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A Simple Guide To Local Seo For Business Owners

by Brodie Mei

What is Local SEO?Imagine you have a lemonade stand in your neighborhood. Local SEO is like a big, shiny sign that helps people find your stand when they’re thirsty. For business…

Advantages Of Personal Life Insurance

by Glenn Stewart

What are the types of Personal Life Insurance policies?There are many reasons why you should consider buying a Personal Life Insurance policy. Here are just some of them:Protect…

Protect Your Income And Secure Your Family’s Future With Disability Insurance

by Glenn Stewart

Protect Your Income and Secure Your Family’s Future with Disability InsuranceEver seen anybody affected by illness or an accident so badly that they must stay away from work for…

Change Leads To Success

by Linda Ockwell-Jenner

Change is not scary it opens new opportunities. My business had to pivot, and choose a different direction due to the pandemic. My motivational speaking engagements became virtual…

Poverty Can Be Liberating (And Other Ways To Learn To Say No)

by Brad Poulos

Learn to Say No – and Get Your Life Back!Steve Jobs said it. Michael Porter said it.Saying No is a skill few master and this writer is no exception. Take a look at your calendar…

I Am Not A Failure

by Linda Ockwell-Jenner

Being a small business owner has never been easy, and I will admit It’s been difficult since the pandemic, but I know I still have more to offer. I have clambered over many…

10 Steps To Starting A Business In Canada

by Sergey Pavlov

A small business in Canada is a great way to start out on your own. You’ll make an impact while you create something new. How to start a small business in Canada?Start Your…

Dealing With Anxiety During The Holidays

by Janet Benedict

 The holiday season has begun! As excited as I am about it, the chaos of it all can feed my anxiety. There are so many things to do, so many places to go, and so many people…

Can I Manage My Business And Have Some Down Time This Summer?

by Janet Benedict

Managing Your Business for the SummerManaging your small business for the summer….. can you serve your business and enjoy some summer fun?Most people like to take holidays in the…

You Are Worth More Than You Think!

by Janet Benedict

Thoughts People with High Self-Worth Have The most confident and happy people we know are the ones who have high self-worth. But how did they get that way? Are some people…

A Step-By-Step Guide To Building A Website

by Sergey Pavlov

12 Planning Steps The process of creating a website for your business can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. With 12 simple planning steps and the right knowledge…

Why Doing Your Books Brings Out Your Inner Child...and What To Do About It

by Peter Piluk

Do you remember a time from your childhood when you really didn't want to do something? Did you ignore it hoping it would go away or did you angrily stomp your feet hoping whoever…