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GooseChase

  The Carleton Place & District Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown BIA have paired up to host a GooseChase! What is a GooseChase? It's an online platform that helps you run and play real-world scavenger hunts. We are offering different types of games all...

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6 Steps to Starting a Business

63% of people in their twenties want to be their own boss, according to a 2013 University of Phoenix study. And while it’s arduous work, the lure of the freelance and entrepreneurial culture these days is incredibly strong. Some people are called to it with a unique...

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11 Ways to Make Money from Your Website

If you have a website for your business, you may have an untapped treasure chest at your disposal. Even if you don't make large amounts of money on your website, you can be bringing in something. This article will show you how. Get a Website If you don't have a...

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9 Easy Ways to Get More Business Through Instagram

I have to admit, I’m not a big fan of Instagram but clearly, I'm wrong. About a billion people (serious stat, not hyperbole) use the platform every month. 500 million people use the platform's stories feature every day. This year, Instagram is expected to reach 112...

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Do You Have The Heart of a Business Leader?

Many years ago, I was given the book “Heart of a Leader.”  It’s a very small book, the kind of thing you can read quickly. I have used that book for the past 17 years, and as small as it is, I learn something every time I open it.  It’s a very good book for business...

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4 Reasons You Need to Get Involved with the Chamber Today

Businesses join the chamber of commerce for several reasons. Years ago, it may have been expected; just something you did when you opened a business and wanted to be in good standing in the community. But these days it’s more likely a business joins because there is a...

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8 Ways to Get Noticed on Social Media Today

There's a lot of noise on the social media channels and getting noticed can seem a task akin to pushing a large boulder up an icy slope in gale-force winds blowing down off of the mountain. But it's not as hard as you think. Here are several tips to help you get your...

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Canada Digital Adoption Program

Canada Digital Adoption Program

Canada Digital Adoption Program: Apply For the Grow Your Business Online Grant As part of the Canada Digital Adoption Program, the Government of Canada has partnered with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to deliver the Grow Your Business Online grant supported by the...

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4 Tips to Make Your Business More Likeable

People buy from people they know, like, and trust. While you might be in the right place at the right time when someone is up against it, and they may buy from you once without knowing, liking, or trusting you, for them to return, you’ll need more than luck. Knowing...

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