One of the hottest “work at home” businesses is becoming a VA (Virtual Assistant). Virtual assistants are, technically, freelancers who may do anything from social media management to secretarial tasks. Whatever skill you have that can be done remotely, is marketable under the ‘Virtual Assistant’ label.
Many Canadians have become interested in starting a small business on the side, as they’ve realized the importance of having a backup plan with maximum financial control. Others need to start their business part-time while they’re busy working another job or caring for their family. In the many possible scenarios, the main reason they don’t […]
Opening your website to the public will be one of the most nerve-wracking steps you’ll take, as you launch your business online. It’s easy to forget something critical, especially if the world of online business is new to you or if you’re doing most of the website work yourself. Even if your website is being […]
There are many things to consider when choosing the best website host for your Canadian business. One of the most important concerns is how limited each hosting package is. If it’s too restrictive, doesn’t provide you with the amount of storage you need or can’t handle your traffic volume, your website functionality and growth could […]
You require two services to publish a website on the internet: domain registration (through a registrar) and website hosting (the company that stores your website data and makes it available to the public). You can get both through the website host you choose, or might even be able to register your domain free of charge […]
Aspiring and existing online entrepreneurs need reliable sources of information regarding local business programs, funding, licensing, learning, mentorship, and more for the Canadian province they’re doing business in. Official gateways and non-profit programs provide a starting point for this information.
An online ‘side hustle’ can be a permanent income option for Canadians, or a fast, cheap, practical and safer way to test the waters before going full time.
The majority of Canadian businesses have come to understand how important and profitable it is to be online, even if they aren’t taking full advantage of the opportunity. It’s impossible to deny that the customer journey has evolved and expanded to include digital options, because it’s part of modern living. The internet certainly isn’t going […]
In Canada, there are many businesses that need websites, social media and videos translated into Canadian French, aboriginal or other languages that reflect the cultural diversity of this country. If you’re qualified, you can make a good living with digital content translation as a home business, or even start an agency of your own.
With the widespread Ransom.WanaCrypt0r. (WanaCry) attacks in the news, the world has become painfully aware of the havoc encrypted ransomware can cause. It has infected the PC’s, Macs, mobile devices, networks and servers of both individuals and businesses of all sizes. There are many versions of ransomware, including Jaff, Locky, Sage, Cerber, Spora, Cryptoblock, SamSam, […]