Resources I recommend 

Tools to help you build your business.

These resources are ones that I have found that can help you create a successful business. They're not just people I've swapped business cards with at an event. 

These are products, services or organizations that I've been involved with in one way or another, and know personally. Products are ones that I've tried and use myself.

It's a short list.

I only recommend resources that have quality content and good value.  As I find more, I'll add them to the list.

Of course, I can't guarantee your results. You need to check them out to see if they're the right fit for you.


Melanie McIntosh


Savvy About Success

If you're feeling stuck, want to move your business forward, create more life/work balance, tackle some big goals, or live life with more passion, check out Savvy About Success. Kathy Santini can help you get where you're going, even faster than you are now. She'll help you learn what successful people know & do. 

Read Kathy's success blog



Sean D'Souza provides refreshing, down-to-earth information about how to understand your customers. If you're wondering how to get your message across to customers on your website, marketing materials or other communications, Psychotactics is the place to go. The site is jam packed with articles, cartoons and products to help you understand how your customer's brain works. 

Visit the Psychotactics blog here or

Check out the Brain Audit book

Canadian Resources

Shelfspace - The Association for Retail Entrepreneurs

Are you a retailer based in BC or Alberta? Shelfspace is a forward thinking and active association that can help you build your business. They have programs for retail staff training, advocacy on retail issues, a resource library of articles, an online community, networking, and a fantastic annual conference. Not only that, if you have a retail question, pick up the phone. Their great team will do what they can to find you an answer or put you in touch with the right person.

Check out their membership benefits

Vancouver Resources

FWE - Forum for Women Entrepreneurs

The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs is not just a networking organization. They provide real support and education to full time entrepreneurs. FWE has a number of high level programs to help women launch new ventures, or grow their businesses into multi-million dollar companies. They excel at connecting entrepreneurs with the right resources to help them succeed. One of the ways they do this is through their outstanding mentorship program.

Check out the FWE programs

Learn about FWE membership

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