We’re Looking for Local Experts

Mel Jaune

Are you an expert in the fields of finance & investment, accounting, business management or human resources?

The Grey Bruce Business Journal (GBBJ.biz) is an on-line business publication that offers news items, editorials and subject-oriented articles of interest to local business people.

If you are an expert in your field, and would like to reach this audience, we invite you to submit an article for inclusion in the Advice section of our publication. Submissions should be approximately 300 words in length but can be longer if well written. Articles of a strictly advertising nature will not be accepted – keep it informative.

All accepted articles will include your name in the byline. You may also provide a business logo and web site URL. You do not have to be the original author of the article but must have rights to redistribute it.

Need ideas? Here are some suggestions:

  • Solving a problem
  • Preventing a problem
  • Facts & information not commonly known
  • Money-saving ideas
  • Planning for the future
  • Business management & skills development
  • New products, ideas and concepts

Need more motivation?

Accepted articles will run for up to 24-months and potentially reach thousands of people in the local area and further afield. It offers a unique way to increase awareness, build credibility and create engagement with the people you want to reach. And best of all? It’s free.



Learn to Network

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)


Phone: 519 371 7464
Fax: 519 371 4043
Site: gbbj.biz
Email: editor@gbbj.biz
Address: 1240 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2J3

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