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Entrepeneurs, Marketing, Operations, Productivity, Small Business, Small Business Marketing, Training

FREE Small Business and Marketing Seminars!

If you are based in Vancouver, BC or somewhere in the Lower Mainland, Small Business BC has partnered up with WorkSafe BC to offer up a full month of free seminars.  For the month of June, all seminars are free (they usually are $49+ per session).  There is a wide range of seminars that talk… Continue reading FREE Small Business and Marketing Seminars!

Entrepeneurs, Marketing, Productivity, Small Business

Driving Your Business Forward: Why We Need Goals and Objectives

Why Should You Set Goals & Objectives? You hear it all the time, most likely from someone like myself who says, "You should really have some goals and objectives for your business and marketing".  I'll also be the first to admit that setting goals and objectives are not easy but they are a necessary part of running… Continue reading Driving Your Business Forward: Why We Need Goals and Objectives

Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Small Business Marketing

Should I Invest Time and Money into Bing and Yahoo?

Is Google the Only Search Engine to Invest in? Google is usually top of mind for most small businesses and marketers when talking about search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM).  In 2017, approximately 3.5 million worldwide searches PER DAY were performed on Google alone.  This means approximately 75% of searches are performed… Continue reading Should I Invest Time and Money into Bing and Yahoo?

Entrepeneurs, Operations, Productivity

Review of 24Slides, PowerPoint Templates

Free (!!) PowerPoint Templates for Businesses About a year ago, a company called 24Slides posted on LinkedIn asking people to comment if they wanted to get some free Powerpoint slide templates.  Curious, I said yes and I'm so glad I did.  They emailed a link to a free Powerpoint template and I was quite impressed… Continue reading Review of 24Slides, PowerPoint Templates

Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Small Business Marketing

The Difference between SEM and SEO

In marketing, there are a lot of acronyms to remember and understand but two of the biggest ones that most people have heard of are SEM and SEO.  What's the difference between SEM and SEO and which one do you want to use for your small business?  How do you integrate it into your day-to-day… Continue reading The Difference between SEM and SEO

Healthcare Marketing, Marketing, Referrals, Small Business, Small Business Marketing

6 Important Reasons Why You Need to Network with Your Local Doctor’s Office

Referrals are an important source of highly qualified leads for any small business as we previously discussed in another blog post.  For allied health professionals like massage therapists, optometrist, hearing clinics, chiropractors, and physiotherapists, getting referrals from medical practices is an important (but often overlooked) method of getting great leads for your business.  We call these… Continue reading 6 Important Reasons Why You Need to Network with Your Local Doctor’s Office