Social Technology and the Small Business

Among the many new habits that the Internet has brought to our lives, connecting with friends, colleagues and family in a virtual environment is probably one of the most present in our day-to-day routines. This connection has also created an online environment where companies can find clients and potential clients; [...]

Tips On Writing An Effective Press Release

Every business owner knows the importance of advertising and marketing their company. There’s a lot of ways to get your company name out there, but if you’re looking to get media coverage then a press release can be a great way to promote your business. An effective press release can help get [...]

How much company data should you share with your sales team?

How much company data should you share with your sales team? This is a thorny question. Sales reps are notoriously disloyal and are often hired on the strength of the information they bring from a competitor. Yet sales reps are, well, representatives of your company. They should therefore be armed with all [...]

Protecting Your Business Data

A recent study by the Ponemon Institute found that 55% of small businesses had suffered a breach of company data. That’s a pretty high percentage of businesses. Security and data breaches can be a major issue for your company and can seriously hurt your business. Fortunately, there are a number of [...]

Canadian and US Anti Spam Laws

Do you promote your business using Email Marketing? Here's a great inforgraphic from the folks at CakeMail to help you better understand the differences between the new Canadian Legislation and the existing American CAN-SPAM act of 2003. Canadian and US Anti Spam Laws At-a-Glance: (via CakeMail)

Suntico Canadian Accountant and Bookkeepers Portal

Calling all Canadian Accountants and Bookkeepers! Suntico is inviting Canadian accountants and bookkeepers using Sage 50 software to take part in the final testing phase of its Accountant and Bookkeepers Portal. There is an estimated 14,000 self-employed bookkeepers in Canada who maintain clients’ books on an outsourced basis. The sheer [...]

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