Archive for October, 2012

Hottest Industries in Canada posted at Canadian Immigrant Magazine

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

For potential startups, here are some tips to understand the business environment and consumer needs in Canada. Karen’s article analyzing and researching the most popular industries in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal is posted at Canadian Immigrant Magazine here: You might also not want to miss the print version article with extra advice and information, published in the October issue –  The 9 most common mistakes made when starting a small business (see below).

Common Startup Marketing Mistakes on

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

A very common idea that founders generally have is that the more money you spend on marketing, the more customers you will have. However, the truth is that marketing is not just about burning through budgets to get customers. Read Karen’s article to avoid making the same mistakes in her experience working with startups: Common Startup Marketing Mistakes posted at

Advice on Goal Setting, Credential Building, and Business Planning posted on cybf blog

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

How do you guarantee that your business is a success? Karen gives some professional tips about how to make sure you are heading in the right direction. Read her article on Advice on goal setting, credential building and business planning.