How To Save Time Managing The Marketing For Your Small Business

For small business owners who have immersed themselves into the vortex of marketing management, we applaud you for your bravery. A simple google search of “how to manage the marketing for my small business” would have unearthed mounds of “helpful” content spanning SEO to CMS, CRM to SMM, Email, Content Writing vs Copy Writing, Graphic Design, Photography – but wait – now Videography? Social engagement, automations, AI… Data-led marketing. Ads? Print Ads, google ads, social ads, pixels…

4 Reasons Small Businesses Should Consider Government Contracts

4 Reasons Small Businesses should Consider Government Contracts When people are asked what they think when they hear the term “government contract” some things come to mind: military, bridges, big multi-million dollar infrastructure spending, cumbersome process, most business owners hear it and simply don’t bother. I’m here to help explain why government contracting is something […]

The 10 Best Ways To Optimize Your Website For Local Search

The 10 Best Ways To Optimize Your Website For Local Search Google is focusing on local SEO, which makes sense since we’re all looking for things nearby. Investing in local SEO is a great move, but keep in mind that your brick and mortar store can also benefit from other digital marketing tactics. For those […]

How to Pick a Great Business Name That Will Help Your Company Shine

How to Pick on a Great Business Name That Will Help Your Company Shine Entrepreneurs often make lethal naming errors because they cannot carefully consider all the naming possibilities. And most times, this happens because they are unsure of what their company and audience need or how to achieve it quickly. While some could argue […]

5 Steps to Mastering Keyword Research

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5 Steps to Mastering Keyword Research It is no secret that drawing people in to view your website is a key aspect of creating success for your business. Starting with keyword research is a great way to expand and optimize the potential traffic coming in. Keyword research is the process of finding the search terms […]

8 Expert Tips ​for Small Business Market Vendors

8 Expert Tips for Small Business Market Vendors For today’s post, we are sharing 8 tips for how you can succeed as a small business market vendor. Whether you are a seasoned expert, getting started with markets, or still considering joining one, we are sure you will find some helpful advice in this post. Keep […]

Join British Columbia’s Growing Business Directory​

Why Your British Columbia based Small Business Needs to Join Our Local Business Directory You have probably seen us highlight the businesses across British Columbia who have joined our local directory for a while now. Our growing number of listings is shaping up to be an amazing resource for local consumers to track down businesses […]

3 Reasons Why your Small Business needs a Blog

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3 Reasons why your Small Business needs a Blog Throughout our time researching for lists and getting to know many of your small businesses here in the BC Shop Local community, we have come across a lot of your websites. Some of them have a clearly defined action plan with their content marketing, while others focus […]

4 Simple Strategies To Maximize Email Deliverability

4 Simple Strategies To Maximize Email Deliverability It’s easy to see that email marketing is essential when nearly 60% of marketers say it is their most significant source of ROI. So it’s 100% worth it to do it right. However, crafting regular emails to your subscribers can be pretty time-intensive for the already busy entrepreneur. […]

5 Tips For Crafting Compelling Subject Lines

Tips For Crafting Compelling Subject Lines

5 Tips For Crafting Compelling Subject Lines The first thing you need to get right when it comes to email marketing is the subject line. If you can’t get your subscribers to open your emails, it really doesn’t matter how good the actual email is. It’s easy to spend a lot of time crafting a […]