Rogers partners with Google, Microsoft to launch app store for small businesses

Rogers Communications Inc. knows that many of today's small businesses rely on cloud-based apps such as Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps for Work to run their operations - and that they have

Published on: September 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How small enterprises can leverage open-source to build for the enterprise

A few years ago I was told by someone at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) that they were looking for companies to do business with that were as big as they were, or

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Mike Gifford

Yellow Pages report determines Canadian small businesses need to step up online presence

Canadian local businesses are struggling to keep up with their global counterparts when it comes to building a digital presence, according to a new report by Yellow Pages. Cities as Warehouses: The Survival of

Published on: July 6th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Staples Canada and Thinking Capital launch online small business loan service

Staples Canada has teamed up with Montreal-based small- and medium-sized business (SMB) financing firm Thinking Capital to launch "Staples Business Loans powered by Thinking Capital," an online small business loan service. Business owners

Published on: March 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Shopify and QuickBooks join forces with new integration

A pair of technology companies focused on supporting the small business sector will now be doing so together. Ottawa-based ecommerce platform Shopify and Mountain View, Calif.-based Intuit have announced plans to integrate Shopify,

Published on: December 9th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Beyond domains: GoDaddy adds email marketing, search engine visibility to its offerings

TORONTO – Thanks to their Superbowl ads with celebrities like auto racer Danica Patrick, most people know that GoDaddy offers domain registration for individuals and small businesses. Now GoDaddy is looking to go

Published on: October 9th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

More than half of Canadian small businesses use mobile apps to run their companies: survey

New research on the state of small business in Canada shows that not only are more companies using mobile and other apps to run organizations, but more young entrepreneurs are striking out on their

Published on: October 8th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Square and SumAll team up to help small businesses boost their sales and marketing efforts

Square Inc. is bringing its partnership with SumAll to Canada, giving businesses and marketers access to SumAll’s data analytics through Square’s dashboard. In September, Square announced it'd be teaming up with SumAll, a

Published on: December 9th, 2014 Candice So

4 reasons ‘crowdlending’ will be bigger than crowdfunding

What if I told you that debt crowdfunding, also known as debt crowdlending, will grow to be bigger than any of the other models? Let's take the market pulse... The Coolest Cooler campaign

Published on: September 11th, 2014 Bret Conkin

How marketers can make use of Google+

Google+ has gotten a bad rap. In April, TechCrunch’s Alexia Tsotis and Matthew Panzarino called the social network the “walking dead” and a whole slew of other media outlets began publishing their takes

Published on: August 11th, 2014 Candice So

Norton Small Business offers multi-device security for small teams

Symantec Corp. is launching a new product targeted at small businesses with 20 employees or less, offering to secure PCs, tablets, and smartphones alike with its cloud-based behaviour analysis engine, it announced today.

Published on: May 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What a hackathon can teach your company about agility

Trying to stay relevant in 2014 can feel pretty impossible. If you’re a frequent viewer of Mashable.com and Gizmodo.com, the pace at which things happen is staggering. Luckily, the secret behind this agility

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Ashley Huffman

Sage launches invoicing solution for SMBs

Sage North America rolled out a new online accounting and invoicing solution for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) today, aiming to help them get paid faster. Branded as Sage One, the new solution

Published on: February 10th, 2014 Candice So

Bell customer data leak may lead to more phishing attacks

Bell Canada has suffered a breach of security. According to a company press release that blames an unspecified third party supplier in Ottawa, 22,421 user names and passwords and five valid credit card

Published on: February 3rd, 2014 Claudiu Popa