Entrepreneur Corner

How to Approach Businesses for Partnerships

Business partnerships are a great step for entrepreneurs looking to grow their business. However, knowing what to say and how to reach out can be difficult. Here is our 5 step process for approaching businesses and establishing partnerships with them. Research the Business First, research what you should look for in a business partnership. You...

5 Things to Look For in a Business Partner

When two or more businesses agree to work together on a shared goal, a business partnership is formed. These partnerships can be formal or informal. Either way, they are a valuable tool for businesses both big and small. By utilizing strategic partnerships, you can enter new markets, challenge larger competition, and/or leverage new resources for...

The Art of Writing Emails: 5 Tips To Improve Your Email Content

Email marketing is a smart move. However, your email may be tossed or left unopened if your subject line is vague or boring.

The 6 Essential Sections of a Business Plan and What to Include

In our last blog post we discussed the importance of having a business plan. Today, we will break down each section of the business plan and explain its requirements. We hope this guide empowers entrepreneurs to create stellar business plans and succeed in their ventures.   Every business plan is unique. However, the most important...

What's Your Business Plan

What is a Business Plan and Why Do I Need One?

Chances are, if you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve heard of business plans before. Many entrepreneurs create a business plan before they start their venture. The rest typically finish within the first year of launching. So if you haven’t already, you need to start thining about creating a business plan. When you’re ready, learn the 6 Essential...

13 FREE Tools to Help Small Businesses Work From Home

Remote work is on the rise. The number of employees working from home has increased from 1.4 million to 1.7 million in a matter of 8 years (2000 – 2008), according to Stats Canada. It’s an attractive option and, with the Covid-19 outbreak, many more employees have begun to work from home. Thankfully, there is...

Why Storytelling is Important for your Business

Helium Scribe was once a seed planted in the back of CEO and Founder Lisa Sloan’s mind. After pursuing a degree in chemistry, she started her career as a lab technician. For a while, she stuck it out but Lisa felt unfulfilled by the repetitive work. Attending business events across Calgary, Lisa was inspired by...

The Best Resources for Canadian Entrepreneur Women in 2020

A few days ago, we celebrated International Women’s Day, recognizing the contributions women have made towards thriving communities. Women entrepreneurs in particular is an area that continues to experience exponential growth. Canadian women ranked first globally in involvement with new businesses, according to the GEM Canada Report on Women’s Entrepreneurship. It is through the creation...

6 Tips to Improve Your Writing Process: An Entrepreneur’s Guide

We get it. Writing is hard. Starting the writing process is even harder. As an entrepreneur, you might find yourself writing — be it proposals, web content, business plans, or social media posts — a lot more than you expected or wanted to. If this sounds like too much, we’ll do the writing for you!...