Think Local! Why You Can Feel Good About Supporting Small & Local Businesses

Small businesses play a big role in Canada. Here are 7 reasons why we all can feel good about supporting small and local businesses. Job Creation Successful startups are in the business of employing people. Of the 1.18 million employer businesses across Canada, 1.15 million (98%) of them are small businesses, according to a 2017...

Why Storytelling is Important for your Business

Helium Scribe was once a seed planted in the back of CEO and Founder Lisa Sloan’s mind. After pursuing a degree in chemistry, she started her career as a lab technician. For a while, she stuck it out but Lisa felt unfulfilled by the repetitive work. Attending business events across Calgary, Lisa was inspired by...

The Best Resources for Canadian Entrepreneur Women in 2020

A few days ago, we celebrated International Women’s Day, recognizing the contributions women have made towards thriving communities. Women entrepreneurs in particular is an area that continues to experience exponential growth. Canadian women ranked first globally in involvement with new businesses, according to the GEM Canada Report on Women’s Entrepreneurship. It is through the creation...

6 Tips to Improve Your Writing Process: An Entrepreneur’s Guide

We get it. Writing is hard. Starting the writing process is even harder. As an entrepreneur, you might find yourself writing — be it proposals, web content, business plans, or social media posts — a lot more than you expected or wanted to. If this sounds like too much, we’ll do the writing for you!...

Poetry and Thoughts

While this is a business blog, it’s a writing business, so I feel that gives me some wiggle room for what I write about. While I promise I’ll be posting tips on business writing, including how to improve your writing and the types of content businesses care about, for a first post I wanted to...