Monthly Archives: October 2013

Does your local business need to be online?

Last week, during Small Business Week I had the privilege of attending an event hosted by the Business Development Bank of Canada -“Start Small and Win Big on the Web”. For national brands, virtual services and online retailers, the need … Continue reading

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Starting a small business? Don’t forget sales!

More often than not, entrepreneurs start a new business in a field or industry sector they have some direct experience with.  You may have either worked for a competitor, or have had experience within this industry in operations, productions, human … Continue reading

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Negotiations – How Important Are They in Business?

“My father said: ‘You must never try to make all the money that’s in a deal. Let the other  fellow make some money too, because if you have a reputation for always making all the money, you won’t have many … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

A name is important to a business. It is the foundation on which you will build a “brand”. Your name will be spread by your loyal customers and allies. The identity of your business will allow you to emotionally connect … Continue reading

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