Canadian entrepreneurial spirit survives funding challenges

Recession and double dip recession be damned. The great Canadian entrepreneurial dream lives on.A recent poll by survey company Angus Reid Public Opinion reveals that nearly 70 per cent, or roughly 23.4 million

Published on: October 15th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

QuickBooks 2011 gets mobile, Web access

With QuickBooks 2011, Intuit performs a balancing act of reaching out to new users while trying to tempt veterans to upgrade to its latest market-leading small-business accounting software. And once again, the upgrade's

Published on: October 12th, 2010 Yarden Arar

HSBC awards provide offer Canadian businesses much need visibility

Are you operating a Canadian firm doing business abroad and would like to generate some publicity around your company?HSBC Bank Canada recently launched an awards program that just might be the answer.

Published on: September 3rd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

On-premise vs. Cloud – the market is shifting

I talk to VAR's/MSP's all day long. One of the things I am always shocked by is how many of them don't know how little money they make selling on-premise technology and how

Published on: July 21st, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

4 tips on making it big on eBay

Huge online traffic generated by eBay caught the eye of Henry's decision makers back in 2000. "We taught it would be a great channel for our hard-to-sell items and potentially an additional revenue

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to buy used software without getting screwed

Used software offers an opportunity for both the seller and the buyer to operate more cost effectively--an important consideration given the state of the economy. However, while every penny counts and saving money

Published on: May 4th, 2010 Tony Bradley

6 smart tax deductions to save small firms big bucks

Broadband connection, cell phone contracts and software-as-a-service (SaaS) subscriptions are just some of the items Canadian home-based business operators can claim deductions on when they file their income taxes.There are dozens of write

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Creativity and customer focus help small Canadian firms thrive in tough times

Holding onto existing customers and while beating back new competitors is a top concern of Canadian small and medium sized firms, according Telus Corp. This fact emerged from a series of focus groups

Published on: November 23rd, 2009 Nestor Arellano