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Is It Time to Expand Your Business Internationally?

by Andrew Patricio | April 27, 2015 | No Comments

Expanding Your Business Internationally

Success comes in many forms for small businesses, and one version of success is expanding operations beyond the borders of your country. Many businesses don’t even consider growing their companies into other countries, but doing so – in the right situation – can significantly increase your revenues. So when is it the right time to […]


The Value of Small Business Mentors and ‘Great People’

by Barbara Hannan | December 18, 2014 | No Comments

Small Business Mentor

Earlier this fall, the Globe and Mail compiled a list of 10 “remarkable” small businesses. The report shares everything you’d want to know about these companies, from their elevator pitch to their greatest challenges. Small businesses like like Well.ca, Changeroo, eOLIO and Skyline Studio all participated in the effort. What stood out to us was […]


Updated Canada Post Discount: Tapping Ben Franklin & Warren Buffet for Their Two Cents on the Value of a Penny

by Barbara Hannan | December 15, 2014 | No Comments


When Canada Post increased postage rates last March, the cost to send a domestic standard letter up to 30g anywhere in Canada became $1.00. A commercial discount was also then introduced allowing meter users to save money on postage. Although commercial rates are increasing on January 12, 2015, postage meter users will continue to save […]


Shoppers Spend $1,000 on eCommerce Annually – Is Your Business Taking Advantage?

by Janet Granger | December 4, 2014 | No Comments

Global eCommerce

Canadian shoppers don’t just buy online – they buy a lot online, about $954 annually, per person, according to an Ipsos Reid survey. Their most common purchases? Beauty products (29 percent), items for their home (23 percent), pet products (17 percent), and even groceries (15 percent). Consumers buy so much that between 2011 and 2012, […]


In the Age of CASL, Integrated Marketing Will be King

by Sharon Lynch | August 28, 2014 | No Comments

CASL Marketing

As marketers know by now, the Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL) took effect July 1, 2014, putting all commercial electronic messages under a microscope. To achieve CASL compliance, marketers have adjusted their electronic messages, including emails and instant messages, to meet new consent, sender identification and unsubscribe requirements. The CASL law has been a wake-up call […]