The New and Improved BC Marketplace - BC Marketplace

The BC Marketplace is a community-led initiative designed to support and uplift small businesses across our amazing province. Since we launched in 2020, over 3,000 businesses province-wide have joined our growing community of entrepreneurs.

Since the beginning, we’ve sought your input on how we can improve the site to help serve your needs better. Today, we’re excited to share what we’ve been working on.

Fresh Look
The BC Marketplace acts as a highly visible shop window for your products and services. The small businesses we serve are the main attraction of our marketplace, and we’ve made some changes to the look of the site to increase visibility and make browsing easier than ever. You’ll likely notice our modernized layout and, for those on mobile, we’ve improved the browsing experience to make finding what you’re looking for easier even on a small screen.

Improved Navigation
We’ve simplified and enhanced our navigation to make it easier to browse and find businesses across your favourite communities and regions. With even more content than ever, access our themed guides to help you shop for any occasion, and read the uplifting stories behind some of our amazing businesses you can find on the BC Marketplace.

More Categories
We’re pleased to roll out a new and deeper layer of categorization that enables businesses to find an even more accurate fit with our marketplace. This will provide enhanced visibility for our businesses, while providing better search results and selections for our consumer audience.

Metrics
Data is an entrepreneur’s best friend. When you log into your BC Marketplace account, you can now get up to the minute statistics on how your profile is performing. This data includes:

    Impressions – the number of times your business has appeared in search or from shoppers browsing the BC Marketplace
    Views – how often your BC Marketplace profile has been selected and viewed
    Clicks – the number of shoppers navigating to your website or online store linked in your BC Marketplace profile

Join the BC Marketplace
Now is the perfect time to add your business to the BC Marketplace! Creating your profile is FREE, and the streamlined process is simple. Join thousands of small business owners using the BC Marketplace to reach an audience who love to shop local all across the province.

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