Why you do Not need marketing automation

You have probably received the e-mails -- the junk disguised as real personal interaction. They're often friendly and casual and might refer to a product you purchased or content you've downloaded. They generally address you by name. But they are not delivered by a friend -- or a person, for that matter. They are the product of marketing automation software designed to replicate the human touch. And to a degree, they are every marketer's dream.Automation tools would be the darling of today's Read more [...]
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Morneau vs. business: How Ottawa created its tax  Problems

The tax-avoidance quagmire that federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau would like to clean up via suggested small-business tax changes is one Ottawa helped produce -- over four decades ago, when another Trudeau was primenbsp;minister.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was just a couple of days old when a broad package of tax reforms enacted by the authorities of his father, Pierre Trudeau, took effect on Jan. 1, 1972. While small companies had received tax breaks before, the 1972 tax reforms instituted Read more [...]
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Morneau vs. business: How Ottawa created its tax  Problems

The tax-avoidance quagmire that federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau would like to clean up via suggested small-business tax changes is one Ottawa helped produce -- over four decades ago, when another Trudeau was primenbsp;minister.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was only a couple of days old when a broad package of tax reforms enacted by the authorities of his father, Pierre Trudeau, took effect on Jan. 1, 1972. While small companies had received tax breaks before, the 1972 tax reforms instituted Read more [...]
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Report on Small Business newsletter: Bud tourism ventures and financial Companies brace for hit from Taxation changes

Accountants, financial planners brace for strike from taxation changesFinancial professionals are bracing for a drop in earnings if Ottawa goes forward with proposed tax changes for incorporated small businesses.If the rules change, accountants and financial planners that prepare the books and invest for those business owners say their customers will be discouraged from using their businesses that, in turn, means less work for those in the business. The Liberal government Read more [...]
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Ontario labour reforms nothing to fear, some small-business owners State

Many in the business community have condemned Ontario's vast package of proposed labor reforms -- which include increasing the minimum wage to $15 -- although not all companies agree that the outcome is bleak.Entrepreneurs who've seen their businesses prosper while paying above minimum wage and incorporating additional employee perks will share words of encouragement in a Sept. 12 conference in Toronto."Small-business possession is a massive battle, but for me personally it has not been due to Read more [...]
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Report on Small Business newsletter: Proposed tax changes spark Curiosity about alternative financial strategies

Proposed tax changes spark curiosity about alternative financial strategiesOttawa's suggestion to alter the tax structure for integrated businesses has a lot of owners looking at alternative approaches to shelter earnings for retirement and estate planning. Tax experts are fielding an increasing number of calls from small-business owners concerning the advantages and disadvantages of setting up vehicles like Individual Pension Plans (IPPs) and corporate-owned life-insurance policies.The questions Read more [...]
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Report on Small Business newsletter: Proposed tax changes spark interest in alternative financial strategies

Proposed tax changes spark interest in alternative financial strategiesOttawa's proposal to change the tax structure for incorporated businesses has many owners looking at alternative ways to shelter earnings for retirement and estate planning. Tax experts are fielding a growing number of calls from small-business owners about the pros and cons of setting up vehicles such as Individual Pension Plans (IPPs) and corporate-owned life-insurance policies. The queries come as the Liberal government Read more [...]
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Why you should care that our civil-justice system is broken

Allison Speigel is a commercial litigator with Speigel Nichols Fox LLP, a boutique commercial litigation law firm. Canada is always touted as one of the best countries in which to live, but it ranks an unimpressive 112 from 190 countries according to this . For good reason: Our civil-justice system is on the fritz. Litigating a civil claim (e.g. contract claim, land rights claim, etc.) can take several years and cost tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars.Even though you may know about some Read more [...]
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Proposed tax changes spark Curiosity about alternative financial strategies

Ottawa's proposal to alter the tax structure for integrated businesses has a lot of owners looking at alternative approaches to shield earnings for retirement and estate planning.Tax experts are fielding an increasing number of calls from small-business owners concerning the advantages and disadvantages of setting up vehicles like Individual Pension Plans (IPPs) and corporate-owned life-insurance policies.The questions come as the Liberal government proposes to limit the usage of private corporations Read more [...]
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Proposed tax changes spark Curiosity about alternative financial strategies

Ottawa's proposal to alter the tax structure for integrated businesses has a lot of owners looking at alternative approaches to protect earnings for retirement and estate planning.Tax experts are fielding an increasing number of calls from small-business owners concerning the advantages and disadvantages of setting up vehicles like Individual Pension Plans (IPPs) and corporate-owned life-insurance policies.The questions come as the Liberal government proposes to restrict the usage of private corporations Read more [...]
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