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We have been diligently compiling a list of useful resources for building your business. Our hope is to place everything you need into one place for easy reference. Most of the resources have been used by us or referred to us by industry experts. Please feel free to contact us to add your favourite links to our business-building resources. If you have suggestions for other categories we would love to hear those too.
You may notice that there are a lot of Saskatchewan based links in this resource list. This is because we are located in Saskatchewan and that is our specialty. There are still a lot of great resources for the rest of Canada and North America. If you have a website that you think will be helpful to others please let us know.
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Financial and Record-Keeping
TurboTax Canada–Whether you run your own business, have a side job or multiple sources of income, TurboTax Self-Employed will help find you more deductions so you can keep every dollar you deserve.
QuickBooks Canada-QuickBooks Canada offers a portfolio of products and services that go beyond accounting.
eforms– Create beautiful online forms in minutes
Mailchimp– Get $30 in credit and help grow your email list
Schedulicity– Free month of add ons
Angie Gensler Social media calendar.-You never have to plan your social media again!
Canva-Free design software. Great for making graphics for your website or social media.
Malwarebytes-Protect yourself from online attacks that threaten your identity, your files, your system, and your financial well-being.
Namecheap-Website building, domain names and more!
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Digital resources and courses
I’ve been lucky to get to know some wonderful entrepreneurs and professionals in the beauty industry. One thing I have learned is that most people in this industry want everyone to succeed in this industry and because of that we try to all share valuable information. I’m proud to share some e-courses that I think many of my followers will find very useful.
This is a brand-neutral e-course especially for licenced or certified estheticians to gain valuable knowledge to help clients with acne. MBK Acne Detective Ecourse will teach you what acne is, what are the many contributing factors, helpful resources and how to keep your clients focused on their clear skin goals. Regular price $450
Redefining Mom– Free and paid courses to help you organize and grow your business.
Manual Pinning Book– The Manual Pinning Simplified eBook Get my super EASY smartphone pinning system that will skyrocket your traffic from Pinterest (without all that time-consuming pin tracking).
Styled Stock Images– Make your blog beautiful
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Travel & Conference
Health & Safety
Public Health Inspectors-Regina 306-766-7755
Spa & Salon Sanitation, Disinfection, and Sterilization-Authored by The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC), Damaris Terleski, Nove Salon & Esthetics Wholesale Ltd, and Veronica Lynne-Swirsky
Invasive Personal Service Facilities -Government of Sask –
Opening a Personal Services Facility -Saskatchewan Fact Sheet
Consumer Product Safety– Health Canada
General Business Advice
Community Futures Saskatchewan – the business of encouraging and supporting our communities, our volunteers and our small business owners
Wellness and Professional Associations
Registering your business