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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 […]

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 […]

New survey reveals the most annoying phrases used in business emails

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Recently, Perkbox Insights conducted a survey to find out what phrases people liked to see in email communication, and which ones rankled. Why does this matter? Well, 73% of respondents said that email was their business communication method of choice! According to the survey, “Hi” and “Kind regards” are the best ways to start and […]

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, December 14th, 2019

Whether your small business is ramping up for the holidays or slowing down, why not take a coffee break with some good small business reading? Here are some things we’ve enjoyed recently.

Who exactly is an entrepreneur?

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

What Is Entrepreneurship? Entrepreneurship has been defined in various ways over the last several hundred years. The French word entreprendre, meaning “to undertake, to do something,” was in use as early as the 12th century. Three hundred years later the corresponding noun “entrepreneur” developed, and referred in English terms to a merchant or an adventurer. […]

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