Entrepreneur

12 Quotes From The Brightest Minds To Keep You Moving Forward

Are you struggling to stay on track with your goals? Business? Life in general? You’re not alone! We all struggle with this from time-to-time, that’s why we decided to put together some of our favourite and most motivational quotes to keep you (and us!) on track!

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Business, Entrepreneur

Are You a Negative Entrepreneur? (And What To Do If You Are!)

Are you a negative entrepreneur? With so many uncertainties and unknowns, it can be easy to get into a negative mindset as an entrepreneur. We have a few tips and tricks on how to banish those pessimistic views.

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Hacks, Productivity

9 Google Search Hacks You’re Going To Wish You New Sooner

Google is full of little gems.

You’ve already seen us uncover the best hacks of both Google Calendar,  Gmail, and Chrome Extensions, now we’re moving right along to Google Search!

We’ve found 9 things we bet you didn’t know you could do with Google Search and we’re guessing you will soon be wondering how you ever lived without them.

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Business, Company

URGENT: We Need Your Help!

It is that time of year again everybody, Best of Kelowna (presented by Csek Creative & Kelowna Now) is providing local businesses and companies a digital platform to show their stuff. This is a great time to use your voting power and give your friends and local favorites a shout out.

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Business, Company

How To Nail That Bizarre Interview Question and Land The Job

Job interviews are nerve-wracking.What’s the weirdest interview question you’ve ever been asked?

They’re especially nerve-wracking when people are asking you questions from-out-of-left-field that you were in no way expecting!

Although I understand the strategy behind  and know that seemingly random questions can reveal a lot about a person, that knowledge doesn’t help when it happens to you first hand!

So, what’s the weirdest interview question you’ve ever been asked?

For me, it was “If you were a cartoon character, who would you be?”. I don’t even remember how I answered it because I was so taken aback.

So, since prepping for an interview is such an important part of landing any job, we thought we would share with you the strangest and also most common interview questions that are floating around out there and hopefully, help you nail them!

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Business, Entrepreneur

5 Business Communication Hacks That Will Make People Like You

Business is all about communication.

Whether you’re the CEO of a large company or just starting out on the ground floor of a new tech startup, communication is going to be the key to your continued success.

We all know that everyone is different and each person comes with their own quirks, but there are a few quick-and-dirty tricks we can use to connect with just about anyone in a positive way! To some people, these 6 skills will come completely naturally, whereas some of us need to work on them daily to ensure we have clear and effective communication with everyone we encounter.

So before you have any more awkward, negative or misconstrued communication with anyone, let’s go over the top 6 things you can do to make it all a bit more pleasant.

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Marketing, Social Media

The 4 Biggest Digital Marketing Trends To Try In 2016

Digital marketing trends are tricky.

They usually move too fast to ever be pinned down and once you learn the “latest” strategy, it soon becomes obsolete. (We know, it’s a rather crappy roller coaster).

So we decided instead of learning the latest marketing strategies when they hit the mainstream, it was a better idea to get prepared ahead of time and take a look at what’s rumored to be taking over the scene in the coming months.

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Marketing, Social Media

Reading These 5 Blogs Will Increase Your Social Media Followers

Do you use social media?

No matter which industry you’re in, the answer to that question should be a resounding “YES!”.

Why?

Because social media is one of the fastest and most efficient ways to reach your audience in the shortest amount of time and with the least amount of money spent.

Don’t believe me? Think about it for a second.

There are an estimated 1.59 billion people on Facebook per month, 1.85 million people active on Twitter on any given day and 100 million users on Pinterest.

So to help you better manage your social media profiles and get the word out to these millions of potential customers, we’ve rounded up the best Social Media Blogs to give you a head start on all your competition.

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Blogging, Business

5 Essential Marketing Blogs You Should Be Binge Reading

So you want to market your business online?

Good, you should. There’s no better place for getting  noticed by millions of people on a daily basis – but, you have to do it right. 

As a small startup company, we found (still find) ourselves endlessly searching for resources to help get our online presence to the next level and we wanted to share what we learned with you!

You probably already know that online marketing can encompass a huge range of different topics from social media marketing to SEO to landing pages and everything in between. We broke our list of best marketing blogs down into 5 categories so you know exactly what you’re getting at each site.

So what are you waiting for? Dive in!

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Business, Start Up

10 Secrets To Startup Success, Straight From The Experts

“Every pro was once an amateur.”

Starting a business isn’t for the faint of heart. If you’ve already begun on your startup venture, you already know this. And if you’re just starting out, well, now you know.

But, the best entrepreneurs in the world were once in your shoes. Just starting out with little more than a dream and sheer determination (we know, we are there too!). The Elon Musk’s, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs’ all started out with the odds stacked against them. But after a huge amount of hard work, some luck and good timing they made their dreams a success. And you can too.

We’ve compiled a list of the best tips from industry leaders to give you the secrets to a successful startup, no matter where you’re starting out!

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