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10 Home-Based Business Tips to Keep Parents Sane ©

10 Home-Based Business Tips to Keep Parents Sane ©

Let’s get one thing straight, if you are at home raising children then you’re already a ‘work-at-home parent’.  If you want to extend that role to making money from home, others should bow to your ambition because it isn’t easy.  It’s certainly possible, however, and I know that from experience.  From the time my son […]

Pinterest Use in Canada is Growing Rapidly (Statistics)

Pinterest Use in Canada is Growing Rapidly (Statistics)

Ahalogy’s 2016 Media Consumption Report was released this month, revealing data about Canadian Pinterest user demographics, habits, and behaviour. The statistics confirm that Pinterest use is growing rapidly in Canada, with over 35% joining the image-sharing social media network last year. Half of Canadian active Pinners use Pinterest 2–3 times per week or more, and […]

130+ ENGAGING Web Words That Sell

130+ ENGAGING Web Words That Sell

The definition of web copywriting has grown from sales copy & product descriptions to include all digital communication to one degree or another. From social media to your blog, everything you write online will utilize some level of copywriting skills. Because of that, writing engaging web copy using words that are proven to sell online […]

Canada Leads the World in Q2 Branded Content Click-Through Rates

Canada Leads the World in Q2 Branded Content Click-Through Rates

Polar has released data that indicates Canadian click-through rates (CTR) on branded content were the highest of all measured regions in the second quarter of 2016. Canada came in at over 45% above the average click through rate (0.31%) with a 0.41% CTR.

Top 10 Earning Affiliate Programs for July, 2016 ©

Top 10 Earning Affiliate Programs for July, 2016 ©

There are thousands of affiliate (partner) programs available to Canadian website owners and bloggers, which makes it difficult to select a few to focus on. We all want to choose the most lucrative offers but it’s hard to say which ones will be successful. Some may pay less but convert more, or vice versa. The […]

11 Unexpected Ways You Can Make Money From Blogging ©

11 Unexpected Ways You Can Make Money From Blogging ©

When people first start blogging, they usually plan to earn money using standard blog monetization methods. That may include sponsored posts, reviews, advertising and affiliate marketing. Those are all excellent ways to make money blogging, but there are plenty more opportunities that come from blogging that could improve your financial situation. Amy Morin’s life took […]

Canadian Digital Retail is Growing, But Continues to Lag (Statistics)

Canadian Digital Retail is Growing, But Continues to Lag (Statistics)

Canadian digital retail (eCommerce) is growing as more stores recognize the Internet as a necessary tool for success. Unfortunately, local stores continue to fall short of global standards, often with fatal results. A recent Ipsos Yellow Pages study has examined retail behaviour (both online and offline) in Canada, resulting in an insightful statistical snapshot of […]

Online Businesses for Unemployed Canadians

Online Businesses for Unemployed Canadians

An increasing number of Canadians are turning to online business as an income option while they’re unemployed, or to supplement a lower-paying job until they find a better one. Many do well enough to never go back to a conventional workplace.

Content Marketing 2016 Data: How Companies Are Achieving Success

Content Marketing 2016 Data: How Companies Are Achieving Success

The primary goal of any content marketing strategy is engagement, which ultimately leads to sales. In any format, creating content that is compelling to prospects is the backbone of inbound marketing success. Ascend2 has released the results of their survey of international content marketers, providing strategic benchmarks and ideas for Canadian businesses. This data reveals […]

Top 10 Earning Affiliate Programs for May, 2016 ©

Top 10 Earning Affiliate Programs for May, 2016 ©

Affiliate marketing is one of the oldest ways of making money online in Canada and it can be very lucrative if you focus on the right programs. Merchants may have an in-house affiliate program or join networks like Share-A-Sale, where thousands of website owners can partner up with them for a percentage of sales they […]