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Halloween in Mount Pleasant

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A few months ago I was invited to speak at the Mount Pleasant Business Area’s AGM and it’s there that I became more familiar with the variety of restaurants, shops, and services that this neighbourhood has to offer. Mount Pleasant BIA’s catchment area spans from 16th Ave to 6th Ave, and Prince Edward to Quebec […]

Vancouver Fashion: Designer Malene Grotrian

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Some of us eventually come to a point in our careers when we ask ourselves what’s next? Where will we go from here and what is it we want from our professional lives? Local fashion designer Malene Grotrian did just that a few years ago when she decided to venture out and start her own […]

Vancity Good Money Mob: Round 2 Mob at CocoaNymph

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The second round of the Vancity Good Money Mob is now complete and the public votes have been tallied. Between Uprising Breads Bakery, CocoaNymph Chocolates & Confections, and Woodland Smokehouse & Commissary… it was CocoaNymph that came out on top! This means that you can join Vancity at CocoaNymph to mob them with your business […]

HUB: Bikeability for Businesses

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Biking to work could be a dream. Riding in the open air, avoiding bumper to bumper traffic, and arriving to work refreshed from morning exercise. In theory it’s ideal but in reality many businesses cannot accomodate cycling commuters on their workforce — and that’s where HUB comes in. Formerly the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition, HUB […]

SavvyMom Entrepreneur of the Year 2011

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You can now nominate and vote in the 5th annual SavvyMom Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Since 2007, SavvyMom online parenting network has celebrated business-minded mothers by offering up a $15,000 prize to what their judges deem the most successful and most influential company of the year in the mom entrepreneur world. I profiled two […]

Social Media Marketing Unplugged 2011

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With everyone in business now realizing that social media cannot be ignored, training sessions, tutorials, and conference are popping up like crocuses in March. However, what makes a conference stand out for me is the lineup of speakers. How long have they been using social media? Do they practice what they preach? Do they have […]