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Why Education Is The Best Marketing

David Williams/Bloomberg There are a variety of options when it comes to marketing tactics, but one of the best investments isn’t in social media, billboards, or websites, but instead in education. Many companies take advantage of education to teach customers about their products and to keep customers coming back for more with great success. Consider the example of education at ... Read More »

2016, the year that was: Education

s, yet little action. from www.shutterstock.com Author Claire Shaw Education Editor, The Conversation Partners View all partners Republish this articleRepublish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Email Twitter21 Facebook7 LinkedIn20 Print This has been the year of consultation but little reform. In the lead up to the general election in July, rumours spread about ... Read More »

Colliers rethinks the marketing strategies of Vancouver tech firms

Procurify co-founder Aman Mann says Vancouver’s tech sector is still maturing.RIC ERNST / VANCOUVER SUN Hootsuite’s headquarters in Vancouver.HANDOUT / VANCOUVER SUN B.C.’s technology sector is maturing with more first-generation start-ups stabilizing and seeking newer, higher-quality downtown office space, according to a new report by Colliers International. Tech firm growth in Metro Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna has been changing tech ... Read More »

My Disability Matters: The social media site helping to connect people with disabilities

PHOTO: Mr Reardon hopes the website will provide a forum for people with disabilities to support each other. (ABC News: Felicity Ogilvie) RELATED STORY: New social network connects people with disabilities online MAP: TAS A social media site created by a Tasmanian man and designed for people with disabilities is being praised by users as a useful place to make ... Read More »

Get on the Fast Track to Green Tech Patents

0Encouraging the growth of green technology and green jobs has been a priority for the Obama administration. The recent announcement that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will fast-track green technology patent applications is a step in the right direction. According to U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke the USPTO pilot program will speed up the process of examining certain green ... Read More »

Detroit is Trying to Become the Next Major Tech Hub

Detroit isn’t exactly known as a tech hub. But some people and organizations are looking to change that. One such organization is TechTown Detroit, a non-profit business incubator located in an old General Motors factory in the city’s Midtown neighborhood. The TechTown Detroit building is a five-story building currently playing host to about 40 small businesses. And the organization is ... Read More »

Here Are Some Last Minute Facebook Advertising Tips for the Holidays

If you haven’t been working on your holiday advertising game plan since September, you’re actually late to the party. Many successful marketers start holiday-specific advertising early in the fall to get exposure among users and influence consumer shopping early on, especially on Facebook. In fact, I can recall seeing gift-giving, holiday-related advertisements on Facebook as early as the beginning of ... Read More »

30 Hot Trends in Millennial Fashion for the Office This Winter

Looking to update your work wardrobe for the upcoming winter season? There are plenty of great options out there for trendy office fashion that’s both comfortable and professional. This winter, you can see many classic trends like blazers, fitted pants and pencil skirts updated in new and unique ways. And you can also see some more trendy items that can ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Launch, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Review, and Other Top Stories of the Week

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi launched the Redmi 4, Redmi 4 Prime, and Redmi 4A Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is out, and it’s derivative, but fun Samsung launched a flip-phone that’ll likely cost you a crazy amount If you’ve missed out on the news from the world of tech this week, we’ve got you covered. We have all the major highlights together ... Read More »