Six Resources to Fight against Broken Links

Have you ever been on a site and clicked on a link that only led you to a "404 - Not Found" error page? These are called broken or dead links. They come up more often than you realize and as a user, this can be frustrating especially when you're trying to access information only to be disappointed when nothings shows up on your screen. On the flip side, as a content producer of any sites, this can lead to many negative consequences like a missed opportunity to reach a potential customer or a chance for a new user to find your site. Your current customers may get frustrated and in turn, lose re...
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Afternoon Recap: Healthcare 2.0 Social Media Camp (Part 2 of 2)

Last week, I enjoyed curating the Healthcare 2.0 Social Media Camp (part 1 of 2) organized by the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council (BCPSQC) and since then, they've compiled a few more posts including the panel and keynotes along with six reasons why a doctor should consider social media. Below are some of the sessions' recaps extracted with the use of the speakers' slides: Social Media & Twitter 101 It was nice to see some familiar speakers and to be able to support them by being in attendance: Janet Madsen from the Positive Women's Network and Kemp Edmonds from Hootsuite,...
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Morning Recap: Healthcare 2.0 Social Media Camp (Part 1 of 2)

Last Wednesday, I had the pleasure to attend the Healthcare 2.0 Social Media Camp organized by the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council (BCPSQC) which Canadian Web Hosting proudly supported. What is Healthcare 2.0 Social Media Camp all about? This all day event held at the Four Seasons Vancouver hotel, trended online throughout the social media landscape in Canada, and brought together healthcare communicators, Quality Forum participants and social media experts with a health focus. The discussions surrounded the current state of healthcare, where it was going and the importance and r...
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Intel Xeon E5 Chip – What You Need to Know

Anytime Intel releases a new server chip, it usually is a time for celebration.  What this means for server customers is more power for their servers and new technology integration that creates additional avenues for improved performance and design.  Earlier this week, Intel officially launched their latest Xeon E5 CPU platform, which delivers an estimated 80-percent performance gain over the previous generation of Intel's server chips.  With this platform, server customers like Canadian Web Hosting have seen more than a 100x’s improvement in raw performance and processing power over the las...
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