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How to ensure your business is CASL compliant – update after year one

It has been just over a year since CASL was implemented on July 1, 2014. As a refresher,

CASL is the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation.  This initiative was developed to put a stop to unwanted solicitations or spam to individuals and businesses via electronic means. 333 more words

Back to School. Back to Business.

Change is in the air for entrepreneurs and their families. September brings substantial

change to households whose kids are returning to class. Schedules start earlier in the day, there is daily homework to be done, and care free summer fun is coming to an end. 476 more words

Halton Small Business Centre

Tuesday's Ask Gail: What Are Some Content Ideas for a Blog for an Online Shop?


Hi Gail,

I’ve been making a lot of changes to my business and feel that quality content on my new website is needed in order to be found in searches.  352 more words


How to Eat a Marketing Elephant

A big challenge for small businesses is often having the time to stay on top of their marketing; the planning, prep time, and implementation. Marketing can be the white elephant in a business that needs to be addressed because it has the largest impact on the growth of the business. 752 more words

Conscious Entrepreneur

The Elements of a Private Placement Memo ("PPM) for a Regulation D Offering

What is a PPM?  

A private placement memo (“PPM”) is the document that is given out to investors when companies (or “issuers”) are raising capital through a private placement offering or Regulation D offering. 645 more words


Top tips on finding a niche

I think it is really important for small businesses to get their niche small and perfectly formed. You ideally want to be in a place where you own it, you understand it and you are rocking it. 346 more words

Bright Business

“Why you?” – The Unique Selling Proposition

Whether you’re pitching your business idea to funders and business partners, or trying to close a deal at a sales meeting, having a clearly defined “Unique Selling Proposition” will be a key to your success. 377 more words