Blogs Archive (2015)

Extracting Insights with Data Visualization Tools (Part 1 of 2)

Dec 24, 2015
Data can be hard to manipulate and translate into a user-friendly graphical format. In this blog post series we will review different data visualization tools that will help you unlock the insights hidden in raw data.

Mentoring is a Must for Youth Entrepreneurs

Dec 16, 2015
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Introduction to Co-Working Offices

Nov 16, 2015
A co-work office is a space used by multiple contractors, companies or both. The growth in contractors and entrepreneurs has led to an explosion in co-working office space to support them. These spaces have a number of organization styles to support a wide range of businesses.

Celebrating YOU! Entrepreneur Profile (Part 2 of 2): Just Greet – Challenges & Lessons

Nov 12, 2015
Teja Edara, entrepreneur and UBC MBA student, sits down to talk with us about the foundation of Just Greet in Vancouver, BC.

Celebrating YOU! Entrepreneur Profile (Part 1 of 2): Just Greet – Business Idea & Market Research

Nov 12, 2015
Teja Edara, entrepreneur and UBC MBA student, sits down to talk with us about the foundation of Just Greet in Vancouver, BC. We follow his journey from concept to creation and explore challenges and lessons along the way.

Using Creative Commons Images in Social Media

Oct 26, 2015
Common online knowledge says that blog and social media posts should have an image with them.

Top Ten Books in Celebration of Small Business Week

Oct 19, 2015
Small Business week is well underway. We have launched our Celebrating You campaign to honour the many achievements of the BC Small Business community in the last year.

Second Year of Celebrating YOU! Campaign Kickoff for Small Business Month 2015

Oct 5, 2015
October is here and marks the beginning of Small Business Month, when we celebrate the vitality that small businesses bring to the culture and economy of Canada.

British Columbia’s New North - The Opportunities for Business

Oct 5, 2015
With unprecedented numbers of proposed major projects in northern British Columbia, the opportunities for business are enormous.The provincial government’s March 2015 Major Projects Inventory outlines billions of dollars of potential investment in the region. These activities will generate a multitude of contracts for companies, large and small.

How to Use Infographics To Get More Customers

Aug 24, 2015
Unless you’ve been living in a bomb shelter, you would’ve seen the explosive growth of infographics over the last few years on the internet. Infographics are popular because they summarize complex information into simple to understand visualizations.