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Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, February 29th, 2020

Here are some small business articles and blog posts we liked this week. We hope you enjoy! Digital alternative to big banks being launched in Calgary at Calgary’s Business Every Leader Needs to Navigate These 7 Tensions at Harvard Business Review I asked experts to analyze my to-do lists. This is what they found at […]

56 businesses you can start from home

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Many entrepreneurs run home-based businesses. These self-employed entrepreneurs work alone, or have a few employees. Home-based businesses usually don’t have a storefront, street advertising signs or customer parking. Home-based entrepreneurs, despite the name, may have an office, studio or workshop, depending on their business. This sort of business has several pros, including greater schedule flexibility, […]

Elements of a value proposition

Saturday, February 8th, 2020

The value proposition is the reason why customers turn to one company over another. It solves a customer problem or satisfies a customer need. Each value proposition consists of a selected bundle of products and/or services to create value to a specific customer segment. Values may be quantitative (e.g. price, speed of service) or qualitative […]

2020 labour/employment standards by province

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Note: This post first appeared on April 2017. We’re re-posting it here with updated links, to help your small business keep on top of the latest from your provincial government. There are many rules when it comes to your employees’ working conditions, ranging from work hours, overtime and meal breaks to Sunday closings, whistleblower protection, […]

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, January 25th, 2020

From selling to promoting, here are some small business articles and blog posts we’ve enjoyed lately. We hope you like them too! Selling your small business? Here are six ways to get the best price at the Globe and Mail These are the most sustainable corporations in the world at Fast Company Should You Promote […]

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