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 […]
It’s time for our annual report on the use of social media by Canadians! We’re heading into 2022 with a record 31.8 million Canadians who use an average of 6 different social networks, spending one hour and fifty-three minutes there every day, on average.
A variety of events have threatened the Canadian economy lately, from the pandemic to trade agreements. The resulting economic spiral has left Canadians scrambling to secure an income, and businesses desperately trying to remain profitable.
I did a lot of research as I prepared to move to a more robust, reliable host for our Canadian websites. In doing so, I came up with a list of considerations involved with reviewing each hosting option (based on over 20 years of experience and learning the hard way). I’ve expanded upon that here, […]
It has never been easier to start and run an online business in Canada. The amount of money you make online correlates with the amount of work you are willing to do, but virtually anyone can learn how to do it. Whether you want to start a home business or become the next ecommerce behemoth, […]
Canadians love using social media in 2016 and Facebook continues to be the social network they use most, a new survey from InsightsWest has determined. Facebook, YouTube and Instagram use is still growing at a healthy pace overall in Canada, while Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Tumblr and Reddit usage has slowed down a bit. A […]