Feature Friday: The Clothing Bar Boutique

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I love just about any store with “Boutique” in its name. It’s like my siren’s call. I can’t help but walk in and buy everything! I bought my first pair of non-neutral shoes from Katie, who is the owner of this great boutique. The story behind The Clothing Bar is super sweet and inspiring. Opening a brick and mortar store in a recession is not easy, but The Clothing Bar is thriving. This is evident in the engaged community this store has built since opening in 2015. Here’s more of Katie’s story.

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Feature Friday: Urban Exposure Project

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Last week, I had the privilege to attend a showcase event from GenNext Calgary’s Urban Exposure Project. This project is a 14-week program where participants learn practical photography skills and explore social issues like poverty, community and vulnerable kids. The…

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Feature Friday: Breaking Free Foundation

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Today’s feature is really special and close to my heart. Amber is the co-founder of Breaking Free Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping survivors of trauma find healing through community. Read on to read more about what this organization…

telling your brand story

An Introduction to Telling Your Brand Story

Business

Think about the brands you remember the most. What makes them memorable? Probably not the overt and direct advertising. It’s probably something a little more subtle, informative and emotional. You remember these brands because they connected with you, they…

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A Recipe For Social Media Strategy

Business

As a solopreneur, creative entrepreneur or small business owner, finding the time to cook up a winning social media strategy that not only makes you proud but leaves a good taste in your audience’s mouth can be challenging. The…