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How to launch a new service or product

Launching a new service or product can be a monumental task for a small business. To help your small business succeed and to keep yourself organized during a launch,  break-up your planning into these three key phases to help ensure … Continue reading

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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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Are You Late To The Game? Getting Your Business Online

In recent weeks I’ve seen a surge of new clients visiting our Small Business Centre to talk over their anxieties about building a first website for their business. While it is important that you first determine whether a website will … 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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Looking To Take That Next Step In E-Business? Check Out The Small Business Internship Program

A few months ago, we hosted an E-business series that included topics ranging from creating a website to selling products online and how to measure the success of your website.  Many of the participants left the series with hopes of … Continue reading

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E-Business Seminars Off To A Strong Start!

The first of our E-business series got off to a great start last week!  Creating Your Online Presence – A Website was presented to 16 attendees in the Staples store at 320 North Service Road in Oakville.  Jemma Fong, partner … Continue reading

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Compliance with the Accessibility Standards for Customer Service (O. Reg. 429-07) by January 1, 2012 – Will you be ready?

Heard about the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)?  Did you know you will need to meet accessibility standards for customer service by January 2012? The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Actwas enacted in 2005.  Under the act, all … Continue reading

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