Google AdWords Knows Your Location!

          A location-based ad customizer has been recently introduced to its audience by the Google AdWords staff. These ads consistently change, depending on where users are searching for your business. If you are a local business, or if you are marketing for a local business, this is a tool that may come in handy. Below is a list of suggestions from Google that will help you maximize the use of the new geographic ad customizer: Share your most up-to-date inventory, store hours and location so customers can quickly take action in the moment ...

Hello, Android Pay!

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If you own an Android device, Android Pay will now be the official platform to make in-store purchases (and later through apps). It is similar to the current iOS Apple Pay in terms of increased security, hidden credit card number from the vendor, and can be managed online should the device go missing. With Android Pay, the producer's are hoping that it will be adopted in many locations. Android Pay will be accessible to new users through Google Play, or they can find it preinstalled on NFC-enabled Android phones from AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. Some of the early adopters of Android...

Online shopping made easy on Facebook!

Facebook has rolled out a new beta tool that features a ‘Buy’ button to select merchants within the US through Shopify. Never having to leave the site, this button allows users to purchase goods within Facebook directly from the News feed or Page. This new tool also gives users the option to save their credit card information, or to keep it as a one-time use. For users who are invited to test this new roll out, there will be a message within their Shopify account. Users can begin to manage and use their Facebook sales directly through Shopify once the Facebook sales channel is added to thei...

XCEL is delivering cloud-based IT services supported by their new partnership with us!

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XCEL and Canadian Web Hosting announce new partnership to deliver enterprise-grade cloud services to XCEL's business clients. Canadian Web Hosting, a leading provider of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Cloud Services in Canada, is focused on delivering highly secure and available enterprise-grade cloud services for their clients across Canada. Because of this, XCEL Professional Services Limited has selected Canadian Web Hosting to help them deliver VMware-based Cloud Services to their end-users across Western Canada. XCEL, a leader in delivering cost-effective IT solutions in Albert...

What is PIPEDA?!

There have been a lot of opinions, whether it has been verbal or printed, revolving around data custody and Canadian users, businesses and enterprise hoping to house data physically within Canada. This has continued to be a growing matter because data is subject to foreign laws if it is physically stored in a U.S.based cloud (i.e., The Patriot Act) and will thus fall out of Canadian protection. However, many organizations that are migrating from a U.S.-based cloud such as AWS or Google Compute wonder, “What sort of protection their data is afforded within Canadian jurisdiction?” PIPEDA stan...