An SBCN Success Story!

Whilst the SBCN doesn't mandate referrals, we are delighted when members choose to support one another. One such success story can be found with two of our members: Steven Cage and Tomasz Adamski.

As a candidate in the recent municipal election, Steven Cage needed some professional photography to include on his campaign web site. To help create the right image, Steven reached out to our very own Tomasz Adamski - a professional photographer and member of the SBCN.

We thought you'd like to see the end results which truly reflected Steven's passion for our community...

Waterloo Region Small Business Centre

Jeremy Dueck of the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre has kindly provided the slides for his presentation.

Waterloo Region Small Business Centre

Jeremy Dueck will be coming along to the SBCN on Tuesday 9th January. Do you have a small business, or thinking of starting one? Waterloo Region's Small Business Centre provides a premier source of help, advice and support to small business. Join us for more information on what's on offer and how you can take advantage! Meeting Starts at 7 pm, bring business cards for the prize draw, refreshments available. Stanley Park Mall, Zehrs Community Room, 1005 Ottawa Street North, Kitchener, Ontario.

New Years Resolutions for Your Small Business

Whilst looking for some information to help me in my business planning for 2007, I came across this excellent article. It has some great tips and certainly helped me in my preparations for another year in small business!

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Happy New Year!

The Small Business Community Network wishes all our members, friends and associates a very Happy New Year! We wish you and your business continued success in 2007 and look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events.


Canadian Cultural Connection™ Inc (CCC) is currently seeking a Strategic Business Alliance with Canadian women entrepreneurs. This strategic business alliance would enable women owned and operated businesses large and small to be involved in a Canadian travel initiative created exclusively for the citizens of this country.

2nd Edition of a Life Like Mine available to pre-order!

For those of you who have purchased my book, A Life Like Mine, I would like to extend a heartfelt "Thank You". I know you have enjoyed my story because of the feedback I have been receiving. For those of you who were disappointed when the 1st Edition sold out, good news - you can pre-order the 2nd Edition by emailing For a limited time period anyone who pre-orders, A Life Like Mine can purchase it at the special discounted price of $20, shipping extra.

SBCN - Excellent Resource for Students!

The Small Business Community Network Group is an excellent resource for many people.

As the founder of the SBCN I would like to encourage students to come along and use the resources of the group. You will find many people at the meetings who can offer free advice, answer questions on business challenges and growth and also find mentors to help you.

Time To Update Your Browser?

For many people, the web browser is an almost transparent part of their computer. To most, it's "how they access the Internet", but it's really just another software application like Microsoft Word, or a database package.

Podcasting, the Way to Go!

Want to know how to gain more exposure for your business? Looking for ways to market your business without spending too much money and reach a global community of potential customers? Why not enter the world of Podcasting..yes Podcasting. It has nothing to do with the IPod, so stop thinking you have to rush out and buy an IPod. On the other hand I do like IPods so buying one would not be such a bad idea.