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How Entrepreneurs Use Networking

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How Entrepreneurs Use Networking An essential skill for any entrepreneur is the ability to create meaningful connections via networking, also called network development. Creating connections with customers both old and new is important, but creating a network of other entrepreneurs and business owners provides value customers alone can’t provide. Typically this comes in the form of…

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Factors That Influence Client Retention

Factors That Influence Client Retention Marketing and advertising are only part of the equation when attracting new clients. Service is perhaps the single most important aspect of any business. If your business provides good service, but you are seeing a decline in retention, it is important to identify the reasons. We have identified some of…

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Five Steps to Launch Your Business

Five Steps to Launch Your Business Starting a business is a demanding but rewarding undertaking. There is so much to think about; from robust planning, market research, and acquiring knowledge in unexplored areas. To become a successful entrepreneur, you want to make sure you prepare thoroughly before launching your business. In this article, we focus…

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Pandemic Leads to Entrepreneurship 

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Pandemic Leads to Entrepreneurship  If you’re looking around at recent Greater Vancouver Chamber’s events, there may be some new business owners’ faces around the room. It’s simply another part of the post-pandemic “new normal” – the number of people who quit their 9-to-5 jobs to pursue a passion and start their own business. Many Washingtonians who left…

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The Greater Vancouver Chamber’s Junior Market Generated $25,000 In Profits

The Greater Vancouver Chamber’s Junior Market Generated $25,000 In Profits THE GREATER VANCOUVER CHAMBER’S JUNIOR MARKET GENERATED $25,000 IN PROFITS  In response to the event’s success, the Greater Vancouver Chamber has already reserved a space at the Vancouver Farmers Market to host the Junior Market again next year.   Vancouver, WA – The Greater Vancouver Chamber…

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Next Generation of Owners & CEOs Opened Their Businesses for a Day at the GVC’s Junior Market

Next Generation of Owners & CEOs Opened Their Businesses for a Day at the GVC’s Junior Market NEXT GENERATION OF OWNERS & CEOs OPENED THEIR BUSINESSES FOR A DAY AT THE GREATER VANCOUVER CHAMBER’S JUNIOR MARKET Over 150 kids from across the region had the opportunity to test their sales skills and to operate their…

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GVC Partners with the Vancouver Farmers Market to Promote Youth Entrepreneurship

GVC Partners with the Vancouver Farmers Market to Promote Youth Entrepreneurship GREATER VANCOUVER CHAMBER PARTNERS WITH VANCOUVER FARMERS MARKET TO PROMOTE YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP  Kids across the region will have the opportunity to grab a free booth at the Junior Market to test and run their own business for a day.    Vancouver, WA – The Greater…

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