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“Advice for Small Business Owners”

Self Rebranding

If you have not yet noticed, my site has a new name (“Advice for Small Business Owners”), along with a new slogan (“Helping small business owners solve the issues they face on a daily basis”). Other things are changing as well – I’m starting to display some information about my site on my site. I’m […]

For the Right Price

I was having lunch the other day with an old friend discussing the consulting that I do. He asked me how I come up with prices to quote potential clients, specifically when the work is being done on a project basis, not hourly. After explaining my system to him, I realized that other people likely […]

Intellectual Property Protection

If you are developing a new product or service, you’ve probably wondered a bit about this topic (and if not, you should have). How do you protect your ideas, especially from the people who work with or for you? Before I go any further, I must point out that I am not a lawyer, and […]

Managing Accounts Receivable

How can you expand your business and manage cash flow at the same time? There are a few options available.

Getting Your Questions Answered

I was recently introduced to a new website while reading Bob Walsh’s book, The Web Startup Success Guide. Although I’ve had that book for several weeks now, and have, in fact, read through it three times already, I’m still only scratching the surface of what that book has to offer. You can read my original […]

Dragon's Den Episode 5

I just finished watching the fifth episode of Dragon’s Den – if you missed it last night, you can watch it on the CBC website. Note that this article will include spoilers, so if you haven’t watched it yet, do that first. Then please come back and read this. As is usual for the show, […]

Most Common Mistakes on Dragon's Den

I’m a fan of a show here in Canada called Dragon’s Den, where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to a panel of dragons hoping for an investment. The catch is that the entrepreneur must get at least as much as they are asking for, or they get nothing. The most common mistake I’ve seen, and it […]

Bell Business Reports Review

I recently came across a blog called Bell Business Reports while browsing through questions on Linked In. (The blog itself can be found here, or find it later listed in my Blog Roll). Laura Bell, author of the blog, was requesting a link exchange, but once I read through some of her articles, I realized […]