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Government Resources to Support Small Business during COVID-19

Government Resources to Support Small Business during COVID-19

Last Updated: April 07, 2020 This article offers general information only, is current as of the date of publication, and is not intended as legal, financial or other professional advice. A professional advisor should be consulted regarding your specific situation. While the information presented is […]

Why you should use Ownr to register your sole proprietorship in Ontario

Why you should use Ownr to register your sole proprietorship in Ontario

While there are other platforms available to register your sole proprietorship, Ownr makes registering more simple and affordable than the competition.

What is a MOQ and How Can You Make It Work for You

What is a MOQ and How Can You Make It Work for You

Stumped by what a MOQ is, and why it might be beneficial for your business? We’ve created a detailed guide to help you determine if a MOQ is right for you.

Success Story: Smoothie Sidekick

Success Story: Smoothie Sidekick

Smoothie Sidekick is a single serving nutritional boost for homemade smoothies that helps target specific health goals and increased daily nutrients. In this interview with Ownr, Claudia Bialek, Founder of Smoothie Sidekick shares her story, and how her business is making the world a healthier place, one sidekick at a time.

How to Start a T-shirt Printing Business

How to Start a T-shirt Printing Business

The ease of custom T-shirt printing makes it an ideal business for new entrepreneurs. Here are some tips that can help make your t-shirt business a success.

Ownr Spotlight: Bootcamps for Change

Ownr Spotlight: Bootcamps for Change

Bootcamps for Change believes fitness can break the cycle of poverty. In this interview with Ownr, Katie Heggtveit, Founder of Bootcamps for Change shares her inspiring story and how her organization is continuing to make a meaningful impact in the community.

What is entrepreneurship? How to become an entrepreneur?

What is entrepreneurship? How to become an entrepreneur?

Interested in becoming an entrepreneur, but not sure where to start? Read this comprehensive guide on entrepreneurship and how to get started.

Why Ownr is the best option to incorporate your business in Ontario

Why Ownr is the best option to incorporate your business in Ontario

Find out what’s best for your business by comparing the cost and effort of incorporating your business with Ownr vs. a lawyer or through the government.

How to Start Your Own Gardening and Landscaping Business

How to Start Your Own Gardening and Landscaping Business

If you’re passionate about working outdoors and you’re interested in starting your own small business, a landscaping company could be the perfect fit for you.

What is a Purchase Order? Everything You Need to Know

What is a Purchase Order? Everything You Need to Know

What is a purchase order, exactly? We’ll help you understand the importance of POs, why you should start using them in your business, and how to make your own.

How to Get the Most Out of Trade Shows

How to Get the Most Out of Trade Shows

Attending trade shows can be a great way to attract clients, network, and stay on top of developments in your industry. Here are some tips to help you succeed.

Ownr Spotlight: Finesse Grocery

Ownr Spotlight: Finesse Grocery

Amidst a challenging time for small businesses, Finesse Grocery repurposed into a grocery delivery company in Toronto and the GTA. Here, co-founder Vincent Nguyen shares how a temporary pivot resulted in the success of a service that is now a core part of their business.

How to Respond to Customers While Your Business is Temporarily Closed

How to Respond to Customers While Your Business is Temporarily Closed

It is important for businesses to communicate effectively with their customers while temporarily closed to ensure their continued support. Here, Loans Canada shares tips and best practices to respond to customers while your business is temporarily closed.

Dead Stock Definition: What is Dead Stock?

Dead Stock Definition: What is Dead Stock?

Any business that deals with physical products carries the risk of experiencing dead stock. Learn about ways you can deal with dead stock.

How to Hire the Right Employee for Your Small Business

How to Hire the Right Employee for Your Small Business

Is your small business ready to grow? Here’s what you need to know to recruit and hire the right employee for your business.

What is a Niche? Niche Market Examples

What is a Niche? Niche Market Examples

If you’re going to market your new business successfully, you’ll need to identify your niche. We’ll break down what a niche market is and how to find your own.