Small Business

The Top 10 Benefits of Having Remote Employees

The Top 10 Benefits of Having Remote Employees

Of all the things the Internet has done for society, changing the image of the workplace is one of the most exciting. Canadian businesses are embracing the idea of remote workers as part of their long-term plan, due to increasing evidence of the many benefits of a flexible workforce. Research and guidance is also increasing […]

20 Canadian Entrepreneurs Who Personify Perseverance

20 Canadian Entrepreneurs Who Personify Perseverance

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / July 20, 2020 / Jemilla Mills-Smith, Neighbourhood Creative Uncertainty seems to be the norm these days; the Coronavirus has left a variety of businesses at a standstill, with many unsure of what the future holds. Growing from this uncertainty is entrepreneurial ingenuity, with the world’s entrepreneurs taking advantage of this […]

Report: Canadian Companies Could Unlock Billions by Scaling Innovation

Report: Canadian Companies Could Unlock Billions by Scaling Innovation

TORONTO /CNW/ – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows that Canadian companies with a carefully calibrated strategy toward technology adoption and a clear vision for what their companies’ future systems should look like, are growing revenue at 2.5 times the rate of companies that are struggling to scale innovation.

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.

7 Cheap and Easy Online Businesses to Start From Home

7 Cheap and Easy Online Businesses to Start From Home

Canada is second only to the United States when it comes to entrepreneurial activity, beating much of the developed world. Micro-businesses and the self-employed are thriving in Canada’s gig economy. In 2017, StatsCan reported there were 2,770,234 active businesses without employees and with annual revenues greater than $30,000.

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.

2020 Report: Amazon Seller Benchmark Data

2020 Report: Amazon Seller Benchmark Data

Many Canadians are interested in starting an online business selling products on Amazon, and with good reason. Over 30,000 Canadian small-medium businesses made more than $900 million in sales on Amazon.ca in 2018, according to Amazon. Sellers on the marketplace boast of reaching profitability in record time, intriguing online entrepreneurs around the world.