10 September 2018

When to Use POS or Accounting Software




As a small business owner, you likely play numerous roles within your company on a day-to-day basis. Accounting can be one of the most tedious tasks a business owner is faced with, and it can incur a large chunk of your time and lead to unnecessary stress. Thankfully, software exists to remedy this problem and […]

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10 September 2018

5 Steps to Motivate Your Team in a Small Business




You put a lot into your business – time, money, passion, and effort. You’ve done a good job hiring the right people – but ensuring they perform at their best can be tricky, especially in tough times.  Often, the problem lies in a lack of motivation, so learning to motivate your team is an invaluable […]

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18 August 2018

Benchmarking Your Business’s Performance Relative to Industry




Knowing where your business stands relative to industry is key for setting goals and measuring growth as a business owner. Canada is a hub for a number of businesses across various industries, each of which has different standards and financial performance indicators. To compare apples with apples, it is important to use industry-specific information in […]

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14 August 2018

Merchant Cash Advance vs. Business Loan – What’s the Deal?




If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably thought about, or used, a loan at some point for working capital, or taking on a new project. Merchant cash advance and business loans from an online lender are two options small businesses have for financing – but what’s the difference? Both provide fast access to capital, […]

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