Business Advice from our Experts

What's in a Brand?

by Ginette Herald

Is Branding dying with the advent of social media marketing?

Read more …

Why Branding is Critical to Growing Your Business

by Michael Ford

From consumer products and services to the B2B world, even to the world of political parties, in every case the product, service or the organization carries with it the promise of what impact it will have on someone's experience should that person choose to embrace it.

Read more …

Branding At A Bargain

by Loretta Levinson

Anyone who ever started a business, or decided they had a product or service they wanted to sell and make a living at, has probably had run through their minds at some point: "What does branding mean...?

Read more …

Branding Initiates the Power to Succeed

by Brenda Turino

The value of branding is found in how quickly one associates a feeling to a product or service.

Read more …

Sometimes Little Things Win the Day

by Carl Cassidy

When competition is fierce and margins razor thin it’s: 1. Great customer service, 2. Attention to detail, 3. On time delivery and product diversity, and 4. Competitive pricing, that will drive business success.

Read more …

HR Expertise for 2012

by Donna Stevenson

Technology Expertise for 2012

by Donna Stevenson

Attracting and Retaining the Best Employees

by Faye Wales

To ensure that you are able to attract the best talent to your organization, and then keep them, you need to provide a fair level of compensation for the work performed. This article will provide you with a three part process for building an effective compensation structure for your organization.

Read more …

Backup For SMBs

by Mark Bonner

There are many option available to small and mid-sized business owners and managers to backup the data on their systems. Try Mark's process for improving your backup setup - it is a blend of local and online backup.

Read more …

20 Things You Need To Do To Improve 'Cold Call' Sales Results

by Carl Cassidy

Mastering the art of cold calling can be done if you prepare properly and follow these steps.

Read more …

Match Technology Needs to Business Strategy - Part 3

by Mark Bonner

This is the third and final part in the three part series on Technology and SMBs. Part One discussed work/life balance when using technology solutions in the work place and Part Two discussed 'The Cloud' and managing data and security for business.

Read more …

Developing High Performance Organizations

by Bill Fields

Every business owner or manager aspires to lead an organization that produces consistent and sustainable high performance. It is people who deliver performance, but just “telling” your employees to perform, perform, perform will not yield the results you crave. Creating a high-performance organization is a deliberate act of leadership. Only by crafting a delicate set of conditions and behaviours can your employees’ potential be unleashed. What would such an organization look like and how does one develop this?

Read more …

Matching Technology Needs to Business Strategy - Part 2

by Mark Bonner

This is the second in a 3-part series to help small to mid-sized (SMB) business owners to match the best technology solution to their business strategy.

Read more …

Matching Technology Needs to Business Strategy - Part 1

by Mark Bonner

This is the first in a 3-part series to guide small and mid-sized business owners on the best technology solution match to their business strategy.

Read more …

Trends for 2012 - BM2B ENews

by Donna Stevenson

BM2B ENews is a monthly newsletter with tips, techniques, ideas and solutions for small to mid-sized business owners and managers to help them grow their businesses.