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Government Resources to Support Small Business during COVID-19

Government Resources to Support Small Business during COVID-19

Last Updated: April 07, 2020 This article offers general information only, is current as of the date of publication, and is not intended as legal, financial or other professional advice. A professional advisor should be consulted regarding your specific situation. While the information presented is […]

How to Get the Most Out of Trade Shows

How to Get the Most Out of Trade Shows

Attending trade shows can be a great way to attract clients, network, and stay on top of developments in your industry. Here are some tips to help you succeed.

Ownr Spotlight: Finesse Grocery

Ownr Spotlight: Finesse Grocery

Amidst a challenging time for small businesses, Finesse Grocery repurposed into a grocery delivery company in Toronto and the GTA. Here, co-founder Vincent Nguyen shares how a temporary pivot resulted in the success of a service that is now a core part of their business.

How to Respond to Customers While Your Business is Temporarily Closed

How to Respond to Customers While Your Business is Temporarily Closed

It is important for businesses to communicate effectively with their customers while temporarily closed to ensure their continued support. Here, Loans Canada shares tips and best practices to respond to customers while your business is temporarily closed.

Dead Stock Definition: What is Dead Stock?

Dead Stock Definition: What is Dead Stock?

Any business that deals with physical products carries the risk of experiencing dead stock. Learn about ways you can deal with dead stock.

How to Hire the Right Employee for Your Small Business

How to Hire the Right Employee for Your Small Business

Is your small business ready to grow? Here’s what you need to know to recruit and hire the right employee for your business.

What is a Niche? Niche Market Examples

What is a Niche? Niche Market Examples

If you’re going to market your new business successfully, you’ll need to identify your niche. We’ll break down what a niche market is and how to find your own.

A List of Free or Discounted Services for Entrepreneurs

A List of Free or Discounted Services for Entrepreneurs

Companies across different industries and service types are offering assistance. We’ve sorted them by service type to make them easy to scan.

How to Register Your Business in Ontario

How to Register Your Business in Ontario

A step by step guide on how to register your business in Ontario as a sole proprietor or corporation.

Cap Rate Calculator: What is Capitalization Rate and How to Calculate it

Cap Rate Calculator: What is Capitalization Rate and How to Calculate it

If you’re an aspiring real estate investor, you need to have a thorough understanding of how to calculate cap rate. Use these cap rate calculators to help.

How to Create a Document Management System for Your Business

How to Create a Document Management System for Your Business

A great document management system is a powerful time saver. From document storage tips to security considerations, we’ll help you get your system started.

6 Reasons Why E-Commerce Businesses Should Use Shipping Software

6 Reasons Why E-Commerce Businesses Should Use Shipping Software

Shipping can be a very time-consuming part of an e-commerce business. Fortunately, you can use a shipping software to help streamline the process. In case you are not yet familiar with shipping software, here are six key benefits.

How to Create a Sales Forecast That Boosts Your Business

How to Create a Sales Forecast That Boosts Your Business

You know you’re supposed to create a sales forecast for your business, but where should you begin? Read on for the best sales forecasting methods, and more.

What’s your Business’ Target Audience and What to do With it?

What’s your Business’ Target Audience and What to do With it?

It’s important to take time to get to know your business’ audience. Knowing who you’re talking to is the first step in understanding how to market your product to them.

Ownr Success Story: Dezza Coffee

Ownr Success Story: Dezza Coffee

Dezza Coffee is an e-commerce coffee brand inspired by authentic and great-tasting Indonesian coffee. In this interview with Ownr, Aldo, Founder of Dezza Coffee shares his experience starting his business and shares advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.