The Ad Buzz had the chance to attend a presentation about the future of business last Wednesday and the first hour took a broad look at the status of the Canadian Economy. BMO took a look at how the Canadian situation has fared against the backdrop of the global recession that continues to shadow our neighbours to …Continue reading "#smwTO – Business 3.0: Strategies and Tactics for Small Biz"
Paul Baggio is the manager for Deal of the Day by Red Flag Deals which is one of the most well-known deal sites in Canada. Red Flag Deals has been around for a long time and is a community of deal seekers and searches and was acquired by the Yellow Pages last year. The deal of …Continue reading "#smwTO: Red Flag Deals goes Deal of the Day"
Here is one of the presentations that was presented at JWT Canada’s Retail Slam last night for Social Media Week. I have some shaky cam video of this presentation by Janice Diner that is uploading to YouTube as we speak and will put it up here when it is all said and done.Continue reading "#smwTO – The Coming of Facebook Commerce Presented by JWT Canada [Updated 10/02/11]"
Wes Bos was next and is a web designer by trade who is finishing his final year at Ryerson University. Wes was the next speaker at ING Direct’s event on group buying. He found that there were a lot of great deal sites out there but that it was a pain to go to all …Continue reading "Deal Page – Home of the Deal Lands at #smwTO"
Peter Aceto the CEO of ING Direct introduced several entrepreneurs who have jumped on the group buying band wagon. Each of them has their own unique spin on the rapidly growing space at SpiceSafar on King St W. in Toronto for the 2nd annual Social Media Week. Who knew that group buying and ING would have so …Continue reading "ING Presents Social Savings at #smwTO – Welcome to the World of Group Buying"
Weber Shandwick is a leading voice in the public relations space talked about the new world order that companies need to consider to protect their brand and reputation. Tania Ensor the SVP, Canadian Corporate Lead teamed up with David Krejci, her compatriot and the SVP of Weber Shandwick Minneapolis to preview Firebell at The BizMedia …Continue reading "#smwTO: Weber Shandwick Rings the #Firebell"
Social Media Week began today in Toronto in addition to 8 other cities from around the world. First off today Ad Buzz was at the presentation by James Connell and Tanja Zelko of Roots to learn how retail brands can leverage the power of social media. The presentation took place at the TED Rogers School …Continue reading "#smwTO: Roots, Retail and the Social Spaces Between"
Next week 9 cities from all around the world will celebrate the second annual Social Media Week. The week is billed as a way to learn and celebrate social media in all its shapes and forms. Free events will be held throughout the week that covers a range of topics within the social sphere and we …Continue reading "Social Media Week (#smwTO) Lands in Toronto Next Week"
Everyone is jumping on social media from regular people like you and me to brands and corporations and the thing about it is all about connecting together. So this week is about the shift in using the amazing connections that social networks have given us and use it in a business environment.At CaseCamp BOXEE is …Continue reading "Social Media Week TORONTO"