Useful Websites for Business Owners

www.mindtools.com
A site that has excellent tools for the business owners’ professional development.

www.bmo.com/business/business.html
Bank of Montreal. Business Coach Series and Business Planning resources.

www.bdc.ca
Business Development Bank of Canada.

www.canadaone.ca
Free on-line business magazine for small business owners.
Lists of upcoming events.
Free seminar listings.
Accepts articles for review.

www.cbsc.org
Canada Business Services Centre.
Has a marketing plan summary among other things.
Promotional ideas and tons and tons more.

www.cfib.ca
Canadian Federation of Independent Business
Links to information sites.

www.enterprisetoronto.com
Workshops, seminars, trade directories and services geared to the small business.
They sponsor a Small Business Conference in the fall each year; check the web site for more details.

www.odesk.com
Virtual assistants around the world at different rates.

www.profitguide.com
More than an on-line version of PROFIT magazine for entrepreneurs.
Strategic Focus ResourcesTM

www.royalbank.com
The Royal Bank

www.scotiabank.com
Scotiabank

www.strategis.gc.ca
Strategis contains a wealth of business information and numerous links to other sites. It includes guides to starting a business and has information for researching markets. It contains the Canadian Trademarks Database for name searches (www.strategis.gc.ca/tm).

www.tdbank.com
TD Canada Trust.

www.hrdownloads.com
HR services, forms and training for Canadian businesses.

www.fiverr.com
Web based service where you can find people who will do what they do best for $5.