Canada Business Ontario Startup Tools

If you are starting a business, Canada Business Ontario has a wide range of tools and guides. From writing business plans, conducting secondary market research to finding funding programs. Canada Business Ontario website.

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Business Plan Writer

Futurpreneur’s (formerly CYBF) interactive Business Plan Writer has been designed to simplify the business planning process. Not only is this tool dynamic, allowing you to customize your plan, they’ve also provided tips & tricks and plenty of examples to guide you as you write. Futurpreneur understands that writing a business plan can be a daunting […]

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Insights on Conducting Market Research

If you need to conduct market research, this booklet is a must read. This booklet, created by a leading market research firm, contains general tips and advice on conducting market research so you can avoid common mistakes. There are also case studies and suggestions on free or affordable tools to help conduct market research. Before […]

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The Lean Canvas Tool

Have you ever written a business plan? Did you enjoy the process? Or maybe you’re one of the lucky few who have never had to write one. Most people hate writing business plans. They take too long to write. You end up making up most of the answers. And worst of all, the people who make you […]

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10 Classic Growth Hacks: Hints at the Future of Marketing

Adapted from “Growth Hacker Marketing: A Primer on the Future of PR, Marketing, and Advertising” by Ryan Holiday. A Growth Hacker is someone who rejects what “marketing” is supposed to be and replaces it only with tools that are testable, trackable, and scalable. Growth Hackers rely on inexpensive tactics like e-mail, pay-per-click ads, blogs, and […]

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Business Plan Template

BDC’s free business plan template is designed to help Canadian entrepreneurs. This business plan template is part of a kit put together to help businesses define who they are, describe their business, and document how they will be profitable. The business plan is not only a necessity when seeking financing, it is a recognized management tool […]

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Google Consumer Surveys

To find out what people really think, just ask the Internet. When you want answers to your business questions, you need to reach everyday people — not just those who choose to participate in research panels. Click here to learn more about consumer surveys with Google.

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Think With Google

Today’s pace of change is mind-blowing. Digital innovation is propelling the marketing industry forward faster than ever before. At Google, we use research, analysis and insights to stay ahead and created Think Insights to share all of this and more with you. Here are the studies we’re conducting, the trends we’re tracking, and the ideas […]

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