Month: June 2017

The Benefits of Having a Chat Feature on Your Website

A website with a live chat feature has several distinct advantages over competitor sites that don’t chat. The live chat platform allows you to talk real-time with an expert and to exchange files, documents, screen images, and other important information that facilitates quicker issue resolution. While your website might offer phone support, email and other …

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How to Make your Retail Store Stand Out From the Masses

If you believe that you have something truly unique and beneficial to offer your clients, but you simply can’t seem to get anyone to walk through your store’s doors, you are not alone. Many small business owners complain that their brick-and-mortar location stands empty, and they simply don’t have the skills required to attract customers. …

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IOU Financial Announces New Director and Reports on AGM Results and on Grant of Stock Options

MONTREAL, June 20, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – IOU Financial Inc. (TSXV: IOU) (“IOU Financial” or the “Company”) today reported the results of its Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders held on this date (the “Meeting”). At the Meeting, shareholders approved the appointment of all directors proposed for election, which comprised the existing slate of directors other than Jason …

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Networking Tips for Small Business Owners

Networking is important for all business owners, especially small business owners, because it provides opportunities to generate new business and leads, meet VIP clients, approach investors and get important advice and mentorship. Having access to the right people in your industry can open doors and help you grow your business faster and more efficiently than …

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Free Resources Small Business Owners Should be Utilizing

Small business owners usually work with small budgets, which is why anytime there is a free resource to help you grow or manage your business, you should jump on it! In this article, we will provide three resources that will help you create a website and share articles with your customers, customize a business plan …

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Will Paid Ads Work for My Small Business? 5 Questions to Consider Before Choosing to Use Paid Ad Space

Gaining exposure, clients, long-term customers, and new business is always on a small business owner’s mind. In fact, those key issues are elements that can make or break some small businesses financially. Another financial consideration for many small business owners lies in the space of paid ads. Paid ads are becoming more and more evolved …

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How to Choose a Second Business Location: The Top Things to Consider When Considering an Expansion

Your small business is doing well very well… so well in fact that the idea of expanding to a second location has crossed your mind a time or two. Now that you are thinking about expanding, understanding how to choose a second location is key to continued business successes. But you are now asking yourself, …

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How to Budget for Your Business Despite Your Irregular Cash Flow

Uncertainty is the name of the game for many small businesses. You might not know how your orders will flow next month, whether demand for your product or service will change, or whether you’ll be hit by some unanticipated expense. Your business might be highly seasonal or might depend on external factors beyond your control. …

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