I can’t say I’m surprised, but I’m still shocked at the results of RBC’s 2013 survey of Canadian small businesses. Only 46% of those surveyed have a website, and 48% of those websites aren’t equipped for eCommerce. It’s statistics like these that motivated us to develop this website. It’s clear that Canadian businesses need a […]
If there is one claim that has perpetuated through my many years in online business, it’s the “make money while you sleep” claim. It’s true that I make money while I sleep, but it didn’t happen overnight (so to speak) and I still work hard for that money.
ClickBank affiliates who have been using the Ow.ly URL shortener received a nasty surprise from HootSuite recently. Vancouver’s social media management giant is now blocking all ClickBank affiliate URL’s through Google Safebrowsing. Attempting to submit a ClickBank affiliate URL now results in the message, “Submitted URL has been blocked.” ClickBank affiliate links set up prior […]
Cloud computing has opened a new door to small businesses that allows a level of innovation, functionality and efficiency previously only enjoyed by those with a large budget. In spite of the opportunities it presents, Cloud adoption has been slow in Canada.
Many people have ideas for an online business, or they’d like to expand their offline business into the eCommerce format. There are a number of ways to finance a web-based business, or obtain additional funds to expand.
Intuit Canada has recently released the results of their Canadian entrepreneurship survey of 500 successful Canadian entrepreneurs, and we think you’ll be encouraged by what they found.
Canadians are an adventurous bunch, even if we do exercise caution along the way. It’s important to let that aspect of our personality shine through when running a Canadian Web-based business so we’ll stand out from the crowd.