Small Business

5 Blogging trends that will remain with us post Pandemic
Marketing, Strategy
September 24, 2020
5 Blogging trends that will remain with us post Pandemic

By Felicia Guthrie COVID-19 has changed our daily lives and many of these changes will stick around long-term, including some of the marketing trends that were front and centre during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. So which blogging trends will remain with us post-COVID? Well, let’s take a look! Create Value In order to […]

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My “Foolproof” blogging method to get over writer’s block
Marketing
September 17, 2020
My “Foolproof” blogging method to get over writer’s block

By Candace Huntly Is writer’s block holding you back from launching a successful business blog? If it is, you definitely aren’t alone. One of the ways to get over writer’s block is to create a blogging process. This is the 6-step process I use to write pretty much every blog I write. The key is […]

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5 ways brands can use blogging for business
Marketing, Strategy
September 10, 2020
5 ways brands can use blogging for business

Candace Huntly Have you made the leap yet to start your blog or is something holding you back? We have talked before about why blogging for business should definitely be on your radar when it comes to your marketing strategy. So, if you feel a bit stuck on making a final decision, check out: 5 […]

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The 4 Ps of Marketing
Marketing, Strategy
August 6, 2020
The 4 Ps of Marketing

By Trevor Shorte If you’re an entrepreneur or you have been to business school, you’ve probably heard about the 4 Ps of marketing and what that means for your business. If you’ve never heard of it before, in a nutshell, the 4 Ps of Marketing encompass the main pillars of your marketing strategy: Product, Price, […]

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Common marketing mistakes that businesses make and how to avoid them
Marketing, Strategy
July 2, 2020
Common marketing mistakes that businesses make and how to avoid them

By Trevor Shorte When we engage with a new client, we meet with them to go over their business and discuss the areas that we are going to help them with. We have a process that we go through where we ask very pointed questions regarding every aspect of their business. As we go through […]

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How to overcome your fear of selling
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
May 14, 2020
How to overcome your fear of selling

By Candace Huntly and Trevor Shorte If you have ever felt the dread of picking up a phone or sweaty palms walking into a meeting with a potential client, you are not alone. Selling is a big part of being an entrepreneur, but most people don’t know that they already have the tools they need […]

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6 ways to have the best break from business this winter
Business, Entrepreneurship
December 19, 2019
6 ways to have the best break from business this winter

By Felicia Guthrie With the holidays right around the corner, it’s important as a business owner or entrepreneur to take a break. This can be difficult for many reasons, especially if the holiday season is a valuable time for your industry, after all it’s a major consumer holiday. When you add any employees you may […]

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How to drive sales through social media
Business, Marketing, Strategy
November 21, 2019
How to drive sales through social media

By Felicia Guthrie In this ultra-connected age, a digital presence is essential. Social media is an incredible tool for big brands, small business owners, and entrepreneurs alike to carve out a space online. Social media gives you the opportunity to not only speak with your audience but also to drive awareness and sales. As a […]

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What you can learn about entrepreneurship from The Terminator
Entrepreneurship
October 24, 2019
What you can learn about entrepreneurship from The Terminator

By Felicia Guthrie You can learn a lot from unconventional places. Movies, television, and other popular culture elements can all contain little nuggets of wisdom. Today we’ll be looking at one of my favourite franchises, The Terminator films, particularly the first two, and what you can learn about entrepreneurship from them. “I’ll Be Back” One […]

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4 ways you might be getting too personal with your business social media
Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Strategy
September 5, 2019
4 ways you might be getting too personal with your business social media

In an age of “authentic” marketing (UGH), it can be easy to see where brands might accidentally blur the lines between business and personal – especially if you’re a small business with a smaller team. When it comes to social media, because it’s supposed to be social and you are interacting with other humans, a […]

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