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Why you should fire yourself from your own business

by Donald Cowper  |  March 22/2013  |  ,
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My latest post “Why you should fire yourself from your own business” is hot off the press on Copyblogger, a leading software and training organization specializing in content marketing, and the home of one of our favorite blogs about …

Penny discontinued: What does it mean for Canadian small business owners?

by Amanda Rappak  |  February 4/2013  |  ,

Ask anyone what a coin means to them and they’ll likely tell you it’s something unique to a country, a symbol of value or even a sign of a little luck. Coinage in Canada has been a hot topic recently in anticipation of

17 Great Websites to Find Freelance Jobs

by Guest Author  |  January 16/2013  |  ,

I’ve been working online for four years now, and I’m still amazed by how many freelancing sites are available. When I first started, I relied on one site for all of my work because I earned enough money to pay the bills. Once I started branching out though, …

5 Ideas For Starting 2013 On The Right Track

by Justine Smith  |  December 20/2012  |  , ,

5 2013 Business Ideas I recently wrote a post for Business News Daily called Shaping Up Your Business for The New Year, which include 5 ideas you can apply in your own business to start 2013 on the right track. If you …

Can Incorporating Save You Taxes?

by Guest Author  |  November 29/2012  |  ,

In an earlier post, I introduced the practical details about incorporating your business. One of the main reasons to incorporate or form an LLC is to separate your personal assets from your business. If the worst case scenario should ever come true and your …

How to master your to-do list and boost your productivity


Recently, Al Partridge of iSite Design led a fantastic workshop as part of this month’s Cre8con Camp on ways to boost your productivity. Not surprisingly, mastering the ability to stay productive and focused requires laser-sharp self-discipline and should be treated like a …

Preparing Your Business for The Worst Case Scenario


Prepare for the worst, hope for the best. That’s a motto every business should follow. Unexpected tragedies can happen at any time, putting your business, your finances, and your future in jeopardy. Exactly one month ago today, Hurricane Sandy blasted through New England and …

Best iPad Accessories For Small Business Owners

by Justine Smith  |  November 15/2012  | 

Best iPad Accessories We recently announced the launch of FreshBooks for iPad and based on the response, it’s evident that doing business on your tablet is the norm among freelancers and entrepreneurs. To make sure you’re getting the most out of your work day, here are the …

Revealed: The Content That Attracts Customers

by Guest Author  |  November 14/2012  | 

Content Marketing 2 Last time around, we took a look at a primer for getting started with content marketing, and the benefits that free content has in getting more customers to know, like, and trust your business. One question that everybody asks during their first …

Which Business Structure is Right For You?

by Guest Author  |  November 7/2012  |  ,

Recently I discussed the serious matter of liability in business and how even freelancers and small businesses should consider incorporating in order to separate their personal finances from their business. For most new entrepreneurs, the process of incorporating (or forming an LLC) …

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