Great articles roundup: The domain name industry, writing lessons, advisory boards and more

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By Alexandra Reid

As a regular weekly feature, we are going to provide our readers with a round-up of some of the best articles we have read in the past week. On the podium this week are CIRA, Globe and Mail, Financial Post, Next Montreal and MarketingSherpa.

CIRA2012 Factbook

This Factbook, published by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (and written by our own Francis Moran), provides a fascinating overview of the domain name industry both globally and here in Canada.

Can business students write?

Business professors share examples of the most common typos, bloopers, clichés, jargon, superfluous phrases and just plain bad writing they’ve come across as well as some tips for better writing.

U.S. giants gobbling up Canadian technology startups

Daniel Debow, co-CEO and co-founder of Rypple, explores how a recent slew of high-profile buyouts of Canadian stalwarts have prompted many observers to bemoan the bad side of Canada’s apparent tech exodus – but Debow calls it “a phenomenal thing.”

Why every startup should consider creating an advisory board early on

How a board of advisors, consisting of core professionals in finance, law, accounting, marketing, sales and HR, provides professional guidance on multiple key business issues during, and following, the startup process.

Marketing career: 4 questions every marketer should answer (and what you need to know to start asking them)

Important points marketing professionals should keep in mind to boost career satisfaction and success.

… and here’s a festive post for some Friday fun.

A history of Ireland in 100 insults

‘Nuff said.

Happy St Patrick’s Day, folks. We’ll see you back here on Monday.

/// COMMENTS

2 Comments »
  • Luke W

    March 20, 2012 3:20 pm

    Really useful roundup, especially enjoyed the balance of the aricle about the US ingesting so many of us Canadians recently. Hope the weather over in Toronto is as good as it is here in Montreal! Thanks for sharing,

    Luke W
    Community Manager
    OneDesk

  • Francis Moran

    March 20, 2012 4:16 pm

    Hey, Luke. Thanks for letting us know. This is something new we’re trying so glad to hear there’s some value to it.

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