4 Ways Your Small Business Can Give Back

As a small business owner or CEO, it’s easy to look at big businesses and dream about the different things you could do with their resources. You could pay larger salaries, purchase better technology, and invest in causes you believe in. While this is true, to an extent, there’s nothing stopping small businesses from being generous.

Volunteering employee

Whether you bring in $1 million per year, or $10 billion, there are ways you can prioritize philanthropy and be generous with the resources your organization has been blessed with.

4 Possible Ways to Give Back

Giving back – whether with your time or money – is highly beneficial for small businesses.…

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Things Every First-Time Ecommerce Vendor Should Consider

Starting your own ecommerce store can be an intimidating process. There are so many things to consider, venders often don’t know where to begin. Luckily, many people have already found success in the ecommerce space, which means there are some behaviors that are typical of a winning store. Here are a few things every first-time ecommerce vendor should consider before accepting any orders.

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SEO Will Help You Make More Sales

If you’re new to the world of ecommerce, it’s possible you’re new to the world of search engine optimization (SEO) as well. SEO helps businesses attract more customers by influencing search results.…

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Why Citizenship by Investment is The New Normal for Entrepreneurs

Economic citizenship was once seen as the exclusive domain of the ultra-wealthy, but now it’s becoming the new normal for entrepreneurs hoping to expand their reach internationally. First formally established in St. Kitts and Nevis, before being picked up in other nations across the world, citizenship by investment (or CBI) provides those who can afford it with a second passport and all of the advantages which come with it.

Citizenship by investment (CBI)

But what can entrepreneurs stand to gain from economic citizenship to a second nation, and which nations will provide small business owners with the widest range of opportunities for success? Read on to find out why CBI could be of use for any business, and where the best place to apply for a new passport is.…

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What Can You Do To Combat Internet Surveillance In Canada?

CBC released the scary realization that there were many countries around the world who had clandestine surveillance agencies who sole purpose is to monitor their citizens. And, that they have exploited people in the most vulnerable ways, through the use of web browsers.

Internet surveillance

Affecting millions of people, most Canadians were shocked to find that Canada was not exempt from the list of those who were being followed without their knowledge or their permission. When the governments of these countries found out that the software was capable of leaking very personal information, instead of warning citizens, they decided to use it to their advantage to survey people.…

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What are The Benefits of Buying a Pre-Owned Certified Car?

If you are considering buying a used car for your business, then you might be wondering whether you should shop around for a privately-owned vehicle or whether you should stick to a dealership’s certified pre-owned model. The advantages of a pre-owned certified vehicle are clear; while they can end up costing you more at the start, the guarantee they provide you is worth way more in the end than trusting a third party who has nothing to lose by selling a vehicle with an invisible “buyer beware” sign on it.

Certified Pre-Owned (CPO

Certified pre-owned (CPO) cars have to go through rigorous testing to ensure that they don’t have any unforeseen mechanical defects that can end up really costing you in the end.…

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7 Salesman Tactics to Avoid When Shopping at a Dealership

Car salesmen get a bad reputation; there is no doubt about that. Like any other salesperson, their job is to convince someone that they have to put themselves behind the wheel of a car on their lot. If you are in the market for a used or new car, then the only way to come out ahead is by making a budget, sticking to it, taking the emotion out, and not getting caught up in high-pressure sales tactics.

Car salesman

Before you start looking for the car that suits you and your business, make sure to look out for these seven sales tactics that can have you making a not-so-good choice, courtesy of our friends at Applewood Nissan Richmond dealership.…

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Q&A with James Turner, the Managing Director of Turnerlittle.com, on American Adults’ Attitude Toward Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies’ popularity blasts through the roof.  In fact, the search term “buy bitcoin” is being used more than “buy gold” – an indicator of people’s behavior toward buying/selling or investing in cryptocurrencies, specifically bitcoin.

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So, it’s safe to say that bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are supported by many, right? Well, not necessarily.

A recent survey conducted by YouGov on more than 1,000 American adults interestingly reveals that their attitude toward cryptocurrencies isn’t all that positive.

In this session of Q&A, we talk with James Turner, the Managing Director of Turnerlittle.com, discussing the findings from the YouGov survey, as well as offering his insight on what’s the future hold for everything related to bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. …

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Top Issues Faced by First Time Entrepreneurs and Solutions to Getting By

Being the boss is rewarding, but not without challenges. Though there will be peaks and valleys throughout your time as an entrepreneur, it is the beginning stages of starting a business that seems to cause the most obstacles.

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The quest to establish a new brand and being successful in the competition is not an easy one. Everything from raising startup funds and managing cash flow to standing out from the competition and obtaining new customers, there’s a lot that comes up for first-time entrepreneurs.

Knowing how to quickly deal with the problem and keep business going is a must.

Raising Startup Capital

Most entrepreneurs aren’t sitting on cash that can be used to invest in a business.…

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How Behaviour Science Can Help Solve Our Global Energy Crisis

It’s no secret that Australia, and indeed the world, is undergoing an energy crisis like never before. Our state and federal governments continue to make the argument that coal is the way to go, even as the threat of blackouts looms over us every summer. Despite this, a recent report has seen Australian chief scientist Alan Finkel reminded us that the Australian energy crisis could be seeing a resolution in as little as three years – but that coal use is not the answer, no matter how much our politicians seem to think it is.

Behavioural science for solving enery crisis

And while it’s a common thought that there’s not much you as an individual can do to change the face of the globe, the fact with energy is that it’s exactly the actions of everyday people and companies who are making a difference.…

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5 Aspects Every Business Website Should Display

Building an effective business website takes a delicate mixture of several concepts of business. You must effectively represent your brand, call your viewers to take action, and maintain the interest of web users in only a few seconds. It may sound like a tall order, but business web design is not as hard as you think.

Accessing business website

Those who have designed before you have figured out a sort of equation that seems to work best. The good news is that just a few minutes of your time will reveal their findings. Take a moment to read through this short synopsis of a few aspects every business website should display, and get started on your design now.…

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