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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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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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5 Steps To The Perfect Office Holiday Party

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com December is finally here, and if you’re a small business owner that can only mean one thing: it’s almost time for the annual office holiday party. Office parties have become synonymous with the holiday season, and believe it or not, it’s probably the one time of […]

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5 Social Media Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at Bizlaunch.com   You’re officially on the social media bandwagon: everyone has told you that your brand “needs” to be on Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, et cetera, so you’ve set up profiles on each. But now what? You have no clue what you need to do to successfully […]

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Small Biz Success Story – Superfood Eateries

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   In honour of national Small Business Week (October 20-26, 2013), each and every day throughout the week we’ll be sharing a small biz success story in celebration of Canadian small business. Today, we kick off the first instalment of the series with Superfood Eateries. If […]

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Time Out: 5 Ways to Disconnect From Your Biz

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at Bizlaunch.com   As entrepreneurs, we’re all guilty of skipping much-needed vacation time fearing that in our absence, our business may fall apart at the seams. Deep down we know that this simply isn’t the case, but it doesn’t make the idea any less frightening. The truth is […]

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Five Tips for Masterful Networking

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By Mark Wardell To be a masterful networker, you don’t need to attend every event in town or schmooze with ever person you meet. What you do need is a strategy. Consider the following five steps for creating a successful networking strategy. The goal here is to connect in meaningful ways- the kind that leads […]

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