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Susan Ward

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By Susan Ward

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    • How Can I Get Local Clients? Created: Thursday, January 02, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      An online business asks how to get local clients. My advice will help any business learn how to get known and connected locally.
    • Customer Service & Customer Engagement – Your Competitive Edge Created: Thursday, July 30, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      This article presents strategies for improving customer service and building customer loyalty based on the results of a Telus/ Lumos Research study, including suggestions for using social media to increase customer engagement.
    • How Do I Pay Income Tax as an Independent Contractor in Canada? Created: Friday, February 21, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Are you an independent contractor? Here's what you need to know about your Canadian income tax - and a method for figuring out how much money to set aside for paying it.
    • How Does Freelancing Affect My Canadian Income Tax? Created: Friday, December 20, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Are you freelancing outside your regular employment in Canada? Congratulations! You've started a business. Learn more here, including how your taxes are affected.
    • How Does Being in a Partnership and an Employee Affect my Canadian Income Tax? Created: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Are you an employee and a partner in a business? Here's how being both affects your Canadian income tax.
    • How do I Register a Business? Created: Friday, March 04, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      This FAQ outlines the basic process to register a business in Canada.
    • How To Charge and Remit Provincial Sales Tax in Saskatchewan Created: Monday, June 28, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      An outline of the process of charging, collecting, and remitting provincial sales tax (PST) in Saskatchewan, using the example of a small retail business." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • Marketing Created: Friday, January 13, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      What is marketing? This definition explains and outlines the basics that are the key components of a marketing plan for any business.
    • What About A Private Lender? Created: Sunday, February 15, 2004 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
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    • 7 Advantages of Using an iPad POS System Created: Monday, September 12, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Torn between getting a cash register and a traditional POS system for your small business? Maybe you should get an iPad POS system instead. Here's why." itemprop="descriptit3'" --> itemprop="descri...
    • 5 Business Planning Principles for Small Businesses Created: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Don’t put your business into the position of a Caveman Inc.! Ensure that your business planning moves your business ahead rather than just being an expensive waste of time by adhering to thes...
    • 5 Rules for Choosing a Business Name Created: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      These five rules for choosing a business name will help you create a business name that's easy for your customers to remember and good for business promotion too." itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • 10 Customer Service Tips Created: Tuesday, March 13, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The key to keeping customers is the level of customer service you provide. Liz Tahir presents ten customer service tips that will keep them coming back.
    • Is It Multi Level Marketing or a Pyramid Scheme? Created: Saturday, May 10, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Thinking about signing on with a multi level marketing opportunity? Read this first. It could be a pyramid scheme.
    • Don't Be a Computer Virus Victim Created: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Don't be a computer virus victim! Here's a list of precautions to take to keep your computers secure.
    • Vision Statement Created: Thursday, August 11, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What's a vision statement? Why is it so crucial for your small business to have one? Find out here.
    • Competitive Intelligence Created: Friday, October 27, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This definition of competitive intelligence includes sources for small businesses and how to perform competitive intelligence.
    • Top 10 Home Business Opportunities Created: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Searching for a hot home business opportunity? These are what I think are the best home business opportunities because of their current and future potential.
    • Executive Summary Example Created: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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    • Getting Your Tax Records Ready for Your Accountant Created: Thursday, March 09, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This checklist of the key records your tax accountant will need for your income tax preparation will also show you how to save money on your tax accountant's fee." itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • 5 Ways to Get More Time Created: Friday, November 28, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Wish you could get more time? You can. Use these five time management techniques consistently and you'll have more time, accomplish more, and feel better." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • 8 Small Business Tax Strategies to Reduce Income Tax Created: Thursday, February 26, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Operate a small business in Canada and think you’re paying too much income tax? Reduce your income tax with these eight small business tax strategies." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • The Most Overlooked Tax Deductions for Canadian Small Businesses Created: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Run a Canadian small business? Check to see that you haven't overlooked any of these tax deductions before you file your income tax." itemprop="description"> Sunday, December 28, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Here are the pros and cons of different newsletter formats, and tips to help you choose the best one and promote your newsletter." itemprop="description"><...
    • Customer Service Created: Monday, December 15, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What is customer service and why is it critical to small businesses especially? This definition explains.
    • What Type of Business Should You Start? Created: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      If you want to start a business, there's a world of bewildering possibilities out there. This five-step plan will lead you through the decision making process for figuring out what type of business you truly want to start.
    • Three Methods Of Sales Forecasting Created: Thursday, June 17, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A detailed explanation of how to use three methods of sales forecasting by Terry Elliot.
    • How to Write a Mission Statement Created: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The mission statement announces to the world at large why your company exists. Here's how to write a mission statement and some sample mission statements for you to pattern yours after."
    • 18 Pet Business Ideas Created: Thursday, March 11, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Because North Americans are so willing to put their money where their hearts are, a pet business can be a very profitable small business. Here are eighteen pet business ideas.
    • Cold Calling Tips Created: Saturday, September 27, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Cold calling is still an effective sales tactic. Use these tips to make your cold calling successful.
    • 6 Sure Ways to Increase Sales Created: Thursday, April 07, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Shifting your sales focus can make increasing your sales easier - and build the customer loyalty that results in repeat sales. Learn how with these six sure ways to increase sales."
    • Where to Get a Small Business Loan When the Banks Turn You Down Created: Friday, September 21, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Have you tried to get a small business loan and been turned down because you don't have enough collateral or sufficient credit history?" itemprop="description"