Brand Storytelling; The Narrative of you Small Business

Storytelling: The art in which a teller conveys a message, information or knowledge to an audience in an entertaining way.

When you engage in conversations with people generally they involve the exchanging of ideas and knowledge, the sharing of experiences or storytelling. All in which ends up being a great way to build new relationships and keep a person interested and engaged with you or…..your business.

Weathering Economic Factors

When starting a small business first time entrepreneurs are focused on the first year of startup, the short term vision, but a good business will have a strategic plan in place for weathering long the term economic factors.  A SLEPT(Social, Legal, Economic, Political, Technological) Analysis enables business planners to develop long term strategies and factor in how they could affect their small business.


Traditional Small Business Myths

How many first time entrepreneurs are mislead by the traditional tales of small business startups? Small business myths that can either scare you off or have you jumping head first into entrepreneurship.  Below are a few of the traditional myths and the realities that go along with small business startup:

If I start a Small Business I can write off all my expenses: 


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About Community Futures

For over 25 years, we’ve been fostering entrepreneurship in rural BC. We offer small business loans, business counseling and specialized programs to help you start or grow a business, and to help communities become more resilient and dynamic.

266 Oliver Street
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 1M1

Phone: (250)392-3626
Toll free: (888)879-5399
Fax: (250)392-4813