I'm writing you this letter to tell you that I'm leaving you forever. I've been a good man to you for 7 years & I have nothing to show for it. These last 2 weeks have been terrible. Your boss called to tell me that you quit your job today & that was the last straw.         Last week, you came home & didn't […]
  • Seal Caucus–Rick Mercer Rant!!! October 15, 2010
    It seems to me that the media is a little too obsessed with how controlling Stephen Harper is.  I don't really get this debate.  I mean, can we blame the Conservatives for wanting this in a leader?  A man who is firmly in control?  Because Stephen Harper is all that and a bag of chips.  And his idea to scrap the long form census is a perfect example of […]
  • NEW BOUTIQUE DISC JOCKEY COMPANY LAUNCHES IN OTTAWA October 14, 2010
    by Pulse Entertainment on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:26pm Pulse Entertainment promises a new standard of quality, style and sophistication for the “take no chances” customer (Ottawa) October 12, 2010 – MELDAN Entertainment Inc. is proud to announce the official launch of Pulse Entertainment. Pulse Entertainment is an Ottawa-based boutique business pro […]
  • Subject: DR Oz advice H1N1 October 30, 2009
    Subject: DR Oz advice H1N1 The following advice, given by Dr. Oz, makes a lot of sense and is important for all to know: The only portals of entry are the nostrils and mouth/throat. In a global epidemic of this nature, it's almost impossible to avoid coming into contact with H1N1 in spite of all precautions. Contact with H1N1 is not so much of a problem […]
  • RED SKELTON'S RECIPE FOR THE PERFECT MARRIAGE September 10, 2009
    1. Two times a week, we go to a nice restaurant, have a little beverage, good food and companionship. She goes on Tuesdays, I go on Fridays.2. We also sleep in separate beds. Hers is in California and mine is in Texas.3. I take my wife everywhere..... but she keeps finding her way back.4. I asked my wife where she wanted to go for our anniversary. "Some […]

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  • How to Use Social Media for Small Business (Beginner's Guide) August 25, 2016
    Social media is an integral part of any small business success strategy. In fact, in today’s day and age, small businesses cannot afford to ignore social media.According to some recent studies, social media can be a powerful lead generation tool: 74% of online adults use social networking sites. Social media may account for as much as 57% of your sales funne […]
    Brenda Barron
  • How to Manage Team Projects Better With Quip August 24, 2016
    Organising projects is easy when they just involve one or two people who work in the same building. You send each other a few emails, have the odd phone call, and maybe throw Word Documents in a shared Dropbox folder. If something serious needs to be discussed, you’ll take the time to meet face to face. Way too many businesses think that just because emailin […]
    Harry Guinness
  • How to Increase Your Online Sales With Psychological Triggers August 24, 2016
    When you first start out, nobody knows who you are. Your new site is relatively bare and you might only have a few products (or services) listed. Getting those first few sales in the door is incredibly challenging, because you’re not (yet) internet famous (recognized by your name and face alone).That means you’re going to need to work extra hard on making su […]
    Brad Smith
  • 15 Best Business Proposal Templates: For New Client Projects August 23, 2016
    One of the most crucial skills that small business owners, solopreneurs and freelancers in any industry have to master is making the perfect proposal. Proposals are absolutely essential to your success, as they have the power to land you new clients and projects that can take your brand and income to new heights.Your business success and income always depend […]
    Marc Schenker
  • How to Improve Work-Life Balance in Your Small Business August 23, 2016
    Work-life balance has traditionally been one of the hardest things for small business owners to master. Whether it’s the long hours, constant need for marketing, or the requirements of networking, work tends to creep into an entrepreneur’s personal life quite easily. Conversely, family issues like spending time with your spouse and kids or going on vacation […]
    Marc Schenker
  • How to Make Your First Customer Journey Map (Quick Guide) August 22, 2016
    Noon just hit, and I’m anxious for a coffee and a break from my apartment, since I work from home.I decide I want a latte from Starbucks. Next, I must decide which Starbucks I want to get my latte from. I know that there’s two Starbucks within the same distance from my apartment so I base my decision on which Starbucks I believe will have less people; and th […]
    Lauren Holliday
  • Envato Turns 10 Today! August 22, 2016
    Today marks the ten-year anniversary of the launch of our parent company, Envato, and we've got lots of celebrations planned—many of which involve giving away special discounts and other bonuses, so keep reading for details of those.Where It All BeganTen years ago today, Envato was launched with a simple goal: to build a space for creators to come toget […]
    Andrew Blackman
  • How to Write a Competitive Analysis for Your Small Business (With Template) August 18, 2016
    Running a small business can be highly competitive. At least, it feels that way to majority of small business owners, according to a poll from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). 53% describe it as highly competitive, while 28% see it as competitive. This means that as small business owners, especially those who run very small operations, […]
    Celine Roque
  • MailChimp vs. Campaign Monitor: Which is the Best Email Newsletter Software? August 17, 2016
    As a small business owner, your primary concern should be on growing (and promoting) your business, as well as establishing a better relationship with your existing (and potential) clients. The most effective way to do this is with email marketing. The biggest benefit of email marketing is that it puts you in control. You decide on the timing and frequency y […]
    Brenda Barron
  • How to Negotiate Your Salary via Email (With Killer Tips + Examples) August 17, 2016
    The best time to negotiate your salary, whether in person or email, is after you’ve impressed your potential employer but before you sign their offer.Since most companies will send a job offer via email first, that’s your best moment of opportunity to discuss the terms of their compensation package. Yes, the HR manager or whoever is assigned to discuss your […]
    Charley Mendoza

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