Articles by CO Staff
March 17th, 2020
In this live article we will be posting information on different financial assistance program, including grant and loan programs for Canadian small businesses, as information becomes available.
March 2nd, 2016
Like many fast-growing tech businesses, Karos Health has had to take a broader look at the financing options available beyond venture capital investment. It has turned to angel investors, as well as working capital loans obtained through the local office of the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).
February 23rd, 2016
We reviewed the HP Pro Slate 12 & Paper Folio. Check out what we thought of it!
February 16th, 2016
As Canada’s second largest market, Quebec should not be ignored if you’re looking for opportunities to expand your business. Here are 3 tips on how can you successfully penetrate this untapped and lucrative marketplace.
November 1st, 2014
There is a huge difference between thinking someone will buy from you and having a person actually hand you money (or pay online) for your product or service.
September 3rd, 2013
Does your business have a distinct sound? CanadaOne talks to Colleen Fahey of audio branding experts Sixieme Son to get some insight on how to build a distinct audio brand for your business.
September 3rd, 2013
Whether you need help overcoming a fear of public speaking or simply want to improve your presentation skills, Toastmasters International is a great starting point.
July 1st, 2013
Google Plus may be the social network that many small businesses would like to ignore, but as the social backbone of the world’s largest search engine, here is a look at why your business needs to care.
July 3rd, 2012
Andrew Kinnear of Aimia shares insights into what near field communications (NFC) is and how it is impacting Canadian retailers, allowing people to use things like mobile phones and loyalty programs to interact in more robust ways.
February 1st, 2012
Marketing automation is the next level in getting the best return on investments from your website. Jimmy Li of BC-based marketing automation specialists, RevenueAutomation.com, shared five tips to help you get the most out of your content marketing strategy.
May 2nd, 2011
If you are considering buying a franchise, it is important for you to do your homework and inform yourself of both the benefits and risks. What's more, you need to prepare yourself to deflect high pressured sales tactics and keep your emotions out of the decision.
May 2nd, 2011
If you are considering buying a franchise, it is important for you to do your homework and inform yourself of both the benefits and risks. What's more, you need to prepare yourself to deflect high pressured sales tactics and keep your emotions out of the decision. Here is a look at some key things to keep in mind if you are thinking of becoming a franchisee.
March 1st, 2011
This multimedia article contains excerpts and video clips from the recent Direct Engagement show with guests Mike Slaby, best known as the 'digital oracle' behind Obama's successful presidential election campaign, and Ontario Minister Takhar.
February 1st, 2011
Read chartered accountant Jeffrey D. Sherman's tips on how to better manage your business's finances.
September 30th, 2010
Dubbed a "A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers," Gamestorming will help you harness improvisation, visual thinking and creativity.