What Google Business View can do for Your Small Business

By Office Space Toronto In standard17th November, 2014

Google Business View is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views of your business location from positions along many streets in the world. Now you can have Google Business View come inside your small business and allow your potential customer to explore it. Originally called Google Business Photos, it

Dr. Roz’s Healing Place has Touched the Heart of one of our Office Tenants

By Office Space Toronto In standard12th November, 2014

One of our office space tenants Ian (who is also a contributor to our photographs and blogs) has volunteered to take photos at a very special event: “Dr Roz’s Healing Place Awards and Fund Raiser.” So we thought it was fitting that we also bring this event and the organization to the attention of our

How do Fears Hold Back Entrepreneurs

By Office Space Toronto In standard12th November, 2014

Everyone loves a success story. But some would-be entrepreneurs may harbour fears that stop them from taking the jump from a “9-to-5er” to owning their own business and taking full control of the work they will do. Fear is one of the most difficult emotions to overcome, especially when it comes to financial stability and

On Remembrance Day, Take a Moment to Remember Those who Have Fallen

By Office Space Toronto In standard11th November, 2014

This blog entry is dedicated to the soldiers who died in battle and those veterans who have served their country, as well as those who are currently serving. Some people ask why the Poppy is worn in the days leading up to Remembrance Day. The person who was responsible more than any other for the adoption

Small Businesses Should Answer Their Phones Professionally

By Office Space Toronto In standard9th November, 2014

Many small business communications these days is often done though email and other computer-based communication methods. But they still have not yet replaced the telephone as the primary method of first contact that a potential client will use. Telephone communication will leave an impression about your business to your potential clients and even returning customers.

What Do Your Customer Reviews Mean For Small Business?

By Office Space Toronto In standard4th November, 2014

Far too often small business believe that no negative reviews means all is good, but sometimes they may not know where to look for reviews. Many small business owners believe that not being given any reviews can only mean that your company is doing every right, but they would be wrong. Believing the they have

Benifits, Rewards and Perks a Small Business Can Offer Employees

By Office Space Toronto In standard2nd November, 2014

Attracting and retaining employees can sometimes be difficult for small businesses, especially when they are competing for the same talent pool as large businesses with much deeper pockets. There are some rewards and perks that small businesses can offer that big business can’t, sometimes it is the small personal things that would get lost in

Do You Know The Five Stages Of Small Business Growth?

By Office Space Toronto In standard30th October, 2014

In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “If you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail.” This quote is one that every business student in most colleges here on the first day they attend. In order for mall business owners to plan their successes, they need to know what the five stages of business growth are.

Where and how do you Choose to Have Your Office Space?

By Office Space Toronto In standard21st October, 2014

Statistically speaking, small businesses are defined as being companies with under 100 employees. But those numbers are not often broken down by the number of office staff or staff who may work in manufacturing, distribution or other areas of the business. So, where and how do you choose to have your office space? Depending on

October 19th to 25th Is BDC Small Business Week

By Office Space Toronto In standard20th October, 2014

This week (October 19 to 25th, 2014) is BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada) Small Business Week. The idea behind this series of events is to celebrate entrepreneurs, as well as Canada’s small and medium-sized enterprises. This is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship that the Business Development Bank of Canada has been organizing for 35