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6 Quick Secrets To Great Interior Design

Creating a space you crave and even look forward to sharing with others is the goal of great design. A serenely organized area allows your eyes to rest and your body and mind to relax. Set your next redesign up for success by following these simple design rules from Crispin Butterfield, founder of Urban Theory…

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KWIB Showcases West Kelowna Realtor & Okanagan Sales Specialist Anita Clegg  

Anita brings experience and friendly enthusiasm to her real estate approach. She has keenly been helping clients realize their homeownership and selling goals since becoming licensed in Kelowna in 2000.  Specializing in the ever expanding City of West Kelowna, her organization and attention to detail ensures clients attain the results they desire and enjoy the…

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KWIB Highlights Michelle from Belanger Communications in Kelowna

Through graphic design, bookkeeping and Microsoft Office consulting, Michelle Belanger helps small businesses succeed. Good business practices are important and it's more than just knowing an industry. With over 20 years working in all facets of advertising and running a business, Michelle’s skills are rooted in years of training and experience. Kelowna Woman In Business is excited…

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Myth Busted: Brand Consistency DOES NOT Create Monotony

Everything from your mom’s lasagna to your wifi benefits from consistency. The interesting thing about consistency, branding and otherwise, is that in all scenarios it equals success. Keeping thought, strategy and implementation consistent builds a strong brand with notable trustworthiness, dependability, dedication and quality. When a brand is consistent with image, product and service, it almost ascends to a higher level of marketing that says, “Ya, we know we’re great but so does everyone else because we know how to keep it real.”

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Managing your information in a paperless world

So you have decided that you have had enough and now you want to go paperless. Seems to make sense, most of your bank statements, bills, and receipts come online anyway. Why print them? Sounds simple enough but like anything, you need a way to organize your documents. There are many software packages that do just this, two that come to mind are Paperport and Neat, but there are many more available. Often if you have a scanner the software comes along with it so you don't even have to buy separate software. You can also just use file directories on your computer, it doesn't really matter the important thing is to be organized.

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What to do when CRA comes calling

Business owners fear the dreaded call from the Canada Revenue Agency(CRA). After all we have all heard stories about how CRA has taken people's houses, their boats, frozen bank accounts. They have lots of power. But you don't have to be afraid. Although CRA does have a lot of power, they generally only rarely wield their stick.

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