Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Halton Region Small Business Centre: we are here to help!

Did you know that the Small Business Centre helps entrepreneurs who are thinking of starting, and/or growing a business?Whether you’re thinking about opening a business, formulating your business plan, or expanding an established company, the Halton Region Small Business Centre … Continue reading

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Thinking of starting a small business? Don’t forget to do your research!

Our April 1stblog “Small Business Ideas Start with You,” introduced the Six Big Steps for Starting a New Small Business and discussed the first step – starting with an idea. This week I would like to expand on the second … Continue reading

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Choose your name carefully: Think of your customer first

More often than not, when meeting with new entrepreneurs, the discussion starts with “I’ve got a name for my business that I need to protect”. As much as this is a good place to start, before your rush off to … Continue reading

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Which Idea is more Viable?

Have you ever been in a situation where you had several different business ideas but were not sure which one to pursue? The big question is, “Which idea is more viable?”  Step One: Look at each of your ideas on … Continue reading

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Small Business Ideas Start with You

In many of the information sessions I am asked to deliver as part of my role at the Halton Region Small Business Centre, I ask participants to come up with the Six Big Steps for Starting a New Small Business. … Continue reading

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