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601 W Cordova St
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April 2019

Instagram Marketing for Busy Entrepreneurs

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Want to learn how to attract customers and make sales through Instagram without spending money on ads? With over 500 million active users, Instagram offers a powerful tool for small businesses. If you’re a business-to-consumer enterprise and your ideal customer is under the age of 45, Instagram could provide an effective channel to reach your target market. Join us to learn simple, effective strategies and tactics you can apply without wasting time or money. This seminar will help you: Identify…

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Market Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups for Knowing your Customer

April 25 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you want to know how much money your customers will spend? What motivates them to buy? How to attract more of your best clients? These answers, and more, can be discovered through primary market research. Join Mark Eversfield, Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, to learn effective tools for collecting primary research. This seminar will help you understand how to begin conducting market research for your business. Learning Objectives: Learn the difference between quantitative and qualitative data Discover how…

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Branding for Your Business: Strategy and Identity

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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ou might think branding is just your company logo. In fact, it’s so much more. A brand strategy will help guide your business decisions from attracting your ideal clients, to your brand concept, culture and tone of voice, to deciding the direction of your visual identity. Deciding on the best branding for your small business is a huge undertaking and this seminar will instruct you how to create a brand strategy, starting from competitor analysis to determining your ideal client.…

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May 2019

TaxSense for Incorporating Your Business

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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At what financial point in your business is it a good idea to incorporate? How can a registered corporation help separate you from your business or partners while optimizing tax benefits? Find out this and more at this seminar. Learning Objectives: Discuss the advantages of moving your proprietorship or partnership to a corporation. Learn about the tax advantages of being a registered corporation. Understand the benefits of using a holding company, deferred income, hiring family members, medical trusts and how…

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Getting Incorporated: Essential Steps and Legal Tips

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Attend this seminar to learn about the benefits of corporations, how to incorporate your business and legal tips that will help you with “life after incorporation”. This seminar is ideal for anyone who wants to get incorporated properly and learn how to carry on business as a corporate entity! Learning Objectives: Recognize the advantages of corporations. Understand the roles of shareholders, directors, officers and others in the corporate structure. Identify the essential steps that must be followed to properly create…

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Retail Success: How to Get Your Product Into Stores

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Congratulations! You’ve developed your product, it’s ready for consumers, and now it’s time to get it into stores. But where do you start? With over 40 years retail and supply chain experience, let Gerry Spitzner help you plan your sales strategy with potential retailers. This seminar will help you: Discover how to approach to retailers and the cardinal rules when pitching your product Learn what retailers look for in products and their suppliers Understand the common challenges all retailers face,…

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Get Started with Email Marketing

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Looking to reach your target audience via their email inbox? Interested in generating business through email newsletters? Find out what you need to start an effective email marketing campaign and leave with an action plan to get your email strategy up and running. This seminar will help you: Integrate email into your overall marketing strategy Choose the email marketing platform that best fits your business Understand the components of a successful email campaign Determine the success of your campaigns and…

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Market Research 1: Finding Data that Works for You

May 23 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Secondary market research can help you make an informed decision about the viability of your business idea by tapping into already existing data. It‘s also key to analyzing your target market, competitors, and industry trends. This will be an interactive and hands-on seminar, so bring your laptop or tablet and let our market research expert Mark Eversfield help you start researching your business idea. This seminar will help you: Identify key resources of secondary data for your business Set up…

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Understanding Regulations for Importing

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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As an importer, you need to know which regulations, standards and licenses apply to your products. It’s essential to have a clear understanding of which regulatory agencies are responsible for your industry, and how to manage pre-entry requirements, such as testing and labelling – before you start importing. This interactive session will bring together representatives from Small Business BC, Health Canada, the Competition Bureau and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Following the presentation (approximately two hours), in-person attendees will have…

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Starting a Consulting Business

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you have a special skill, ability or talent that you feel can serve others and earn an income? Are you considering the consulting and contracting field? This seminar is for you. Learning Objectives: Learn how to transition your skills into an income stream. Price your service, and learn where to find clients. Establish your business, build your market and hear from the experts about their many experiences of running a consulting business. Presented By: Dave Schulte of Vancouver Consultants.…

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Market Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups for Knowing your Customer

May 30 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you want to know how much money your customers will spend? What motivates them to buy? How to attract more of your best clients? These answers, and more, can be discovered through primary market research. Join Mark Eversfield, Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, to learn effective tools for collecting primary research. This seminar will help you understand how to begin conducting market research for your business. Learning Objectives: Learn the difference between quantitative and qualitative data Discover how…

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June 2019

Pricing and Costing Your Product

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Setting prices is both an art and a science. The science is determining your costs … and the art is understanding the underlying role price makes on customer buying behavior. This seminar has both a marketing and a financial focus as we get to the heart of how pricing plays an important part in your overall business success. This session will make you question your assumptions about pricing, costing and how they fit into your business strategies. Whether you are…

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TaxSense for Your Business

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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So you’re thinking of starting, or have already started, a small business but you’re unclear on how to structure your business or what to do to keep the bank and the tax man happy. Attend this seminar and find out the different types of structures and the tax benefits of each. Learning Objectives: Discuss the differences a sole proprietor, partnership and corporation can provide to you. Understand what defines taxable income, allowable deductions, subcontractors versus employees, payroll traps and tax…

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Market Research 1: Finding Data that Works for You

June 20 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Secondary market research can help you make an informed decision about the viability of your business idea by tapping into already existing data. It‘s also key to analyzing your target market, competitors, and industry trends. This will be an interactive and hands-on seminar, so bring your laptop or tablet and let our market research expert Mark Eversfield help you start researching your business idea. This seminar will help you: Identify key resources of secondary data for your business Set up…

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Instagram Marketing for Busy Entrepreneurs

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Want to learn how to attract customers and make sales through Instagram without spending money on ads? With over 500 million active users, Instagram offers a powerful tool for small businesses. If you’re a business-to-consumer enterprise and your ideal customer is under the age of 45, Instagram could provide an effective channel to reach your target market. Join us to learn simple, effective strategies and tactics you can apply without wasting time or money. This seminar will help you: Identify…

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TaxSense for Incorporating Your Business

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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At what financial point in your business is it a good idea to incorporate? How can a registered corporation help separate you from your business or partners while optimizing tax benefits? Find out this and more at this seminar. Learning Objectives: Discuss the advantages of moving your proprietorship or partnership to a corporation. Learn about the tax advantages of being a registered corporation. Understand the benefits of using a holding company, deferred income, hiring family members, medical trusts and how…

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Getting Incorporated: Essential Steps and Legal Tips

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Attend this seminar to learn about the benefits of corporations, how to incorporate your business and legal tips that will help you with “life after incorporation”. This seminar is ideal for anyone who wants to get incorporated properly and learn how to carry on business as a corporate entity! Learning Objectives: Recognize the advantages of corporations. Understand the roles of shareholders, directors, officers and others in the corporate structure. Identify the essential steps that must be followed to properly create…

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Market Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups for Knowing your Customer

June 27 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Webinar or Small Business BC, 601 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Do you want to know how much money your customers will spend? What motivates them to buy? How to attract more of your best clients? These answers, and more, can be discovered through primary market research. Join Mark Eversfield, Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, to learn effective tools for collecting primary research. This seminar will help you understand how to begin conducting market research for your business. Learning Objectives: Learn the difference between quantitative and qualitative data Discover how…

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