Tuesday, April 11, 2017

How to Find the Right Business Startup for You

Do you want to be an entrepreneur and work for yourself? You're not alone. Finding the right startup business is one of the most popular small business subjects today. Everyone wants in on what’s hot. Riding the wave of a hot market is much easier than spending all your time and resources educating a market without a real need. So finding a hot business opportunity is the first step. But once you find that hot idea, you will need to evaluate whether the business makes sense not only in the market but also for you.
Keep these five factors in mind when determining the right business startup for you.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The 9 Best Resources for Small Businesses Who Want to Go Green

Environmental consciousness is something that is important to consumers everywhere, and the level of eco-friendliness of a business can often be the deciding factor in choosing one product or service over another.

If you are considering making your business green, the resources below provide the information you need to take steps to make your small business environmentally friendly.

1. Newsweek Green Rankings

Learn from 10 green companies in the U.S. that are doing it right.
This list, updated annually by Newsweek, ranks the world’s largest companies on corporate sustainability and environmental impact. And there is a lot we can learn from these 10 winners.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

12 Facts About Starting a Business in Canada

hinking of starting a business in Canada? Knowing these twelve facts will help make the startup process easier.

1) You need to be a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant to start a business in Canada.

You can't start a business while you're in Canada on a visitor or student visa or while you're here on a work permit.
You may be able to partner with one or more Canadians to start a business here but that doesn't mean that you will be able to reside in Canada.
To do that, you need to immigrate to Canada. This page from Citizenship and Immigration Canada provides information on immigrating to Canada.