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Sole Proprietorship 101: What it Is and How it Works

Sole Proprietorship 101: What it Is and How it Works

If you plan on forming a business in Ontario, or any other part of Canada, there are several forms of business ownership you can choose from. One that might be especially appealing to a small business owner is a sole proprietorship. This is the easiest type of...

7 Advantages of Small Business Incorporation

7 Advantages of Small Business Incorporation

Owning a small business comes with a lot of perks, from the ability to make your own schedule to enjoying full control of the operations. Unfortunately, that also means shouldering much of the risk. As a sole proprietorship, your personal assets are on the line. ...

8 Essential Qualities Your Virtual Personal Assistant Must Have

8 Essential Qualities Your Virtual Personal Assistant Must Have

When you own your own business in Ontario, one of the cons is that you're constantly being pulled in different directions. The ability to delegate comes with practice, but if you map out tasks that can be handled by other people and tasks that need your direct focus,...

10 Powerful Reasons to Partner With a Social Media Influencer

10 Powerful Reasons to Partner With a Social Media Influencer

Did you know that more than two-thirds of all retailers in North America are using influencer marketing? If that doesn't convince you that the influencer market is booming, studies show that 34 percent of all users who use Instagram daily have purchased something...

Why Scaling Your Business Doesn’t Have to be Expensive

Why Scaling Your Business Doesn’t Have to be Expensive

Regardless where your business is in terms of growth or expansion, being able to scale affordably without disruptions is almost always a high-priority goal. A common misconception is that scaling a business requires big expenses on capital equipment, labor, and...

How A Video Wall System Can Help Boost Your Business

How A Video Wall System Can Help Boost Your Business

A video wall is made up of a number of screens, each acting as tiles, that are used to project large images onto a background. Video walls are used in a number of capacities, from advertising and instruction to the obvious application of using them to project films as...

9 Reasons Why Most Businesses Fail In the First Year

9 Reasons Why Most Businesses Fail In the First Year

Unfortunately, around 50% of new businesses fail. Luckily enough, we are able to learn from the mistakes of others in order to not follow in their footsteps by studying what went wrong. Learning from these mistakes can increase your chances of being a successful new...

How to Create a Winning Startup Culture

How to Create a Winning Startup Culture

Do you want your new business to be a place that people are proud to work? Do you want your employees to enjoy coming to work every day because they feel like valued members of the company? You should want this and more. Creating a positive startup culture is...

12 Benefits of Team Building That You Can’t Deny

12 Benefits of Team Building That You Can’t Deny

Did you know the benefits of team building fold over into your company and reap many rewards that are unseen? Team building exercises can improve the effectiveness of the company! If you organize a team-building exercise, you will give your workers a chance to come...

5 Tips on the Importance of Branding

5 Tips on the Importance of Branding

There's nothing more helpful or more detrimental to a company or person than their brand The importance of branding goes far beyond the look or logo. It's not about packaging or other business materials. Whether you're just starting out or have been in business for...

12 Small Business Marketing Ideas for Your Startup to Succeed

12 Small Business Marketing Ideas for Your Startup to Succeed

Marketing is a huge factor in the success of any business. The strategy you put in place and how that plan is executed can be the difference between major success and heartbreaking failure. There is no shortage of small business marketing ideas available to you. But...

The Top 10 Benefits of Digital Marketing for Your New Business

The Top 10 Benefits of Digital Marketing for Your New Business

After years of hard work and dedication, you've finally secured the funding for your great business idea. Now all that's left is to open your business and wait for the public to flock to your company. Except that's not how things work in today's market at all. If...

How to Protect Your Idea Before You Start a Business

How to Protect Your Idea Before You Start a Business

So you have an idea for a great new business venture? Congratulations! With a lot of hard work, you're looking at a bright and profitable future. Keep in mind that you're in a delicate stage, though. Countless businesses are doomed before they even start simply...

10 Ways to Increase Productivity at Work for a New Business

10 Ways to Increase Productivity at Work for a New Business

Productivity is vital for success in every company. But, it can be the difference between success or failure for a new startup. We all know lots of things can distract you from completing your daily goals. The trick is to be productive despite interference from...

How to Grow a Service Business: 10 Things You Should Know

How to Grow a Service Business: 10 Things You Should Know

There are more than 1 million small businesses across Canada. Many of them are service businesses that provide people with everything from accounting services to dry-cleaning services. If you own a small business that specializes in providing a service to people, you...

15 Reasons Why Your New Business Needs a Website

15 Reasons Why Your New Business Needs a Website

With everyone running to their phones to Google everything they hear about, your business can lose a lot of potential traffic if it doesn't have a website. Right now, 60% of consumers who want your company info are looking for at least some kind of official, online...

Business Test: How to Know Your Business Idea Will Work

Business Test: How to Know Your Business Idea Will Work

Do you have the next million dollar business idea? You might want to conduct a business test before you put your ideas into motion. Lots of businesses fail. Only 20% of businesses survive their first year, and about half of those businesses will be gone five years...

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