Small Business

7 Ways to Build the Perfect Small Business

Size needn't dictate success. To celebrate Small Business Week, here are some crucial skills and strategies that can help you outshine the competition, sell more and build a top-notch workforce

Where Virtual Reality Fits Into the Workplace


The promise of VR to help colleagues collaborate wherever they are is huge—but it’s going to be a few years yet

How to Get More Done With “Unified Communications”


This growing Ontario company improved customer service and staff morale by picking a tool people actually like to use

5 Tools for Fostering Workplace Collaboration


These PROFIT 500 firms implemented innovative software to keep staff communicating smoothly. Here’s what they learned

11 Signs Your Internal Communication Strategy Is Broken

Illustration: John Devolle

Too many offices are drowning in email, instant messages and more

How to Use Instant Messaging Productively


Social tools like Slack and Yammer can help your company get a lot more done—as long as you know what to do with them

The Smart Guide to Company Communication


Stop getting your wires crossed. Technological tools and tricks to help your staff and clients connect and collaborate like never before

Canada’s Best Places for Business 2016: Top 25


We scoured the country to find the cities with the best balance of moderate costs, growing markets and business-friendly governments

Why You’re Never Too Small to Have a Social Media Strategy


Shopify's Dan Fricker on how businesses with limited resources can effectively use social platforms

What Cities Can Do to Help Small Businesses Adapt to the Digital Age

Toronto Mayor John Tory announced Digital Main Street program at the Drake Hotel on June 13. Photo: City of Toronto

The City of Toronto is deploying a door-to-door geek squad to get main street retailers online and connect them with tech startups

6 Good Reasons to Manufacture in Canada

Made in Canada and barcode, business concept

Offshoring has its advantages, but you can actually save money, time and hassle by making at home. Why this small business did it

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