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How much does it cost to start a small business in Canada?

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

You’ve done all the necessary market research, you’ve upleveled some of your important entrepreneurship skills, and you’re ready to start the small business of your dreams. So – how much money will you need? It’s important that you know your start-up costs ahead of time. We know entrepreneurship is exciting, but you don’t want to […]

16 tips for choosing a small business name

Saturday, January 5th, 2019

Your small business’ name is important, but there are a few guidelines and tips that can make the process a little easier. Here are 16 of our top tips for choosing a great small business name. Keep your small business name memorable. Keep your business name short. Be creative, but not too out there. Allow […]

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 of a marketing plan To create an effective plan, you’ll need to answer […]

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 […]

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