Make Your Small Business More Eco-Friendly

Here on the West Coast, we’re known for being one of Canada’s most environmentally conscious provinces, but there’s still plenty of scope for improvement. BC businesses accumulated almost three million tonnes of waste in 2014, an increase of over seven per cent since 2012. Despite access to recycling, composting, […]

How to Keep your Business Safe Online

It’s never been more important to get your small business online. Canadians love shopping on the internet, racking up an impressive $19.2 billion dollar spend in 2016 alone. This burgeoning frontier presents almost limitless potential for growing your bottom line, but it’s not without its drawbacks. Cyber Attacks Thousands […]

How to Create A Starter Website For Your Business

Canadians are some of the biggest internet enthusiasts in the world, according to the CIRA Internet Factbook 2016. We spend more hours online than anyone else, seeking out an average of 80 websites, and 3,238 unique web pages per month. We’re also some of the biggest spenders, with online […]

A Common Sense Approach to IT Security for Small Business.

The internet is full of amazing websites, informative articles and has revolutionized how we live and do business. Threats come in many types and they evolve in an everlasting cyber battle. General Small Business Cyber Security Statistics 43 percent of cyber-attacks target small business. Only 14 percent of small businesses […]

How to Use Analytics to Understand Your Online Audience

Thanks to tools like Google Analytics, it’s easy to pull the statistics on who is visiting your website (i.e., their age, location, gender, etc.) and create a general profile of your audience.

Cybersecurity: Why it Shouldn’t be Overlooked and How to Protect Your Business

Client records, accounting history, secrets to the trade – what would happen to your small business if it was all stolen or you suddenly couldn’t access it? For many small businesses, the issue of cybersecurity is often eclipsed by other business priorities that hoard the company budget. Particularly here in British Columbia.

Grow Your Business With Automated Scheduling

Running a successful small business means knowing how best to invest your time and resources to deliver results. You need to ensure your calendar is fully booked to make money, but the actual administrative task of scheduling can be time consuming. Consider automated scheduling.

5 Overlooked Little Things That Impact Your Small Business

Some of the biggest challenges for small businesses are often ones neither owners nor employees see coming. In a lot of cases, it’s the little details that can drive a business’ success. Small issues may either slip by unnoticed or get overlooked, but these things can greatly impact your small […]

How to Design Your Website (When You’re Not a Web Designer)

Every business should have a website. It’s an essential home base that your business needs to have online so that your customers can find your business, learn about why your business is different and access information that will make them choose you over your competitors. In fact, some businesses are […]