Business

The art of Annex Suspended, Ground Floor Coworking Space (Cranbrook, BC) is elevating the growth of this new economy in the East Kootenay region and Valley Vitals, a budding new business with big dreams of creating a sustainable food cycle in Fernie.

Instagram is the fastest growing social media platform. It had 600 million users at the beginning of 2017 – and it started this year with 800 million. This means there are more people than ever to reach on the platform, but there are also more brands to compete with too. Having a strategic approach to standing out is key.

Instagram makes sense to tackle after Facebook; Facebook acquired Instagram in 2012. Facebook and Instagram have integrated key business features including your Pages Manager inbox, advertising, and cross-posting to both platforms.

Organizing your tax information prior to submitting it to your tax preparer or before you begin to complete the return yourself reduces the risk of missing some pertinent information.

Make sure your business is as resilient as Olympic snowboarding women. The comments after the event acknowledged and accepted if for what it was. No one is happy about it, but no one is crying foul either.

Island Lake Lodge has won the coveted 2018 Employees First Award, presented this afternoon at the BC Tourism Industry Conference in Kelowna. The award is sponsored by go2HR, BC’s tourism human resource association, as part of the 2018 Tourism Industry Awards.

Big Bang Bagels celebrates Griz Days, ET Hair Studio celebrates 20 years in Fernie, Freyja expands into online sales, footwear and a new Tween department and more.

You started January with that BIG goal of ensuring your social media presence reflects your goals, personality, and tells the story of your business. This month, prioritize your Facebook Page.

There are a lot of actions to help increase your decision-simplicity index. Just like the athletes, tackle one piece at a time. Work on navigation with simple paths. 

A very common question asked by small business shareholders is Should I compensate myself with wages or dividends?”  The answer is more complex than simply the overall tax implications.

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A new marketing agency opens in Fernie, Cedar Valley Wood Floors helps restore your wood floors, Fernie Copper Works opens with creative work and the Fernie Feminists performances at The Arts Station.