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Staples Canada Raises the Bar for eCommerce and Multi-Channel

Posted on July 12th, 2019 by admin

Staples Canada has always been a leader in eCommerce, and has made progress in their multi-channel experience as well. Their new site and behind-the-scenes procedures will continue to impress shoppers and inspire other Canadian businesses. Canada’s Shopify Plus is the perfect partner for this digital journey because it’s a versatile, user-friendly platform with a myriad […]

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A Canadian Guide to Finding the Best eCommerce Platform Software

Posted on July 8th, 2019 by admin

We have reached a point where it is no longer optional for businesses to sell online using professional eCommerce software. Thriving in today’s retail environment demands it and so do consumers.  Not only must you sell online (preferably as part of a multi-channel experience), but you also have to do so professionally and securely. The […]

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Choosing a Website Host for your Canadian Business

Posted on July 2nd, 2019 by admin

I did a lot of research as I prepared to move to a more robust, reliable host for our Canadian websites. In doing so, I came up with a list of considerations involved with reviewing each hosting option (based on 20+ years of experience and learning the hard way). I’ve expanded upon that here, in […]

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Beat Big Biz by Providing Premium Online Customer Support

Posted on July 2nd, 2019 by admin

I prefer to shop online so I’ve been on the receiving end of many customer support scenarios. I’ve never once dealt with a small business that wouldn’t bend over backwards to make me happy, not only to get that particular sale but also to ensure future sales. It works every time. I’ll gladly pay a […]

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Social Media Use in Canada

Posted on June 30th, 2019 by admin

Almost 90 percent of Canadians have an internet connection, according to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA).  Nearly all of them use social media to some extent, and 61 percent engage on social media every single day. Marketers and business owners are learning how to reach them and engage them, but first they need to […]

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5 Online Home Businesses to Start When You Retire

Posted on June 20th, 2019 by admin

There was a time not long ago when Canadians over the age of 50 weren’t expected to know anything about the Internet. Then, we saw them learning the basics so they could keep in touch in touch or search for information. As time went on, older Canadians learned more, either through their jobs or on […]

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Here are eleven ways to Fightback

Posted on June 17th, 2019 by admin

This is a guest post by Tony Paul. If you’d like to contribute to our blog, feel free to get in touch with us. If you are a small brand selling on amazon – brace for impact.  Amazon is coming to eat your lunch. I’m not exaggerating. This article is your mayday call. Amazon positions […]

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Online Businesses for Unemployed Canadians

Posted on June 16th, 2019 by admin

An increasing number of Canadians are turning to online business as an income option while they’re unemployed, or to supplement a lower-paying job until they find a better one. Many do well enough to never go back to a conventional workplace. Unemployment numbers periodically released from Statistics Canada tell us very little about the people […]

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How to Manage ‘Out of Stock’ Products on Your WooCommerce Store

Posted on June 13th, 2019 by admin

One of the challenges when running an online and a physical store, or multiple physical stores, is managing stock availability and inventory. You have to keep track of products customers are interested in, analyze buying behavior, predict consumer demand, and decide on stocking options. Your inventory system needs to be tightly integrated with your e-commerce […]

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Five Bulk Food Businesses to Start Online in Canada

Posted on June 11th, 2019 by admin

There are countless online opportunities for Canadian entrepreneurs. Our country is large and its population is scattered, which creates a unique demand. While many products are available in the US there is a strong preference to buy Canadian whenever it is feasible to do so if for no other reason than the low Canadian dollar, […]

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