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Entrepreneurship after 50: Unlocking the power of Social Media

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If you are in the Calgary area, over 50,(We won’t b checking ID! HA!) and interested in learning how a strong LinkedIn Profile can help you market yourself and your business-Please join me on Thursday August 18th at noon! Still … Continue reading

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Shopping&Supporting Canada’s Independent Businesses

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Tis the season to be shopping! “I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist.” Tammy Faye Bakker I was fortunate to have had an independent retail business in BC for more than 17 years(Cavern Clothing), and always seek out … Continue reading

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Retail and Kittens

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I was in Ontario over Christmas. Between day trips to Toronto, and Niagra-On-The-Lake I managed to find some street retail to have a browse around. Having had my own retail stores for nearly 20 years, I always like to take … Continue reading

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Marketing your business or service on a budget

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Customers! Come out, come out, Wherever you are! If you wish you could just walk to the front of your store, open the door and yell this phrase at the top of your lungs…I know how you feel. I was … Continue reading

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When the fat lady sings…

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When it’s Over I came across an article the other day on twitter, via the Globe and Mail called: “Anyone want to buy a business? It appears not.“ I found it interesting for 2 reasons: The world economy has changed … Continue reading

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Is Group Buying Right For Your Business?

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 The Women’s Enterprise Centre. I belong to an organization called The Women’s Enterprise Centre. I do volunteer work with this organization and for this whole year while I was trying to find my way in my new business…they were there … Continue reading

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If I only had More Customers…From China?

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Rebuilding: Post HST Referendum

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I attended a South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce luncheon yesterday to hear the head of the BC Chamber of Commerce speak about what the recent HST referendum means for businesses in our province. I felt the speaker had … Continue reading

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The Living Wall

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At the ripe old age of 48 I have started to say things like:”When I was growing up in the 70’s, we had never heard of a ‘living wall’.” Guess what? Things change. Things change very quickly. The first time … Continue reading

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Dear world…About last week’s riot in Vancouver…

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This is a tough post to write. I live in a small town of 18,000 people about 45 minutes from Vancouver, BC, Canada.  I feel as if I have to confess that fact. I also feel I have to let … Continue reading

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