Now Here’s an Entrepreneur!

From The London Times: May 15, 2009 Outside the Bristol Zoo, in England, there is a parking lot for 150 cars and 8 coaches, or buses. It was manned by a very pleasant attendant with a ticket machine charging cars £1 (about $1.40) and coaches £5 (about $7). This parking attendant worked there solid for […]

Financing a Business in British Columbia

You’ve started your enterprise and you’re short of funds a long time before you thought you might need money. What do you do? Let’s check out your Equifax and Beacon (aka FICO) score. If your credit check works out to acceptability according to the bank’s standards; congratulations, you can get a personal loan. Try telling […]

So You Need a Web Guru…

So you need a web guru and don’t know what to do about finding one. Where does one start? Do you get your buddy who makes those flashing webpages we all made in the 1990’s to do it because it’s free? The first thing you need to do is to figure out your needs. Do […]

Ethical Web Practices?

A friend and colleague hired a web company to produce her website. Supposedly, a very reputable website developer. She was told it was $30,000. She didn’t know the back end from the frontend, the CRM from the DB. The Web guys did though but failed to tell her. Nice guys they took payments at about […]

Naming Your Company

I like to tell my clients to be very careful choosing their business name and I actually do a workshop on the topic. A good friend of mine told me of his new company name, Dubble Exxpress Go. Now anyone would have the devil of a time finding this in the phone book because rightly […]