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Speaking at Mom CEO Academy tomorrow night

February 20th, 2012 by Emira · 5 Comments

For those in Vancouver, I’ll be giving a talk tomorrow night (Tuesday February 21, 2012) at the Mom CEO Academy about the very tangible positive impacts that celebrating success can have on your business and career. Registration is free for first time attendees. I’m looking forward to expanding on this topic, which I wrote briefly […]

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Small + Successful at School House Craft

September 7th, 2011 by Emira · Comments Off

I’ll be giving a version of the Small + Successful webinar Lauren and I gave for Citrix back in June at School House Craft in Seattle on September 24. The session description is below. The conference itself looks fantastic and includes daily opportunities to have your Esty shop reviewed by an Etsy admin. Sweet. Small […]

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Absentee blogging, or: Where the heck we’ve been

July 16th, 2010 by Lauren · 1 Comment

Hello, friends. What’s new? You may have noticed we’ve been a little, um, absent lately. It’s been about six weeks since we last blogged here, but we haven’t been slacking, no ma’am. Here’s what’s up: We’re blogging weekly for BC Business magazine, for one thing – recent topics include getting over your fear of firing, […]

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Tags: Events · Our Story · Resources for Women in Business

The Conference of Creative Entrepreneurs heats up in Seattle

April 27th, 2010 by Lauren · 4 Comments

With drizzly, grey skies still keeping spring at bay in Vancouver, it’s hard to believe the dog days of August are rapidly approaching – but they are, and with them will come an event we are very much looking forward to: The Conference of Creative Entrepreneurs. The conference (which we’re calling CCE for short) is […]

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Make It Vancouver Nov 20 to 22

November 5th, 2009 by Emira · Comments Off

Hold onto your wallets, the Vancouver craft fair scene is ramping up to run full throttle through until the holidays hit us. Coming up in a few weeks is Make It! which focuses on one-of-a-kind handmade items and includes DJs to round out the soundscape of your shopping experience. For a list of exhibitors click […]

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Announcing the Vancouver Grassroots Business Association

September 29th, 2009 by Lauren · 4 Comments

Today we’re pulling the wrapping paper off something very, very exciting. We are beyond thrilled to unveil a project we’ve been scheming about for a few months, which is to bring a chapter of the Grassroots Business Association to our hometown of Vancouver. As some of you may know, the gals who run the Seattle […]

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Tags: Entrepreneurial Inspiration · Events · Our Story · Resources for Women in Business

Vote for us at SXSW!

August 21st, 2009 by Lauren · Comments Off

Next March, many of us Vancouverites are going to be sweeping up the confetti from the 2010 Winter Olympics — but some of us will be recovering from that civic-chaos hangover by diving straight into another whirling cloud of madness, the geek conference extraordinaire, South by Southwest. (No, not the cool music festival. Or the […]

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Tags: Events · Our Story

Win a pair of tickets to Handmade Nation!

July 2nd, 2009 by Lauren · 6 Comments

I mentioned last week that the movie Handmade Nation is coming to Vancouver next week, and we are delighted to announce that we have a free pair of tickets to give away! The screening is next Thursday, July 9th, at 8:00 PM and there’s a craft showcase beforehand which promises to be lots of fun, […]

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Tags: Entrepreneurial Inspiration · Events

Hello, Seattle! Are you ready to rock?

June 16th, 2009 by Lauren · Comments Off

Sweet Seattle, we do love you so. And of all the reasons to love Seattle, our friends Megan Reardon (of Not Martha fame) & Kristen Rask (the creative genius behind Schmancy) are high on the list. They started up the Grassroots Business Association last year, a business group for creative, indie entrepreneurs, and it’s been […]

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Starting a Business on a Shoestring: Why Starting Small Makes Sense During Tough Economic Times

June 12th, 2009 by Lauren · 9 Comments

The economic woes we’re facing right now feel awfully familiar. See, Emira and I started our business in February 2000; by the end of that summer, our industry (and in fact all things web-related) had experienced the first big dot-com crash. Our friends and family wondered at times if we’d hitched our horses to the […]

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