How do you convert website visitors to website customers? The conversion rate from online stores to online sales is a significant challenge for small businesses. In this 3 part course, participants will design a strategic step by step plan to reach measurable sales goals through fundamental principles of marketing, sales and customer service.
Louise Wallace Richmond owns Mediability Corporate Communications, a design and marketing firm in Salmon Arm BC. She has a background in economics and publishing and teaches part time at the Okanagan College School of Business.
All 3 workshops are on Thursdays from 10:00 – 11:30 AM.
Day 1 – Get to Know Your Customers – January 21
Day 2 – Get Your Customers to Know You – January 28
Day 3 – Build a Custom Plan for Your Goals – February 4
For more information go to session link. To register email
Join Tammy Thielman in learning about healthy boundaries, beating imposter syndrome and letting go of guilt so that you can freely enjoy, create and GROW your soul-centered business! Tammy Thielman is a local registered mental health and wellness counsellor who specializes in supporting trauma survivors of all ages in recovery and healing.
These workshop will be delivered on February 11, 18, and 25th -10-11:30 AM
For more information go here. To register email
Imagine your digital self is a house – you want to protect what’s inside. These workshops will go over techniques to help you protect your house from malice and accidents.
Day 1 – Password Managers – February 19 – 11-12 pm
Day 2 – Data Storage, Backups, Firewalls and Clearing your Cache – February 26 – 11-12 pm
Day 3 – Online banking and Preparing for the Future – March 5 – 11-12 pm
Day 4 – What happens when something goes wrong? – March 12 – 11-12 pm
For more information go here. To register email

Women’s Enterprise Centre

” Build your HR Toolkit” delivered by the – 3 Tuesdays – 10 – 11 AM

Having the right people on your team creates a positive work environment, helps you deliver quality service, lowers your training costs and frees you up to work on your business instead of in it.

Free Financial Fitness Webinar Series, Winter 2021

This winter, we are offering a series of free webinars to help you organize, understand and manage your business financials!
To register for these workshops click directly onto the workshop link.

Pivoting Your Business | Strategy for 2021
Wednesday, January 20th | 1PM PST

We’re looking forward to hosting Devin Rubadeau of Okanagan College for this free, 45-minute strategy Webinar followed by a Q&A session tomorrow. Learn techniques for pivoting toward success in 2021, how to face changing industry norms, how COVID-19 has changed what businesses need to do well, and how to answer questions of survival with innovation. Be sure to register ahead of time.
TOTA has recently received funding to deliver a 13-week domestic tourism skills training program for unemployed or precariously employed individuals, designed to help entry-level seasonal, casual, or part-time employees interested in growing into full-time tourism employment.
Program delivery will be 100% “live” online learning guided by industry facilitators, tourism professionals, and guest speakers.
This is a fully funded program, and we encourage anyone interested in expanding their employability within tourism in the Thompson Okanagan region to learn more and consider registering. Priority will be given to marginalized and underrepresented groups. Anyone ages 15 and above is eligible to apply. There is no cost to attend this program.

The Entrepreneur In Residence program is still in full operation. To access these services please complete the Client Intake Form on the website. All meetings will be held virtually through Zoom. If you have any questions about this program, please contact us

Two Ways to Connect through Tsuts’weye!

Join the Tsuts’weye Network Business Directory and share your business. To get your business profile on this page, simply fill out our Business Profile Form and email it to us! Check out the current listings on the Tsuts’weye website.
Join the Tsuts’weye Network Facebook Group. Keep up to date on workshops, podcasts, events, resources, and much more!

Welcome to Tsuts’weye!

(Pronounced “Soots-way-e”, means butterfly, in Secwepemc)
Tsuts’weye is a federally-funded project through Western Economic Development Canada, to support women entrepreneurs in the Shuswap through building skills, knowledge and networks.
We embrace an inclusive community of female entrepreneurs who recognize we are all enriched by our diversity. We are committed to fostering an environment that advocates for respect, acceptance of others, and inclusion. All women are welcome here.
  • Carmen Massey – Project Manager
  • Caroline Grover – Entrepreneur in Residence
  • Kari Wilkinson – Toliver Design – Website and Marketing
  • Jenna Robins – Trilogy Solutions – Digital Marketing and Analytics
  • Robyn Cyr – Brabyn Business Solutions – Communications
Please visit to learn more about the project and the team.
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Please call ahead to make an appointment.
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