What is a brand? A brand is how you display your business and how your customers perceive it. It is made up of a variety of components including the environment, publications, advertising and customer relations. In essence it is the definition of your brand. It is also the way your customers interpret the image you […]
From checking menus to opening hours, social media plays an active role in the success of every business. It is not only a first impression but it gives potential customers important information at the easy click of a button. It can even be a decisive factor in choosing one business over another. Needless to say, […]
Everybody is loyal to a local business that may render some fond memories. Friendly staff, excellent service and consistency builds a growing and enduring relationship between business and customer. Although there are often hundreds of businesses in a city competing for the same clientele, many manage to stand out in the vast sea of entrepreneurial […]
Without a doubt, community engagement is critical for every small business. No business can succeed without the support of others. Although branching out and creating a lasting impression can be challenging, there are many ways to get involved with your community. Plus, if done effectively, community engagement will be the absolute key to a thriving […]
A well-crafted ambiance has the potential to boost summer business through the roof. Throw together the perfect vibe and you’ve set yourself up for success. As prime sunshine season approaches, restaurants everywhere are looking to freshen up their look. Wondering what steps you can take to be summer ready in no time? Here are 9 […]
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: you name it. Social media has completely transformed the way we communicate with each other and how businesses interact with clients. From direct messaging to interactive stories to commenting and sharing, social media has given us a new world of ways through which we can promote goods and services. Plus, staying connected […]
One of the truly unique parts of being a small business is the fact that you become a part of your community, getting to know your customers, suppliers and fellow businesspeople on a closely knit basis. At Merchant Advance, we believe that communities are built on the participation of businesses like yours: that’s why we launched […]
We want to start off today’s blog with a thank-you to and content aggregators Feedspot for ranking us in their top 100 Small Business Blog list on the web today! It’s an awesome achievement that reflects the work we’ve put in to bring Canadian small businesses the kind of innovative information that will help them […]
At the end of 2015, our Rainy Day Giveaway partnered with Yulu, Skyrocket and Bowery Creative to recognize one business with the desire to expand creatively to make their small business dreams a reality. Many businesses took the time and effort to show off the amazing ways that saving for a rainy day could help […]
There are few things that simply can’t be advertised for on Google AdWords. The no-go list is short, and includes guns, drugs, explicit content, and any kind of counterfeit or phishing site. Just yesterday, Google added a new stricture to its advertising policy: no more payday loans. In a statement by David Graff, Director of […]
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