Where are you with your Small Business?
For the last eleven years October 1st has signified the start of the Small Business BC Awards. The awards recognize the outstanding achievements to BC’s entrepreneurs and celebrate the contribution they make to both their local community and the global economy. The awards have a simple four-stage process, with rewards at every step.
Improving your skills probably features on your to do list each year, but it’s something you might not get around to. Improving your education can not only gives you a boost personally, gives you more tools to complete your work more efficiently, it can also improve your marketability.
Today is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. So in celebration of the contribution of these entrepreneurs, we asked a few female business owners nominated for Small Business BC Awards what they think the key to success is, in small business.
A collection of step by step guides.
- How to Choose and Register an Effective Domain Name
- How To Write a Business Plan
- How to Import Commercial Goods into Canada
- How to Export Commercial Goods into New International...
- How to Evaluate Your Business Idea
- Launching Your Website: A Guide to Going Online
- How to Finance Your Start-up Business
- How to Start Your Business: Your Legal Requirements
- How to Hire Your First Employee
From the blog
Posted by: The OMG Social Media Conference
With the rapid growth of online communications, it can be a difficult task for small business owners who do not have the resources to hire Digital Marketers to grasp the latest strategies and trends. Conner Galway, Digital Marketing Director of Junction Creative and Bosco Anthony, Founder for Tribe1, both experienced entrepreneurs and experts in online marketing, stress the necessity for businesses to embrace the digital world.
Posted by: Manpreet Dhillon
Let’s face it: we live in a society where we constantly hear about cultural diversity, the ethnic vote, South Asian, Asian, Aboriginal and the list goes on. Many times, we choose to ignore these labels; other times, we feel angry about them. And then there are the times when we learn to live with it. Culture, gender, family, society and belief systems influence us as individuals. All these influences help shape our identity.
Posted by: Lorna Van Straaten
So you have taken the plunge and are the proud owner of a new business. Now, along with managing your business you have to find clients or customers. That means you need to let people know that your business exists and what you do.
Not everyone is a natural marketer. How can you advertise your start up effectively, and spend as little as possible doing it?