All posts by Admin Capify

Jun 2015

Top 5 Things To Do With The Advertising Budget For Your Biz


Planning your ad budget is stressful. With your finite set of funds, how do you maximize exposure without breaking the bank? The solution might be more simple than you think, and one (or all) of these ideas might be just what you need to kick your campaign into high gear. Believe in Great Content You …

Mar 2015

Encourage Customer Feedback and Increase Your Business’ Profits

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According to BrightLocal’s 2014 Local Consumer Review Survey, about 88% of people trust online reviews as much as they’d trust a recommendation from a close friend. About 85% responded that they read up to 10 reviews before making a decision to frequent that business. It’s easy to see that you should encourage customer feedback to …

Feb 2015

How Tax Liens Can Hurt Your Chances of Getting Funding


If you ignore a notice from the IRS or the CRA about a tax due and you don’t pay your business taxes in a timely manner, not only will you incur penalties, but you’ll quickly discover that the government will put a lien on your business to get their funds. There are many ways tax …

Feb 2015

Plan your 2015 Small Business Marketing Strategy Now

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Now that 2015 is well underway, it’s a good time to plan your 2015 small business marketing strategy. January through March can be a slower time for many businesses; the weather is often unfavourable and your customers aren’t as likely to venture out, leaving you with some additional down time. Put that time to good …

Feb 2015

Top 5 Things You’re Doing Wrong with Your Small Business Budget

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When you’re struggling to build your small business, it can be a challenge to juggle funds, pay bills, manage suppliers, and still have enough to live day-to-day. However, with a few small tweaks, you can make your money stretch further and be more successful. Here are the top 5 things you’re doing wrong with your …

Feb 2015

How an MCA Can Help with Equipment Replacement In an Emergency


Your business is going along great. Sure funds are a little tight, but you know it is just because you are in a growth phase and you’re willing to ride that out because you’re gaining new customers every day. You have a full coffer of orders. What could go wrong? Suddenly, your equipment fails and …

Jan 2015

Tips to Boost Your Customer Service and Gain Loyal Customers

In a Marketing Metrics survey, senior marketing managers from about 200 different companies responded overwhelmingly (77 percent) that customer satisfaction was an important measurement in the success of their business because it indicated loyalty and reputation. Below are some tips you can use to boost your customer service and gain loyal customers. Study Your Processes …

Jan 2015

Top 5 Things Your Restaurant Might Be Doing that Drives Customers Away

Owning a restaurant is a balancing act. You must manage food costs, keep customers coming through the doors, monitor employee attitudes and put out excellent food. However, there are 5 things your restaurant might be doing that drives customers away and will ultimately spell doom for your restaurant. Bad Customer Service It doesn’t matter how …

Jan 2015

Getting the Finances to Fund Your First Year of a New Business

When you first started your new business, things likely were going well. You probably set aside a few months’ worth of expenses, had a plan in place and the community was even excited to have something fresh and new. However, many new business owners start to run into trouble after the fourth month of operations. …

Jan 2015

Top Ten Things You Can Do with a Merchant Cash Advance

A merchant cash advance (MCA) which is a sale of your future credit or debit card receivables can be a great alternative to a bank loan and much faster when you need cash now. Extra cash flow in your business is always necessary and here are the top 10 things you can do with a …