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Season’s Greetings!

  Season’s Greetings! It’s hard to believe that another busy year is wrapping up and we have already planned many events and programs for 2017. Here’s a recap of what 2016 was like for the Halton Region Economic Development Division: … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings!

Another busy year is wrapping up at Halton Region Small Business Centre. In 2012 we: hired a third business consultant  officially launched the Canadian Youth Business Foundation program established a new outreach program for New Canadians  increased our presence in … Continue reading

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Do You Believe In Your Business?

Are you shy?  Do you have trouble approaching people?  When you attend a business networking event do you stand at the edge and watch as others chat and share information about their businesses? Just to make you feel better – … Continue reading

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Social Media — Just Another Marketing Channel

A few months ago I wrote a blog post about marketing, and how important it is to make sure that the plans you lay out are specific and actionable, meaning that they identify specific timelines, tactics, budgets and expected outcomes. … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Can Be Lonely… But It Doesn’t Have to Be

One of my mentors, early in my life as an entrepreneur, told me, “Entrepreneurship is lonely.” This idea stuck with me and proved to be true. As an entrepreneur, you will make big decisions by yourself. There isn’t always another … Continue reading

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Wrapping up 2010 and Looking Forward to 2011

As we near the end of December and the start of a new year, it is timely for small business owners to look back at their last 12 months and reflect on the progress that was made in their business.  If you … Continue reading

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