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.

   

iSite

If you know me, you’ve probably noticed that I sometimes wear glasses. You may also have seen me, glasses or no glasses, squinting to see something on a page or a screen.

Read More

   

Bring Images to Life with Flixel

Here at Switchboard, we love to try out new apps — particularly ones that help us tell stories.

Read More

   

What would T-Swift do?

Love her or hate her (and we don’t know how on earth you could hate her), Taylor Swift could teach us all a thing or two about effective

Read More

   

Benefits of a Dog-Friendly Work Environment

Last week the Switchboard team welcomed a new addition: Hogan, a rescue puppy and our new mascot.

Read More

   

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.

Read More

   

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.

Read More

   

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.

Read More

   

SEO, simplified.

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

Read More

   

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.

Read More

   

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.”

Read More