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Toronto and Ottawa PR professionals have a new monthly home

By Dave Forde / August 25, 2006

A group of PR practitioners and we dare say “PR 2.0” enthusiasts have come together to launch a monthly meetup for similar minded PR professionals. Third Monday will be for those in Ottawa, while the home for Toronto will be Third Tuesday. Joseph shares some thoughts on what has lead up to the formation of […]

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Research – Latest email metrics and trends

By Dave Forde / August 16, 2006

eROI has released their latest study on email marketing trends, data was compiled using over 300 respondents. Below is a snapshot of soem key findings, or download the full study here. What client to people use? Outlook 2003 still continues to be the dominent usage amongs busines with 20%, a distant second is Outlook 2000 […]

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Aug 25 – BarCampVancouver

By Dave Forde / August 12, 2006

Description: BarCamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees. Where: Bryght offices, 1 Alexander Street in Gastown Cost: no cost URL: http://barcamp.org/BarCampVancouver http://answers.google.com/answers/ [tags] DemoCamp, BarCamp, Vancouver [/tags]

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TVG Breakfast Event

By Dave Forde / August 12, 2006

Sam Ifergan, President & CEO, Hargan Venture Sam has 15 years of entrepreneurial, technology and venture capital experience. He is the President & CEO of Hargan Ventures, where he has been extensively involved in the financing and business development of numerous start-ups including VisualSonics, Tri-Link and Brighter Minds. Prior to founding Hargan Ventures, he was […]

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Wireless Toronto – August 16

By Dave Forde / August 12, 2006

Wireless Toronto is a not-for-profit group dedicated to bringing no-fee wireless Internet access to Toronto. Our aim is to encourage the growth of wireless networking and to build community in interesting and innovative ways. Wireless Toronto meetings are held at the Centre for Social Innovation, 215 Spadina (between Queen and Dundas), Suite 120; http://socialinnovation.ca URL: […]

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Indigo gift cards go viral

By Dave Forde / August 10, 2006

Chapters/ Indigo launched a new online contest and campaign earlier this week called Design Your Own. Tim Emery of Visible Media shared a few details on the campaign. “The objective is to enable and create an opportunity for the tween segment to engage and participate in the Chapters/ Indigo brand.” Participants can vote on one […]

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Freshbooks.com profiled on CNET

By Dave Forde / August 10, 2006

FreshBooks has quickly become one of Canada’s Web 2.0 success stories and a company that we’re putting On the Watch. With CEO Michael McDerment at the helm FreshBooks has been able to develop a strong customer based and create a product that has filled a void for business owners. Rafe Needleman over at CNET has […]

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CanWest MediaWorks Launches bbTV, Canada's First Media Player for BlackBerry

By Dave Forde / August 8, 2006

CanWest MediaWorks and Rogers Wireless today announced the launch of bbTV, the first media player to deliver content for BlackBerry® in Canada. bbTV will offer Rogers Wireless customers access to near TV quality synchronized audio and video files of leading CanWest MediaWorks content, including breaking and daily news from Global News, Global National, Global Morning […]