Monthly Archives: June 2013

Thanks to you, the Halton Region Small Business Centre wins gold in NYC!

On June 24, 2013, at the Gold Quill Awards Gala hosted by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) at its annual conference in New York City, Halton Region was presented with a Gold Quill Award of Excellence for our … Continue reading

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A Good Business Plan Includes an Effective Marketing Plan

As part of our free consulting service here at the Halton Region Small Business Centre, we commonly read the business plans of our clients. Business plans, as with the businesses themselves, come in various formats and sizes. In any case, … Continue reading

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Build a Successful Partnership, Not a Sinking Ship

Occasionally, two friends or a couple may consider embarking on a business venture.  The first question to consider is who will be in charge.  This can be a control issue as business can seem to be based on more of … Continue reading

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Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

 “While entrepreneurs may be born with a certain native intelligence, a flair for innovation, a high level of energy, a core of other inborn attributes that you either have or you don’t have, it is apparent that merely possessing these … Continue reading

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Can I use more than one source of funding for my business?

In our March 26th blog, “Looking for Start-up Funds?”, we talked about traditional and non-traditional sources of funding. Finding funding for businesses can be complicated, so when one funder can’t independently meet all of your needs, the question may arise … Continue reading

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