5 Areas You Can Improve Your SEO Right Now

First, let’s address the question what is SEO? SEO, or Search Engine Optimization is a strategy in which you try to rank your website high in the search engine results pages (or SERPs). There are over 1 billion websites published though, so how do you ensure yours stands out? Let’s take a high-level look at 5 areas you can improve…

MEET ME MONDAY – WILD ROSE ORGANIZING

Heather – Wild Rose Organizing What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’ self. I help people with too much stuff! If you’re moving/downsizing or your forever home is just too cluttered, I will rescue you from any stress and frustration you may have. As a professional organizer, it’s my job and passion…

Save Money on Your Sundries

Calling all makers, retailers, or anyone who uses packaging – this one’s for you. Whats a sundry? The definition is hilarious – “various items not important enough to be mentioned individually.”  Think bags, boxes, stir sticks, napkins, whatever. It breaks my heart to see you spending so much money on your sundries. When I find…

YYC Girl Gang Logo Design Contest

✨ CONTEST ALERT!! ✨ Calling all graphic designers! YYC Girl Gang’s birthday is coming and we want to celebrate with a brand spankin’ new logo. . So let’s have a contest. Submit a logo design to us before November 15th, 2017 and if we choose yours, you win $250 CASH. 💰💰💰 . What we’re looking…

10 Tips for Saving for your Down Payment

Are you DYING to save for that down payment for your first home? In 2009, my husband and I had over-extended ourselves. We went through a time where we REALLY needed to get our savings under control again.  We sat down with that dirty, hated thing – a budget.  By the time we finished entering…

A Better Display – Better Sales

We all work late nights and crazy hours leading up to markets. Sometimes the thought of extra time spent on a display or set up is the bottom of the priority list. I’ve been there. But those times I’ve taken a day to think, shop, and execute a few extra details has always paid off.…

Please Be Kind – A Plea from a Small Business Owner

I’ve been a small business owner for three years now. Before that, I worked for a small, family-run, business. I wouldn’t change it for the world, but, I do want to ask one small favour of you, if you’re reading this: Please be kind. I don’t know when or why it happened, but it seems like…

What is YYC Girl Gang?

What is YYC Girl Gang?  It’s been almost two years since we started YYC Girl Gang, and it seemed like a good time to re-introduce ourselves, and let you know a little bit about what we’re about. We want to start this post off by quoting Alexandra Issabel, who photographed our Beer + Markets event:…

YYC Girl Gang Hang – Fiasco Gelato

YYC Girl Gang x Fiasco Gelato from Hoyee Graham on Vimeo. Hey Girl Gang! This is Hoyee. I’m a videographer; and all the rest of the time, I’m a wife, a mother of two beautiful girls, and a retail sales manager. I love just about everything I do, and I especially love capturing beautiful moments…

5 Tips to a Productive Small Biz Partnership

Starting your own business can be intimidating but having a partner by your side can make the challenges a lot easier to face, and the successes sweeter to celebrate. The key is to find the right partner for you, and to be mindful of keeping it a productive and healthy partnership first and foremost. Different personalities, dynamics, and the day…