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Got $10M? Canada’s new anti-spam law (CASL) has stiff penalties. [VIDEO]

Canada’s new anti-spam law (CASL) is a step in the right direction towards balancing corporate needs for online marketing and individual privacy. CASL is part of an overall CRTC 2012-2015 plan to modernize Canada’s communication systems. In addition to the new anti-spam legislation, it includes reviews of radio policy, public […]

Accountants: Get Your Local SEO Mojo Working

The importance of website excellence and SEO for local professionals such as accountants cannot be overstated. People find you or your competitors on the first two pages of Google search results, and if they can find you online, they will quickly make a decision to pursue an interview or dismiss […]

What Seven Cheese Questions should you ask your New CMO?

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The cheese in the maze has been moved. Hell, some CMO types aren’t even in the right maze anymore. These 7 questions should net you a CMO that has some mojo. CMO’s these days need a more diverse set of skills than five years ago. CMO’s need to be able to set […]

The ABC’s of the Online Sales Funnel [INFOGRAPHIC][VIDEO]

If you’re in the SaaS business, think ABC. “Always Be Closing,” is the infamous sales motivation line from Alec Baldwin’s in from the movie “Glengarry Glenross.”  Everyone who sells things needs to see this vido clip. Everything we do in a company is about selling. We all know that, right? Expenses such […]

Calgary’s Simmering High-Tech Community Set to Explode

February 2008 … This article was originally written for the publication www.techvibes.com (where it’s no longer publicly available). So, I’ve put it here for historical perspective. <Editor’s note, October 2019 … interesting that the same words could more or less be written right now. Is the Alberta tech economy in […]