Articles by Paul Lima
February 28th, 2007
An entire generation has grown up with the Internet. If you hope to conduct business these kids you have to get with their program.
January 31st, 2007
One disgruntled customer online can do enormous damage to your business reputation. Fortunately business intelligence tools can help you monitor web postings and put out fires.
October 31st, 2006
Small business owners are discovering that online shopping solutions are more accessible than ever, with the advantage of providing shopping opportunities all day, every day.
September 30th, 2006
Do you find yourself spending too much business time on email or feel overwhelmed with the volume of old mail in your inbox? If so, these tips from Paul Lima will help.
August 31st, 2006
Dubbed "web 2.0", a suite of new online technologies are shifting the way people communicate online. The real question is this: is your company leveraging these tools to your advantage or do you find yourself at risk of being left behind?
December 31st, 2005
When most people would have been preparing to retire, Leonard Lee, who founded Lee Valley Tools Ltd. in 1978 had different plans. Rather than being resigned to "mall walking" the successful entrepreneur started a new business manufacturing medical tools. Here is his story.
October 31st, 2005
Junk email wastes precious time, may be highly offensive and it can destroy your computer system if it contains a virus. These ideas will help you combat spam effectively.
September 30th, 2005
U.S. customers are driving sales for many online Canadian merchants. For the manufacturer of Urban Wolf pet foods these sales make the difference between just getting along and really making it in business.
January 31st, 2005
Are poor table manners putting a major joint venture or business deal at risk? Etiquette does have an impact - here is what you need to watch for.
October 31st, 2004
Inspiration drives innovation - learn how Jim Kendrick turned dew point frustration into a profitable business venture.
Credit Cards, Online payment, E-commerce - Canadian small businesses need to know how to collect money online
March 31st, 2001
E-commerce. It's more than a buzzword. Increasingly, it's how business is conducted--with the click of a button. Paul Lima looks at many of the ways that payment can be collected on a website ...