4 easy ways to set up a business website

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We are all aware that we need a website for our businesses. But, many small businesses still don’t. And the reasons we’ve heard related to finding it too complicated or too expensive to build a website. It is not at all complicated to create small business website and neither is it out of your budget. Here’s a quick guide to ...

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6 ways to start your business with little capital

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According to Chris Guillebeau, author of The $100 Startup, “To succeed in a business project, especially one you’re excited about, it helps to think carefully about all the skills you have that could be helpful to others and particularly about the combination of those skills.” You might be limited to a strict budget when you want to start a business, ...

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Leverage Servus Heritage Festival to boost restaurant sales

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With an estimated 382,000 people attending each year, the Servus Heritage Festival can do wonders for your restaurant business, if you know how to leverage it well. Although the festival lasts for only 3 days it can increase your restaurant sales for over a month if you use it to your advantage. Here is how you can leverage the Servus ...

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4 challenges that Edmonton business community face

Starting a business in Edmonton is not an easy task. From finance to human resource to tapping into the market, you are going to face an uphill battle of startup challenges in Edmonton. Each one is going to be exciting and frustrating at the same time. However, by knowing the challenges the Edmonton business community faces before hand, you can ...

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Start a food truck business in Edmonton

The business of food trucks in Edmonton is on an upswing and you want to capitalize on it. Looking to start a food truck business but you are weary about the regulations? Take a look at these steps to get your food truck business in Edmonton on track. Source: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7077/7258828940_e5b7c55256.jpg Vending Permit If you sell, display or distribute goods or ...

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7 deadly sins that kill startups

In the business world, every move needs to be executed with great caution and calculation. Some deadly startup mistakes can mark the end of your startup venture, even before it has taken off. Here are the 7 biggest mistakes we’ve seen people make when starting a business, that we really don’t want you to make as well! Not validating your ...

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Six Resources Edmonton Entrepreneurs Can Use to Grow Their Startup

Since Yardly started, we’ve come to the conclusion that Edmonton is a great place to be an entrepreneur. The people are open to new ideas, it’s easy to find talented individuals to work with, and the regulatory environment is decidedly business-friendly. However, one of the most understated benefits of doing business in the City of Champions are the many resources available for ...

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Start a successful business in Edmonton

The way you start a business dictates how successful it can be. You have to start on a strong note, then your business will grow by leaps and bounds. If you just “wing it”, then your business will stumble and struggle to take off. This brings us to the topic at hand – How can you start your business so ...

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4 traits that make franchisee operations successful

While starting a franchisee business may seem like the ultimate way to propel your business to success, it takes more than just signing on the dotted line and paying a royalty to a wildly successful franchisor to make it successful. The success of your franchisee depends largely on how you operate it and the amount of efforts and skills you ...

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Best Canadian Business Accelerators in 2016

For quite a few of the previous posts, we have been harping about business incubators, but what about business accelerators? Business accelerators are perfect jump starters for any startup. They inject funds into startups, turning many struggling startups into full-fledged businesses and fast tracking their product cycle and entrance into the market. So, which are the best Canadian business accelerators ...

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