Business Tips

What we learned: The importance of heritage & a strong brand story

Family-run businesses are a key part of the small business community. We constantly see small businesses open their doors because […]

How to launch & market your side hustle

Whether you’re a small business owner looking to branch out, or just want to earn a bit of extra cash, […]

7 ways to increase small business customer engagement

You’ve probably heard the term ‘customer engagement’ while marketing your small business. Customer engagement encompasses all of the ways you […]

Everything you need to know about TikTok for small business

Social media is one of the best places to market your small business and connect with your customers while driving […]

How small business is shifting in 2022

Regardless of industry, the small business world is ever-changing. In 2020, we saw resilient small business owners shift their offerings […]

How to get online reviews for your business

When it comes to your business, don’t underestimate the power of online reviews. Picture this scenario: you’re craving a burger, […]

How to use Instagram link stickers for your small business

Good news for small businesses — Instagram link stickers are now available to everyone using the social platform. This feature, […]

Adapting to change: Serving up something new with food truck-inspired takeaway

Adapting to change: Serving up something new with food truck-inspired takeaway Estimated reading time: 7 minutes The COVID-19 pandemic threw […]

How to respond to negative reviews as a small business owner

The internet is one of the first places people turn to when they’re searching for a new provider or service. […]

Rooted in community: How Kelly Polanco stands out at local events

Rooted in community: How Kelly Polanco stands out at local events Estimated reading time: 4 minutes One of the best […]

How to create a stand-out shopfront

How to create a stand-out shopfront Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Even though online shopping has dominated the small business […]

Think outside the shop with a pavement pop-up

Think outside the shop with a pavement pop-up Estimated reading time: 3 minutes This is the perfect time of year […]

Create a restaurant patio with curb appeal

It’s time to take your dining room outside… or level up your current outdoor space. Offering outdoor dining should go […]

How small business owners can celebrate (& honour) Pride Month

June is Global Pride Month…and as a small business owner, it’s a great time to show your support of the […]

Pivoting with purpose: From greenhouse to garden pizzeria

Small businesses constantly have to adapt, whether it’s a change in location or a logo adjustment. One business that’s no […]


How to open a restaurant in 8 steps

Do you have an idea for the perfect restaurant, but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. Unless you’re […]

How to write a press release

There are many ways you can tell the world about exciting updates at your company. If you’re looking to create […]

How to come up with a business name

Passion. Energy. Courage. That’s what it takes to start a new business. You have a great idea for a business, […]

5 ways to use touch-free and remote payments

In a world of social distancing and mask-wearing, touch-free transactions are quickly becoming the norm. We’ve seen many small businesses […]

5 ways to stay mentally well at home

Although working from home is a great solution when going to the office or a physical location is not an […]

How to stay connected with remote employees

Shifting from a collaborative environment to a work-from-home situation can be tough – for reasons other than productivity. As a […]

How to stay productive at home

Working from home is becoming the new reality for a lot of people right now. But as many of us […]

How to use video to connect with customers

Right now, more people than ever are working from home in order to combat the spread of COVID-19. But if […]

How to work from home with kids

The World Health Organization has declared a pandemic as COVID-19 spreads rapidly around the globe. For most non-essential employees, our […]