For anyone contemplating starting a small business with potential sales of a few thousand dollars up to the two million level, and for those who currently run their own businesses, this is the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide available.
The Canadian Small Business Survival Guide will not only instruct beginners whose business knowledge is limited, but also provide a wealth of interesting information for experienced entrepreneurs. The author has covered every imaginable facet of running a successful business. The topics include: types of business, financing, government assistance, locations, franchises, and marketing. One section, presented with step-by-step instructions, explains how to prepare necessary financial statements and business plans. The book also includes charts, checklists, exhibits, graphs, and tables that are indispensable for entrepreneurs and for those seeking a business loan.
Benj Gallander, MBA, received his degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax. His practical experience, gained from owning several successful companies and helping to start many others, has been invaluable to him in writing this guide. Benj also writes for The Globe and Mail, and is the editor of the popular investment letter, Contra the Heard.