Canada Business Network Blog
Turn down time into productive time
Focus on business development during slower periods in your business cycle.
Checklist: Plan your social media debut
Having a plan may make it easier for you to achieve your business goals via social media.
Start your business Canada! Set up a business in four steps
Discover a new video series for entrepreneurs and learn about four basic steps to starting a new business.
Feasibility study vs business plan
Conduct a feasibility study to look objectively at the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of your proposed business venture.
Starting a side business? Minipreneurs still need to plan
Learn more about minipreneurs, a new trend in entrepreneurship, and what to do if you're planning to become one.
Start-up funding: Borrowing from friends and family
Borrowing from family or friends may be a good way to get the money you need to get your business started.
National Household Survey Profile: a revealing look at the socio-economic characteristics of Canadians
Access free market intelligence to better understand your customers and develop your strategy.
Minimizing market research mishaps
A business plan, including market research, is key to a successful start-up or expansion. Avoid market research roadblocks by following these hints.
Get time on your side
If you struggle to find time to do everything and are often overwhelmed, you may want to re-evaluate some of your work strategies.
Selling your business: find the right fit
Discover strategies to evaluate your business' worth and attract quality buyers.