SIPpost
Sep. 24, 2013

Do you like attending events/celebrations? You may like to learn the event planning
SIP
We are holding a volunteers meeting at North York City Centre on Sept. 30 at 4:30 pm to plan for our biggest event in SIP history. Please click the read more button for more information regarding this volunteers meeting. More

You are invited to an intimate gathering of friends
SIP
You are all invited to an intimate gathering of friends to lunch with an Indian scientist/spiritual leader on Oct 1 at noon. Please click the read more button for more information and to register.More

SEO: Article marketing can boost sales for businesses
The Canadian
While article marketing is one of the most effective strategies out there, far too many people misunderstand or misuse this method in a way that leaves them with poor results from their efforts. AdvertorialAgency.com pledges to help businesses succeed through article marketing. One of the top benefits of adopting an article marketing strategy is that it can be quickly set up and will continue to deliver traffic without any additional effort. There really is nothing better than a strategy that works hard for you long after it has been set up.More

Google Analytics to drop Internet Explorer 8 support at the end of 2013
The Next Web
Google announced that its Analytics service will stop supporting Internet Explorer 8 at the end of the year. As a result, Google Analytics users will only be able to use Microsoft’s browser if they are on IE9, IE10, or IE11. This policy change only affects IE. The latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and "other modern browsers" are still being supported.More

Employee engagement through crowdsourcing
Business Reporter
When was the last time you completed a thrilling employee survey? We need to wake up to a new way of measuring engagement — one where we can harness the power of technology to engage employees. One where we can engage in dialogue to explore the root cause of problems and one where we move the conversation up a notch and start exploring solutions.More

Why Canada is becoming the place to launch a tech startup
Financial Post
Is Canada becoming the perfect North American launch location for a new technology business? Recent trends make it appear so. Dozens of new tech companies have launched in, or moved to Canada, primarily Vancouver and Toronto/Waterloo, and begun growth trajectories. Dozens more are starting up monthly.More

SEO: Article marketing can boost sales for businesses
The Canadian
While article marketing is one of the most effective strategies out there, far too many people misunderstand or misuse this method in a way that leaves them with poor results from their efforts. AdvertorialAgency.com pledges to help businesses succeed through article marketing.More

How pro sports teams are using data analytics to draft better players
Financial Post
Every summer when the National Hockey League unveils its schedule for the coming season, Bill Nowicki can tell almost immediately which matchups are going to be difficult to market to fans of the Carolina Hurricanes.More

10 ways to protect your workplace from Twitter hacking
The Globe and Mail
To prevent the hacking of social media accounts becoming a regular occurance for small business, the best thing you can do is arm your employees with best practices and guidelines to minimize risks of using social media networks like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.More

The Internet of things: How technology is touching everything
Venture Beat
We're entering a new era of technology. The internet used to be focused on communication and the display of information. Then it became about e-commerce during the early dot-com boom, with the high-profile success of companies like Amazon and eBay. Technology is touching every corner of our lives — more than ever before — including the tangible products and services that seemed to have nothing to do with the web or internet culture.More

When Twitter and Facebook aren't enough to sell on social media
Ottawa Business Journal
But are your online marketing and communications efforts working? And should you be thinking about using new and emerging social networks such as Reddit? Employees at Ottawa-based print shop CanvasPop ask themselves this regularly when evaluating the firm’s social media reach in weekly meetings.More

Pinterest will start showing ads as traffic keeps growing but shifts to mobile
Tech crunch
After four years, Pinterest is taking its first serious steps towards monetization as its traffic moves from the web to mobile. CEO Ben Silbermann told users "we're going to start experimenting with promoting certain pins" because "it's so important that Pinterest is a service that will be here to stay." The announcement signals a shift from web growth to mobile growth and business for Pinterest.More