How to diversify your rural business – and why you should

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Note: This article was originally posted in February 2014. This updated article contains refreshed links and up-to-date information. According to Statistics Canada, 28% of Canada’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are rural-based. Running a small business can be challenging at the best of times, but rural entrepreneurs face additional hurdles: Industry changes, technology replacing human labour, and a […]

From the archives: Six ways to diversify your rural business

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

We’re revisiting six ways rural entrepreneurs can diversify their income streams.

All about diversifying your small business

Friday, October 15th, 2010

In GoForth’s October newsletter, we’re talking about small business diversification. No matter how successful you are now, diversifying your small business is an important factor in sustained success. Diversification helps you increase your sales through a combination of new products and new markets. It helps keep you protected against market slowdowns or sales plateaus. Five […]