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Construction Guide

The construction industry is divided into three main sub-sectors: building construction, heavy and civil engineering construction, and specialty trade contractors. Construction business owners construct, repair and renovate building projects such as houses and condominiums, or work on large engineering projects. Construction businesses usually specialize in one segment of the industry such as contracting, trades, administration, estimating, or project management. The Construction Business Accelerator Guide is a collection of the best online and library resources related to the construction industry. This Accelerator Guide will provide you with valuable information for starting your own construction business.

Trucking Guide

Truck Driving business are establishments that provide local or long-distance transportation and logistics services. While many truck drivers work for large or medium sized transport companies, a growing number of drivers are choosing to own and operate their own independent trucking businesses. These small independent trucking companies often grow into larger companies after hiring additional drivers or purchasing new trucks. The Trucking Business Accelerator Guide is a comprehensive collection of trucking 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 trucking services.

Bar and Nightclub Guide

This industry is comprised of business establishments such as bars, taverns and nightclubs that are primarily engaged in serving alcoholic beverages for immediate consumption on premises. These establishments may also provide limited food services. The Bar / Nightclub Business Accelerator Guide will introduce you to both online and library resources relating to this industry. This Accelerator Guide is an excellent resource to begin researching the bar and nightclub business.

Bookstores are establishments that sell new/used books, magazines and other related materials in a physical or online store. Many independent bookstores offer additional services such as coffee or snacks, in order to create a welcoming environment. Bookstores are often seen as being important to their communities as they may host local events, promote community literacy, and offer other services of value. The Bookstore Business Accelerator Guide is a comprehensive collection of bookselling 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 retail bookstores.

Organic farming refers to a form of agriculture production that avoids the use of synthetic chemicals, hormones, and GMO's (genetically modified organisms). Organic farming aims to produce crops with a high nutritional content, while preserving the fertility and sustainability of farmland. Organic farming relies on methods such as crop rotation, composting, natural pest control, and mechanical soil cultivation. The Organic Farming Business Accelerator Guide is a comprehensive collection of online and library information resources on the organic farming industry. This Accelerator Guide will provide you with valuable information for starting or expanding your organic farming business.

The Outdoor Recreation / Adventure Travel industry includes the following types of activities: outdoor adventure operations, tourist guide services, kayaking, mountain hiking, parasailing, river rafting, sea-kayaking, snowmobiling, white-water rafting, and skiing. The Outdoor Recreation / Adventure Travel Business Accelerator Guide will introduce you to the very best recreation industry-related online and library resources. This Accelerator Guide will give you the information you need to start your own outdoor recreation or adventure travel business.

Hair and Beauty Salon Guide

Hair - Beauty Salons offer a wide range of services to clients such as haircuts, colouring, styling, perms and much more. While some establishments focus on particular needs (hair / nails / facial), others provide clients with all of these services in one location. Many hair care or beauty professionals find that being self-employed is a comfortable fit for their career and decide to work from home, rent a chair or open their own salon. The Hair - Beauty Salon Business Accelerator Guide focuses primarily on hair related resources, but includes other beauty related information as well.
 

Import and Export Guide

An import business is defined as a business enterprise that brings commercial goods into Canada, whereas and export business ships commercial good to an international destination. International trade is a vast industry, and there are many types of import/export businesses. For example, an import/export merchant purchases goods directly from a domestic or foreign manufacturer, and then ships and resells the items. The Import/Export Business Accelerator Guide is a comprehensive collection of both importing and exporting resources in one convenient location. In this Accelerator Guide you will find general industry information, as well as information on competitors and business regulations.

Computer Repair Guide

Computer repair businesses will offer a range of services including hardware upgrades, software updates, peripheral installation and other services that computer owners value - while others remain focused on particular areas of expertise. Some computer repair businesses offer mobile service for extra convenience, some operate out of a brick and mortar store, and many combine both forms of service. The Computer Repair Business Accelerator Guide is a comprehensive collection of computer service 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 marketing resources for your computer repair business.
 

Dry Cleaning/ Laundromat Guide

Dry cleaning is a cleaning process for clothing and other textiles that uses an organic solvent (typically perchloroethylene) and specialized equipment rather than water. Customers typically drop off clothing at a dry cleaning facility. In contrast, a laundromat is generally a self-service facility where coin-operated washing machines and dryers are availiable for individual use. The Dry Cleaning / Laundromat Business will provide you with valuable information for starting your own dry cleaning or laundromat business.

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