Small Business BC Hosts Glo Apparel Popup

Did you know Small Business BC offers Room Rentals? Recently, we had the privilege of hosting Glo Apparel for a popup store at our Downtown Vancouver office. This up and coming clothing business is run by dynamic mother and daughter duo, Marie Meeks and Alison Verrier. Their line […]

5 Questions to Answer When Contemplating Life After Business

Picture this: you’ve finally sold your business. After years of work to build up your empire, it can be a surreal moment to put that part of your life in the rear-view mirror. It’s all smooth sailing from here on out, right? On the surface (and in your mind) it […]

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

January. Traditionally a month for self-improvement, it also provides a fantastic opportunity to start afresh with your small business and bring about positive change. Alongside your efforts to eat healthier or work out more, here are some New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business owners that will kick start your small […]

6 Benefits of Hiring Temporary Holiday Staff

The annual festive retail bonanza is just around the corner and it’s time to ask – Is your business ready? For many, the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ is also the busiest, with retailers working long hours to accommodate the crowds. Hiring temporary holiday staff can alleviate this stress […]

Interested in a Tofino Coworking Space?

Known for its rugged natural beauty and world class surfing, Tofino has long been considered a ‘must-visit’ on Vancouver Island’s pristine west coast. In the coming months, this picturesque village could take a leap into the 21st century with the creation of a potential Tofino coworking space. The Tofino-Long […]

5 Tips to Stay Confident as a First-time Entrepreneur

The life of an entrepreneur is filled with ups and downs. Some days, you’ll ride the crest of a wave and everything you touch will turn to gold. On others, the stresses and strains of calling the shots can weigh heavy. What will you do when your fledgling business hits […]

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 […]

Steve Thorp’s 4 Tips for Starting a Brewery

Steve Thorp, co-founder of Postmark Brewing and Vancouver Urban Winery, knows more than most about how to successfully launch a craft brewery. We asked him for his tips on how to break into the craft brewing scene.

How to Work from a Remote Paradise

It’s been a long snowy winter, and a cold wet spring. So, dreams of tropical islands or a trip down under has probably crossed your mind. But what about your business? Can you afford to take time off? Maybe you don’t need to. If most of your work is through […]

The Personal Business of Being in Business: 4 Ways to Survive Your First Year

As any new business owner knows, the first year in business is exciting, challenging, rewarding, and very scary. I would find myself questioning whether I had made the right decision, my mind whispering fears of failing into my ears. People always ask “how is your business doing”, but your answer […]