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Dave Forde

Dave “The Connector” Forde has been involved in the marketing, public relations and technology industry across Canada for over 15 years in various sales and marketing roles, he launched The Connected One network of business sites which connects buyers to the right sellers. Profectio and PR In Canada covers news about the marketing and public relations industry each day helping professionals advance their career and businesses. He also serves as an advisor to a number of businesses across the country. Find Dave on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Qumana Software releases blog editor in French, Spanish & Dutch

By Dave Forde / July 24, 2006

VANCOUVER, B.C. – July 24, 2006 – Qumana Software Inc. (“Qumana”) today launches its blog publishing tool, Qumana, in French, Spanish and Dutch versions. These languages mark the first steps to make Qumana a universal tool for bloggers around the globe. Qumana is a free desktop publishing tool for PC & Mac used to publish […]

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July 25 – DemoCampToronto8

By Dave Forde / July 22, 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: No Regrets, 42 Mowat Ave., Toronto, ON. Cost: no cost Speakers: JobLoft.com, Filemobile, FreshBooks.com URL: http://barcamp.org/DemoCampToronto8 [tags] BarCamp, DemoCamp, events, Toronto [/tags]

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AD:TECH CHICAGO

By Dave Forde / July 20, 2006

Description: “Explore the groundswell of activity around the intersection of technical innovation and emotional connectivity.” Where: Sheraton Chicago Cost: $895-$1395 Speakers: a collection of interactive agency suits, SEO and metrics types, big-brand brand managers and analysts URL: ad-tech.com/chicago.asp [tags] events, Chicago, internet marketing [/tags]

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Telus Partners With Chalk to Deliver Robust Edu-Marketing Solution

By Dave Forde / July 19, 2006

VANCOUVER, July 19 /CNW/ – Chalk Media Corp. (“Chalk”) today announces a partnership with TELUS to market its CallCentreAnywhere(TM) (“CCA”) service, an internet-based suite of contact centre applications, through a dynamic online portal that will feature engaging content, rich media and a free trial wizard. The CCA ‘edu-marketing’ portal, which will be delivered in both […]

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Hummingbird Receives KMWorld Readers' Choice Award as a Top Provider to the Legal Market

By Dave Forde / July 19, 2006

TORONTO, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Hummingbird Ltd. (NASDAQ:HUMC) (NASDAQ: TSX:) (NASDAQ:HUM) , a leading global provider of integrated enterprise content management (ECM) and network connectivity solutions today announced that it has received a Readers’ Choice Award from KMWorld magazine, naming the company a leading provider of content and document management solutions to the legal marketplace. […]

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Surf over lunch, coffee or drinks with MTS Wi-Fi and FatPort

By Dave Forde / July 18, 2006

WINNIPEG, July 18 /CNW/ – MTS High Speed Internet customers can take their Internet access to any of more than 300 Wi-Fi “hotspots” across Canada, including 32 in Winnipeg, thanks to a team effort between MTS Allstream and FatPort, Canada’s largest public Wi-Fi provider. The service will work for anyone who has a Wi-Fi enabled […]

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Canadian Entrepreneurs – Submit Your Stories

By Dave Forde / July 16, 2006

Rick Spence former editor for Profit Magazine is working on a project over on his blog and looking for “startup-related stories or anecdotes or lessons learned you’d like to share with aspiring business owners”. He’s got the details on his blog if anyone is interested. Tags: Canada, entrepreneurs

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Firefox heats up with RadiantCore

By Dave Forde / July 13, 2006

Jay Goldman and his company Radiant Core have been doing some great work since early 2003 providing technology solutions for their clients. Jay is also an active organizer with the Toronto Bar Camp which has fast become a place for tech savvy entrepreneurs to get together on a monthly basis and share ideas and demo […]

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PODCAST & PORTABLE MEDIA EXPO

By Dave Forde / July 13, 2006

Description: “The only industry event that brings together influential podcasters, media, content creators and device makers” Where: Ontario Convention Center, Ontario CA Cost: $199 Speakers: TBD URL: portablemediaexpo.com [tags] events, podcasting [/tags]

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Building Enterprise Web Apps on a Budget – How We Built Flickr

By Dave Forde / July 13, 2006

A one-day practical workshop that will give you everything you need to build a powerful enterprise-level web application on a small budget. Description: This is a unique opportunity to learn from one of the best web developers in the industry. Our one-day, intensive practical workshop is taught by Cal Henderson, the senior developer of the […]

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