Category: Techonology

Fintech Focus: Small business success with David Souaid

In recent weeks, our CRO David Souaid has been on a tour of podcast interviews, sharing invaluable insights in the world of small business lending, entrepreneurship, the future of fintech, and more. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, these podcasts are packed with practical tips and inspiration to help you reach your…
Small Business Owner using ChatGPT

Maximize your marketing efforts with ChatGPT

AI technologies have revolutionized the marketing landscape for small businesses, providing new opportunities and challenges in equal measure. However, with the sheer volume of tools available, it’s easy to get lost in the noise. Enter ChatGPT, an AI-powered chatbot that opened a world of opportunity for business owners who may have previously overlooked the potential…
Small Business Owner working with Artificial Intelligence.

Leveraging artificial intelligence for your SMB

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve probably heard about the newest Artificial Intelligence viral sensation, ChatGPT. Created by a company called OpenAI, this software was designed to generate humanlike responses to a wide range of questions. Unlike humans, ChatGPT has all the world’s knowledge. It can write essays, poems, scripts, or even translate…
Small Business owner building a website.

A guide to building a small business website

Building your own small business website may seem like a daunting task at first. But in today’s digital landscape, that couldn’t be further from the truth. With the help of a website builder, creating a website is no harder than assembling a PowerPoint – it won’t put a dent in your wallet either. Establishing a…
Small Business Payment Methods

SMB payment methods to boost sales

Throughout the past decade, the different payment methods in which customers have been able to use with their favorite small businesses have evolved at an unprecedented pace. As a small business owner, it can be a complicated and costly experience to keep up with all changes happening in the world of payment solutions. This especially…
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What cybersecurity means for SMBs

The Covid 19 pandemic has brought on several changes in the way SMBs do business. More and more, we’re seeing Canadian SMBs embracing digital tools and technologies to better serve their customers. In fact, a new study from PayPal Canada shows that 47% of Canadian small businesses started selling online in 2020. While digital transformation…
Increasing Your Website Sales

Increasing your website sales

COVID-19 pretty much shut your business down and significantly impacted your sales. You decided to take your business online (or are thinking about it), and after a lot of work, time and money, you have your site up and running. But, there’s one major problem, your online sales aren’t what you expected. Sounds like you…
How A Poor Online Presence Can Hurt Your Small Business

How a poor online presence can hurt your small business

In our last post we took a look at some of the first steps to taking your business online. The COVID-19 pandemic has business owners starting to think differently about how they reach their customers. 40% of Canadian SMBs don’t currently have a website but are in the process of creating one. COVID is pushing…
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First steps to taking your business online

Small businesses across the country were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. But, as restrictions start to ease up and re-openings begin, business owners can finally focus on rebuilding towards a new “normal”. In addition to the financial support offered to small businesses by their Federal and Provincial governments, we noticed that many opted to…

6 ways service businesses can use technology to fuel growth

There are a number of ways that service businesses can grow. For one, they can get an injection of cash from a lender or investor. Or, they can save time, save costs, and land more bookings. With the right technology, they can do it all! Here are six ways that service businesses can use technology to…