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Events & Speakers

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Note: Networking is a key part of your business, this is usually an inexpensive way to get your name out there, to show people what you do and allow them to see it first hand. Many networking groups will allow you to speak at one of the meetings, which gives you centre stage to promote yourself.

The WIN (Women In Networking) Monthly Networking Lunch
Held at various locations the third Wednesday of each month from 11:30 – 1:00 PM RSVP to Julie Jenkins

The Sarnia Chamber of Commerce (Events held at various locations)

SLBDC OSEB Facebook Networking Group Online Networking

Business Resources

Community Futures Network of Canada

OACFDC Learn Online

Where can you register your business in Sarnia 
The cost to register your business name in person at the above mentioned location is $60.00 to register and $8.00 to do a name search.

Register your Business Name Online
You will have to have a credit card to use the above mentioned method.

Gov’t of Canada- Canada Business Network Resources

GST/HST Registration Information

Online Small Business Workshop

Setting up a Business – The Basics

Basic Regulations for Getting Your Business Started

Useful Business Websites

Ontario Website Business Section
Business Name Search, Registration & Renewal

Canada Business Ontario

Monthly Report Templates

Activity Statement
Balance Sheet
Income Statement
Monthly Synopsis

Sample Documents

Sample RFP (Request for Proposal)

How to Write a Great Press Release: A Sample Press Release Template

General Website & Internet Tips

What you should know when purchasing your domain

Website extensions and what they mean

Meta Tags – What are they and how can they work for you?

How to choose a web developer that is right for you

Glossary Of Internet Terms

Internet Basics – Learning the Lingo

Web Design Tools –

Personal Information and Scams Protection – A Canadian Practical Guide

eBay Terms

eBay Fees

eBay Getting Started

PayPal Fees

Check Your Internet Speed Connection

How to Promote Your Website Online

List on Kijiji – Free Online Classifieds Service

Free Website Submissions

Free Google Maps Submissions

Helpful Downloads

Leap FTP – 30 Day FREE Trial
You can hit RUN when the file pops up and it will install on your computer. If you want to download it and install it later then hit SAVE AS and choose where you want to save the file.

How to use Leap FTP