Skytrax Airline and Trip
is one of the best websites for traveller reviews and trip reports on airlines and airports worldwide.
Search by airline or airport from an alphabetical index. Participants can rate their individual flight experience on a scale of 1 to 10,
and the site assigns star ratings from 1 to 5 for each airline. You can also find traveller reviews of airline lounges and airline seating.
eDiplomat provides information, advice and services to the global diplomatic community. Great section on cultural etiquette for around the world.
Free search tool for flight-specific baggage information for domestic and international flights.
Travel Alerts and Warnings
Travel Reports offer information on safety and security, local laws and customs, entry requirements,
health conditions and other important travel issues.
Countries marked with an asterisk (*) currently contain a Travel Warning,
indicating that Canadians should either avoid non-essential travel to the country or to specific region(s) of the country.
Comprehensive directory listing of contact resources for all diplomatic offices worldwide.
Separate indexes exist for Embassies and Consulates, arranged by nation.
Special search tools include items such as an international telephone directory, a global reference desk, and maps of the world,
including states and cities.
Travellers can swap, earn, buy, gift, share, and redeem miles and points from more than 25 of the world′s leading reward programs.
Participating programs include American Airlines, AAdvantage program, and Air Canada′s Aeroplan amongst others.
Golf Digest GPS
The application gives you golf yardages and maps of thousands of golf courses. Get accurate GPS distances to the front, centre and back of the green.
Avoid hotel fees entirely by swapping homes with someone in a foreign country for a week or two. Additional sites to check out include www.homelink.org and
Social Media Examiner is a free online magazine designed to help businesses discover how to best use social media tools like Facebook, Twitter and others.
Provides the basic principles of marketing and advertising in clear, concise tutorials.
It also provides numerous Web resources for advertising, selling, promotion, research, and more.
ClickZStats provides a collection of online facts and statistics which have been gathered from secondary sources.
Especially useful is the "Stats Toolbox" which is an archive of statistical data.
Watch trending Twitter topics in real time by city.
A remarkable resource for those tracking the impact of promotion for new products,
especially those relating to electronics, films, television, sports and music.
Provides competitive information on websites, businesses and prospective partners.
Tremendous resource to help you stay on top of effective and innovative marketing tactics and how they are being implemented.
Site evaluates sales training vendors and sales training programs (U.S. based) and produces a
Sales Training Vendor Guide. Primarily aimed at Fortune 500 companies and enterprises with large sales forces.
A website offering free tools, resources to stay on top of trends, and information to help
managers create effective employee recognition strategies.
Sales and Sales
Paul McCord′s discussion of current sales and sales management issues.
Articles based on thousands of Canadian cases to help you understand whether your employer treated you fairly.
Online tools to calculate your severance entitlement and create settlement letters.
Focuses on connecting Canadian small business owners and giving them the tools they need to succeed in a partnering environment.
The largest and most reliable free online dictionary that lets you look up accurate and extensive English word definitions.
Get Smarter About Money
Unbiased money and investing information brought to you by The Investor Education Fund.
Succeed in job interviews with these interview tips and strategies.
Includes common interview questions and excellent interview answers,
as well as good interview questions to ask.
Also, check out their specialized resources for sales professionals and sales executives.
Dress Code Guide
Select a dress code (Formal, Semi-formal, Business Standard, Business Casual and more) for details on appropriate attire.
A source of coaching, mentoring and training resources, including a Mentors′
Selling Tips and Techniques
CPSA’s Knowledge Centre
CPSA’s Resources help you manage your sales success with instant access to valuable sales knowledge in the form of the latest sales articles whitepapers, polls, newsletters, and FAQs.
Sales Gravy offers a wealth of sales information and training materials along with a dedicated B2B sales job board.
Business by Phone
Free weekly Telesales e-newsletter featuring sales tips on what-to-say for easier cold calling, selling, beating voicemail, handling rejection and more.
A highly selective resource for advice on selling techniques, strategies and sales process best practices.
Journal of Personal Selling
and Sales Management
The only academic research-based journal in the field of personal selling and sales management.
Features an Abstracts Section which contains summaries of contemporary sales-related articles
found in over sixty academic and trade publications.
Abstracts are classified according to subject area.
Contains a comprehensive sales glossary, current articles, audio and videocasts
on a wide range of sales and management topics.
Geoffrey James offers tactics, tips and quizzes to help improve your sales efforts.
Hosts Joe and Mike produce a weekly podcast dedicated to the complex sales professional.
Features great tips on what NOT to do when selling to a customer.
Discusses the negotiation and persuasion skills and techniques needed to be a skillful
Strategy and Business
Business news and articles for business executives and the people who influence
Resources for selling and marketing professional services.
Online business magazine outlining Best Business Practices for the Chief Executive
Officer (CEO) and other C-level executives including business news, executive lifestyle
ChangeThis uses existing tools (like PDFs, blogs and the web) to challenge the way ideas are created.
Readers submit manifesto proposals which are voted upon by the ChangeThis community.
The most popular proposals are then transformed into a real-life manifesto.
Special focus on business, entrepreneurship, marketing and sales.
Canadian tax, financial and investing information and calculators for individuals
Designed as a one-stop guide to business environment indicators,
laws, and World Bank Group project information for 183 countries.
Offers a free Business Benchmarking tool that allows business owners to quickly
evaluate their Key Performance Indicators and discover how they compare to up to
80,000 other companies.
For home offices, small businesses and careers. Learn about leading marketing methods,
how to attract new business and find tips, hints and advice from home office/small
Browse through sample plans and try a variety of interactive planning tools including
Plan Wizard which matches sample plans to specific business needs. Sample marketing
plans are also included.
Free Conference Calling provides free, reservationless conference
call services with no advance notice or scheduling required. Service provides a
500 person conference capacity, free call recording and advanced host features.
EpaperFlip software converts and presents printed publications such as catalogues,
magazines, newspapers, etc. to an online format but at the same time it also preserves
the look and feel of original publications. Users can also integrate audio and video
files into their publications, email digital versions or send a CD version to customers.
Leading IT encyclopedia, dictionary and learning centre.
Recommended for salespeople or companies dealing with technical requirements or IT departments.
Features the latest in innovative technology for GPS, cell phones, car electronics,
Internet, cameras, PCs, portable gadgets and much more. Highly recommended if you
are looking to incorporate the latest in technology.
Store and manage all your contact information and keywords directly on the internet
under YourName.tel without the need for a website. Available to individuals, companies
A screen capture program that lets you capture whatever you have on your desktop (slides, webpage, image) and add audio as you click through.