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Keeping Up With New Business Trends

by Linda Ockwell-Jenner

Linda Ockwell-Jenner here co-founder of the Small Business Community Network (SBCN).Please check out my newest blog post:  http://www.lindaoj.social/keeping-up-with-new-…

How Are Real Estate Commissions Paid

by Andrew Shackleton

Christmas Planning – The Unexpected Costs

by Sylvia Greschner

One day of the year, or in some cases a series of days if you have a large family or circle of friends this, transpires in a few hours of celebration.  But, oh the work to…

Hockey Helps The Homeless K-W – Year 5

by Craig Herner

A day of hockey and fun for a good cause. Craig Herner and Ultimate Vision Web & IT Solutions have been supporters of this annual fundraiser tournament since 2014. Hockey…

Doing Through Delegation

by Steve Bentley BA CFP

Many small business owners become jacks-of-all-trades and do a little bit of everything when it comes to managing their businesses. This versatility can be a tremendous asset when…

Forgiving The Past

by Linda Ockwell-Jenner

The Past is The PastOur past is a precious gift, without it we would not be here today. But, if like me you have painful memories, its difficult not to try to shed yourself of…

Making Small Business Milestones

by Steve Bentley BA CFP

In a recent podcast, we covered the concept of building a business foundation for your small business. Why is it that important? Here’s a statistic. Roughly 50% of businesses in…

Refreshing Treats!

by Kim Wilson

Canadians love summer ☀️Summer means refreshing dips in the pool, ice-cold lemonade, cool watermelon chunks with mint…. It also means a flurry of recreational activities…

The Small Business Community Network (Sbcn)

by Linda Ockwell-Jenner

The Small Business Community Network (SBCN) 2003-2018 The Small Business Community Network (SBCN) has definitely made a social impact locally and globally. When just two…

Always Learning, Always Evolving, Always Looking To Do Things Better.

by Mark Benkovic

Last Thursday (July 5th) at our weekly SBCN Coffee Connect I had a great conversation about social media video marketing with our latest SBCN member, Angela Kafadar of Video…

What Is Your Brand ?

by Mark Benkovic

This is a simple question, but the answer is anything but simple !We all know many big corporate brands because they have the money to hire people to advertise and market their…

Practice Being More Profitable

by Steve Bentley BA CFP

As a small business owner, no matter how much revenue you generate, it’s the size of your profit margin that makes the biggest difference between growing a thriving business and…