Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from Canada:
- Cloud Computing: The OnlineOffice Benefits: ‘Cloud Computing‘ is in the media everywhere these days. What does is mean and how is it going to help your small business or home business?
- Obamania!: What this election means for Canada.
- Now hear this: Robert Coghlan, owner of Coghlan’s Ltd: Robert Coghlan, owner of Coghlan’s Ltd., explains how his company is making a social difference and bringing a little joy to the lives of the mentally challenged.
- CFIB Encourages Agri-Business Members to Consider Results of CWB Director Candidates’ Survey : Today the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released responses to its Candidates’ Views on CWB Issues survey.
- E-commerce tech terms you should know: Transacting business seamlessly over the internet means having a decent grasp of how things work, and more importantly, why they don’t. Put another way, when the e-commerce standard is Amazon.com, small-business owners better bring some serious game.
- Women entrepreneurs seek way through glass ceiling: Connie Clerici didn’t think of its as a glass ceiling. Perhaps it was more like an ‘oh come on’ epiphany.
- Don’t treat your customers equally: When juggling new clients, or simply balancing between current accounts, companies often fail to prioritize the right customer. They focus on the squeakiest wheel, or just default to the biggest client, rather than the customer with the greatest long-term potential. Or worse, they strive to treat everyone equally.
As always this list is not exhaustive, but I hope it will give you a little overview. — ST.