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The Power of Brand Building for SMBs

Last year, small businesses that use Amazon Ads saw 25% of their sales attributed to advertising on average.1 If you’re looking to build your brand on Amazon to drive sales, Amazon Ads solutions can help you tell your story, to the right audiences, at the right times. Your brand, our audiences.
No brand simply launches into the world as a household name with a rush of orders. This is where brand building comes in. Brand building can help introduce your business—however big or small—to an audience and ensure that it stays top of mind with potential customers on their shopping journeys.
The Power of Brand Building for SMBs

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Carol Anne Hilton

Founder & CEO of The Indigenomics Institute
Carol Anne Hilton, MBA is the CEO and founder of the Indigenomics Institute and the Global Center of Indigenomics. Carol Anne is a dynamic national Indigenous business leader, author, speaker and senior adviser with an international Masters Degree in Business Management (MBA) from the University of Hertfordshire, England.

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In the early 2000s, accessing the internet was through a dial-up connection which could take anywhere from 30 seconds to a couple of minutes to establish a connection. In 2023, generative AI tools can generate poems, short stories and complex legal and medical documents in a matter of seconds.
The pace of technological change is accelerating and it’s reshaping just about every aspect of how we live, work, socialise and play. Interestingly, Xero’s Future Focus research reveals over two thirds (67%) of small businesses believe AI will have an impact on their business in the next five years. However, 35% of small businesses say they are not sure what impact AI will have on their business.
Top Three Tech Trends for Small Businesses in 2024

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Business Woman of the Month: Jacqueline Jennings

In the heart of Canada’s Indigenous entrepreneurship ecosystem, Jacqueline Jennings(she/her) stands out as a leader who supports Indigenous entrepreneurs’ economic independence. Her journey as a leadership coach, accelerator designer, impact investor, teacher and advocate for Indigenous-led enterprises reflects her unwavering dedication to economic liberation through reconciliation, revitalization, and decolonization.
Jacqueline is an impact investment professional, a decolonial facilitator, and an entrepreneurship educator focused on economic liberation and reconciliation.
Business Woman of the Month Jacqueline Jennings

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Explore this section for a range of grants, financial assistance, and opportunities tailored for small to midsize businesses in Mississauga and the Greater Toronto Area.