Financial Tips for Turning Your Hobby Into a Business

Written by Danette Harkness Senior Manager – Small Business Banking for Coast Capital Savings (BC) Many women develop their business ideas from hobbies or personal pursuits, which is great because when you work at something you love, it doesn’t feel like work! However, to successfully make that transition from favourite pastime to small business, careful planning is […]

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Parlez-Vous Français? A Guideline to Bilingual Packaging

Written by Mélanie Bernier As a Canadian French translator and the owner of WordFrog Inc., I am often asked about the value of French translation for a business or manufacturer: At what stage should a Canadian business transition to bilingual communications? Do Quebecois consumers truly care whether or not packaging and websites are translated to […]

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Tanya Donahue – Mango + Moose

Tanya Donahue is an Elite member based out of Kelowna, BC, and is the Founder and CEO of Mango + Moose, a socially conscious fashion and lifestyle brand. Tanya works with Artisans in developing nations to curate and design jewellery, accessories, home and baby goods. The company slogan “where global meets local” embodies the nature of Mango + […]

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FREE TIPSHEET: Advanced Instagram Tips to Grow Your Following

This download will help you with gaining new followers and posting properly on Instagram. What you’ll learn: how to grow relevant followers hashtag tips optimizing your profile, and much more! This free download is yours on behalf of Mompreneurs® Momentum Enterprise of Canada, courtesy of Elite+ Mompreneur member Michelle Faulds of Sly Fox Digital Media Marketing.   Click […]

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Direct Sellers – Why It’s Important Your Company is a DSA Member

Written by Peter Maddox, President of DSA Canada The world of direct selling – where independent consultants sell products and services away from a traditional retail setting – is growing. After all, as many mompreneurs look for a way to make extra money and learn new skills, what’s better than promoting quality products to your […]

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UPS Canada Celebrates the ‘#GirlBoss’

UPS Canada understands the importance of diversity and values the contributions of all employees. This year, for International Women’s Day, UPS profiled a few female UPSers holding positions ranging from delivery drivers to port supervisors, roles often times considered ‘non-traditional’. These women took the time to share their achievements, along with some of the challenges […]

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How to Make Telecommuting Work for Your Business

Telecommuting is becoming the biggest trend in today’s workforce. It eliminates the dreaded commute for employees, it allows for a healthier work-life balance, and let’s face it – employees love to work from home when given the opportunity. From a company’s perspective, it reduces the need for office space, provides flexibility, and makes you a competitive employer. It’s important to note that, […]

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