Off the Ground Blog

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

Jan 5, 2016

Continuing with our review of data visualization tools, we now introduce you four more tools that aim to satisfy very different user needs.

Datawrapper

Tags: Applications & Software

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.

Tags: Applications & Software

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.

Tags: Work Environment

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.

Tags: Celebrating You 2015 Series, Guest Posts, Small Business Profile

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.

Tags: Celebrating You 2015 Series, Guest Posts, Small Business Profile

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.

Tags: Compliance, Marketing, Social Media

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.

Tags: Books, Guest Posts, SBA Program News

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.

Tags: BC Spotlights, Guest Posts

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.

Tags: BC Spotlights, Business Planning, Growing, Guest Posts, SBA Program News, Small Business Profile

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