San Francisco
(Financial District), CA

100 Pine Street Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA 94111

The Canadian Entrepreneur's Guide to Startup Accelerators

The United States’ startup scene may receive the bulk of the world’s attention, but Canada has a robust small business culture of its own. In fact, it’s a great time to start or grow a startup company in Canada, and you don’t have to do it alone.

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Virtual Office for Legal Professionals

Law firms (large and small) and solo legal practitioners alike can use virtual office services and spaces to run their entire legal operations or as a supplement to a home office or traditional brick-and-mortar offices. Virtual office services can be particularly useful during trial preparation
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Can I Decorate My Virtual Office?

Renting a virtual office space, whether it’s a shared office or an executive suite, can sometimes feel cold and impersonal. You may even feel like your business is staying in a temporary motel, not settling into its permanent home.

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Traveling Entrepreneur

As business people and entrepreneurs continually strive to grow their business, doing so frequently involves traveling around the country to attend networking or tradeshow events, meeting clients and prospects on their own turf, and getting some face-time with colleagues, contractors or employees who may operate in a remote location. Preparation
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5 (More) Team Building Games & Activities That Are Perfect for Small Businesses

Back in 2016, we shared 5 creative team building activities for your office. There weren’t any trust falls on our initial list, and you won’t find any cliched games on this list, either.

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Virtual Office Eguide

Have you ever wondered why some small businesses are successful and others are not and what do these successful companies do to gain an edge over their competition? Through our years of experience
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How Small Business Owners Can Find Talented Freelancers and Independent Contractors

It’s a scenario many small business owners and entrepreneurs are familiar with: As the company grows, more and more people are needed to keep things moving. Some businesses opt to utilize full-time staff, but hiring dedicated employees isn’t in every small business owner’s budget.

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success Part 1

For entrepreneurs and small business owners, navigating the tricky terrain of creating a sound business plan, forecasting for growth and developing an operative growth strategy can be a major challenge. Fortunately, American entrepreneurs and operators have access to one of the most effective resources in the worldwide market...

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Growing Your Canadian Small Business (On a Budget)

From brainstorming workable business ideas to creating an effective business plan, you’ve done the legwork needed to get your small business up and running. Now, it’s time to expand your operations.

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success, Part 2

Navigating the complex terrain of creating a sound business plan, forecasting for growth and developing an operative growth strategy can be a challenge for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Fortunately, American entrepreneurs have access to one of the most effective resources in the world via the Small Business Administration (SBA).
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How to Secure Small Business Financing in Canada

Don’t let a lack of financing derail your dreams of growing your small business. In Canada, there are a variety of ways to acquire funds for your company. Some entrepreneurs bootstrap their operations with personal funds, others try crowdsourcing, and many scrimp and save for years to build their vision.

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success, Part 3

Congratulations! You have gotten your small business up and running. Now what? This part of our four-part series on leveraging the Small Business Administration to help you launch and manage a small business will focus on the operational aspects of running a business. Whether you need leadership strategies, day-to-day decision making skills
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Growing Your Business with a Virtual Team

We’ve talked about hiring and managing a virtual team here on the Intelligent Office (IO) blog before, and now it’s time for small business owners like you to learn how to use your virtual team to grow the business.

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success Part 4

Understanding marketing and sales as well as the technical complexity of our Internet-driven society gives entrepreneurs a distinct advantage over the competition. This final segment of our four-part report will take a deeper dive into the logistics and philosophy of marketing and sales and their impact on your business success.
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How to Increase Employee Engagement in Your Small Business

The majority of Canadian employees are not actively engaged at work.

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DIY Marketing Tools

If a business isn’t marketing, its potential customers are not finding it. Small to medium size businesses often struggle with spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on marketing. New DIY marketing tools, however, have eliminated the need to spend astronomical amounts on online and traditional marketing. These tools
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Virtual Assistants vs. In-Person Executive Assistants: Understanding What Your Business Needs

Knowing when to delegate is one of the most important skills you can develop as a small business owner. Delegation frees up time for you to work on the things that only you can do, like determining the company’s growth strategy and networking with high-level contacts in your industry.

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