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Hiring Sales People Based on Competencies vs Experience

When it comes to hiring sales people, there are various aspects of the candidate we must look at. Although sales experience carries some weight, …

5 Things That Are Overlooked After Buying a New Home

As one of the basic needs of life, buying a new home creates a whole new experience and comes with excitement for the entire family. The change of …

Home Improvement

What is Content Marketing and How Can It Help Your Business?

In a nutshell, Content Marketing is an indirect way of connecting with consumers through materials that do not directly promote a product or service …

Marketing

How Do Poor Standards Impact Sales in Retail?

My sales team always asked me, how do poor standards impact sales? Why can’t we just go and close sales? After all, that is what you need us to do …

Customer Experience

9 High-Protein, Low-Carb Recipes That You'll Want to Devour

Restricting yourself when it comes to what you eat can be challenging, but what about when you’re looking for high-protein, low-carb recipes? The …

Nutrition

Best Times to Post on Social Media for Small Business

Part of your social media marketing strategy is knowing how often to you should post on social media. Another part of your social media marketing …

How to Rank a Small Business on Google

If you are a small business looking to be found on search engines, then optimizing your site and brand online is crucial.<p>Before we get started, I …

RRSP vs. TFSA

<b>RRSP vs. TFSA: What is the difference?</b><p><b>RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan)</b><p>Tax-Deductible: Your contributions lower your personal income …

2 Out Of 3 Don't Shop At Renewal

Blog | 2 Out Of 3 Don't Shop At Renewal | Hotline Mortgages<p>December 15, 2016 @ 1:41 PM<p>Every now and then we see a mortgage stat that’s a …

How to Avoid Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer vision syndrome is a term which describes a variety of eye conditions caused by focusing on a computer screen for hours at a time. Computer …

7 Simple Ways to Be Smarter About Your Money

<b>How to Be Smarter About Your Money</b><p>Your ability to achieve your financial goals is dependent on making smart financial choices. First of all, you need …

Ontario's Minimum Wage Increase & Other Legal Changes

<b>What you need to know about Ontario’s Minimum Wage Increase</b><p>As of January 1, 2018 the general minimum wage has increase to $14 per hour, up from …

Vision Correction and Embracing Quality Eye Glasses

Eyeglasses have been used for many years and there are many different types of lenses that can be used in your eyeglasses. The lens in eyeglasses can …

Why is it Important to get Frequent Eye Examinations?

Eyes are the best gift of life and without any doubt; they remain the most vital part of our body. But unfortunately, most people do not pay …

First Time Buyer Plan

Blog | First Time Buyer Plan | Hotline Mortgages<p>December 1, 2016 @ 1:41 PM<p>Navigating the world of Canadian home buying.<p><b>Step 1: Figure out how much</b> …

How Often to Post on Social Media for Small Business

You’re probably thinking… If you post on social media once every day it’ll get you likes, shares, traffic, and engagement. If you post on social …

TFSA Contribution Limit for 2018

<b>What is the TFSA contribution limit for 2018?</b><p>The TFSA contribution limit for 2018 will remain $5,500.<p>The indexation adjustment for personal income …

Quick Guide to Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses

If you’re a small business owner, do you have social media pages? If you don’t have social media pages for your business, we suggest you get onto …

Leaving a "Legacy" Using Your Life Insurance Policy

<b>Leaving A “Legacy” by Using Your Life Insurance Policy</b><p>You can make a difference by leaving a legacy — not just to family, but also to a cause or …

Buy Life Insurance with Preexisting Conditions | Mississauga

<b>Heart Disease</b> – People who have a health history that includes a heart-related event will be judged on how much time has passed since the event took …

What Is Term Life Insurance? | Mississauga

Term Life Insurance<p>Whether you’re in your 20s or 40s, being a new parent is one of the most exciting and frightening events that can happen in one’s …

Beginners Guide to Google Search Console

You’ve created an amazing SEO friendly website but can your customers find your business on the web?<p>One of the first things you need to do after …

Best Practices for Your AdWords Campaign

Pay-per-click (PPC) is a great way to drive more qualified leads to your website. But, you need to have a well-executed PPC AdWords campaign if you …

3 Ways to Boost SEO on Your WordPress Site

As a small business owner, I hope you have a website. Because if you don’t, then you’re missing out. You’re missing out on the opportunity for your …

When is Employee Training the Right Solution for Low Sales Productivity?

We have seen small and big retailers go through the following exercise:<p>When we see low sales productivity, more employee training is provided. …

Employee Engagement

How To Boost Your SEO Using Social Media

You’ve improve your SEO by optimizing your website’s usability and appearance. You’ve also played around with keywords to figure out what’s right for …

Public Relations

Organic Search vs Paid Search: What is the Difference

Say you’re looking to buy a house and you need a mortgage broker. What do you do? Some of us will ask our family or friends for advice. Some of us …

AdWords

How Google Can Help Your Small Business

Google is the most used search engine in the world. But, did you know Google does a lot more than just searches? Google offers a ton of tools for …

Small Business

Proactive Hiring vs Settling for the Best Available Candidate

Operators in Retail will tell you that the most frequently asked question from their executives is – how do we increase sales? How do we capture a …

Human Resources

Establishing your Online Presence as a New Business Owner

Deciding to venture off and be a new business owner is an exciting time. Albeit exciting, any existing or new business owner knows that the first …

Small Business