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  • Cloud-based property management just a click away for landlords | IT Business
    so ifI have a few more units it may be a little bit more scalable There are other games in town on the online property management front including Yardi but Hamilton and Drimmer both characterized it as moreaccounting focused compared with PropertyVista s CRM emphasis Anothernew property management app that entered beta testing in May is RentingWell from Ottawa based firmSliced Bread The PropertyVista service is available on a month to month basisstarting at 14 99per month for managers of up to 50 units If it s above 50 units we do a custom quote Drimmer said addingthat he hopes the service will transition from beta to fullavailability by this winter ChristineWong is a Staff Writer at ITBusiness ca and CDN E mail her at cwong itbusiness ca connect on Google follow her on Twitter and join in the conversation on the IT BusinessFacebook Page Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Vancouver s Sitemasher team plays key role in newly unveiled Salesforce Communities Cloud Managing Business beta landlord management online portal propertyvista rental tenant Toronto What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 World s most intelligent communities to share stories in Toronto May 8th 2013 Webbys name Canada s best of Web McDonald s campaign the Biebs May 1st 2013 The secret of why INcubes Demo Day was a success April 12th 2013 Being compliant doesn t mean being secure study March 11th 2013 Incubes Demo Day Webcast replay February 26th 2013 Small firms raid online marketplace with startup powered solutions February 4th 2013 Toronto startups kick off Elevator World Tour at CN Tower February 1st 2013 Incubes shifts focus to business to business startups January 29th 2013 FreshBooks wins iPhone award hires VC investor January 25th 2013 Uberflip s guide to bootstrapping your startup January 25th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/cloud-based-property-management-just-a-click-away-for-landlords/17857 (2013-06-03)
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  • Short term rental sites tap $96 billion market | IT Business
    Kensington Market One of Stor s recent guests was an art professor from a U S university whom she tool to Toronto s Afrofest There was also an Indonesian couple who wanted to visit Toronto to determine if they should immigrate to Canada Alas the move didn t work out but the wife and I ended up as good friends and we keep in touch said Stor Social media tools benefit grassroots renters The ability to post their properties online enables small property owners to compete with large hotel chains according to Stor The cost is negligible There is no need to place expensive ads and the property owners enjoy the benefit of the site s world wide online network Visitors to such sites are typically asked where they plan to travel Site users are given property choices based on their accommodation needs price range location or desired theme Property postings come with several photos of the property The post comes with text highlighting the features and amenities available and a list other services that the owner might be willing to provide While homeowners might pay an annual listing fee of about 300 with other sites listing is free with iStopOver Guests however are charged a 15 per cent premium on top of their bookings and hosts are charged a 3 per cent processing fee for each confirmed rental said Stor The online aspect makes showcasing my property a breeze It s very simple to upload and update photos and listings she said Stor also likes the social networking tools available on the iStopOver site Travellers can view reviews of the properties to help them decide whether to rent it But it is also a great way for renters and property owners to keep in touch long after the stay is done The iStopOver site for instance has a section marked Recent Community Activity where sites users can post messages to other users This way she said travellers are able to build their own network of fellow travellers and property owners that can help them plan out future trips and find new friends along the way Nestor Arellano is a Senior Writer at ITBusiness ca Follow him on Twitter connect with him on LinkedIn read his blogs on ITBusiness ca Blogs email nestor at narellano itworldcanada com and join the ITBusiness ca Facebook Page Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles How Facebook video chat benefits businesses Time to break up with Windows XP Microsoft says Managing Business E commerce Internet online services Web sites What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Shop ca updates storefront

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  • Zipping ahead – why online rentals are so hot in Canada today | IT Business
    look so good Everywhere I go from places like the gym the mall and even work I hear tons of compliments Thanh Although he himself is not sold on the idea O Connor Clarke concedes that Bag Borrow or Steal appears to have struck a chord with people who love bags and accessories and want to have a new one each time On the face of it he said the company isn t offering the type of product that lends itself to the online rental retail model Bags and accessories the marketing expert explained do not have the long shelf life enjoyed by DVDs and books the rental merchandize offered by a Zip ca or an Amazon ca Bags also lack a standardized shape or dimension so shipping and handling are more of a challenge Finally while businesses can easily shrug off the loss theft or breakage of a DVD something similar happening to a Fendi purse or a pair of Prada shades can t be shrugged off Experts such as Clarke say companies considering an online rental retail model can heighten their chances of success if they ensure they are properly equipped with Near unlimited inventory Online rental retail s biggest advantage over other models is access to huge inventory and choices A bricks and mortar store can t hope to maintain as exhaustive an inventory as the likes of Amazon ca and Zip ca Good recommendation software The ability to recommend to clients other products that might appeal to them based on their user profile is great for building customer loyalty and up sell opportunities Great distribution network Reliability and safety is a must if you want to protect your product and reputation Delayed or damaged packages are a definite turn off Long shelf life Since you ll be stocking items in large numbers and will be renting rather than selling them off your products need to be sturdy enough to withstand constant shipping and compelling enough to weather fashion trends As Clarke puts it It can be a very profitable model but it s only viable for certain products Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles How small business users can experience huge mobile computing benefits from the iPhone Five ways to breathe new life into your old laptop Executive Operations Managing Business Sales and Marketing E commerce Internet marketing Netflix online retail Zip ca What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Shop ca updates storefront with IBM WebSphere May 27th 2013 Digital wallet showdown MasterPass vs V me May 13th 2013 IBM promises streamlined M2M communication with MessageSight May 2nd 2013 4K

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  • Craigslist | IT Business
    itbusinessca Ten tips to get the most out of CraigsList Craigslist the online classifieds site that has all but destroyed its print brethren has blasted past MySpace to become the number one Web search term in the United States That means more and Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on March 30th 2009 Brennon Slattery itbusinessca What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Digital wallet showdown MasterPass vs V me May 13th 2013 Fongo creates new brand friendly skins for its app May 7th 2013 JobProx seeks crowdfunding for proximity based job search app May 2nd 2013 UK based job search startup comes to Canada April 19th 2013 Public lacks financial literacy for crowdfunding investors group March 20th 2013 Adobe says we re not gonna take it anymore March 6th 2013 Nortel not guilty verdict concludes prominent white collar crime trial January 14th 2013 Fashion Forward hones in on used clothing in online classifieds market January 10th 2013 Bringing dating technology to your job search December 14th 2012 Hacked Coping when your company s email gets hijacked November 1st 2012 CIRA investigating dot ca phishing scammers CEO says August 13th 2012 Canadian Web site owners targeted by new scam August 10th 2012 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/craigslist (2013-06-03)
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  • E-commerce | IT Business
    Agency to let Canadians pay their taxes by credit card adding to the Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on March 27th 2013 Jeff Jedras jeffjedrasitw Canada Post will provide shipping returns for eBay subsidiary TORONTO As much as e commerce is taking North America by storm sometimes a few bricks can help the clicks and mortar run a little smoother That s the thinking behind a new agreement Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on March 6th 2013 Jeff Jedras jeffjedrasitw 5 tech couture Toronto fashion startups Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on March 5th 2013 Brian Jackson brianjjackson Trust tool helps e tailers separate good customers from bad E commerce retailers looking to separate the good customers from those with a less than stellar online shopping past say a history of fraudulent transactions are getting some help from Iovation The Portland Or based Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on March 5th 2013 Jeff Jedras jeffjedrasitw Making e commerce accessible to small businesses With the launch of a new back end tech service called Shop ca Services Canadian e commerce leader Shop ca says it hopes to make e commerce solutions more accessible to small and medium sized businesses by providing e commerce Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on February 15th 2013 Jeff Jedras jeffjedrasitw 1 2 3 4 11 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Shop ca updates storefront with IBM WebSphere May 27th 2013 Digital wallet showdown MasterPass vs V me May 13th 2013 Canada s e commerce managers not feeling executive love April 30th 2013 Winning a big online distribution channel April 25th 2013 4 e commerce lessons to learn from Buytopia April 15th 2013 Toronto vendor brings big data to smaller retailers March 27th 2013 Now you can pay your taxes with your credit card March 27th 2013 Canada Post will provide shipping returns for eBay subsidiary March 6th 2013 Trust tool helps e tailers separate good customers from bad March 5th 2013 99designs launches tools for Pro users February 22nd 2013 How Shop ca tapped an enterprise solution to sell more SKUs than Wal Mart February 14th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/e-commerce (2013-06-03)
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  • Kijiji | IT Business
    from Microsoft March 1st 2013 Fashion Forward hones in on used clothing in online classifieds market January 10th 2013 A quarter of all ad dollars will be spent on digital campaigns by 2016 study October 11th 2012 More Canadian companies turning to online video for advertising September 21st 2012 Relive Grow 2012 presentations via Slideshare decks August 30th 2012 August 14th 2012 Group buying more popular with Canadians than Web site ads August 7th 2012 Toronto s Shiny Ads teams up with red hot U S startup PubMatic August 1st 2012 Wave Accounting s online network gets more social July 31st 2012 Poynt files for creditor protection July 6th 2012 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android and social networking May 15th 2013 Managing Business Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 Contest model for contract work may benefit SMBs but disadvantage freelancers May 28th 2013 Socially

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/kijiji (2013-06-03)
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  • Legal Issue | IT Business
    against libel claims March 1st 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android and social networking May 15th 2013 Managing Business Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 Contest model for contract work may benefit SMBs but disadvantage freelancers May 28th 2013 Socially conscious Ontario startups get new microloan fund May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Shop ca updates storefront with IBM WebSphere May 27th 2013 IT Administration Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th 2013 Tablet meets the PC with the HP Envy Rove May 24th 2013 HP unveils new Haswell powered Pavilion Envy laptops May 23rd 2013 Readyportal combines Web CMS with collaborative workflow May 17th 2013 To narrow your skills

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/legal-issue (2013-06-03)
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  • Legislation | IT Business
    clogged Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on April 13th 2012 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca New law targeting A proposed legislation governing wireless service contracts could be in the horizon for cell phone charges weary Ontarians Consumer Services Minister Margarett Best said the proposed law s goal is to provide greater protection to Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on April 12th 2012 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca B C privacy chief wants compulsory security breach reporting British Columbia s privacy chief wants companies to be forced to report security breaches B C Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said the province needs to amend its Personal Information Protection Act according to Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on April 12th 2012 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca House committee wants telcos to decrypt intercepted messages Telecommunications companies may be compelled to decrypt legally intercepted messages for law enforcement agencies if recommendations by a House standing committee are adopted The recommendations by the House Committee on Justice and Human Rights Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on April 5th 2012 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca Canada s Do Not Call List on life support The national program to block unwanted telemarketing calls and faxes is being thrown a lifeline by the federal government Canada s Do Not Call List DNCL program which is run by the Canadian Radio television and Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on April 5th 2012 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca 1 2 3 4 6 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Kissflow builds in Google quick actions for business users May 21st 2013 5 tips for a successful Twitter chat May 14th 2013 Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms May 13th 2013 Privacy watchdog s Web sweep looks for poor privacy policies May 8th 2013 Cisco banking study shows Canadians want more personal service security April 23rd 2013 Lessons we can all learn from RBC April 11th 2013 SecureKey now offers trusted platform as a mobile service March 26th 2013 The frenetic pace of a changing social media landscape February 25th 2013 Industry Canada encourages private R D investment in small firms February 21st 2013 Cupid goes mobile in modern search for love February 13th 2013 Consumer rights group wants a Wireless Code February 13th 2013 Recent Buytopia

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/legislation (2013-06-03)
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