Emotional Support in Small Businesses

At the beginning of the year, I took some time to map out my blog post schedule. In my effort to blog with more regularity, I sat down and planned what days and which topics would be published all the way through to the end of June. When it came to this week’s post, my…

MEET ME MONDAY – OLD COAL

Yummy chocolates? You had us at hello! Check out Jolene – the girl boss behind Old Coal. Jolene – Old Coal   What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’ self. Hello! I started, own and operate Old Coal Handcrafted Chocolates. I work out of Okotoks and Calgary. Currently we are selling online,…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – TWENTY TWO COLLECTIVE

There’s really nothing like the feel of a small boutique. As Andrea from Twenty Two Collective says “she tries to create the atmosphere of stepping into your best friends Parisan closet” in her shop out in Okotoks. Check her out! Andrea – TWENTY TWO COLLECTIVE What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – BOURBON & HONEY

Sometimes there just isn’t enough time in the day, sometimes we just aren’t good at social media, sometimes we just need help. Introducing Brittany: the boss babe behind Bourbon & Honey and the one girl wonder for helping you with your social media content, and creative writing. Plus she makes one mean lime tart! WHAT DO YOU…

Paying Attention to Your Finances as a Small Business Owner

Being a small business owner is no small feat. There is so much to think about on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Between worrying about how to best serve your customers and ensuring your shop is adequately stocked sometimes there isn’t time to think about your finances. Perhaps one month doesn’t go as planned and the problem…

MEET ME MONDAY – TROUT + TAYLOR

MEET ME MONDAY – TROUT + TAYLOR Branding. One word that encompasses such a large spectrum. Come into the wonderful world of lady bosses Aislinn and Cait – the girls behind Trout + Taylor. These ladies can build one mean brand! WHAT DO YOU MAKE/SELL? TELL US ABOUT YO’ SELF. We are obsessed with the…

Find Your Fricken’ Tribe & Love it to Death

You could name this post a million things. “Why is networking Important?”, “How to meet people in your industry” and blah blah blah, but honestly why do we network? What is the underlying reason? Why is YYC Girl Gang such a great thing and why has it exploded so quickly? The answer is actually pretty simple,…

MAN CRUSH MONDAY – ARDRIANMARTINUS CUSTOM WOODWORKING

Adrian & Martinus – ADRIANMARTINUS CUSTOM WOODWORKING WHAT DO YOU MAKE/SELL? TELL US ABOUT YO’ SELF. We design and build furniture, housewares and art with an emphasis on using recycled material, especially recycled skateboards HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD YOUR BUSINESS? We’ve been doing it full time for 2 years now HOW DID YOU GET…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – BRITTANY EVELYN JEWELRY

Ok girl gang! Who doesn’t love wearing super cute sparklies? Especially if they are handmade! Brittany is the boss babe behind Brittany Evelyn Jewelry and is rockin (pun intended) the raw gemstones. Brittany – BRITTANY EVELYN JEWELRY WHAT DO YOU MAKE/SELL? TELL US ABOUT YO’ SELF. I make handmade raw gemstone and fashion jewelry pieces…

MEET ME MONDAY – THEE LINGERIE SHOPPE

You know that feeling when your panties match your bra? Oh yeah girl bosses we do! Move over Beyonce we about to get our strut on! Say hello to Brittany the boss babe from Thee Lingerie Shop – Specializing in all things undergarments for over 35 years. PS the background history behind these closed doors is super…

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