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Bring Your Online Social World Into Real Life

As a business community, we seem to be putting a lot of stock into our online social media presence. We want to make sure we are seen and heard from. We want clients to know who we are and what … Continue reading

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Assisting in the Promotion of Your Business

Our role at Halton Region Small Business Centre is to work with entrepreneurs and small business owners as they bring their business ideas to life and continue to grow those business ventures.  In addition to assisting our customers through consultations, … 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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Strengthen your business plan: Get specific!

I was asked four times last week, “What is the main place that you see business plans fall short?” This week I decided to ask some people that read business plans as part of their professional career for their answers. … Continue reading

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ROC in Halton! (Return on Conversation)

“I only wish I could find an institute that teaches people how to listen. Business people need to listen at least as much as they need to talk. Too many people fail to realize that real communication goes in both … Continue reading

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Welcome Summer Company Participants 2011!

The Summer Company Program is well underway and we are pleased to introduce 17 ambitious students who have decided to run their own business this summer. Rather than a traditional summer job, these students have taken on the monumental task … Continue reading

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Are You Connected?

Social media is having an impact on the way we do business. It is changing the way we market, interact, network and communicate with others. It has evolved so quickly that people find it difficult to keep up. This has … Continue reading

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