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76% of people who search on their smartphones for something nearby visit a business within a day

28% of those searches for something nearby result in a purchase.

Google/Purchased Digital Diary: How Consumers Solve Their Needs in the Moment, May 2016. Smartphone users = 1000, local searchers = 634, purchases = 1,140

If you own a small or medium business and have given up on the idea of having a digital marketing campaign that consistently drives foot traffic to your place of... Keep Reading

By now, most of us have heard of factoring, also known as accounts-receivable financing.

It has become a highly effective way for business owners and executives to inject cash and emerge from cash-flow crises without negatively affecting the core business.

Alberta-based capitalNOW has become a leader in helping Western Canadian companies through factoring. In so doing, they have also created an exceptional investment opportunity.

Art Smith of capitalNOW explains the business model:... Keep Reading

Volume 15, Issue 3

Nureva’s Span system provides 30-foot surround experience

Nureva’s Span system provides 30-foot surround experience

Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration/solutions company, announced the creation of a 30-foot (9.1m) immersive collaboration environment that surrounds teams with their digital content.

The surround experience is created via three panoramic projectors installed on adjoining walls and enabled by a multi-display setup tool in Span software. This tool links the computers and merges the cloud-based canvas across the three systems. The resulting immersive environment gives teams a truly... Keep Reading

Volume 15, Issue 3

RBC steps up to help small businesses boost online efficiencies

Almost by definition, Canadian small business owners are expert multi-taskers. They need to be proficient in so many areas: operations, sales, finance, employee relations,

technicals … the list goes on.

Yet, for all their skills and savvy, many of the country’s small business operators are not optimizing the available online efficiencies. To enhance the productivity of small business, RBC is providing user friendly online banking tools to help busy entrepreneurs grow their companies.

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Volume 15, Issue 3

Classic Canadian Tours presents incomparable bear viewing

Seasoned travelers can be forgiven if they feel like groaning, “been there, done that” after glancing at the latest traditional travel brochure. After a while, all the beaches, castles and casinos start to look alike.

Entrepreneurs such as Bill Lamberton, who operates Classic Canadian Tours out of Calgary, know the feeling. A veteran of Canada’s aviation industry, Lamberton has visited some of the most exotic destinations on earth – many of them within Canada’s own borders.

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