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…

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…

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…

Annually Edmonton receives 7 million tourists. Known as the Festival City, places like Fort Edmonton Park, Galaxy land, West Edmonton Mall, and Edmonton Ski Club, ensures that Edmonton has plenty to offer its visitors. But interestingly, none of Edmonton hotels or B&Bs appear in Trivago’s Canada Top Hotel Awards. Furthermore, in the Top 10 Hotels in…

If you are reading this article, then you are thinking of: A) quitting your job, B) going self-employed, C) and wondering – Is this a good idea? So, without further ado, here’s why going self-employed is an awesome idea! Be the Boss Next time you enter you office, guess who the boss is – YOU.…

In the last post, we covered 8 ways to finance your startup. So right about now, you might be wondering – Which financial option is right for you and your company? Well, this post answers that exact question. Business Loan Business loans from a bank carry an average interest rate. The bank does not expect…

Even though e-commerce businesses are the what’s-hot business now, retail business aren’t going out of fashion anytime soon. The fact is that customers like to see and feel their products before purchasing them. Furthermore, buying from a retail store carries the advantage of instant gratification that an e-commerce business can’t match. Alberta’s retail industry have…