Small business blog posts we liked this week
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by Samantha Garner
4d ago
We hope you have a nice, relaxing weekend planned! Here are some interesting small business blog posts and articles we’ve read recently. Have you read anything you’d like to share? Why some in Canada’s tech industry are feeling jittery after Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse at CBC Small business groups push for extension to repay outstanding… The post Small business blog posts we liked this week appeared first on GoForth Institute Blog | Canadian Entrepreneur Training ..read more
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How do entrepreneurs get small business ideas?
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by Samantha Garner
1w ago
Sometimes it feels like a great small business idea come out of nowhere. In reality, there are actually 5 common sources of small business ideas. Maybe your next small business idea will be found from one of these places: Small business idea source #1: Your own life About 60% of new business ideas come from… The post How do entrepreneurs get small business ideas? appeared first on GoForth Institute Blog | Canadian Entrepreneur Training ..read more
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3 ways to set your small business apart
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by Samantha Garner
2w ago
Many Canadian entrepreneurs tell us that differentiating themselves from their competition is one of their main struggles. But the good news is: it doesn’t have to be painful! Try these 3 tips to help your small business stand out from your competitors. 1) Identify a specific niche Understanding your business’ overall industry is important, since… The post 3 ways to set your small business apart appeared first on GoForth Institute Blog | Canadian Entrepreneur Training ..read more
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2023 labour/employment standards by province
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by Samantha Garner
3w ago
Note: This post first appeared on April 2017. We’re re-posting it here with updated links, to help your small business keep on top of the latest from your provincial government. There are many rules when it comes to your employees’ working conditions, ranging from work hours, overtime and meal breaks to Sunday closings, whistleblower protection, and mandatory retirement. Of course, minimum wage and minimum daily… The post 2023 labour/employment standards by province appeared first on GoForth Institute Blog | Canadian Entrepreneur Training ..read more
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Audition for the 18th season of Dragons’ Den
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by Samantha Garner
1M ago
Attention Canadian entrepreneurs: You can now apply for Season 18 of Dragons’ Den! Auditions are happening both in-person and through Zoom, with in-person auditions in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, and Toronto. Visit their website for more info! The post Audition for the 18th season of Dragons’ Den appeared first on GoForth Institute Blog | Canadian Entrepreneur Training ..read more
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The difference between a business idea and a business opportunity
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by Samantha Garner
1M ago
All of us have ideas each and every day; probably hundreds of them. Most of us can come up with several business ideas in a single day. However, not all of these business ideas will be business opportunities. Unsuccessful entrepreneurs usually think that a business idea and a business opportunity are the same. Successful entrepreneurs know the difference. What’s the difference between a business idea… The post The difference between a business idea and a business opportunity appeared first on GoForth Institute Blog | Canadian Entrepreneur Training ..read more
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Understanding cost of goods sold (COGS) in your business
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by Samantha Garner
1M ago
Cost of goods sold, also known as COGS, means one of two things depending on your business. For retail/wholesale businesses, it’s the price that your business paid to get the products that you’ll sell to your customers. For manufacturing businesses, it’s the cost of the raw materials, labour and supplies. Understanding your business’ cost of goods sold will help you better understand your profits, and… The post Understanding cost of goods sold (COGS) in your business appeared first on GoForth Institute Blog | Canadian Entrepreneur Training ..read more
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Small business blog posts we liked this week
GoForth Institute
by Samantha Garner
1M ago
We hope you have a nice, relaxing weekend planned! Here are some interesting small business blog posts and articles we’ve read recently. Have you read anything you’d like to share? The pandemic has led to a surge of ‘productivity paranoia.’ Here’s how to fight it at Fast Company Want a job? You’ll have to convince our AI bot first at CBC Worried About ChatGPT? This… The post Small business blog posts we liked this week appeared first on GoForth Institute Blog | Canadian Entrepreneur Training ..read more
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50 businesses you can start from home
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by Samantha Garner
2M ago
Many entrepreneurs run home-based businesses. These self-employed entrepreneurs work alone, or have a few employees. Home-based businesses usually don’t have a storefront, street advertising signs or customer parking. Home-based entrepreneurs, despite the name, may have an office, studio or workshop, depending on their business. This sort of business has several upsides, including greater schedule flexibility, no dress code, potential savings on expenses such as childcare,… The post 50 businesses you can start from home appeared first on GoForth Institute Blog | Canadian Entrepreneur Training ..read more
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50 business you can start from home
GoForth Institute
by Samantha Garner
2M ago
Many entrepreneurs run home-based businesses. These self-employed entrepreneurs work alone, or have a few employees. Home-based businesses usually don’t have a storefront, street advertising signs or customer parking. Home-based entrepreneurs, despite the name, may have an office, studio or workshop, depending on their business. This sort of business has several upsides, including greater schedule flexibility, no dress code, potential savings on expenses such as childcare,… The post 50 business you can start from home appeared first on GoForth Institute Blog | Canadian Entrepreneur Training ..read more
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