Ten Books to Inspire You During Small Business Week 2016

Oct 17, 2016
To kick-off Small Business Week 2016 here at the SBA, we have collaborated once again with our friends at the David Lam Management Research Library to bring small business dreamers some literary inspiration.

SBA Library

Oct 6, 2016
Throughout July and August, we asked various librarians throughout British Columbia for their business book recommendations and received an onslaught of responses.

Business Oriented Legal Services, Free of Charge

Sep 23, 2016
If you are living in British Columbia and require legal advice regarding small business or non-profit matters; have limited means of paying for legal advice; and can come to the University of British Columbia Campus in person for an appointment, the Bobinski  Business Law Clinic at the Peter A. Allard School of Law (the “Clinic”) at the University of British Columbia may be of interest to you.

Industry Overview: Online Retail (E-commerce)

Aug 29, 2016
Online retail stores are virtual establishments that sell a variety of consumer or business-to-business products through e-commerce transactions.

10 Business Books to Read This Summer

Jul 19, 2016
With summer finally here, we have launched our #sbalibrary campaign on Twitter to inspire the B.C. business community to kick back and enjoy the nice weather while checking out a great read.

Industry Overview: Portrait Photography

Jun 28, 2016
Portrait photography involves capturing the likeness of a person or persons using various photographic equipment- in either a studio or at a specific location. This type of photography is particularly popular for special occasions such as weddings, engagements, and births.

Why Every Small Business Needs To Promote Itself On LinkedIn

Jun 24, 2016
According to data released from LinkedIn in 2016, the platform has more than 433 million users in over 200 countries around the world.

Industry Trend: Embracing Millennial Employees

May 30, 2016
One of the biggest industry trends of 2016 is the need for businesses to embrace millennials.

Five Quick Tips For High-Tech Small Business

May 17, 2016
Vancouver is establishing itself as a prime location for technology start-ups in Canada; this emergence will provide benefits to the technology sector. Tech businesses need to get these five things right to establish themselves and grow.

Eight Green Business Ideas

Apr 1, 2016
The world is clamouring for products and services that protect the environment. A recent Nielsen survey found that 42% of North American consumers are willing to pay more for green products and services.