Archive for July, 2016

Take entrepreneurial inspiration from these two family businesses

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

In our last post, we shared the story of Ganong, a Canadian family business that’s been around since 1873. Want more family business inspiration? Read on to learn more about Zildjian and GV Showshoes. Zildjian One of the longest running family firms in North America is Zildjian. It was founded in 1623 (that’s right – […]

Entrepreneurial Inspiration – Ganong, a Canadian family business with a long history

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Get some sweet inspiration from the story of the Ganong family business.

What pathway to entrepreneurship is best for you?

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

When it comes to entrepreneurship, there are many pathways you can take: Starting your own business from scratch, buying into a franchise, creating a family-owned business, buying an existing business, and licensing your product idea. But which one is best for you and the kind of business you want?¬†Here are four important considerations when choosing […]

Want to find a good website builder for your small business?

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

In this day and age, almost every small business can benefit from a web presence. There are lots of services out there that you can use to build a website for your small business, and it can be hard to figure out which one of those services is best. Robert Mening test-drove 10¬†website builders and […]

Small business inspiration for your long weekend

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Happy Canada Day long weekend to our fellow entrepreneurs! We hope you’re finding a moment to relax and enjoy some downtime. Why not make some entrepreneurial inspiration part of your you-time? Enjoy this advice from Richard Branson: