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6 of the most important business skills

Saturday, September 12th, 2020

At GoForth, we created our small business skills training after surveying 200 successful Canadian entrepreneurs. We asked them which business skills made the difference between success and failure. Here are six of the top skills Canadian entrepreneurs told us are vital to know, and which ones they were surprised they didn’t know. 1) How to […]

What is brand delivery?

Saturday, August 29th, 2020

Once you’ve created a great branding strategy, it’s time to express it in everything your business does – marketing, design, customer experience, everything. Giving customers what they expect One of the most important requirements of brand delivery is consistency. Be sure to reference your brand pillars and promises often to make sure you’re communicating them […]

Creating your brand pillars

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020

Brand pillars are the most important attributes and principles that you want communicated through your brand — essentially who you are and what you stand for. Examples of brand pillars For example, a consulting company may base their brand on pillars like Quality, Experts, and Partners. This company would make every effort to ensure that […]

All about the competitive advantage

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

A competitive advantage can help set your business apart from others, and can often be what customers love about you. It happens when customers believe you offer superior products and services compared to your competitors. Why should you create a competitive advantage for your business? Successful small business owners craft a competitive strategy, which considers how […]

The importance of your target market

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Starting a new small business is one of the most exciting things you can do in your life. But at GoForth, we also know that understanding your target market inside and out will increase your odds of small business success. Why research your target market? Imagine you’ve decided to open a flower shop. You find […]

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