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Susan Ward
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The 10 Best Home Business Opportunities & More; read the latest About Small Business Canada newsletter at http://buff.ly/1HBD6FK #smallbusiness
Not all businesses can be run out of one's home, but a surprising number of them can. Home businesses are not all bed and breakfasts or IT consultants. Think you'd like to run a home business? Check out this list of home-based business opportunities and see what fires up your enthusiasm.
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12 Facts About Starting a Business in Canada You Need to Know http://buff.ly/1SR814W ‪#‎smallbusiness‬ ‪#‎homebusiness‬ ‪#‎startup‬
Twelve things you need to know before starting a business in Canada.
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29 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Business Website http://buff.ly/1SR3dMO ‪#‎smallbusiness‬ ‪#‎homebusiness‬ ‪#‎marketing‬
Dramatically increase the number of visitors to your business website with these traffic-generating ideas.
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5 Ways To Negotiate More Effectively & More; read the latest About Small Business Canada newsletter at http://specials.about.com/service/newsletters/sbinfocanada/3d558c75df0ec0b09a00cd10.htm
The ability to negotiate well is one of the most valuable skills a person can have. In business, negotiation is valuable for making deals and sales. But just as a general life skill, it's hard to beat; the good negotiator will always have a smoother path than those who aren't and be able to get ...
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The Advantages of Owning Your Own Business http://buff.ly/1Lzzeou ‪#‎smallbusiness‬ ‪#‎homebusiness‬ ‪#‎startup‬
Owning your own business has some great advantages and can be a lot more satisfying than working for someone else as an employee.
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Get an organized productive office with these 12 simple steps. http://buff.ly/1G4pdvQ ‪#‎smallbusiness‬ ‪#‎homebusiness‬
Take these 12 steps to organize your desk and your office space.
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How to Invoice in Canada http://buff.ly/1JxsE4w ‪#‎smallbusiness‬ ‪#‎homebusiness‬
Need to know how to invoice for your Canadian small business's particular tax situation? This collection of invoice templates includes how to invoice for HST, how to invoice if you're a small supplier and more.
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Happy Canada day everyone! Hope you're having a great one wherever you are!
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3 Rules for Delivering Winning Business Pitches http://buff.ly/1NkD3yc ‪#‎smallbusiness‬ ‪#‎marketing‬
You're doomed if you overload your pitch with too much detail, says pitching expert Hamish McKenzie.
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How to Patent Your Invention in Canada http://buff.ly/1Hl74xM ‪#‎smallbusiness‬ ‪#‎homebusiness‬ ‪#‎intellectualproperty‬
If you don't patent the process or product you invented, your rights to the invention are not protected. Here's how to get a patent in Canada.
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5 Things Your Small Business Could Learn from 'Bob's Burgers' http://buff.ly/1RhMlw9 ‪#‎smallbusiness‬ ‪#‎homebusiness‬
The hit Fox show is more than just a cartoon — it's a fun, relatable and even inspiring portrayal of what it's like to run a small business.
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How much is your small business actually worth? http://buff.ly/1BBzDGI ‪#‎smallbusiness‬ ‪#‎homebusiness‬
Selling a business? Here is an explanation of the three most common business valuation methods to help you determine how much your business is worth.
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  • About.com
    About Small Business Canada, 2000 - present
  • Intuit CanadaAbout Small Business Canada
    Freelance writer, 2012 - present
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Writer & Editor of About Small Business Canada at About.com.
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Winner of a Small Business Influencer Award in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
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  • University of British Columbia
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