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The components of a great business location

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Several things go into the perfect small business location. We’ve identified seven of some of the most important things to keep in mind when analyzing your small business’ proposed location: 1) Accessibility How easily can your customers drive to you, or get there by public transport? Your location must be easy to find — customers […]

Dragons’ Den season 13 auditions are starting

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

​Dragons’ Den is calling on all aspiring entrepreneurs to present their business pitches for a chance to be featured next season on CBC. Auditions are starting on February 10! Auditions will be open to the public, as producers hit the road visiting Canadian cities coast-to-coast in search of the country’s best business ideas in need […]

5 tips for writing marketing emails that work

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

In our always-online, always-connected world, the marketing cold call is becoming relegated to history. These days, many of us turn to email or other forms of social messaging to develop new business relationships or seek new partnerships. When done properly, the “cold email” can work wonders in our small business marketing. But, like the cold […]

Five tips for a user-friendly website

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

We hope your New Year is off to a swimming start! Here are some blog posts and small business articles we liked this week – hope you can find some entrepreneurship inspiration! Spotlight: Dat Dog Puts a New Spin on the Old Hot Dog Stand 7 Public Speaking Fundamentals Entrepreneurs Must Master Ads That Don’t […]

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