Bay of Quinte Tourism

Author: Alison Davies

10 Business Resolutions for the New Year

Happy New Business Year! Forget about resolving to increase exercise and decrease carbs. For business owners it’s all about growth, maximizing efforts and not being the best kept secret! Here are 10 business resolutions for the New Year to help move the scale: 1) BE POSITIVE (yes, all caps and in the #1 spot on purpose). Passion fuels the corporate jet! Remember why you started a business: was it to be your own boss? Control your financial future? Bring ...

Customer Appeal Series Part Three: Interior Traffic and Design Plans

Interior Traffic and Design Plans to Increase Sales

Interior Traffic and Design Plans to Increase Sales A customer can’t buy it if they can’t find it or don’t even know you have it.    Create a path that (almost) takes the customer by the hand and leads them. IKEA is obvious with big directional floor arrows and meandering paths. You will find links to merchandising tips and 4 standard retail store layouts below but for now, we are concentrating on increasing sales and how humans move through ...

Customer Appeal Series Part Two: Storefront Window Displays

3 Tips For Storefront Window Displays That Attract Shoppers

Bright, bold, fun, colourful, loud, oversized and traffic-stopping! Storefront windows are your hardest working employees, so give them the tools to do the job right. Clothes on mannequins, shoes on pedestals or perfectly lined up jam jars aren’t head turners. Your window is like a movie preview—it must tell enough of a great story that viewers are drawn in and intrigued. 3 Tips For Storefront Window Displays That Attract Shoppers Tip #1 – Don’t wing it. Start with paper ...

Customer Appeal Series Part One: Curb Appeal

‘Hey! Look over here. We’ve built a business we’re proud of and want you as a customer that we can work hard for!’ That’s what great curb appeal screams to passersby. Dirty windows, recycle bins and garbage, signs with missing letters, chipped paint, old remnants of scotch tape on glass and even ‘bleakness’ screams ‘nothing to see here’. There is a golden rule that applies to window design but in truth, it applies to all things business—don’t design for the ...

Start a Business in the Bay of Quinte

You would be hard pressed to find such a ready atmosphere for business startup than here in the BoQ. We are thriving in so many ways for so many reasons. The municipalities and business leaders here work tirelessly to build “live, work and play” communities that enrich the experience of residing alongside the spectacular Bay of Quinte. Our revitalized downtown cores scream “park the car and walk” so the intriguing shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues can be fully explored. ...

Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.