Why Your Business Loves Instagram's New 'Close Friends' Feature

Two weeks ago Instagram introduced a new feature called Close Friends

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Keywords: The Key To SEO for Local Businesses

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the key to online visibility, and keywords are key to SEO.  With the huge number of internet users that utilize search engines such as Google, businesses with highly ranked websites receive significantly more...

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What's the Difference Between Domain and Web Hosting?

Let's face it, the internet can be a little confusing. In this series of posts, we are going to break down some of the key concepts behind your website, how to get it online, ranking on google, and driving growth for your business. To kick us...

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A How To Guide for Giving A Keynote Speech

According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two! This means that to the average person going to a funeral, they would feel better off in the casket than doing the eulogy. Can you...

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6 Ways Small Businesses Waste Money On Marketing

Small businesses are owned and operated by entrepreneurs. The average entrepreneur spends more time working on keeping the doors open than trying to develop an effective marketing plan. As a result, many small business owners end up wasting money...

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How to Balance Parenthood and Entrepreneurship

You’ve probably heard someone say that starting a business is like having a baby. The long hours, demanding clients, and lack of sleep can pile on the stress.

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What is retargeting and is it for your business?

The world of digital marketing can often feel like a swirl of buzz words, platforms and headaches. Innovations come and go, widgets are released to make your life easier, others add yet another layer of confusion. A technology that has stuck...

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A Valentines Memo To All Entrepreneurs

As we enter the most romantic week of the year we thought it would be a good time to share a loving open letter from an important figure at RTOWN, our Mayor's spouse, Grace.

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Creating a Brand Promise for Your Local Business

Leading up to the end of 2016, RTOWN was very hard at work refining and solidifying our Brand Promise. This work was done in addition to merging with LocalSphere – a local competitor of ours – which resulted in our headcount almost doubling and our...

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RTOWN announces merger with LocalSphere and successful financing

It is with great excitement and pride that we announce the merger and combined power of the two BC-based companies, RTOWN and LocalSphere.

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How to use your Loyalty App dashboard

With over 7000 active users and 44,000 stamps given, the RTOWN Loyalty App is changing the way small businesses manage their loyalty programs. To help you get more from the app, we have created a quick "How To" guide for the dashboard and new...

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Top events to attend this small business month

October is small business month across Canada. This means an extra push from chambers and business networks to provide you with support to help your business flourish and an overall push to promote shopping locally. We have compiled a short list...

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6 Ways to Find Relevant Content for Your Social Media Audience

Sharing interesting, relevant content is the golden ticket when it comes to social media success. Without it, even your most loyal Fans and Followers may lose interest and abandon you.

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