Resources

Explore our free resources for small business owners and entrepreneurs in the Taber Region.

Small Business Start-up Guide

Simplify your start-up "to-do's" with this helpful guide.

Join us and our partners at Business Link as we walk you through all the steps involved to turn our business idea into reality.

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Small Business Financial Guide

This guide will help you take charge of your financials by guiding you on:

  • Financial Fundamentals
  • Accounting Software
  • Breakeven Analysis
  • Financial Statements 101
  • Guide to Financial Terms
  • Hiring an Accountant
  • Balance Sheet Template
  • Income Statement Template
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Small Business Marketing Guide

Discover the strategies and processes that go into driving eager customers to your doorstep including:

  • Marketing Guide
  • Different by Design
  • Idea Client Worksheet
  • Marketing Channels
  • 12 Golden Rules for your Website
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Useful Links:

General Business

  • SME Direct - Gain access to a wealth of small business information available through Industry Canada.
  • com Small Business Planning Centre - In-depth site of how to start a business.
  • ENTERWeb - Quality source of information on small business, finance, community development, international trade, entrepreneurship, enterprise development, and the economy.
  • GoForth Institute - If you're looking to bolster your understanding of how to start, run or grow a successful and profitable business, learn GoForth Institute's 100 Essential Small Business Skills™ in only 10 hours conveniently delivered to your computer through streaming video and an option 400+ page resource curriculum book.
  • Workink - An online career development AND employment portal for Canadians with disabilities.
  • Connectica - a comprehensive collection of programs, services, and innovation service providers that make up Alberta's diverse research and innovation system
  • Online Marketing Resources - Offers a number of great resources to small business owners who want to learn more about adopting e-business/internet technologies into their business

Employment

Youth Entrepreneurship

  • BDC Entrepreneurs First - Business Development Bank of Canada's entrepreneurship opportunities.
  • Futurpreneur - Assisting young entrepreneurs to get their ideas off the ground, Youth Business offers programs and services that allow them to achieve economic independence, develop self-confidence, and fulfill their goals of self-employment.
  • The Youth Entrepreneur's Network - An online community that supports the needs of young entrepreneurs from around the world as they attempt to build and thrive in their own businesses
  • Youth Café - Government of Canada website for youth seeking employment opportunities.

Indigenous Resources

Regional Links

Government of Alberta

Government of Canada

Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

Francophone Economic Development Organization

Business Education & Other Resources

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5324 48 Ave.
Taber, AB  T1G 1S2
P: 403-223-2984
E: chinook@albertacf.com
  

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Communities Served

Barnwell, Coutts, Cranford, Enchant, Grassy Lake, Hays, Milk River, New Dayton, Purple Springs, Rainier, Scandia, Skiff, Taber, Vauxhall, Warner, Wrentham