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Are You Ready To Grow Your Business But Don’t Know Where To Start?

There are always a number of things to consider, from a personal as well as operational point of view, when it comes to expanding one’s business. Leeds Grenville Small Business Centre recognizes this and understands that while dedication and hard work are prerequisites for success, other factors can also play a decisive role. You may [...]

2018-04-05T17:12:05+00:00 April 16th, 2018|

LGBSEC Explains What Bill 148 Means For Small Business Owners

April 4, 2018 – Brockville, Ontario –Leeds Grenville Small Business Centre (LGSBEC) intends to hold an event explaining how the passing of Bill 148 will affect small business owners in Ontario. The Bill, officially called the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, was passed on November 22, 2017, by the Government of Ontario. It was [...]

2018-04-06T10:36:28+00:00 April 5th, 2018|

LGSBEC Hosts Events To Help Grow Small Businesses In Ontario

March 20, 2018 – Brockville, Ontario –Leeds Grenville Small Business Centre (LGSBEC) routinely facilitates a number of events to assist small businesses in Ontario. These events are aimed not just at people starting new businesses, but also those who have been in business for a few years, and offer any [...]

2018-04-06T10:36:28+00:00 March 21st, 2018|

LGSBEC Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018 in Ontario

February 22, 2018 – Brockville, Ontario –Leeds Grenville Small Business Centre (LGSBEC) will celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 on Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 4 pm to 9 pm at eQuinelle, North Grenville. The event will begin with a trade show and cocktails from 4 pm to 6.30 pm, followed by a 3-course dinner from [...]

2018-03-02T08:06:16+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

A Guide to Using Social Media for Growing a Business

Millions are using social media every day to connect, converse, and create. Social media is also the perfect marketing tool for a growing a business to maximize their brand and potential. In this latest post, we are exploring the process of business growth using social media, and we are highlighting [...]

2018-02-13T15:45:42+00:00 February 13th, 2018|

5 Tips for Growing a Business Through Great Goal-Setting

Whenever someone starts a business, the goal isn’t to simply stay small – growing a business is a true key to success!  Even the largest of multinational corporations once started as a handful of people -or maybe even one- in a tiny office.   Of course, growing a business takes time, effort, and -most importantly- planning. Setting [...]

2018-01-19T16:56:00+00:00 January 19th, 2018|

Customer Service Tips for Small Business Owners in Ontario

It’s almost the Holiday season and with so many shoppers on the streets and reviewing online stores for gifts, it’s the ideal time to consider your company’s level of customer service. In this latest post, our Leeds Grenville Small Business Centre (LGSBEC) team is offering some customer service tips for small business owners in Ontario. [...]

2017-11-30T07:47:05+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

Tips for Starting Your Small Business in Eastern Ontario

It’s an exciting process but starting a small business in Eastern Ontario can be a challenge for those with limited market experience. It’s important to learn more from those who have helped others through this process. And so, within this latest post, our team at Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre explains more on their [...]

2017-10-06T13:01:45+00:00 October 6th, 2017|

5 Signs that You Need a Business Development Consultant in Ontario

Owning and growing a business is one of the most rewarding and frustrating endeavors you could undertake. When done right, a small business will provide you with a decent living while improving your community in some way. However, most businesses could benefit in some way from the experience and expertise of a business development consultant in [...]

2017-08-02T09:18:29+00:00 August 18th, 2017|

The (Not So) Secret Trick to Growing a Business in Ontario

Here at Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre, we are dedicated to helping small businesses grow. And through all of our experience, one thing stands out as the best way of growing a business: Improving sales. All businesses, regardless of industry, rely on healthy sales to succeed and grow. However, all too often, small businesses [...]

2017-08-02T09:16:06+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|