Small Business Trends for 2017

The only constant in the world is change. And working at Small Business BC, I experience the province’s changing business trends first-hand. Over the past year, businesses that are on the leading edge of “disruptive technologies” have come to me for market research assistance. Drones, Virtual Reality, Big Data, and […]

7 Public Relations Trends to Consider in 2017

Traditional media and public relations will continue to change rapidly in the next few years given the rise of social media platforms, declining newsroom staff, a shift to edu-tainment type content, and the amount of clutter that media and consumers alike must deal with. In this blog, I list seven […]

The Made in Canada Advantage

A BDC report found that two thirds of Canadians have made an effort to buy local, or Canadian-made products, with one third willing to pay a 15 percent premium. But before you decide how to capitalize on this trend, you must first decide on the strategy of your business.

BC’s 2011 Hot Businesses

According to Statistics Canada, 75% of BC’s small businesses are service-based, up 5% from 10 years ago. Find out more about 2011’s hot business ideas from Small Business BC’s Mark Eversfield.

BC’s 2011 Hot Businesses

According to Statistics Canada, 75% of BC’s small businesses are service-based, up 5% from 10 years ago. Find out more about 2011’s hot business ideas from Small Business BC’s Mark Eversfield.