To IP or not to IP?

Category: Intellectual Property

If you have an existing customer base, listen to feedback. The messages customers are sending may be the impetus for a ground-breaking idea or even inspire a new way of thinking. You may also think of partnering with like-minded companies to work together to develop new and innovative ideas. This could be especially useful if you can benefit from each other's expertise in a particular area.

Trevor Boller

Category: Clients

With our MoJo Photo booths, we set up and can fit 8-10 or more people for an event of unlimited photos that last forever.  
Weddings, Corporate Events, Mixers, Graduations, Fund Raisers, Golf Tournaments, or any reason to celebrate.
BMP is owned by Local Photographer – Trevor Boller of Edmonton, Alberta. He believes in having the “best day ever” for both himself and his clients.

A New Year and New Goals!

Category: Business planning

The new year is just a few days away, and while most people focus on personal resolutions like losing a few pounds and waking up earlier, you, as a small business owner, must also set business resolutions. We asked five recognized small business experts to share their best advice on creating new year’s goals that will set you on track for a great year, and the following is what they generously shared.

Should You Incorporate Your Business? Your Website or Blog?

Category: Legal issues

Should you incorporate your business? I get this question a lot, and recently I have been getting more of it after I wrote about the tax benefits of owning a business.  So here are my thoughts on the subject matter.
Business incorporation is done for several reasons such as liability protection, tax planning, the ability to raise capital through investment (such an IPO or Initial Public Offering), and others.  Should you incorporate your small mom and pop operation however?

5 Subtle But Effective Digital Marketing Strategies

Category: Marketing

The buzz phrase in digital marketing has been “content is king” over the past few years. As entrepreneurs, we all know the only constant in our world is change. And with that, content marketing is evolving. Most content is creating noise and assaulting our senses as consumers.  It is time to maximize our efforts, simplify and build content that engages, acquires and converts.

Do you have business questions that only a professional can answer?

Category: Business planning

Get one-on-one advice from an industry professional. Our BizMeet service is an affordable way to get expert advice. Avoid costly mistakes and get your business questions answered from a trusted source.
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Category: Marketing

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I am the taxman

Category: Accounting Taxation

  Learn how to manage various aspects of your business administration through a selection of online videos for business owners. The videos cover topics such as:

  • Starting a business
  • Payroll and preparing T4 and T4A
  • Reporting business income and expenses
  • Keeping Records

Visit the website also to register for:

  • Charities information sessions and webinars
  • Scientific Research and Experimental Development program information seminars

How to get the most bang for your marketing bucks!

Category: Marketing

For many companies, marketing seems like the department of magic.  CEOs understand the concept of sales, and there is little confusion about operations or finance. But marketing remains an enigma. When it works, everyone is excited. The business grows mystically. When it fails, few can explain. Money was spent and no one responded. It's little surprise that Chief Marketing Officers have an average tenure of just a few years. If you don't know what they do, it's hard to justify keeping them, and easy to blame them for what went wrong.