Five must-have apps for small business owners in 2018

Apps are a useful way for small business owners who are constantly on the go to streamline various processes and make their workday more efficient and productive. Looking for some apps to help you succeed in 2018? Here are five must-have apps that will make life easier for any hard-working small business owner. TSheets There’s … Continued

Celebrate Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

If you’re still struggling to shake off the melancholy of the January blahs, here’s something that should help burst your bad news bubble: January 29, 2018 marks the 17th annual Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day. Celebrated on the last Monday of every January, Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day is a chance to praise the pervasive packing material … Continued

Tips to solve your employees’ post-holiday blues

Whether you celebrate New Year’s Eve with a bottle of bubbly, or head to bed long before midnight, many of us experience a post-holiday hangover when January arrives. It’s not hard to see why: the holidays are over, work and school resume, and the jovial spirit of the season is replaced by the reality of … Continued

New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

 As we change the calendar and welcome 2018, it’s the perfect time for self-reflection and goal-setting. And it doesn’t have to be all about exercising more often or giving up that bad habit. Beyond personal changes, the start of another new year is an excellent opportunity for professional growth, too. Eager to boost your business … Continued

5 Ways to Get Organized in the New Year

Did you know that January is National Get Organized month? The New Year is a great time for making personal and professional resolutions, and getting organized is an essential component in helping you achieve new goals and resolutions for your small business. Starting 2018 with a clean slate sets you up to be more productive … Continued

Creative Ideas for Personalized Holiday Gifts for Clients

It’s the season of giving, a time of year when many small business owners like to show their gratitude to loyal clients with a holiday gift. One way to ensure those gifts deliver the impact and positive association you’re hoping for is by personalizing them. That way, it’s not just another logo pen destined to … Continued

Holiday Shipping Dates 2017

Are you shipping gifts to loved ones who live far away this holiday season? Here are UPS’ cut off dates to keep in mind: December 13 – Last day to ship by Ground for delivery to the US and extended areas* December 14 – Last day to ship by Ground for delivery across Canada (domestic)* December 20 – … Continued

Avoid Online Shopping Shipping Headaches This Holiday Season with a Short Term Mailbox Rental

Planning on doing your shopping online this holiday season? You’re not alone. Online shopping continues to grow in popularity and shows no signs of slowing down, with e-commerce growing 23% year-over-year. If you are an avid online shopper, you may have experienced challenges with your deliveries in the past. Some common issues include: Package theft. … Continued

How the proposed tax changes could affect your small business

Back in July, the federal government announced plans to close a trio of tax loopholes many Canadian small business owners utilize to shield their income from higher levels of taxation. By paying less in tax, many entrepreneurs are able to generate valuable savings that can see them through slow periods, or mitigate the other risks … Continued