The 10 Step Guide to Starting a Business

Before you read our 10 step guide to starting a business, make sure to download Small Business BC’s Starting Your Business Checklist. Download Now British Columbia is home to over 500,000 small business. In fact, a remarkable 98 per cent of all businesses in our province are small […]

Emergency Preparedness Week in British Columbia

Emergencies happen. Depending on where you’re based in our province, there are several dangers you could be exposed to at any time. This is why it’s so important to be prepared. This week marks Emergency Preparedness Week across Canada. This annual event presents an opportunity to encourage Canadians to […]

What’s Happening in May 2019 at Small Business BC?

This May, we’re gearing up for a busy summer season with a packed slate of educational options at Small Business BC. As usual, there’s plenty of hustle and bustle at the station headlined by our monthly meetup event on May 23, Waterfront Chats. This month, we’re focusing on start-up business […]

Benefits of Having a Blog on Your Website

Looking for ways to market your business in a cost-effective way? A regularly updated blog on your site is considering the gold standard for increasing your visibility and generating more leads for your business. In this article we’re going to discuss the benefits of having a blog on your website. […]

Cost-Cutting Tips for Small Business

Ready to turn your business into a lean, mean fighting machine? No matter how efficient an operation you run, there’s always scope to cut the costs incurred in running your business. When looking for ways to increase profits, many entrepreneurs fall into the trap of focusing their energies on increasing […]

5 Reasons You Should Hire a Web Developer

Despite their inherent ‘do-it-all’ nature, entrepreneurs occasionally grapple with problems they can’t solve. A common early problem is how to build their first business website. Sure, it’s possible to muddle through and create a basic website. But, if you really want the site to portray the business in the best […]

An Introduction to Drop Shipping

Interested in selling your products online? If so, you’ve likely heard of drop shipping. In this article, we’re going to highlight the benefits and drawbacks of drop shipping, and how it can help your business to sell product around the world. By 2021, the Canadian ecommerce market is projected to […]