What’s Going on in December at Small Business BC?

The Holiday Season is often described as a time of giving, and there’s no better gift for your small business than the gift of education. This December we’re decking the halls of Small Business BC with a packed education calendar featuring 19 new and returning seminars and webinars, as well […]

Why Your Company’s New Website Isn’t Showing Up On Google

Have you recently launched your company website only to be disappointed when it proves difficult to find on Google? It is not uncommon for new website owners to overestimate the volume of search engine-generated traffic their freshly launched site will experience. They anticipate flicking the “on switch” and immediately showing […]

5 Tips to Create A Unique Value Proposition

One of the earliest questions you should be asking yourself as an entrepreneur is: “Why should customers care about my product or service?” In business parlance, your unique value proposition is what sets you apart from your rivals. It’s the secret sauce that makes your product something people should pay […]

Growing Your Business Through Customer Referrals

You’ve diligently crafted a business plan, your financials are on solid footing, you’ve got a curious customer base, and now it’s time to grow your business. There are so many ways this can be achieved, both paid and organic, but in our modern “sharing” economy, one of the most successful […]

Small Business Week at Small Business BC

Small Business Week is October 16-20, 2017 and presents a welcome opportunity to acknowledge the contributions entrepreneurs and small business owners make to the Canadian economy, and our local communities. Events are taking place around the country, including here at Small Business BC. Together with the Province of British […]

Expanding Your Business with New Product Lines

In 2011, Vancouver-based lifestyle brand, Herschel Supply, sold 8,000 of their trademark bags to an extremely receptive, but mostly local market. Just six years later, they’ve already sold their 15 millionth bag, expanding to service a global audience in over 100 countries.