RE3: Rebuild, Reopen, Revive Program

RE3 is a government funded program that provides non-repayable performance based contributions up to $5,000 to assist Southern Ontario women-led SMEs to rebuild, reopen and revive their businesses. In Norfolk County, application can be made through the Windsor Essex Small Business Centre. Eligible activities should support the reopening, rebuilding and revival of the business, suchLearn More
  • 27 Jul, 2020
  • Melanie Deland
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BMO Celebrating Women Grant Program

Are you a woman-led business that has found a way to thrive in the face of COVD-19?  Keep an eye out on the BMO website for an exciting new grant program, launching July 20.  Ten women owned businesses will each receive a $10,000 grant Applicants must meet all eligibility criteria in order to apply forLearn More
  • 10 Jul, 2020
  • Melanie Deland
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Norfolk County Mother’s Day Deals

Traditionally, Mother’s Day is supposed to mean mom doesn’t cook or clean, but does get lavished with lovely gifts from her children.  In reality, it often means visiting multiple households in attempt to make sure all of the mother figures in your life feel loved and appreciated. This year, the visiting won’t be happening.  ThatLearn More
  • 6 May, 2020
  • Melanie Deland
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#FeedinTheFolkFriday – May 1, 2020

Here it is – the May 1, 2020 edition of #FeedinTheFolkFriday         Schofields Bistro is back up and running – hooray!  Stay tuned for their Mother’s day menu. (Hint – Mother’s Day is next weekend!)                   The Combine (Simcoe) F-Bomb Friday is just aboutLearn More
  • 1 May, 2020
  • Melanie Deland
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Get Ready for #FeedinTheFolkFridays

    Last week, we launched #FeedinTheFolkFriday  Our aim is to give the fine folks of Norfolk County a single space to find all of their favourite restaurants and their take away options.  Want to participate?  Excellent – we are glad to have you on board! Simply email Melanie with as much of the followingLearn More
  • 21 Apr, 2020
  • Melanie Deland
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Five Networking Secrets From a Professional Spy

  5 Networking Secrets From A Professional Spy Five tradecraft techniques, learned as a Private Investigator that, used in good faith, might just help you land the next big client…and maybe even gain a lifelong friend. Source: https://www.fastcompany.com/3036637/hit-the-ground-running/5-networking-secrets-from-a-professional-spyLearn More
  • 16 Jan, 2017
  • Albert Madill
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Three Reasons why an Entrepreneur needs a Coach

Weekly Social Media Content 3 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Coach Business coaches and mentors can provide layers of value to the small business owner. By helping spot your weak points, give objective outside counsel, and hold you accountable to your goals. Source: https://www.inc.com/clate-mask/why-every-entrepreneur-needs-a-coach.htmlLearn More
  • 3 Jan, 2017
  • Albert Madill
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Five Mistakes You’re making on your Website

Your website is your company’s virtual storefront, but poor information architecture and content strategy can turn clients away. Here are five mistakes you might be making on your website, and how to fix them. Source: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-marketing/five-mistakes-youre-making-on-your-website/article31983047/Learn More
  • 20 Dec, 2016
  • Albert Madill
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4 Reasons to Take Advantage of Business Consulting Services

Starting up your own business can be stressful and exciting all at the same time. However, if you’re feeling more stressed out than excited, there are 4 main reasons why you should seek out business consulting services: A fresh perspective. If you want to find ways to improve employee performance or solve internal problems but findLearn More
  • 20 Dec, 2016
  • Albert Madill
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How NOT to Introduce Yourself!

How NOT to Introduce Yourself Networking is one of the most challenging skills you may have to learn in the world of business. Avoid these 8 common mistakes when introducing yourself, and learn how to do it correctly. Source: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141201071701-64875646-how-not-to-introduce-yourself 4 Important Components of a Business Plan While all business plans may contain a variety sectionsLearn More
  • 14 Dec, 2016
  • Albert Madill
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