Why You Should Delegate Your Bookkeeping

One of the biggest barriers to growth that businesses owners face is becoming bogged down by non-revenue generating activities, such as bookkeeping. Fortunately, there is a solution. Falling behind on your bookkeeping means you are not benefiting from up-to-date financial information.  With the migration of accounting and bookkeeping to the […]

How to Master Lead Nurturing

This is the dream, right? Piles and piles of leads available to you with every opportunity to convert them, and (potentially) have a sale on your hands. As much as this is the dream, this is also the hardest part for some of us – because let’s face it… Lead […]

Employee Traits to Look For

Working as a gym owner for over eight years has taught me the importance of finding the right people to support my vision. Your employees are the face of your business and they are at the forefront of providing the best customer experience. As I plan the opening of a […]

The Small Business Impact of GDPR

On May 25th, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect across the EU, with global implications. Canadian organizations – from start-up to enterprise – that do business with the EU or have an online presence that markets to EU customers must ensure policies for managing EU-based […]

How to Build a Collaborative Workplace

When you envision your small business five years from now, what do you see? Whether your business has two or 50 employees, your vision more than likely includes growth. A proven pathway to sustainable business growth is through effective collaboration – people working well together – for mutual success. Collaborative […]

How to Attract New Customers Without Discounting Prices

Being seen as a discount-business is a big no-no for many business owners as it can be a public sign that the business needs to attract new customers, or might be struggling to move stock. Not all businesses share this view, however, and there are some businesses that have built […]

5 Essential Tips for Maximizing Government Funding

Government funding is vital for startups and small companies as it provides a source of non-dilutive financing which enables companies to grow by investing in much needed capital equipment, research and development, as well as hiring and training initiatives. However, gaining a true competitive advantage requires that companies maximize the […]

How Voice Search is Changing the Way Your Customers Search

If I were to approach an employee in a pet food store, I wouldn’t typically ask “best pet food dog”? And yet, this is how many people enter queries into Google and other search engines. Imagine then, if you could simply ask your device in a conversational tone “what is […]