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 […]

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 […]

4 Must-Use SEO WordPress Plugins for Small Businesses

As more small businesses are turning to web and digital marketing to promote their companies and sell products, optimizing websites for search results has never been so important. While search engine optimization or SEO requires a handful of technical skills and knowledge, there are several WordPress SEO plugins that make […]

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 […]

AccessAbility Week at SBBC

National AccessAbility Week is a time to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities and promote the benefits of inclusion and diversity within the workforce. That’s why Small Business BC is thrilled to announce our inaugural AccessAbility Week! In conjunction with National AccessAbility Week, and in partnership with the […]

What’s Happening in April 2020 at Small Business BC

Small Business BC’s top priority is the health and safety of our clients and staff. As a result, we are making some changes to how our services are delivered. Our offices are now closed to the public until May 1, when we will reassess. All of our seminars and advisory […]

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

The green shoots of spring are starting to appear across our province meaning winter is at an end. Why not use this transformational time to review where your small business could use a refresh? Perhaps it’s time to upgrade off your marketing plan; maybe it’s time to consider incorporation or […]

CIRC – Allowing Small Business to Compete with Big Business

Running a small business is not easy! Entrepreneurs have to navigate through many hurdles, prioritize efforts and take risks. All of this at a breakneck pace and on a shoe string budget. Among the most significant barriers is competition from large enterprise, which has deeper pockets and seasoned teams. In […]