Welcome to the Metaranx blog

On our blog, you'll find stories and interviews with the local shop owners in your city. We highlight business owners through content so you can learn what it takes to run the businesses they do, how they create the products, and what you can find at their stores and online.

Giving you stories and interviews from local businesses

Latest Articles

Toronto Local: Romain Gaillard of The Detox Market on the green beauty industry

Romain Gaillard of The Detox Market discusses the growing green beauty and wellness industry in Toronto.

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Glad Day Bookshop is an independent bookshop in Toronto and the world's oldest LGBTQ+ Bookshop

MJ Lyons, Bookstore Manager of Glad Day Bookshop takes us through the history of the world's oldest LGBTQ bookshop.

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Toronto Local: Nadia Lloyd turns art into impact with BLM, Raptors, and masks

Nadia Lloyd, Toronto artist, discusses turning art into impact for BLM, Raptors, Pride, and John Tory.

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3 ways your wallet can support local shops and business owners

Shopping local is good for your wallet, your community, and small business owners.

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6 best ways to promote your ecommerce store to maximize sales

Want to grow sales? Check out these 6 tips to promote your ecommerce store to maximize sales.

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On-Page Search Engine Optimization for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs: Do it yourself SEO!

Learn on-page Search Engine Optimization for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

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Pivoting your business on Doc Williams' live stream with Samantha Lloyd

Metaranx's CEO Samantha Lloyd was on Doc Williams' live stream about pivoting your business

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Michael Zhang shares design process for local shopping mobile app

Michael Zhang, student learner at Metaranx under University of Waterloo's BETS program, shares their design process for Metaranx's mobile app.

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Avi Cahoon shares design process for Metaranx's local shopping mobile app

Avi Cahoon, student learner at Metaranx under University of Waterloo's BETS program, shares their design process for Metaranx's mobile app.

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