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What do social entrepreneurs have in common with traditional entrepreneurs?

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Recently, we discussed social entrepreneurship – entrepreneurs who are all about creating new combinations of people and resources that significantly improve society’s capacity to address problems. Sometimes it’s easy to spot a social entrepreneur as compared to a more traditional small business entrepreneur. However, both do share some similarities. Here are the ways social entrepreneurs […]

What are the 10 parts of a marketing plan?

Saturday, November 24th, 2018

A marketing plan is an essential guide for every small business and owner – it’s a researched and written plan to guide your marketing investment. The marketing plan is updated quite frequently, usually every six months to a year. The 10 parts components of a marketing plan To create an effective plan, you’ll need to […]

20 ways to wrap up the year in your small business

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

It’s that time of year again! As the days get shorter and chillier, you should spend some time getting your small business year all wrapped up with a nice bow. Here are some ways you can prepare for the end of the year. (Some of these tips assume a December 31 fiscal year-end, but they […]

What is social entrepreneurship?

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

According to David Bornstein and Susan Davis in their book Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know, social entrepreneurship can be defined as: “A process by which citizens build or transform institutions to advance solutions to social problems, such as poverty, illness, illiteracy, environmental destruction, human rights abuses and corruption, in order to make life […]

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Whether fall is taking a chilly turn where you are, or you’re still enjoying outdoor time, take a few minutes to cozy up with these small business blog posts we liked this week: In the News, a Survey Says 73% of Your Customers are Influenced by Content Marketing at Small Business Trends Toronto’s tech scene […]

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