Monthly Archives: October 2016

How Important Are Strategic Alliances?

Strategic alliances are also known as partnerships.  When you form an alliance with another business it can be a verbal or written agreement.  What the agreement entails is usually the exchange of information about the other business and they do … Continue reading

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First three considerations when setting financial goals

Making the leap from employment to entrepreneurship is very exciting, but virtually all new business owners have serious questions about their ability to survive and thrive financially. The exercise of creating, analyzing and refining financial projections has a huge impact … Continue reading

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Protecting a business name

Consultants from the Halton Small Business Centre often meet with clients to determine what business structure would best suit their individual and business goals.  One item that often comes up is how a business name can be protected or secured … Continue reading

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Target Marketing – How Important Is It?

When you are writing a business plan one section of that plan will be dedicated to target marketing.  You might wonder what target marketing is and how important is it?   According to the business plan template that is used by … Continue reading

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Salute to Small Business Month

The beginning of October once again marks the start of Small Business Month – a month that celebrates and recognizes the contribution that small businesses make to their local communities. With many activities and events taking place across the province, … Continue reading

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