5 Reasons Why You Should Do A Business Plan Review

Every entrepreneur understands the value of a well-crafted business plan. It’s an invaluable roadmap for launching your business, and something you’ll use to impress banks and investors. The ideal business plan should be short and concise, but you can become so invested in the process that it can be […]

An Introduction to Co-ops

All entrepreneurs face an important question at the start of their journey – what business structure provides the best fit? Traditionally, this choice would encompass sole proprietorships, partnerships, or corporations, but in British Columbia the Co-operative model is steadily growing in popularity. You may not realize it, but co-ops are […]

How a Virtual Assistant Can Help your Small Business

Entrepreneurs start their ventures with bold visions and big plans. However, it’s all too easy to get bogged down by the mundane tasks involved in building a business empire. No matter the industry, every company has these critical tasks that can’t be ignored, and ultimately keep entrepreneurs from the work […]

Do It Yourself: Starting a Business the Right Way

New Year, new plans? January provides a powerful blank slate for achieving long held professional goals like starting a business. And, with a little careful planning, you’ll have the best possible chance to make a success. A great place to start is to download Small Business BC’s Starting Your […]

Identifying Business Ideas and Market Trends in BC for 2018 and Beyond

Understanding what the market trends are, and how you can use this information to generate business ideas or new product ideas, will keep your business innovating and ahead of competition. There are several shifts coming to the British Columbia business landscape and how you utilize and adapt to them will […]

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 […]

How a Mentor Can Help Your Entrepreneurial Career

The ability to “be your own boss” is often cited as one of the most attractive aspects of entrepreneurship, but it can also raise problems for those new to the craft. Who do you turn to when you get stuck? How do you handle areas of business you don’t have […]