Busy Canadians often go online to find gifts, only to spend even more time wading through options and making comparisons. Websites that do everything they can to make the process more efficient and successful will often win the sale, but how do you do that?
The lucrative fourth quarter is eagerly anticipated by most Canadian small businesses as the most profitable time of year. They’re deep into planning marketing campaigns, setting up sales funnels, writing ad copy, testing their website, and creating outstanding holiday content.
A variety of events have threatened the Canadian and global economy lately, from the pandemic to trade agreements, sanctions, wars, and bank closures. The resulting economic spiral has left many people scrambling to secure an income, while businesses desperately try to remain profitable.
It’s time for our annual report on Canadian social media use! Social media usage data indicates we’re just as enthusiastic about social media in Canada as we’ve ever been, and that’s a lot of enthusiasm. This country has always been a world leader in social media use.
Not everyone wants to build an online business from the ground up. They’d rather hit the ground running with a proven, established website or the perfect domain name. Others are trying to grow by acquisition. Whatever the reasons, demand has created a virtual market for buying and selling websites, domain names, and a wide variety […]
It’s time to update this list of our hottest online niches for 2023!
It can be frustrating and time consuming to find wholesale product suppliers for your business in Canada, particularly in specialty niches. Whether you’re sourcing supplies to make your own products or stocking your virtual shelves, finding the right supplier is usually a long and involved process. Many factors are involved in the decision, from quality […]
Drop shipping (often written as ‘dropshipping‘) is an ecommerce fulfillment model, in which the wholesaler allows online stores to sell their products without stocking inventory. A customer orders a product from your website or marketplace listing, you pay the wholesale price for it, then the wholesaler sends the item to your customer on your behalf. […]
We’ve all learned how important it is to have more control of our income, as well as a flexible backup plan. That has left many Canadians wondering if they should start a home business.
Drop shipping is a simple enough concept. You make arrangements with a wholesale supplier, manufacturer or distributor to sell their products direct online, as opposed to having an inventory of products in your physical location. You can offer these products on your own website, or via online auctions like eBay, or through a sellers’ market […]