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Issue 39 – How Cloud Computing Changes our Business

April, 2010

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Cloud Computing is here in force. In this issue of the magazine we help you understand how your business can profit from its many advantages. In our feature story, local tech firm i-worx helps Vida Spas save 23 percent on their IT costs, while giving them peace of mind and greater efficiency. Welcome to the Cloud.

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A final look at those Olympian party-goers

Written By Jessica Whitby
Posted in Articles, Issue 39 - How Cloud Computing Changes our Business, Social Scene

It was a moment Vancouverites and the world would never forget. The 2010 Winter Olympics showcased the spirit, pride and beauty of the greatest city in the world. Here’s a glimpse of the excitement and true stars that shone just …

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Their heads in the Cloud

Written By makeitbusiness
Posted in Feature Articles, Issue 39 - How Cloud Computing Changes our Business, Issues, Technology

With the help of i-worx, all of Vida Spas’ digital data have moved to off-site servers managed by Andre Coetzee’s team. The payoff for Allison Hegedus and Vida? A 23-percent reduction in IT service costs, peace of mind, and a more efficient way to manage its five spas.

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At 57, Mary Fields found happiness and success starting her own company

Written By Fiona Walsh
Posted in Articles, Issue 39 - How Cloud Computing Changes our Business, Sales & Systems

I met Mary Fields (www.maryfields.com) when I spoke to a business group and her story so intrigued me that I wanted to share it. For many years, Mary had a very successful career in sales. She loved the freedom and …

Victor Chew Wong - Publisher and Editor

Putting your head in the Cloud a good strategy

Written By Victor Chew Wong
Posted in Articles, Issue 39 - How Cloud Computing Changes our Business, Technology

This issue of Make It Business magazine focuses on Cloud Computing. If you’re not a tekkie, there’s a pretty good chance you haven’t heard this term – yet. In fact, a survey conducted by VersionOne Software just nine months ago …

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Great tips for saving cash on personal taxes

Written By Simeen Gaidhar-Bhanji
Posted in Articles, Financial Health, Issue 39 - How Cloud Computing Changes our Business

It’s that time of year again where your personal taxes are due. Many of you are scrambling to find ways to reduce that balance owing to Revenue Canada so that perhaps you can purchase a big-screen TV or take that …

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Focus on these 12 questions you can create a more effective team

Written By Michael Walsh
Posted in Articles, Issue 39 - How Cloud Computing Changes our Business, Sales & Systems

With all the talk these days about efficiency, what about employee effectiveness? Efficiency of systems is designed to increase and improve the effectiveness of employees. How effective are your employees? What might you do to improve employee effectiveness?

Robert Ciccone is the president and founder of Success Unlimited Sales and Marketing Group. He is also the creator of the Marketing for Profit Program, a three-part results program that provides the marketing systems, tools and ongoing support to help participants effectively build, manage and operate a profitable business.

Referring your way to sales success

Written By Robert Ciccone
Posted in Articles, Issue 39 - How Cloud Computing Changes our Business, Sales & Systems

All businesses need leads – they are your lifeblood. You must consistently build your list of prospects and introduce yourself and your company to new potential clients and opportunities. The ability to generate a regular flow of qualified leads is …

Martin Wong - Internet Marketing

Six easy ways to cash in on the migration to Cloud Computing

Written By Martin Wong
Posted in Articles, Issue 39 - How Cloud Computing Changes our Business, Technology

The other day, I tried going to a coffeeshop to do some work but it was closed. Loyal to their brand, I tried looking for another coffee house from the same chain, but unfortunately their website was written in Flash, …

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