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Tip List

You can find a previous tip on the list below. Keep checking this site for more tips on how to make your business successful.

1 Being your own boss
Being your own boss takes personality.
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2 Creating a business plan
If your plan is to be successful, it helps if your business has one...
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3 Determining your business structure
Building a business? Think structure.
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4 Business registration
Time to get down to business? Get registered.
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5 Opening a business deposit account
Open for business? Open an account – it's easy!
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6 Calculating your business start-up costs
Starting a business? Let's talk money.
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7 Matching financing to your needs
There's financing. And there's financing.
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8 Making sense of taxes
Know the ABC's of GST, RST, PST & HST.
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9 Qualifying for grants
Invest a little time to learn more about grant funding.
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10 Developing a network
Because sometimes it really is who you know.
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11 Getting and keeping customers
It's not enough just to get customers – you have to know how to hold on to them.
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12 Balancing business life with personal life
Want to get more from your business? Put more into your personal life.
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13 The importance of Market Research
Want to succeed? Do your homework.
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14 Tax deductions
The right way to write it off.
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15 Green is good for business
The many benefits of being environmentally-friendly.
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16 Get going faster with a franchise
You don't need to build a business from scratch
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17 Know your competition
Review their strengths and weaknesses
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18 Assembling your support team
The importance of a support team through networking.
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19 Convenient pay options
Simple ways to pay and get paid.
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20 Calculating your cash flow
Managing your money with sense.
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21 Conducting a SWOT analysis
Turning weaknesses & threats into strengths & opportunities.
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22 Keeping your business ahead
Re-evaluating your business – and yourself – will help you stay ahead of the competition.
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23 Getting the credit you deserve
Because a good credit rating makes access to credit easier.
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24 The benefits of growing your business
Big plans can bring big benefits.
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25 Creating a better future for your business
Build a better business without the heavy lifting.
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26 Keeping your cash flowing
Matching the right financing options to your needs.
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27 Four essential tools of financial management
Keeping your financial picture in sight.
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28 Reducing your debt
Reducing your debt takes discipline.
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29 Don't let growth catch you off guard!
What to do when growth takes you by surprise
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30 Mitigate the risks your business may be exposed to.
Risk is everywhere. That's why you need insurance.
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