Category Archives: Business Side

Closed for Family Vacation

Saturday MP is a small family business and like your local family run restaurant the entire family is involved in some way.  Currently it’s mostly me working at Saturday MP but Ada helps with some book keeping and in the … Continue reading

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Odds Are you Work for a Small Business

If I was a betting man I would bet you work for a small company (99employees or less).  Odds are I would be right half the time.  How did I come up with those numbers?  Using some math and stats … Continue reading

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Importance of Spouses in Small Businesses

Starting a new business is hard.  In 2010 study just over half of new business in Canada survive 5 years or more and only 30% survive 10 years.  Similar statics for our neighbours in the south. Saturday Morning Productions has been … Continue reading

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Edmonton .NET User Group Survey

If you are part of the Edmonton .NET User Group or are thinking of joining then please fill out this survey.  The survey will help us plan out the 2017-2018 year.  The survey will only take a couple minutes so … Continue reading

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Sabbatical is Over, Looking for Work

The leaves are starting to change, the days are getting shorter, and the garden is ready to harvest.  That means fall is here in all it’s glory.  It also means my summer sabbatical is over. I spent my sabbatical teaching … Continue reading

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Thank You Liv

After almost a year hard work Liv has reached her goal and been accepted to the Edmonton Police Service (EPS).  Needless to say she was a bit excited when she got the call. Unfortunately joining the EPS means Liv no … Continue reading

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Do you Still Need to Compress Pictures?

I hope you had a great summer vacation.  We sure did and are trying squeeze in a mini-vacation before the summer is officially over after the Labour Day long weekend. Now that your summer vacation is over you want to … Continue reading

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Looking for Speakers for the Edmonton .NET User Group

Are you passionate about software development and want to share your passion with others?  If so then the Edmonton .NET Users Group is looking for you. Specifically as the newly elected Program Director I’m looking for you to speak at one of … Continue reading

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Notes on Converting Mini-Compressor to UWP Application (Trying to at Least)

I was inspired to get Mini-Compressor to UWP into the Windows 10 Store a while back this summer. I saw this video several months ago when it was called Project Centennial: https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2015/2-692 Then a couple weeks ago there was a … Continue reading

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What I Learned this Summer – 2016 Edition

I am about 1 month early on my traditional “what I learned this summer” blog post, but I’m learning so felt the need to write it down!  For those following along at home, here are the lessons covered: 2012, 2013, … Continue reading

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