Five Friday Links: Success As They Know It

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Happy Friday! As always, we have assembled a list of inspiring links that we hope you’ll enjoy, beginning with a local story (our favourite kind!)

Piccola Cucina Ready for Next Step
We love including stories that feature local entrepreneurs! Mother-daughter duo, Anita and Pina Romolo, owners of Piccola Cucina, have been accepted (out of 700 applicants) into District Ventures, a business accelerator founded by former Dragons’ Den star Arlene Dickinson. Read more to learn their story!

You Don’t Have To Go it Alone: 5 Reasons Joining a Peer Group Can Be Beneficial for Entrepreneurs
We’re happy to announce that this fall we are launching PeerSpark, a mentorship program that unites successful women entrepreneurs in their efforts to build confidence, improve their business acumen and accelerate business success. Program participants will attend two weekend retreats, six monthly meetings and receive support and business advising from experts. Launched a few years ago in Alberta, this program has been  very beneficial for participants and this link provides five reasons why! If you’re interested in joining our PeerSpark group, email wecinfo@wecm.ca or call 204-988-1860.

10 Women on Success As They Know It
Success means something different for everyone, but one thing the women in this story have in common is hard work! Read how 10 women define success in their line of work, what they did to get to where they are and whether it leaves them feeling fulfilled.

7 Instagram Archetypes that Work (and What Your Brand Can Learn from Them)
Is one of your greatest challenges with social media not knowing what to post? You’re not alone. Many people struggle to produce content that is interesting to followers/clients/customers. This helpful guide from Hootsuite provides seven different Instagram ‘personas’ that work.

Six Reasons Why Your Company Needs to be on Snapchat Alongside the Biebs
It feels like the success of Snapchat has blown up overnight, but this highly successful and extremely profitable (US$20 billion) has been growing for a while. If your business or company has a story to tell through video, this free app is the place you can do it. Check out this Financial Post article to learn why.

Have a great weekend!

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