Canada Business Network Blog
Small Businesses: A priority for the CRA year round
While Small Business Week comes only once a year, the Canada Revenue Agency recognizes your small business needs and continues to find ways to help you do business all year long.
Demos and displays: Do trade shows and their alternatives fit your needs?
Assess your marketing needs before investing in a trade show booth. Could less expensive options do the job? Or is in-person interaction the key to your success?
Reverse mentoring: Get a new perspective on your business!
Are you looking for advice, ideas or support? Find out how reverse mentoring could help your business.
CIPO invites innovative SMEs to participate in roundtable discussions
Seize this opportunity to help improve Canada's intellectual property system. Discussions will be held from November 14 to December 12, 2012.
Keep your marketing fresh; don't let your strategy go stale
Reviewing your marketing strategy on a regular basis is the best way to stay current and to maintain a competitive advantage.
Ready to recruit: Don't let top talent slip away
Always be ready for top talent; when quality people come your way, know how to find a place for them in your business.
9 Dos and Don'ts for social media
Learn how to leverage social media to propel your business to a new level of success.
Turn customer dissatisfaction into customer retention
Strive to turn happy customers into loyal ones; it's less expensive to retain existing customers than to acquire new followers.
Workplace well-being: Investing in the intangibles
Explore ideas that could help you set the tone for workplace well-being. Fewer sick days, less absenteeism and reduced turnover can only result in a more productive workplace.
Get a leg up by finding your niche
Changes in demographics present business opportunities and challenges. Your ability to adapt and find a niche could be the key to your success.