Search Results for: small business

Review: WorldCard Mobile turns the iPhone into business card scanner

By Ted Kritsonis

While a signature and a handshake may be the one-two punch that seals a deal, it’s usually the business card that takes the primary role in setting the stage for such deals to take place. But the sheer number of business cards one can amass, even over a short period of time, can be managed much easier when the information can be digitized using the iPhone.

Smartphones for Both Work and Play

By Christine Persaud
Rather then provide employees with smartphones, small businesses are allowing customers to use their own devices for work purposes and, if necessary, adding security measures to ensure that important work files can be safely accessed from them remotely. It’s a strategy known as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).

Entrepreneurism: Vision, Skill and a lot of Tenacity

By Yasmin Ranade
WhatsYourTech is excited to launch its Women Entrepreneurs series. Our focus is to explore the world of start ups and entrepreneurism in Canada, and will feature interviews with small business owners and start-up thought leaders as well incubators, support networks, corporate programs and educational offerings.

Mobile point-of-sale options continue to grow in Canada

By Ted Kritsonis
The disruptive nature of the Internet and mobile devices is such that it seems to creep into almost every piece of exchange between people, and point-of-sale (PoS) providers are a growing contingent. It has never been easier for small businesses and sole proprietors to accept payments from customers wielding credit and debit cards.

The Side Gig Economy in Canada

By Yasmin Ranade
Many Canadians, especially younger Canadians, are taking on entrepreneurial work in addition to their ‘regular jobs’ as a way to supplement their income. This type of work, also referred to as the gig economy, is indeed becoming more pervasive