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No Smoke Without Fire: How One Entrepreneur Turned His Burning Passion Into a Profitable Business Venture

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   Often an entrepreneur’s best chance of success is to offer something that’s unique to a marketplace that needs what your business has to offer. Finding that niche can clear the field of potential rivals and give businesses a distinct advantage in a sea competitors. But […]

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A Merchant’s Tale: Find Out How One Enterprising Biz Owner Made Buying and Selling Small Business His Business

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   Think you have to invent the next best thing since sliced bread to launch your own business? Think again. When we hear the words ‘small business’, visions of entrepreneurs with big ideas and big dreams spring to mind. We think of the ‘a-ha’ moment, the […]

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How One Entrepreneur Made Fostering Tech Startups Part of His Code

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com It’s a familiar sight. You walk into your local coffee shop to grab a java-to-go, when you’re suddenly struck by the number of professionals dispersed around the store, sat on their laptops while they sip on a latte. Once upon a time, you might have assumed […]

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‘Like’ and ‘Share’: How One Game Developer’s Hunt For Success in The Social Sphere Paid Off

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   If you’re reading this now, it’s more than likely that—as an Internet user—you’re on Facebook. The number of people with an account on the site worldwide has now reached epic proportions, with approximately 1.19 billion active users registered in 2013. But the mind-blowing data doesn’t […]

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An Entrepreneur’s ‘Tail’: How One Four-Legged Friend Inspired His Owner To Enter The Dog-Eat-Dog World of Small Business

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   It’s no secret that in this day and age, the pet business means big business. It seems like everywhere you turn there’s a new product for our four-legged friends—from practical items like jackets and leashes to more unique products like canine cologne. Whichever way you […]

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How One Entrepreneur’s Creative Streak Grew Into an Experiential Enterprise

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   Take a pinch of creativity, a dash of ingenuity, and a whole lot of determination—and what do you get? The answer is Ricky Pacheco. Originally hailing from South Africa, Ricky made the move to Canada with his family in 2004 and decided to dive headfirst […]

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Singin’ In The Rain: How One Rainwear Business Took The City of Toronto By Storm

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  By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com Ever stepped out of the house on a beautiful sunny day when, all of a sudden, the heavens open and a deluge is unleashed upon that new jacket you’re wearing? Well, enduring those unexpected downpours is no longer a problem—or at least not for Torontonians, […]

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Crema Coffee: Not Your Average Joe

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com Geoff Polci, founder of Crema Coffee, understands that making coffee is easy—but making great coffee is both a science and an art. That’s why he set out to share his love of fine coffee with Canadians by opening up his very first cafe in Toronto’s Junction […]

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One Chic Chick: How An Entrepreneur Turned her Passion for Design Into a Voguish Venture

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com We all have our talents. Some of us may be great with math and have a flair for accountancy, others may have the gift of the gab and be a fantastic salesperson. Then, there are those of us whose gift lies in the right side of […]

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What You Should Be Doing Now To Grow Your Biz in 2014

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January

By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   Christmas is fast approaching. Business is beginning to wind down. Right now—as far as work is concerned, anyway—the year ends the day we step out of the office and head home for the holidays. Sound familiar? If so, you’re not alone. At this exciting time of […]

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