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Alberta to face uphill battle; B.C economy to thrive in 2019: RBC Economics

Alberta to face uphill battle; B.C economy to thrive in 2019: RBC Economics Alberta economy expected to slow in 2019: RBC Economics forecasts the pace of growth to slow to 1.5 percent in 2019 from 2.4 percent in 2018. Canada’s economy to face challenges: Canada’s GDP growth expected to drop 0.2 percentage points to 1.7 percent in…
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The Time Is Now: Scotiabank Launches The Scotiabank Women Initiative

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2018,/CNW/ - Scotiabank today launched The Scotiabank Women Initiative™, a comprehensive program that will advance women-led businesses in Canada through access to capital, education and mentorship. Academic research and Scotiabank's own exploration has shown that women business leaders face significant challenges in achieving…
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Marketing for SMEs

Many successful SMEs have built their businesses with almost no marketing support. But eventually, they always hit a ceiling. Their referral network maxes out and there’s no growth. That’s when we get the call at our marketing agency –Branderos – that’s dedicated to helping SMEs use marketing to drive increased sales.
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BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE MONTH

 

 

Grace Nasralla

Founder- Ontario Small Business Network

My advice for entrepreneurs is to dare to dream. Have a vision of your big dream for your business and head for it with perseverance. Remember success does not come quickly.You may fail few times before you succeed.Perseverance and staying focused on the big vision will eventually lead to success

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The Time is Now: Closing the Gap for Women Entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan

REGINA, Oct. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Prabha Mitchell, CEO of Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan (WESK), called on the Saskatchewan Government to help close the gender gap for entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan and create an Action Plan for…
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How Silvia Pencak is planning to help women entrepreneurs with WBE

Silvia Pencak is the President of WBE Canada - the leading organization certifying women-owned businesses and facilitating opportunities for them to do business with large corporate and government buyers. Silvia is a passionate advocate for…
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EVEN SHARPER, MORE REFINED

Lexus announced a new version of the RC luxury sports coupe, which is scheduled to make its global debut at the Paris Motor Show in Paris, France, from October 4, 2018, to October 15, 2018, with sales in Japan beginning in the fall of 2018.
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Canadian small retail businesses optimistic about growth and highly reliant on U.S. exports

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Despite 2018 brings new challenges and uncertainties to the Canadian small and medium-sized business (SMB) community, eBay Canada's annual SMB Optimism Index report reveals that optimism among small…
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New research reveals Canadian women entrepreneurs earn 58 per cent less than men

New research from PayPal Canada and Barraza & Associates expose a significant revenue gap between women and men-owned businesses in the Canadian small business ecosystem. Study insights show that on average women-owned businesses…
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Five ways to getting the most out of your next trade show

For many industries, trade shows are still the most effective way to attract new business. In the span of a couple days, potentially thousands of people can learn about your products and services, hundreds of face to face meetings can take…
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DIGITAL MARKETING

Grow with Google: The New Initiative That Can Help Small Business Owners

Ever since Google launched over two decades ago, they have constantly been coming up with new innovative ways to help people. Being the online dictionary to everyone and reaching new creative ways to stay competitive in the market, it’s…
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4 Ways to Optimize for Google Home Voice Search & The Most Important Ranking Factors!

By Green Lotus Digital Marketing Agency How Do People Use Google Home Voice-Activated Search? When Google has been selling “more than one Google Home device every second since Google Home Mini
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Marketing Automation and Customer Relationship Management

It’s no secret that companies today are absolutely inundated with data. Ultimately, that’s a good thing. Data has the power to generate better leads, increase customer loyalty, optimize marketing, and increase sales. These good things only…
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Digital Marketing for Canadian SMEs

According to Marketo.com, digital marketing refers to advertising delivered through digital channels such as search engines, websites, social media, email, and mobile apps.
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Online shopping trends in CANADA

Online shopping is currently all the rage in our country, and for good reason. If it saves time, money and effort, count us in! While customers seem to be hopping on the online shopping bandwagon, man=y small businesses in Canada are still…
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How Virtual Assistance Can Help Startups & New Entrepreneurs

Tony Robbins has been quoted as saying, “Hire someone. That’s what I did in the beginning. My view is I don't do anything that someone else can do better, and I don't do anything that isn’t the highest and best use of my time.”
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MARKETING

Smart Marketing 101

It’s hard when you run a start-up to navigate the tricky waters of advertising and marketing, particularly if you’re not at the point where you can afford an agency or a dedicated staffer to develop and implement a focused strategy. If we…
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Why Social Media is a Must for Canadian Small Businesses

Ever wondered how Social Media can profit your business making it one of the top-notches in the marketplace? As per facts, Social Media happens to have an outstanding lead-to-close rate than conventional marketing. While it publicizes your…
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Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

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Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, invites you to find out more about the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy.

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ENTREPRENEUR OF THE MONTH

Hamza Khan

Award winning Canadian entrepreneur

Hamza Khan is a multi-award winning marketer & entrepreneur. He’s the co-founder of both Splash Effect, a boutique marketing & creative agency, as well as SkillsCamp, a soft skills training company. Hamza has spoken at more than 50 events (including 2 TEDx events) across 20 cities and 8 countries, to more than 15,000 people.  Through his consulting, writing, teaching and speaking, Hamza empowers people and businesses to transform ideas into reality.

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SMALL BUSINESS

LABOUR SHORTAGE: HERE TO STAY

Labour Shortage: Here to Stay

Worker Scarcity in Canada and What Businesses Can Do to Respond How widespread are labour shortages in Canada and what impact are they having on small and medium-sized businesses? To find out, BDC surveyed more than 1,200 entrepreneurs about how a shortage of workers is affecting their business

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TECHNOLOGY

5 Best Business Laptops

Laptops are an essential part when it comes to managing your business. Having the right phone is also fundamental, but there are certain things that you can’t do on your phone and that’s when your laptop steps in and do the job for you. With all the different brands and models available, finding the perfect laptop that suits your needs can seem…
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