Canadian Business Articles
By Kristopher Morrison | October 14th, 2014
Recently, Epson and HP have released lines of inkjet printers using new technology designed to see inkjet printers rival the text quality of laser printers. We decided to put these claims to the test and paired off the new Epson WorkForce Pro WF-4630 with the HP Officejet Pro 8620.
By Mark Wardell | October 7th, 2014
Before you sell your business, you’ll want to do everything in your power to position your enterprise as the most valuable investment possible.
By Julie King | September 24th, 2014
Thinking styles are literally a reflection of how a person processes information. Understanding the impact this has on that person's thought process can greatly improve internal communications, customer development and customer relations.
By Jonathan MacKenzie | September 22nd, 2014
Many business owners are aware of the numerous benefits to running your business through a corporation. What they might not be aware of are the advantages of structuring their business holdings into an “operating company” (an OpCo) and a holding company (a HoldCo).
By Claudio Nespeca | September 17th, 2014
When considering a hosted VOIP provider, it's important to be aware of all the variables that could determine the quality or efficiency of the service that best suits the needs of the business.
By Kristopher Morrison | July 3rd, 2014
The day has come. Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation is now active and how businesses can communicate with clients has changed. But in what way have those communications changed? What does a CASL compliant email or text message look like?
By Kristopher Morrison | June 2nd, 2014
Make no mistake, this legislation will affect almost all Canadian businesses. In a series of articles, we will be breaking down what CASL is, what kinds of penalities you could face, and how to best protect your business and comply with the legislation.
By Julie King | May 26th, 2014
Entrepreneurs and business owners need an approach that offers greater agility, so they can get to market faster and stay ahead of the competition. It's time to rethink the business plan.
By Kyle McKay | April 16th, 2014
TED Talks is a nonprofit organization that is devoted to spreading new, interesting, inspiring, and sometimes entertaining ideas in short powerful talks. Take a look below at five TED Talks that every franchise owner should watch.
By Mark Wardell | April 9th, 2014
LinkedIn has been around for over a decade, but if you’re still thinking about (and using) LinkedIn as a glorified business card, then you’re missing out on the many other effective ways this social networking tool can be used as a CRM (customer relationship management) to help grow your business.
From The Archives
All small business owners have come across client bullies, whether they demand more than what they are paying for or cause problems when it's time to pay their bills. In this first article we look at behavioural management strategies that can help you handle clients who don't play nice.
Good presentation skills are learned, not genetic, and each of us, if we take the time, can learn to use a system that can supercharge our ability to make points.