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>>Close More Deals with a Complete Sales Team -- Three-Part Webinar Series
Join Gord Cooke, President of Building Knowledge Canada, for this webinar series that will introduce your team to best practices in sales. From developing a sales plan, to effective teamwork, to communicating with homeowners, Gord's webinar series will help you improve your cradle-to-grave sales process, and help you grow your footprint in the market.
Session 1 - Developing a Sales Plan for Your Business: May 11 at 3 p.m. EDT
Session 2 - How to Talk to Customers about Energy Upgrades: May 18 at 3 p.m. EDT
Session 3 - Creating a Complete Team: June 1 at 3 p.m. EDT
>>5 Factors of Audit Risk for Small Businesses
While your risk of being audited is low and likely to stay low according to the IRS commissioner, it’s still scary to think you may find yourself under the IRS microscope. Can you avoid this? Maybe. Will knowing your risk factors put you more at ease? Hopefully.  Here are 5 factors that impact audit risk for small businesses. Read more here
>>Savings Plans for Small Businesse
Do you have a plan for saving the money your business makes? The course looks at the importance of having a long-term savings plan and considers: retirement, taxes and tax breaks, and unexpected life events. Read more and take course.
>>National Small Business Week, May 4-8
Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories. Every day, they’re working to grow small businesses, create 21st century jobs, drive innovation, and increase America’s global competitiveness. For details, visit

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