Where are you with your Small Business?
E-commerce has broken down barriers and made it easier for consumers to shop around and find the right product, at the right price. More and more, it feels like a store's actual location means less and less.
On January 1, 2015, the federal government eliminated preferential duty rates on imports from 72 countries. It is a topic that hasn’t been widely discussed beyond the trade community. So, how will it affect your business? Let’s start off by discussing what it is and why these countries have been removed.
Want to start doing business with the BC Provincial Government? For many people the first question is where do I start? The simple answer is www.bcbid.ca. Not only is BC Bid a great way to look for BC Provincial Government opportunities, it is also utilized by municipalities and broader public sector organizations sourcing suppliers as well.
A collection of step by step guides.
- How to Choose and Register an Effective Domain Name
- How To Write a Business Plan
- How to Import Commercial Goods into Canada
- How to Export Commercial Goods into New International...
- How to Evaluate Your Business Idea
- Launching Your Website: A Guide to Going Online
- How to Finance Your Start-up Business
- How to Start Your Business: Your Legal Requirements
- How to Hire Your First Employee
From the blog
Posted by: MentorshipBC
One of the biggest life lessons I’ve learned from my 10 plus years in business is that everyone is different. Everyone has different needs, communication styles and personality traits that set them apart. This also means that we need to find processes that specifically work for us.
If you’ve been looking for a mentor, it’s important to know your options so you can find a relationship that works for you. Here are three types of mentorship relationships:
Posted by: Eyal Lichtmann
LinkedIn has a lot of powerful features that I’ve used to build my company. I’m not suggesting that I have found some secret “dark LinkedIn” that no one else knows about. Simply that the way LinkedIn has served me is a case study in how it can catapult startups like mine into orbit.
Posted by: Maggie Tu
One of the common themes for business owners in 2015, including for yours truly, is to increase sales. Though this is a goal I strive for, I am fully aware that it is not just the sales I’m after. I know that providing quality service to clients, efficient and effective delivering system, and profitability all are equally important.