To succeed today you need to have sound business sense and a set of practical tools. We offer several free resources including eBooks, webinars and business templates that will be useful whether your business is just starting out or is already well established.
- Operational efficiency quiz for entrepreneurs new
- Quiz: Are you ready to apply for a business loan?
- Cash flow quiz for entrepreneurs
- Productivity benchmarking tool
- Website assessment
- Commercial real estate assessment
- Entrepreneurial potential self-assessment
- Canada Tariff Finder
- Intellectual Property Strategy Assessment
- Intellectual property simulation
- Measure What Matters: Assess your company’s impact
Incorporating technology into your business doesn't have to be complicated or costly. Learn more about these free or low cost software that will give your business a competitive edge.
- Free and low-cost e-commerce software
- Free and low-cost accounting software
- Free and low-cost online survey tools
- Free and low-cost online backup services
- Free and low-cost online collaboration tools
- Free and low-cost online timesheet tracking tools
- Free and low-cost social media monitoring tools
- Free and low-cost web analytics tools
- Free and low-cost website creation tools
- Free and low-cost customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for your business
- Free and low-cost online project management tools
- Free and low-cost email marketing software
- Free and low-cost funding and budget tools for your business
Learn at your own pace from the comfort of your home with BDC’s new learning centre.
Our guides and business templates are designed to help you set your business on the right path and increase your chance of success.
A smart technology strategy can have a positive effect on your people, your customers and your bottom line. With the right tools and mindset you can position your business for long-term success.
- Free eBook: Social media
- Free guide: Attracting and selling online
- Free eBook: Master your cash flow
- Free eBook: Buying an ERP system
- Growing in International Markets
- Free eBook: Operational efficiency
- Free eBook: How to get a business loan
- Free eBook: Buying commercial real estate
- Free Guide: Hire and Retain the Best Employees
- A Practical Guide to Buying a Business in Canada
- Build a More Profitable Business
- Free Guide: The Foundations of Strategic Planning
- Understand Your Financial Statements
- Optimize Your Business Processes
- Monitoring Your Business Performance
- Grow Your Revenues
- Business Valuation
Kaleigh Foster, Celso Oliveira, and Trimel Fidely