Blogs Archive (2014)

Open Access Week October 2014

Oct 22, 2014
Open Access Week, now entering its 8th year, is a chance to learn, share, and spread the word about the benefits of open access to information. 

Give Your Startup an Edge with Our Top 5 Streaming Video Channels—Video Content Roundup

Oct 20, 2014
Staying current with entrepreneurship trends can be tricky. As new resources and strategies develop popularity, it’s important for small business owners to know what’s out there so they give their startup a competitive edge in the market.

5 Tools To Keep Up-To-Date On Industry News

Oct 9, 2014
If you are an aspiring small business owner or entrepreneur, you probably are diving in head first into secondary market research.

Events for Small Business Month 2014

Oct 3, 2014
It's October and that can mean only one thing: it's Small Business Month in BC! Whether you're still in the planning stages, hoping to expand your business, or somewhere in between, there is an event going on this month that you'll want to check out. Here is a list of just some of the small business events taking place around BC.

Celebrating YOU! Campaign Kickoff for Small Business Month 2014

Oct 1, 2014
October is here and marks the beginning of Small Business Month, where we celebrate the vitality that small businesses bring to the culture and economy of Canada.

Break into Biotech and the Life Sciences Using These Four Tips—Video Content Roundup

Sep 25, 2014
Building a business in any industry is a challenging task, but getting a startup off the ground in the biotech and life sciences world can be especially taxing. From R&D to the regulatory approval process to the need for constant innovation, these fields demand a lot from the entrepreneurs working within them.

Adopting Digital Technology (Part 5 of 5): Cyber Security Considerations for Small Businesses

Sep 18, 2014
One of the most daunting tasks for small businesses as they increase their reliance on the online environment is the ability to stay current with security risks. Although the cyber world is full of threats, it is a world where small businesses must exist, and a certain amount of foundational understanding of security is now expected.

Four Tips for Hiring A+ Talent—Video Content Roundup

Sep 11, 2014
There’s no doubt that a small team of A+ talent will run circles around a larger team of B and C level employees. The best hires will not only meet your expectations, but they’ll also lend their enthusiasm and critical thinking to steer your startup toward new opportunities.

4 Tips to Make the Most of Mobile Ads—Video Content Roundup

Aug 28, 2014
Digital technology continues to open new doors in the world of advertising. Whether they’re engaging with customers on social media or leveraging consumer data for personalized campaigns, businesses have more opportunities than ever to reach their target market.