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A Step-By-Step Guide to Registering Federal Corporations in Ontario

A Step-By-Step Guide to Registering Federal Corporations in Ontario

There are about four million businesses in Canada with annual revenues of more than $30,000. Most of these businesses operate in Ontario. If your business operates in another province, but you want to do business in Ontario, you might want to set up a federal...

5 Reasons Why You Should Conduct an Ontario Corporation Search

5 Reasons Why You Should Conduct an Ontario Corporation Search

Every year, Canadians start more than 95,000 new businesses, and most of them are in Ontario. Maybe you’re thinking about setting up a new business yourself. Maybe you want to do business in Canada’s largest province. If that's the case, you should be thinking about...

Tips for Finding a Business Name in Ontario

Tips for Finding a Business Name in Ontario

You have a great business idea and you’re ready to jump out of the gate and get started. You’re only missing one crucial thing: a business name. Finding a business name that appropriately represents your business while also being accessible and catchy can be quite a...

Resources for Small Businesses in Ontario During the Start-up Phase

Resources for Small Businesses in Ontario During the Start-up Phase

Did you know that more than 97 percent of Canadian businesses are considered small? With that number in mind, it’s easy to see that SMBs are the backbone of the Canadian economy. That doesn’t necessarily mean starting a business in Canada is easy. Many business owners...

B2B Services That Will Greatly Support Your Startup Venture

B2B Services That Will Greatly Support Your Startup Venture

According to the World Bank, Canada is the third easiest country to do business in. Maybe that’s why so many people decide to embark on a startup venture here. Canada gets high marks for being business-friendly because of the availability of B2B services. Having the...

7 Essential Networking Tips You Have to Master

7 Essential Networking Tips You Have to Master

It's all about being in the right place at the right time. Networking is huge, especially if you're starting a business or seek out a new job opportunity. It can seem overwhelming to constantly hear that it's all about who you know, but people aren't wrong when they...

Starting a Business? Follow These 5 Canadian Business News Sites

Starting a Business? Follow These 5 Canadian Business News Sites

When a brilliant business idea strikes, most people are motivated to start a new business right away. However, a quick search for "how to start a business in Canada" can quickly become intimidating. With so much information out there, it's hard to know where to...

Getting Ready: How to Prepare Incorporation Documents in Ontario

Getting Ready: How to Prepare Incorporation Documents in Ontario

Around 95,000 new businesses appear on the Canadian landscape every year. Many of these are in Ontario. When you start a business in Ontario, you have a few choices to make. One of these is about the business structure. You can decide to operate as a Corporation, Sole...

Ontario vs. Federal Corporation: Understanding the Differences

Ontario vs. Federal Corporation: Understanding the Differences

Are you looking to start a corporation in Canada? That's great news. Do you know where to start?  Well, if you don't, keep reading. The first step is to determine whether you want to incorporate federally or provincially in Ontario. Well, what's the difference? In...

Canadian Business Owners, Take Note: All About Federal HST in Ontario

Canadian Business Owners, Take Note: All About Federal HST in Ontario

Every year, the Government of Canada collects almost 12 percent of its revenue in the form of GST. The Goods and Services Tax replaced a hidden manufacturers’ tax in the 1980s. The provinces also levy their own provincial sales tax, except Alberta. In 2010, Ontario...

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...

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