A Duck in the Middle of the Road.....

Early this morning as I was driving my daughter to her part time job we noticed a lone duck sitting in the middle of the road. The duck appeared to be looking around and I felt sorry for the duck because I wondered if he was lost. My daughter said goodbye, got out of the car and told me not to worry as she was sure the duck would be ok.

Platypi Designs serving their clients better

In order to serve our clients better, we have implemented a new phone system that will allow people calling in to reach individual people by dialing in their extension.  We believe that this will give our clients the freedom to speak to the appropriate individual about their project details directly.  

While it will take some time for our clients and us to adjust to this new system we are excited about being able to service our clients better.  To reach us directly please contact us with the phone number and extensions below:

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Security Is Serious For Your Business

Did you know that industry compliance regulations exists for companies dealing with credit card and personally identifiable information? This article helps outline why security is important no matter the size of your business. Naturally, Solar Nexus Solutions is there to help you understand the risks to your business and how to protect your reputation on-line.

Article follows...

Take Security Seriously... first printed The Record Newspaper - Letter to the Editor

In recent weeks I have noticed a lot of news centered around computer security and the security of personal information, including credit cards and debit cards belonging to members of the public who shop on-line and in stores generally.

We have to think about this security the same as we would security linked to our homes, offices and automobiles. If we are sensible we lock our cars, we lock our front doors and office doors and, hopefully have security in place in the form of burglar alarms and passes that have to be swiped to enter office buildings in order for us to gain entrance to our place of work.

Unfortunately, people who own home computers, and more importantly, corporations, businesses etc sometimes fail to lock their computers. There are security controls out there for this purpose but laziness, lack of knowledge and a choice not to spend the money often puts important data and information at risk.

Guelph Chamber of Commerce Tabletop Tradeshow in April 2007

The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is holding their annual Tabletop Tradeshow. 

This event gives organizations both large and small the opportunity to showcase their products and services to both chamber and non chamber members.

Date: Wednesday April 4 2007
Location: Guelph Place Banquet Hall, 492 Michener Road, Guelph, ON  N1K 1C6
Time: 4pm - 8pm
Cost: Free to attend

Upcoming Dates for SBCN Meetings at Zehrs Stanley Park Community Room....

  • Thursday March 15th @ 7pm: Marshall Northcott, SMP Strategies
  • Thursday April 12th @ 7pm: Tanya Riemann, Platypi Designs
  • Wednesday May 16th @ 7pm: Steven Cage, Investment Advisor, Blackmont Capital
  • Wednesday 6th June @ 7pm: SPECIAL EVENT - Neworld Coaching

Success in Small Business - Living the Dream, Avoiding the Nightmare!

Corporate Trainer, Speaker and Author, Marshall W. Northcott started his Corporate Sales Training Company in February 2001, from scratch, with two credit cards with a zero balance, nothing to show customers except his passion for selling and a reputation for getting things done!

Kiss My Tiara - On Tour!

Why not support a wonderful cause... and have a fun evening whilst your at it! Read on for details of: Kiss My Tiara hosted by Adele Alfano.

KATHLEEN BEAUVAIS - Director - Melaleuca: The Wellness Company says....

Looking forward to our next SBCN meeting! By the way, had it not been for our last SBCN  meeting, I would not have known  about Allprint. I was there today and was thoroughly thrilled with my new flyers and the price could not be beaten. The name of the lady I was dealing with is Rose Takacs and she is fabulous. Kathleen - Tel: 519-884-7795 Cell: 519-581-8771