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Advertising Agency Guide

An advertising agency is an independent company that is dedicated to creating, planning, and handling advertising and other forms of promotion and marketing for its clients.

Consumer Electronic and Computer Repair

Consumer electronic and computer repair businesses 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. In recent years computer repair services have expanded to include other consumer electronics. Some consumer electronic and 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.

Consumer Electronics Retail and Repair Services Guide

The consumer electronics industry, also known as home electronics and personal electronics, are devices sold to the end-user. Consumer electronics include electronic devices for personal entertainment such as television, smartphones, and gaming devices.

Filmmaking Guide

Filmmaking involves both a creative as well as a business element. The process develops from an idea, funding, production, editing, marketing and distribution. We focus on business information related to independent video filming rather than working for an established broadcaster.

Graphic Design Guide

Graphic design involves using both graphics and text to convey a concept or idea. The graphic design industry includes many activities, including corporate identity/ branding, advertising, print production, and web design. Graphic designers create logos, posters, newsletters, brochures, signs, and other forms of visual communication.

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Related Electronic Components Industry Guide

Information and communications technology (ICT) stores and delivers information through telecommunications. Related components, such as semiconductors, are essential to various electronic devices. ICT or Digital Technologies includes both manufacturing and services across a wide-range of industries, but since 2018 there are increases in vertical markets such as healthcare, education, finance, natural resources, defense and industrial sectors.

Mobile App Development Guide

The mobile app industry is the process and business of developing apps for mobile phones.

Portrait Photography Guide

Portrait photography involves capturing the likeness of a person or persons using various photographic equipment, in either a photographic studio or at a specific location. In order to operate a successful portrait photography business, photographers need solid business management skills, along with experience behind the lens.

Video Games Guide

The video game industry is centered on developing, marketing, and monetizing video games. In Canada, the two most established sectors are Video Game Publishers (511212) and Video Game Design and Development Services (541515). Video game publishing is a subset of the Software Publishing industry (5112) and involves the production and distribution of computer video game software. It also involves the provision of support services to video game purchasers. Video game design and development is a subset of Computer Systems Design and Related Services (5415). It involves the custom designing of video games for specific users. However, it does not include video game publishing.

Video Production Guide

Video production involves the capture of moving images on various forms of electronic media. A video production business often specializes in a certain area of production, such as television commercials, corporate videos, event videos, or educational videos.

Web Design and Development Guide

Web design and development involves creating websites and other online tools for clients. Web design involves a combination of technical and design skills including graphic design, content creation, search engine optimization, and communications.