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Work Life Balance Tips for Business Owners
  • July 27, 2015

    A Small Business Owner is the Green Beret of the Canadian business world. You work the longest hours, you rarely get time off and you wouldn’t have it any other ...

    5 Ways to Get More Referrals and Grow Your Business

    Referrals play a huge part in building your business. Close to three-quarters of consumers identify word-of-mouth as a key influence in their purchase decisions. ...

    Beware of Uncle Ernie’s Marketing Advice

    Business owners with big plans and small budgets are often tempted to get marketing help from a helpful friend or relative. But before you follow that ‘free’ ...

    5 SEO Blogs Every Business Owner Should Read

    Struggling to stay up to date on marketing, social media and SEO trends? You’re not alone! There’s no shortage of information posted to blogs and social media ...

    9 Essential Elements of a Business Plan

    A business plan outlines your goals and your plans to achieve them. It also – and we’ll come back to this – helps you stay on strategy, outlining the best way ...

    Choosing the Right Name for Your Business to Support Long-term Success
  • November 4, 2014

    Names matter. Especially Business Names. Naming your start-up is an important exercise, a smart way to market your company, and a way to position it for future ...

    3 Incredibly Inspiring TED Talks Every Business Owner Should Watch

    You’re a busy entrepreneur or business owner. You often find yourself working in your business, not on it. Contemplation, new learning, and inspiration take a back ...

    Don’t Let Your Small Business Fall Victim to Fraud

      Large corporations make the headlines when they fall victim to fraud. But smaller organizations are often even more at risk. Many small business owners ...

    3 Most Common Questions Small Businesses Ask About 411.ca Advertising

    When it comes to getting noticed, we receive lots of questions from small businesses on the best ways to get maximum online exposure and proven results. Here are the ...

    How to Get More Clients Than You Can Handle for Your Small Business

      From start-ups to established enterprise brands, no one is exempt. Every one of us is trying to drum up new customers. One of the simplest, fastest ways is to ...