Our Stories

Welcome to Switchboard stories. Get to know the Switchboard team, what matters to us, and what makes us tick – like women’s leadership, accessible communications and reading, to name a few. Also: pizza and coffee. Some might say we consume too much of both; we say there’s no such thing.

   

Combining Purpose, Profit and Technology at VanIMPACT 2015

At Switchboard, we’ve been expanding our knowledge-base in this field so we were excited to learn more about how combining purpose, profit and technology can be a catalyst for positive change and rapid business growth.

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5 Tips to Achieve a Successful Turnout for Your Webinar

Webinars are an effective way for companies to conduct digital seminars that share information about a topic from anywhere in the world.

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It’s Easy Being Green with My Green Space

It’s official. At Switchboard, we’ve decided to move beyond our indoor succulents, potted cherry tomatoes and red peppers.

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SEO, simplified.

The Switchboard team attended an exciting workshop, facilitated by Marwick Internet Marketing to learn about best practices for search engine optimization (SEO).

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Team Switchboard Day

In a fast-paced industry like PR, it’s critical to make time to get to know your co-workers so that team members learn to work together effectively and play off each other’s strengths.

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Reflecting on the Transit Referendum

As those of us living in Greater Vancouver heard last week, the public has spoken on the issue of raising taxes to pay for transit improvements, and it has delivered a resounding “No.”

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Felix’s Fabulous Fundraiser

This week’s blog post is a personal story about Kathleen’s little brother (step-brother if you want to get technical but it’s not a lovely word for a relationship), nine-year-old Felix Douglas.

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Capital One Race for Kids™

Over the past four years, Kathleen has been involved with the Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC’s Race for Kids event.

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5 Reasons to Vote ‘Yes’ in Metro Vancouver’s Transit and Transportation Referendum

It’s no secret that the Switchboard team is opinionated and outspoken. When we believe strongly in something, we aren’t afraid to speak up about it — repeatedly…and loudly.

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Carousel Theatre for Young People ‘Shakespearean Rhapsody’

Carousel Theatre for Young People (CTYP), established in 1976, has been based out of Vancouver’s iconic Granville Island since 1981

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