Ottawa Franchise Expo 2015 Q&A

We were at the 2015 Ottawa Franchise Expo this year and had a blast! “We met so many new entrepreneurs looking to expand their business world and many of those people couldn’t resist stopping to see what “Men In Kilts” was all about.” I caught up with Megan Nemeth: She is Men In Kilts Marketing […]

Why You Will Love Being Your Own Boss

BYOB? No, Being Your Own Boss Remember when you were a kid and your parents would tell you what to wear? What to eat? What TV shows you were and weren’t allowed to watch? I am sure then that you also remember finally getting to an age where you were allowed to make your own […]

Beyond Social Media | A Social Organization

The Business Opportunity Behind Social Media Starting your own business is daunting and there are many factors that can contribute to your ability to be successful: social media is one of those factors. Using social media to its full capacity goes beyond simply posting on Facebook, sending Tweets, pinning on Pinterest and so on. The […]

Staying Focused As A Seasonal Business

There are a lot of us out there – seasonal businesses that is. For some companies summers might be slow and for others it’s the cold, winter months. And like many seasonal businesses you “depend heavily on the revenue generated during a single season to carry [you] through the year” (Entrepreneur.com, 2007). But whatever time […]

Clearing Snow and Hanging Christmas Lights

The weather is changing and winter is on its way, but the good news is that several Men In Kilts locations will begin offering snow removal service to help customers get through those blistery winter months; and yes, they will still wear their kilts while clearing snow. Men In Kilts Founder Nicholas Brand says, “Snow […]

Hiring Freelancers for Your Start Up

As a small business owner you may have thought about hiring freelancers or contract workers as a way to keep your overhead down. Although low costs can be enticing, you should be aware of some of the pros and cons to this approach. At Men In Kilts we have hired numerous contractors and for the […]