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Canadian Email Marketing providers? 2 Replies

Started by Heather Jackson. Last reply by Heather Jackson Dec 17, 2009.

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Comment by Dan Bashaw on December 11, 2012 at 4:58pm

Hi Co-Canadians!

We are putting together a tender for a refresh of our University's brand and visual creative -- across print media and advertising as well as the web -- and are looking for Canadian creative agencies that have done great work for the PSE sector.

Are there any stand-out agencies that you would recommend we consider?

Comment by Dan Bashaw on November 16, 2012 at 12:12pm

Has anyone found a favorite Canadian cloud hosting provider? I float a few special projects on Bitnami/AWS cloud servers, but occasionally have run into projects that should be hosted in Canada for privacy, legal or 'buying local' reasons.

Do you have a favorite Canadian cloud hosting service? Or if not, is there a stand-out conventional Canadian hosting service that you would highly recommend?

Comment by Alma Barranco-Mendoza on May 28, 2010 at 10:35am
At TWU, we are working with SharePoint too.
Comment by Steve Ray on February 19, 2009 at 2:56pm
Yea! Glad there is a group for those of us from the great white north!
Comment by Stewart Foss on August 14, 2008 at 2:23pm
Sometimes we Canadians have different challenges than our American colleagues. I thought it might be a good idea to have a group on here so we could do a little networking.
 

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