Five Friday Links: Local Women Inspire Us

Happy Friday! Nothing makes us happier than when we can include local success stories in our Friday Links round up. More than half of our links today feature stories of Manitoba women who inspire us. We hope you like them!

Kijiji Leads Winnipeg Couple to Their Dream Job
Winnipeggers Marvic Abarra and Eileen Manalo weren’t planning on starting their own business, but when the opportunity presented itself, it was too good to pass up. Now, Caked with Love is a thriving bakery on the Corydon strip.

Sweet Affinity at Jenna Rae Cakes
We have featured Little Box of Rocks before, but today they’re shining the light on another business. This inspiring interview with sisters Jenna and Ashley of Jenna Rae Cakes explains how they support each other as business partners and sisters.

MPress Marketing Studio: We Inspire Series
Stacey, the creator of MPress Marketing Studio, has a passion for helping other small business owners, especially ‘mom-entrepreneurs’ like herself. She launched a series called We Inspire that shines a spotlight on Manitoba women entrepreneurs, including our Social Media Coordinator, Ashley Wood.

Brittany JL May
Brittany May is a full-time social media and website coordinator and loves what she does so much, she also does it in her free time! Brittany created a series called #FierceFemales where she interviews women entrepreneurs that she finds fierce and inspiring.

The Lively Show
Recently, we started listening to the Lively Show and we’re hooked! Host Jess Lively talks to the most interesting guests, sharing their secrets to business, success, family life and everything in between. With other one hundred episodes to choose from, we hope you’ll find an episode to enjoy as well!

Do you have a link you’d like to share? Leave it in the comments below!

Have a great weekend and stay warm!

– Ashley Wood