Home-Based Business

Online Business Basics: Business Models

Online Business Basics: Business Models

Many people find the startup process to be intimidating, especially when it’s based on tech. Starting an online business is actually less complicated than starting one offline, but that isn’t apparent when one begins researching. Instead, it looks like a scary, disorganized mess of choices and unfamiliar procedures that are impossible to put into logical […]

Simple Ways to Protect Your Home Business from Online Threats

Simple Ways to Protect Your Home Business from Online Threats

Most home businesses are run on personal devices, such as a computer, laptop, tablet and smartphone. They don’t have an IT department or private network. That means it’s up to you to protect your home business from online threats. Luckily, it isn’t difficult or expensive to do and the peace of mind is priceless.

5 Specialized SEO Services to Offer Your Virtual Clients

5 Specialized SEO Services to Offer Your Virtual Clients

Whether you’re a virtual marketing assistant, contractor, or you run a marketing agency, there are some Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services that you can offer to increase your bottom line. The global demand is expected to remain consistent for the foreseeable future. Growth is anticipated in Canada, as more businesses venture online in this country.

Top Online Business and Marketing Books of 2015 ©

Top Online Business and Marketing Books of 2015 ©

Online business is in a state of perpetual change. It requires a high level of passion and dedication to keep up with the latest information. That’s why it’s important to hire people who absolutely love what they do. If they don’t love it, they’ll never be dedicated enough to follow the endless learning curve. That […]

Most Canadian Micro-Businesses Don’t Have a Website (Statistics & Infographic)

Most Canadian Micro-Businesses Don’t Have a Website (Statistics & Infographic)

The majority of Canada’s smallest business owners (under five employees) recognize the benefits of having a website, yet 59% of them don’t have one. Most say their business is simply too small to need a website, even though they understand the competitive advantage to having an online presence. The study, conducted by RedShift Research and […]

2015 Top CPS and CPA Affiliate Networks

2015 Top CPS and CPA Affiliate Networks

Revenue Performance Magazine has named its top affiliate networks for 2015 in the Cost per Sale (CPS) and Cost per Action (CPA) categories. The ranking is based upon their Blue Book survey of thousands of active performance marketing industry professionals and a panel of performance marketing industry experts. The top 10 CPS affiliate networks are:

The Latest in Online Retail: 3D Product Printing from Amazon

The Latest in Online Retail: 3D Product Printing from Amazon

3D (three dimensional) printing has a Star Trek feel to it that grabbed consumers’ attention from day one. Visions of saying “Computer, tea, black” and having it appear in a “replicator” at home seemed magical back in those days. Today, 3D printing has brought us closer to it being reality than we ever thought possible.

Canadian Consumers Seeking Small Businesses Online (Statistics) ©

Canadians consumers are more likely to do business with small businesses if they can easily do so online, a new TD Canada Trust survey concludes. Consumers want to interact with small businesses through user-friendly websites with eCommerce capabilities, backed by social engagement. It’s clear that Canadians want to support small businesses, but they’re not willing […]

6 Herbal Brain Boosters Used by Highly Successful Entrepreneurs ©

6 Herbal Brain Boosters Used by Highly Successful Entrepreneurs ©

There is no body part more taxed by an entrepreneur’s lifestyle than the brain. Entrepreneurs must have vast amounts of knowledge and be constantly learning. Everything has to be retained, recalled, processed, analyzed, and applied at lightening speed. Both the left and the right side of the brain are relentlessly called upon to perform at […]