Blogs Archive (2013)

Key Resources Highlight (Part 5 of 5): Legal Assistance

Dec 2, 2013
Each week will cover a new aspect of starting and running a business including business plans, marketing and legal assistance. The resources that will be listed and discussed here are aimed at helping businesses from all industries.

Small Business Profile 2013

Nov 13, 2013
Small Business Profile 2013 is the latest updated version published annually by the British Columbia provincial government to answer some common questions about the role of small business in British Columbia through an examination of trends in growth.

Key Resources Highlight (Part 4 of 5): Marketing

Oct 17, 2013
Sometimes, in business and in life, we get distracted from the big picture and focus too much on the details. This can be a challenge whether you are starting or already have a small business.

Events for Small Business Month 2013

Oct 7, 2013
Another year has passed and Small Business Month (also known as October) is here again! There's so much going on this month to celebrate our entrepreneurs and small businesses  that we wanted to a minute to highlight a few events you might want to check out.

Key Resources Highlight (Part 3 of 5): Management and Human Resources

Oct 2, 2013
A successful business is all about proper management!

Key Resources Highlight (Part 2 of 5): Funding and Financing

Sep 24, 2013
You already have a great idea and all you need now is the financial resources to develop it, right? Figuring out how to get funding and financing for your business can seem incredibly daunting.

Key Resources Highlight (Part 1 of 5): Business Plans

Sep 5, 2013
Sometimes, in business and in life, we get distracted from the big picture and focus too much on the details. This can be a challenge whether you are beginning or currently have a small business.

Resource Highlight: MOOCs for Entrepreneurs

Aug 22, 2013
Many people would like to go back to school, but for a variety of reasons (time, money, etc…) they are unable to. This is the same for small business owners or entrepreneurs who may wish to brush up on some aspect of starting or running their business or who have never had an opportunity to take classes on business.

Resource Highlight: Finding Free Images Online

Aug 15, 2013
There seems to be a growing emphasis on the importance of including visuals with your online content. These visuals can take the form of infographics, videos or photographs and are often used to add context or additional information to the accompanying text.

Check out the SBA “Tools for Doing Business” Page

Aug 8, 2013
Looking for ways to expand the online presence of your business? Here at the SBA we are constantly on the lookout for free or low cost web tools that might be useful to your business.

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