All Canadian laws and regulations that apply to offline retail (and other types of businesses) will still apply online, along with a few more. There are many variables that make it difficult to provide legal advice that applies to everyone.
Whether you’re looking for popular products to add to your physical inventory or drop shipping, selecting products that have a good chance of being profitable best sellers is a perpetual challenge. Luckily, there are a variety of marketplaces online that can guide your decisions, based on what’s currently trending at the consumer and wholesale level.
One of the most wonderful things about having an online business is you can operate most of them on a budget from anywhere. There are legitimate, online business opportunities that can work for almost any situation. If you’re one of the many who will be setting up an office for your online business operations, this […]
Your domain name is your website URL/address and will be part of your business email address. It’s broken down into two basic parts, the ‘second-level domain’ is the name you choose for your site. In our case, it’s ‘CanadiansInternet’. The ‘top-level domain (TLD)’ is the domain extension. In our case, it’s ‘.com’.
2020 was a challenge, but 2021 is when the hard work starts. Extreme effort will be required to recover from financial challenges and digital transformation, all while coping with stress, anxiety and other pandemic-induced mental health challenges. It will take a concentrated effort to stay inspired and motivated. On top of that, you’ll be consuming […]
The most valuable numbers Canadian businesses can have is data about their own customers and website. Web analytics tools are critical to collecting, analyzing and using data. Data defines our past and refines our future through tools that enable us to find specific answers. This, in turn, can inspire and support strategic marketing and company-wide […]
WordPress has been my favourite content management system (CMS) from the first time I tried it. While it’s known as a blogging platform, it can be used to create any kind of website you can imagine. The versatility and vast number of options allows it to be used for all types of online businesses, from […]
We’ve been receiving a lot of email about the new Federal Government + Shopify initiative, Go Digital Canada. Canada’s small, independent retailers are especially interested in trying it, but wonder if the time & money would be better spent elsewhere. The following guide will help to clarify your choices, and ultimately result in the best […]
As the entire world is scrambling to come back to normalcy under the COVID-19 pandemic-induced social distancing guidelines, brick-and-mortar retailers are shifting gears to rapidly embrace digital technologies to bridge the physical distance and navigate the crisis. With increased competition from e-commerce, reduced foot traffic and low consumer confidence, the need to build digital capabilities […]
Canadian businesses have been hiring remote workers for quite some time. Up until recently, the majority were afraid to go there until they were forced to make it part of their business continuity plan. Now that they have proof-of-concept and see the benefits of a remote workforce, you can bet they’ll be sold on the […]