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4 Tips to Connect with Customers Online this Holiday Season

It can be the most stressful, but also the most rewarding time of year for business owners. The holiday season gives small businesses a wonderful gift: the ...

Launching a small business? Don’t forget this one key thing.

Because many aspiring small business owners and freelancers are working with a tight budget to get their idea off the ground, more thought, planning (and funds) tend ...

Yard Work Piling Up Before Winter? Get It Done: A Checklist
  • November 3, 2015

    Regardless of the time of year, there are always things to be done around the house. But around late fall, the work seems to pile up more than usual. To help you ...

    What Canada’s Liberal Win Means for Small Business
  • October 27, 2015

      Throughout the longest election campaign since 1872, one of the major themes discussed and debated was small business. Now that the Liberal party has won a ...

    Improve your Small Business with a Wellness Program

    It’s time to face something most of us are in denial about; Canada’s long winter is coming. This time of year, people begin to lose motivation to ...

    Tips for Promoting your SMB using Twitter

    Twitter is a multifaceted social media tool all businesses can benefit from using. It can be used as a promotional space for advertising and managing publicity, a ...

    Will Crowdfunding Work for your Canadian Startup?

    Small businesses are the backbone of the Canadian economy. Research from Industry Canada shows that small businesses contribute to the economy through job creation, ...

    Grow your Local Business through Customer Service

    We’ve all had negative customer service experiences. You go into a store and the sales associates fail to greet you, or you walk into the waiting room and the ...

    How to Maximize your Business’ Social Media Efforts

    In the small business world, you are always looking for cost effective ways to increase sales, connect with your customers, and maintain the reputation for the ...

    4 Free Tools All Small Business Owners Should Use

    As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate. In comparison to large companies with multiple departments dedicated to every area of the business, you may ...