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Here you’ll find a selection of easy-to-read, concise eBooks written specifically for Canadian entrepreneurs. Covering a wide-range of topics from online marketing to cash flow management, our eBooks are designed to give you tangible tips and a clear action items to help you grow your business!

Taking Control of Your Cash Flow

Taking Control of Your Cash Flow

Discover proven ways to better manage your cash flow and gain more peace of mind knowing you can take on any challenge or opportunity. Learn how to build a healthy, durable business with smart cash flow management principles. View an excerpt Get your book

Leadership is Key to Growing Your Business

Leadership is Key to Growing Your Business

You don’t need to be charismatic to lead. Self-awareness and the ability to learn from experience will help you grow as a leader and help your company succeed. View an excerpt Get your book

A Practical Guide to Buying a Business in Canada

Discover the main challenges involved in buying a business and practical advice to overcome them. Learn more

How to get a business loan

Boost your chances of getting a business loan by understanding how banks look at your company Learn more

Hire and retain the best employees

Find out everything you need to start building strong HR policies. Learn how HR policies can help you attract new employees and retain your current ones to help increase growth. Learn more

Attracting and Selling Online

Discover what it takes to build a successful brand online. Learn to target and attract the right customers, and use the right techniques to turn website visitors into paying customers. Learn more

Succeed with e-commerce

Find out everything you need to get started with or improve your online sales. Learn how to build your e-commerce marketing strategy, create your website and optimize it to convert more visitors into paying customers. Learn more

Buying commercial real estate

Get your step-by-step guide to purchasing a place of business so you can understand whether it’s the right move for your company, who can steer you through the process to avoid common pitfalls, and what you can do to budget, negotiate and finance your purchase effectively. Learn more

Create a leaner, more profitable business

Discover how to implement a continuous improvement approach in your business, including step‑by‑step instructions on how to prepare your business, identify sources of waste and apply the fundamental principles of operational efficiency. Learn more

Business transition planning

Find out how to plan and manage a successful business transition, from finding the right successor or buyer to maximizing the value of your business and arranging financing. Read inspiring success stories and get tips and advice from Canadian entrepreneurs. Learn more

How to succeed in foreign markets

Find out everything you need to expand abroad or improve the results of your existing foreign venture. Discover how to get your business ready, choose the best markets and develop a sound market entry plan Learn more

Buying an ERP system

The right enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can propel your business forward, but the wrong one can become a costly handicap. Get our top tips for selecting the right software for your business and avoiding common pitfalls. Learn more

Profiting from technology

This eBook will show you how to select and implement the right technology for your business and discover how it can help cut costs, speed up processes, reduce errors and boost productivity. It includes real-life success stories featuring Canadian entrepreneurs, tips for making profitable technology investment and much more. Learn more

Social media

Learn everything you need to get started in social media or take your efforts to the next level with our step-by-step guide to social media. You’ll find real-life success stories, detailed instructions, practical advice, checklists and much more. Learn more

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