5 Reasons to Shop Local this Black Friday

It’s so easy to open up a laptop and shop at Amazon, but Amazon isn’t the business that’s doing good in your community. That money isn’t staying within your community. I think it’s so important to remember that when making decisions on how to spend your money. – Frances Riley, […]

Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence for Your Marketing

“Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?”   This quote by T.S. Elliott, despite being published 85 years ago, could not ring more true today. Consumers create an endless flow of data and information every single second: Using phones […]

Managing Social Media Complaints – The New Public Relations

The advent of technology and social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, have empowered and encouraged individuals to express their opinions online. But, what happens when your business becomes a target? Business legend Warren Buffett is famous for saying “It takes 20 years to build a positive […]

November is FREE Education Month at Small Business BC

Small Business Week 2020 is a wrap, and we are so grateful for the energy and enthusiasm of our community across the week of free education. In fact, we enjoyed it so much, we want to do it again… Small Business BC, alongside our partners WorkSafeBC, is pleased to […]

4 Tips to Maximize Your Small Business Website

Over the past few months, technology has played an increasingly important role in helping small business owners stay connected with their customers. GoDaddy’s global entrepreneurship survey found 60% of global small businesses use a website to market themselves and 58% of Canadian small businesses made changes to their website, including […]

Small Business Week 2020 at Small Business BC

2020 has been a challenging year for small business owners. The COVID-19 pandemic has proved as much of a financial crisis as a health one, significantly impacting Canadian business owners and their employees. Despite these unprecedented difficulties, entrepreneurs have pivoted and met these challenges head-on. They provide our essential services, […]

What’s Happening in October 2020 at Small Business BC?

It’s October, the days are getting shorter and fall is in the air! With Small Business Week on the horizon, October offers the perfect opportunity to invest some time in your small business with the fantastic range of education at Small Business BC. Before we delve into the highlights, have […]

What’s Happening in September 2020 at Small Business BC?

Summer is sadly drawing to a close but we’ve got plenty to look forward to this September at Small Business BC. No matter what stage of business you’re at, our packed calendar of education and events offers something for every entrepreneur. Though we can’t be together in-person, we are thrilled […]

Build. Grow. Thrive. Returns Virtually this September

Thank You! Thank you to all our attendees who made our Build. Grow. Thrive. virtual event such a massive success. If you missed out on the event, or you want to re-watch the day’s education, simply visit the page below and complete the form. We’ll be returning for our next […]