Small Business Tips and Advice

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Why be a trend-spotter?

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Trend-spotting — anticipating dynamic changes in our society, our economy, in technology and in our daily lives — can help your search for a unique business idea. What does the future hold for us? What are the key trends impacting our lives, our world and our plans for the future? Two examples of business trends […]

Ways to manage small business risk

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Risk is a fact of life, especially in entrepreneurship. At GoForth, we’ve created Canada’s leading online and mobile small business training to minimize an entrepreneur’s risk of failure. But there are some other ways you can minimize risk and uncertainty as an entrepreneur. 

Giving back as a small business

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Many Canadian small businesses proudly weave charity and volunteer work into the fabric of their businesses. To them, being a business owner means also being part of a local community. They believe it’s important to give back to that community whenever possible. Does that sound like a good idea to you? Here are some ways […]

How to estimate small business sales

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Estimating sales is important, and helps you determine the overall achievability of your business idea. The better your sales forecast, the better able you’ll be to make those ever-important decisions about growth. Estimating sales lets organize market and financial data in a way that helps you determine what your profit might be. One of the […]

How to identify a work-from-home scam

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Starting a small business from home definitely has its perks, including time to run errands during the day, increased workspace flexibility, and money saved on transportation. So if you encounter a company that claims to give you the freedom to work from home, it can be tempting. However, not all home-based business programs are as […]

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