Tag Archives: Halton Small Business Centre

Welcome to the Halton Business Blog

The Halton Business Blog provides news, resources, tips and expert advice to local entrepreneurs to help them start and grow their business and businesses looking to expand or move to the Greater Toronto Area. Halton is one of the best … Continue reading

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Exporting resources for small business

Many businesses, both new and established, look to increase revenues by exporting product to foreign markets.  Exporting for most businesses is an expansion of an existing enterprise, and developing a sound export marketing plan is vital for success. A solid … Continue reading

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A Successful 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)

This month, the Halton Region Small Business Centre celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week – an event that is celebrated through local, national and global activities. To commemorate this week, the Halton Region Small Business Centre hosted a series of free events … 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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