Online Advertising Explained (for dummies)

A lot of our subscribers who read our blog run their own small businesses online. Whether you have a $100k business or $1m you most likely need to drive some traffic to your website using social media advertising like Facebook Ads, Google Adwords, and Twitter Ads. It could be overwhelming following the trends and knowing everything … Continue reading Online Advertising Explained (for dummies)

Tech Salaries in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver Revealed (2018)

Randstad, the behemoth of a recruitment agency, has recently published list of technology / IT salaries across Canada. The numbers are interesting to see as there is a big difference in remuneration between cities in Quebec such as Montreal where some salaries can be atrociously 30-50% less than Toronto , Vancouver, Calgary, Waterloo and Ottawa. … Continue reading Tech Salaries in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver Revealed (2018)

Quebec Govt To Compensate Taxi Drivers for Uber

Update August 18: Quebec government has decided to give out $45,700 (even more to taxi drivers in Montreal and Gatineau) to each taxi licensed driver (at a cost of $250 million dollars to the tax payers in that province) to subsidize for heated competition from Uber. Quebec is the only jurisdiction in Canada to give out … Continue reading Quebec Govt To Compensate Taxi Drivers for Uber

Vancouver Cracks Down on Unlincensed Airbnb

More than 1,500 licenses have been issued by the City of Vancouver to Airbnb hosts. Over 2,000 listings are being investigated due to duplicate listings and no valid license; and could result in penalties. August 31st is the official dead line to get your license to rent out your place. Unlicensed rentals will face a … Continue reading Vancouver Cracks Down on Unlincensed Airbnb

Canadian Webcams Hacked by Russian Website

If you have any sort of webcam or baby cam, better switch it off, change the default password or update the software. Multiple news outlets reported that website called Insecam.org , operating out of Russia, is streaming hundreds of Canadian based hacked cameras. The way they get around security is that a lot of people … Continue reading Canadian Webcams Hacked by Russian Website

Costco Starts Online Deliveries in Canada

It is a good day to be alive. Costco, the largest retailer in North America, has announced that it has started online deliveries in Canada. Unfortunately the debut is limited to people who live in Toronto area as well as Southern Ontario. You can now stock up on hundreds of items such as non-perishable grocery items, … Continue reading Costco Starts Online Deliveries in Canada

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