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Accounting - Bookkeeping Business Accelerator Guide

An accounting / bookkeeping business is an establishment that provides professional services such as tax preparation, business financial documentation, audits and record keeping, usually through an in-person or virtual office setting. Customers of these services will range from individual persons to large corporations, depending on the size and focus of the company. The Accounting / Bookkeeping Business Accelerator Guide will introduce you to online and library resources and research tools, that focus on the professional service industry. This Accelerator Guide will give you the information you need to start and run a successful accounting / bookkeeping business.
 

Advertising Agency

Advertising (or Marketing) Agencies are staffed by 'for hire' creative professionals. Agencies develop a reputation for high quality content by leading or enhancing the marketing efforts of companies - small, medium or large - government bodies, non profit organizations or other private clients. Advertising success is driven by a combination of creative intellect and solid business planning. The Advertising Agency Business Accelerator Guide is a collection of the best advertising-related resources, in one convenient location. This Accelerator Guide will provide you with information to help you start, market and grow your Advertising Agency business.
 

Alternative Energy Business Accelerator Guide

Alternative Energy is one of the fastest growing segments of the 21st century economy. Within the industry, many new businesses are emerging as providers of solar, biomass, wind and other clean power sources. Thinking of jumping into the clean energy economy - or planning to incorporate alternative energy sources into your business? If so - The Alternative Energy Business Accelerator Guide is a collection of the best energy and utility-related resources, in one convenient location. This Accelerator Guide will provide you with information to help you start, market and grow your alternative energy business.
 

Alternative Medicine Business Accelerator Guide

Alternative Medicine - also referred to as complementary / holistic / integrated wellness covers a wide spectrum of health practices, including acupuncture, massage therapy, reflexology and many other healing methods. A high percentage of alternative health practitioners are self employed, often working with other specialists in a shared clinic. As awareness and understanding of the benefits of alternative medicine continues to spread, opportunities for new business growth makes this an attractive industry to enter. The Alternative Medicine Business Accelerator Guide is a collection of the best alternative health related information resources, to assist you with starting or expanding a clinic or practice of your own. **Please note that Chiropractic is covered in a separate Accelerator guide**

Animal Production Business Accelerator Guide

Animal production encompasses a wide range of activities, including livestock farming, poultry farming, aquaculture, beekeeping, as well as raising exotic species. While the three traditional main areas of animal production include red meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy, animal production businesses are expanding into new markets, such as organic and/or specialty foods and animal products. The Animal Production Accelerator Guide is a comprehensive collection of animal production related resources in one convenient location. In this Accelerator Guide you will find general industry information, as well as information on competitors, business regulations, and business planning resources for starting an animal production business.

Aquaculture Business Accelerator Guide

Aquaculture is thriving in BC and around the world, and is actually the fastest growing food production activity in the world. Whether running an organic salmon farm or focusing on shellfish, the potential for aquaculture business is huge on the west coast of Canada. This Business Accelerator Guide is a collection of the best aquaculture and fish farming resources, in one convenient location. This Accelerator Guide will provide you with information to help you start, market and grow your aquaculture energy business.
 

Architecture Business Accelerator Guide

"Architecture is a passion, a vocation, a calling – as well as a science and a business" - Architecture Canada

In order to pursue a vision of their own, many architects choose to become self-employed and to open their own firm. Architecture firms offer building design and planning services to a variety of clients - business, private individuals and government. To run a successful firm, a combination of intelligent design and solid business planning is required. This Accelerator Guide will provide you with information to help you start, market and grow your own Architecture business.

Art, Craft and Handicrafts Retail Business Accelerator Guide

Arts, crafts and handicrafts retailers are establishments that sell unique artistic creations. Such stores often specialize in a particular art form such as Aboriginal, glass, stone, wood or other local artwork. Retailers often buy their products directly from local artists or art wholesalers, create their own products, or build inventory through a combination of sources. This guide is a comprehensive collection of art, crafts and handicraft business-related resources in one convenient location. In this Accelerator Guide you will find general industry information, as well as information on customers, competitors, business regulations, and the marketing of craft products.

Auto Dealership Business Accelerator Guide

Auto Dealers sell a variety of new and used vehicles - usually showcased on a sales lot. New car dealerships are often franchised businesses that focus on a particular manufacturer (Toyota, GM, Hyundai). Primarily used car dealers, however, generally keep an inventory of desirable cars and trucks, or may specialize in a particular make/model. Vehicle sales can be very profitable, but also involves a significant investment of time and money. Strong business planning is crucial to success in this competitive industry. The Automobile Dealership Business Accelerator Guide will introduce you to online and library resources and research tools that focus on the auto sales industry. This Accelerator Guide will give you the information you need to start and run a successful Auto Dealership of your own.

Automobile Detailing / Car Wash Business Accelerator Guide

An Automobile Detaiing Business involves the cleaning, polishing, and overall enhancement of the appearance of automobiles and other vehicles. Detailing can include exterior treatments such as claying, polishing and waxing, and interior treatments such as vacuuming, leather and vinyl treatment, and stain and odour removal. The Automobile Detailing / Car Wash Accelerator Guide will introduce you to online and library resources and research tools, that focus on the automobile detailing industry. This Accelerator Guide will give you the information you need to start and run a successful automobile detailing / car wash business.

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