Five Friday Links: Meet the Farmers!


Happy Friday! We hope your (shorter) week was successful, productive and enjoyable! As you prepare for the weekend ahead, we encourage you to take a look at our list of Five Friday Links for some quick business inspiration!

Using Cloud Computing to Coordinate Any Office with Ease
In this Canadian Business article, Sheri Atchison, president of Winnipeg-based architectural planning company Accurate Drafting, discusses the technical innovations she uses in her company and how it allows her team to stay organized and efficient.

From Seed to Market, Part 1: Meet the farmers
How much work goes into being a spray-free farmer at a farmer’s market? That’s the question Melissa Hryb had when she decided to interview Britt Embry and Justin Girard, owners and farmers at Hearts and Roots. Read more to learn about the work and love that goes into running a spray-free vegetable farm.

How One Entrepreneur Convinced Beyoncé to Invest in Her Startup
The thought of having Beyoncé invest in your startup seems like the impossible but when Jody Levy, founder of WTRMLN WTR heard “Queen Bey” sing about “drinking watermelon”, she seized the opportunity of a lifetime.

1o Reasons Why You Should Consider Snapchat for Your Business
While many people still believe that Snapchat is a game for teenagers, this social media platform has taken the business world by storm. A Social Media Today article provides 10 reasons why Snapchat may be a good option for your business to advertise campaigns and engage with customers.

Start Your Own Small Business from Home
Have you ever wanted to work from home? This YouInc article provides you with a few tips on how to get your home business off the ground. We especially like tip number two: create a business plan. Writing a business plan provides you with the knowledge, market research and tools you’ll need to build success and longevity for your business. We are offering ourBusiness Plan Development Workshop series on July 19. This six session workshop will take you through each section of the business plan and provide you with the information you need to start writing!

Have a great weekend!