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What’s a Blog Post Worth?

Keeping visitors coming to your web site and improving your site’s ranking in search engines takes a consistent effort to provide new and interesting content on a regular basis. Most site users don’t feel they have the time. In fact what they mean is they don’t see the value. Writing good articles is not easy […]

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Anyone can Improve Hiring Success – Even if you Flip a Coin!

Anyone involved in recruiting and hiring knows how difficult it is to find the best candidate for your position. The last article, I outlined how the candidate and hiring managers are contributing to making hiring mistakes. The most significant action a hiring manager can take is to prepare more for the candidate’s interview. The most […]

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What Every Hiring Manager Ought to Know about Hiring

Is recruiting and selecting the right people a big challenge and just one of priorities you face every day? With these pressures, no wonder we make hiring mistakes. Well, you are not alone in this situation. Peter Drucker, Management Guru, has stated: “Chances are good up to 66% of your company’s hiring decisions will prove […]

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Promotional Products Offer Unique Advertising Options

Promotional products remain an effective means by which both small and large businesses can make their business name more memorable. Its an advertising method used by both both small and large businesses for decades. Think Coca-Cola, General Motors and the local hardware store. In an interview with Bob Morrison, Owner of RAM Promotional, he explains […]

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Estate Planning Essential for Farm Owners

Farm owners need to consider tax implications and family members when estate planning.

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How to Preserve the Family Farm During a Divorce

Collaborative Family Law is a new system where each spouse is represented by a lawyer who helps navigate them through the separation process by negotiating a Collaborative Settlement and therefore avoiding the need to proceed to Court.

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Local Business Responds to Unique Demographics

Last year, MoneySense Magazine named Owen Sound the 15th best place to retire in Canada.

Local business, Maids Unlimited provides cleaning services to homes and businesses in the Grey and Bruce region, and also home maintenance service which is especially convenient for the elderly.

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Why You Should Hate Windows 8 (And What You Can Do About It)

By now everyone knows that Windows 8 is much different than previous versions of Windows. But if you go to the store the salesperson will likely assure you, “It’s really not a big deal. You will get used to it.”

No. It is a big deal. You very well may never get used to this inferior version, nor should you have to.

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Business Networking International (BNI) Sound Networking meets Each Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30 AM at Frog Ponds Cafe

Meet local business people and find out how networking is one of the most effective methods for marketing your business.
Visitors are always welcome, just call ahead to let us know you are coming 519-371-2622.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Basics of Bookkeeping (Three part workshop)
Tuesday September 19th and 26th and Tuesday October 3rd, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room $95 (HST included)
Facilitator: Jane Gallagher
This three part Bookkeeping Workshop will allow you to use the tools and information to confidently understand your financial statements and your own books. Class size is limited to 8 to allow a hands-on, individual learning opportunity for everyone.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

How to “Really” Start a Business
Wednesday September 20th, 9:00 am – 11:30 am, Bayshore Community Centre
FREE – Pre-registration is required
Facilitator: Cliff Bilyea
Discover the basic steps involved in starting a business, evaluating your idea, determining your market and basic rules and regulations. Attending the is workshop is mandatory for anyone applying to the Starter Company Plus Program.

Business Enterprise Centre Workshops

Introduction to Quick Books (Two part workshop)
Tuesday October 17th and 24th, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Business Enterprise Centre Training Room, $80 (HST Included)
Instructor: Jane Gallagher
The first session of Quick Books provides participants with an overview and access to a trial version of the program. The second session will be questions and answers to address specific issues. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping principles is required. Limited to 8, you must bring your own laptop. (This workshop does not cover the online version of Quick Books)

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Phone: 519 371 7464
Fax: 519 371 4043
Site: gbbj.biz
Email: editor@gbbj.biz
Address: 954 1st Ave W.
Owen Sound, ON CAN N4K 4K5

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