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 […]

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 Online Business Startups for People in Rural Canadian Communities

5 Online Business Startups for People in Rural Canadian Communities

Online business holds great promise for Canada. Part of the reason for that is we’re spread across such a vast country. We live in a world where you can have a thriving online business, even if you live in a remote Arctic hamlet. All you need is an internet connection and suddenly you have access […]

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.

How to Become a Virtual Assistant (VA) in Canada

How to Become a Virtual Assistant (VA) in Canada

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.

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.

Make Money Online with the Best Paid Survey Sites in Canada

Make Money Online with the Best Paid Survey Sites in Canada

The online income opportunity to get paid for taking surveys in Canada has greatly improved since I first started working online in the 90’s. Back then, only a handful of companies paid people to take surveys and few accepted applicants from this country. As Canadian businesses embrace the power of the Internet, and international businesses […]

5 Online Home Businesses to Start When You Retire

5 Online Home Businesses to Start When You Retire

There was a time not long ago when Canadians over the age of 50 weren’t expected to know anything about the Internet. Then, we saw them learning the basics so they could keep in touch in touch or search for information. As time went on, older Canadians learned more, either through their jobs or on […]