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Young Entrepreneur: Holly McMurter

An interview with Holly McMurter of Holly McMurter Photographs. Personal pronouns: She/her. Describe your business. Holly McMurter Photographs is a photography business! I’m mainly focused on timeless weddings and couples but I also photograph families and small businesses. What brought you to the region? I grew up over the bridge in Prince Edward County, but when I was buying my first house I wanted to be somewhere that would be better for my business. In other words, I needed ...

Makin’ It Work: Diamond Physiotherapy

A woman leaning on an exercise ball in front of a blue wall with text: Diamond Physiotherapy

Nicola Robertson of Diamond Physiotherapy in Belleville shares how technology has allowed her and her team to continue providing healthcare services to their clients.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Nicola Robertson – Diamond Physiotherapy Describe your business. Diamond Physiotherapy is a unique physiotherapy clinic in Belleville, where our focus is one-on-one treatment. Every client has their own goal, from strengthening their pelvic floor for birth to walking with balance. No matter the challenge, you’ll always feel safe and strengthened by our team. ...

Makin’ It Work: Ekort Realty

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This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Jamie Troke – Ekort Realty What does working from home/your workplace look like for you right now? We’re open with condensed hours (10 am – 4:30 pm) and only by appointment to restrict the amount of walk-ins we usually get for listings and apartment inquiries. I am still here in the office every ...

Makin’ It Work: Dough Mama

Corrie Wessels stands in her Dough Mama kitchen.

Corrie Wessels’ handmade pizza doughs are bringing families together in the kitchen during isolation.

This interview is part of a series chatting with local business owners, artists, organizers and people in our community who are learning to adapt during COVID-19. Corrie Wessels – Dough Mama Describe your business. Dough Mama pizza dough dry mixes are the perfect solution for delicious and easy pizza you can enjoy at home. With three different kinds to choose from, you can create anything from a classic cheese and pepperoni or a gluten-friendly veggie lovers pizza to deliciously ...

How I Thrive As A Rural Entrepreneur

Thrive As A Rural Entrepreneur

Hint: It’s Not Really About Me When I started my career as a freelancer writer/entrepreneur I was overjoyed by the prospect of working from home every day. I envisioned working from the beach in the summer and sipping tea fireside in my pyjamas in the winter. All the while typing away at my laptop with my dog at my side. Sounds ideal, yes? As you may expect, reality quickly slapped me across the face. Yes, most days I do ...

Young Entrepreneur – Erin Meiklejohn

Emerald Erin Sewing Entrepreneur

An interview with young entrepreneur Erin Meiklejohn of Emerald Erin. Describe your business.  I design sewing patterns and sell specialty fabrics and materials for people who sew their own lingerie and swimwear. My business is based online in the home sewing community, and I ship all over the world. It’s often a surprise for the average person to hear that sewing is so popular, but there is a vibrant online sewing community! How long have you been here? I ...

Ash Murrell – Ash Murrell Photography

Ash Murrell Photography Belleville

An Interview with Young Entrepreneur Ash Murrell, owner of Ash Murrell Photography based in Belleville. ashmurrell.com Describe your business. Ash Murrell Photography is a commercial photography company specializing in Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Public (B2P) imagery. Helping clients reach new clients using cinematic story telling, we can get businesses to the market they desire. How long have you been here? I moved here with my immediate family, from France, over 16 years ago. What brought you to ...

Customer Appeal Series Part Three: Interior Traffic and Design Plans

Interior Traffic and Design Plans to Increase Sales

Interior Traffic and Design Plans to Increase Sales A customer can’t buy it if they can’t find it or don’t even know you have it.    Create a path that (almost) takes the customer by the hand and leads them. IKEA is obvious with big directional floor arrows and meandering paths. You will find links to merchandising tips and 4 standard retail store layouts below but for now, we are concentrating on increasing sales and how humans move through ...

Customer Appeal Series Part Two: Storefront Window Displays

3 Tips For Storefront Window Displays That Attract Shoppers

Bright, bold, fun, colourful, loud, oversized and traffic-stopping! Storefront windows are your hardest working employees, so give them the tools to do the job right. Clothes on mannequins, shoes on pedestals or perfectly lined up jam jars aren’t head turners. Your window is like a movie preview—it must tell enough of a great story that viewers are drawn in and intrigued. 3 Tips For Storefront Window Displays That Attract Shoppers Tip #1 – Don’t wing it. Start with paper ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.