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10 Tips for Scaling Your Business and Achieving Repeatable Growth

10 Tips for Scaling Your Business and Achieving Repeatable Growth

By putting in place sound business practices that can be duplicated at various stages of a company’s growth, entrepreneurs can ensure that their business scales-up to remain successful in the long run. The terms ‘scaling’ and ‘growing’ are often used interchangeably when talking about business. But the two are fundamentally different. A company’s growth can…

Cybele Negris Discusses Her Corporate Board Journey with Women Get on Board

Women Get on Board – Cybele Negris on Board Opportunities, Alignment and Impact

Women Get On Board is a leading member-based company that connects, promotes and empowers women to corporate boards. WGoB achieves this through an engaged community of women and men in Canada who are committed to advancing gender diversity in the boardroom. Webnames.ca President and CEO Cybele Negris, who serves on a number of boards and councils…

5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Built My First Business Website

Maintaining a robust online presence has become requisite to succeed in today’s digital-centric landscape. In fact, 2017 saw a record 1.5 billion-plus consumers purchase goods online. The bottom line: if you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or running a small- to medium-sized business, you’re probably not going to make it without an effective website. But figuring out…

Local SEO: Should your website be optimized for local search?

Local SEO has been a popular tactic employed by small businesses over the last few years. Compared to its national counterpart, local search optimization gives local businesses a competitive edge against larger and well-established businesses. Overall, it’s a valuable tactic that every small business needs to consider, especially with the rise of mobile devices. Local…

BC Provincial Government Responds to Employer Needs with Co-Op Education Program

In my role as Vice-Chair of the Small Business Roundtable of BC, I work with industry leaders and other small business owners to identify key issues and opportunities facing small businesses in British Columbia and to develop recommendations for small business and government on strategies to enhance small business growth and success. One of our…

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