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How to Register a Trademark for Your Business

How to Register a Trademark for Your Business

In this guide, we explain what trademarks are, how they compare to business names, and the scenarios where you need to trademark.

Ownr Success Story: Illustration Artist Lauren Pearson

Ownr Success Story: Illustration Artist Lauren Pearson

Illustration artist Lauren Pearson registered her business, By Lauren P, using Ownr in 2019. Here she chats about how she created a business out of what she loves and how to operate from a place of power as an entrepreneur.

Advice from RestoHub: Restaurant Startup Costs

Advice from RestoHub: Restaurant Startup Costs

The cost of launching a new business – particularly in the restaurant industry – can feel daunting. Our friends at RestoHub have shared a full breakdown of costs required to open a restaurant so you can take it one step at a time.

Founders of CBY Music on Hitting the Right Notes in Business

Founders of CBY Music on Hitting the Right Notes in Business

Christian and Karen Bell-Young​ opened their home-based studio CBY Music in 2017 to offer personalized music lessons to all ages and abilities. The husband and wife team used Ownr to register CBY Music officially.

Four Iconic Canadian Brands

Four Iconic Canadian Brands

As we celebrate 152 years of Canada this July, let’s look at four homegrown businesses that define the Canadian experience and find out how they’ve stayed relevant all these years.

Ownr Success Story: Worn & Woven Vintage Rugs

Ownr Success Story: Worn & Woven Vintage Rugs

Chantelle Bianchi loves to hunt vintage rugs from across the world for her Toronto-based business, Worn & Woven Vintage Rugs. A Marketing Manager by day, Chantelle talks about growing her side hustle into a full time business and the challenges of running an online shop.

Ownr Success Story: Digital Marketer Anthony Alfonsi

Ownr Success Story: Digital Marketer Anthony Alfonsi

Anthony Alfonsi, founder at creative marketing agency, Fourdots Digital, shares his entrepreneurial lessons with Ownr.

Ownr Success Story: Maturing Mama and Entrepreneur Chanelle Holder

Ownr Success Story: Maturing Mama and Entrepreneur Chanelle Holder

Chanelle Holder opened up the conversation around mental health and motherhood through her blog, Maturing Mama, which she registered as a business using Ownr in 2019.

The TELUS Pitch: One Minute Could Equal $100,000 for Your Small Business

The TELUS Pitch: One Minute Could Equal $100,000 for Your Small Business

TELUS Pitch is Canada’s largest small business competition, offering Canadian entrepreneurs the chance to reap the rewards of their hard work with a $100,000 cash payout.

Local SEO Tips for your Business

Local SEO Tips for your Business

When the marketplace is packed with choice, how do you get a consumer to notice your business first? Boost the online visibility of your business to potential customers with strategic local SEO.

Ownr Success Story: Business & Life Coach Negar Jafari of Innervibration

Ownr Success Story: Business & Life Coach Negar Jafari of Innervibration

Life and Business Coach Negar Jafari talks to Ownr about building a digital brand and her mission to support people in their personal development journey.

Ownr Success Story: Gradient Movement

Ownr Success Story: Gradient Movement

Ownr speaks to Justin Tamane, the Co-Founder of Gradient Movement about creating a global fitness community and the slow grind of entrepreneurship.

Best Website Builders for Canadian Businesses

Best Website Builders for Canadian Businesses

The quick and simple way to build a website for your business today is by using an online website builder. We look at the top ten factors that decide if a website builder is right your business.