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If you think about the flow of information in your office - emails, phone messages, documents, etc.  it really is like a circulatory system for your business. A steady stream of communication at a continuous pace, physically, visually and verbally is the main artery for your operation and will lead to a healthy business. But if those arteries get clogged-up with disorganization, sooner or later you’re going to have a crisis on your hands!

As an entrepreneur, you’re probably aware that being part of social media is no longer a choice, but a necessity. So, before you jump in, it’s important to figure out which is the best social media outlet for you to reach your target market. Most people probably feel like they need to be on multiple social media channels, but to do all of them at once, especially if you are just starting out, can be really overwhelming. Take a look through my top five methods of promoting your business through social media and choose the one that’s right for your business.

The holiday season is an especially fun time to be part of a women’s clothing store; both the clothing and the accessories magically transform from ordinary, to extra special during this season. As a store owner, you need to make the holiday shopping season fun and easy for your customers. With some simple preparation you can create a festive Holiday atmosphere in your store, AND make it easy to translate SHOPPERS into BUYERS!

Women’s Enterprise Centre is the go-to place for women entrepreneurs all over BC, providing business advice, loans, training, resources, and mentors to help women start, purchase or grow a small business. Every month we answer thousands of phone calls and emails from women in every stage of business; we listen to their challenges, questions, issues and successes as they start and grow their businesses.