Offered by Economic Developers Alberta (EDA), AlbertaBusinessCounts provides a consistent province-wide method for gathering data needed to identify and analyze business needs at the local, regional and provincial level. Sign up for AlbertaBusinessCounts here
EDA holds the provincial master license for Executive Pulse, software designed to collect and analyze data on existing industries in Alberta. A special licensing agreement enables EDA to make this software available to economic development organizations.
EDA believes business retention and expansion programs are best performed as a community driven activity to maximize local development of existing industry. Each community or region develops its own approaches to conduct business outreach. A robust CRM is an integral part of this approach.
Key benefits in using this system are:
User friendly. Interfaces with Outlook, Microsoft Office program and can import/export into Quickbooks and mobile devices
Immediate. Access to thousands of existing pre-defined and user-friendly economic and business development, labour and project management surveys for outreach and contact relationship management
Wide-spread. Software has the highest use of economic development organizations in North America providing a seamless collection of regional and provincial competitive intelligence for marketing campaigns
You can also purchase additional modules at preferred rates:
Prospect and Start Up Modules are $1500 USD each for the initial license, $250 USD renewal.
Outlook Module is $1000 USD, and $200 USD annuity.
To sign up for AlbertaBusinessCounts click here.