Mar 2016

Customer Satisfaction All-Year Round

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If you are a business owner, planning to start your own business, or employed in a small business, then you should be concerned about whether or not you’re giving satisfaction to your customers. This is basically what sets small businesses apart from national ones. In small businesses, each customer is treated with utmost respect and …

Mar 2016

Small Businesses: Why You Need to Support Them


There’s absolutely nothing ‘small’ about small businesses. In Canada, small businesses are often advertised as the backbone of Canada’s economy. According to Industry Canada, 98.2% of all Canadian companies comprise of small businesses and 69.7% of Canadians work for small businesses as of 2013. It is quite impressive to think how these people are able …

Mar 2016

Marketing Strategies Small Businesses Need in 2016

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Your business might be doing well or it can also be falling – whatever your current status is, you still have to perform a marketing audit of the past year to see the areas to continue and the ones that need improvement. It’s easy to come up with a system that works, but the main …

Mar 2016

Tips for Opening Another Business Location

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As your business thrives and becomes established, you are sure to consider having to expand it by opening a new location. Whether you are leasing or purchasing the location, this investment requires significant capital. Some business owners finance a new location by using a business loan or mortgage from lenders. However, before you start to …

Feb 2016

Recovering From a Business Failure

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Having a business, just like every other project, always has two possible outcomes: success and failure. Before the success, actually, one has to expect a lot of failures first. However, these are just hurdles that can be overcome as time passes. Sure, it’s not going to be easy. It will hurt and frustrate you. It …

Feb 2016

Start a Business for Less than $100

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Putting up your own business is surely easier said than done. With all the family-owned and start-up small companies nowadays, some people also want to have their own businesses put up. However, money would always be a big factor. You might have awesome ideas but you’d also be thinking about spending, raising or borrowing money …

Feb 2016

Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own Business

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If your heart is set out on starting your own business – CONGRATULATIONS! The first step to any success is to really put your mind, heart and soul in whatever you do. Having your own business requires great effort, patience and wise decision-making skills.   Here are some things to consider when you are diving …

Feb 2016

Business Ideas for the Love Month

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If you are a smart entrepreneur who has extra time on your hands, then why not turn Valentine’s Day into a sideline? February 14 is a celebrated holiday worldwide. People don’t hold back on giving gifts, having parties, and basically just having fun with loved ones. If you want to earn some extra bucks, you …

Jan 2016

Tips for Delighting Your Customers

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Most sought-after companies strive for just one thing: excellent customer satisfaction. However, you have to think – is it enough to just satisfy your customers’ satisfactions? It’s one thing to provide the product or service that your customers pay for, but it’s a different story to go beyond what they’re expecting. Providing an overall awesome …