Today (April 21, 2015), Google launched an update to its search algorithm, which gives preference to mobile friendly sites for searches made on phones, tablets, and other screen sizes. Many websites already cater to mobile devices through responsive design and mobile-specific themes, however the rest of the less responsive websites indexed by Google
The Pre-Competitive Advanced Research Network is an industry-led, Ottawa-based consortium of 39 companies. These companies work together to develop receptor capacity for advanced basic research in robotics and artificial intelligence. The fundamental science is drawn from the Institute for Research Intelligent Systems (IRIS).
Details of PRECARN Research and Development Funding for
Marketing has shifted from a one-way communication effort from marketing firms, towards a seamless conversation between the company and its target market. Social media has made marketing a fluid, transparent public relations effort that should not be ignored. However, there are many social media platforms available and businesses find it
The face of the modern business community is changing, and in today’s web-based culture, it is near impossible for a business to thrive without an online presence. As Google replaces the Yellow Pages, search engines become a global business directory and a ‘one-stop-shop’ for users scouring the Internet for wants
Funding for the popular wage subsidy, Small Business Internship Program (SBIP), was made available through various funding locations across Canada in early April. Due to the popularity of these Canadian government grants, all Ontario government funding locations have fully allocated their funding budgets. For companies outside of Ontario, please visit
As the summer approaches, many businesses are currently in search of seasonal student labour to help manage their increases in market demand. The Canadian Government has offered several wage subsidies and tax incentives to encourage employers to hire students that would be planning to return to school in the fall.
The Ontario Government has recently developed an online service directory for assisting small businesses and start-ups across all sectors. One-Source for Business is an online business application that provides direct access to useful information and industry advice for starting and operating a small business in Ontario. The directory also provides
Please Note: The Small Business Internship Program is no longer available. To explore current internship grants and wage subsidies, please tell us more about your upcoming hiring needs.
Industry Canada has just released their funding applications for the Small Business Internship Program (SBIP). The program provides Canadian Government funding support for
The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is holding a Technology Economy Conference that will be coming up in the near future. If you or your business is currently looking to improve your on-line presence or any other aspect of your IT performance you may be interested in attending this event. The
Many online marketing, Search Engine Optimizers (SEO), and web developers have relied on Google Toolbar to assess a website’s credibility. Through Google’s helpful browser bar, users received a quick glance at the Google PageRank of a site. For those of you unfamiliar with PageRank, it is one of the key