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What is the Difference Between a Custom WordPress Website and Using a WordPress Theme?

September 26, 2022

7 minute read

What exactly is the difference between a custom WordPress website and a WordPress theme? Think of it like this, do…

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What is the Difference Between Web Design and Web Development?

September 23, 2022

4 minute read

Ever wonder what the difference is between web design and web development? It’s important to know that they are both…

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What is the difference between a web designer and a web developer?

July 21, 2022

4 minute read

At  White Canvas we are proud to offer all of our web development and web design services in-house. This means…

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Shopify vs WordPress for SEO: Which works better?

June 10, 2022

5 minute read

If you have a website set up for your business then you have probably heard about search engine optimization (SEO),…

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5 Website Design Tips for your Langley Business

June 7, 2022

4 minute read

As an entrepreneur, running a business in Langley could be everything you’ve ever dreamed of. While you’re working hard all…

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White Canvas opens new creative agency in Langley, BC

February 1, 2022

5 minute read

We’re excited to announce the opening of our new White Canvas agency office space in Walnut Grove, Langley at C320…

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Do I need a custom website? 5 questions to ask yourself.

October 15, 2021

6 minute read

Navigating the world of websites and content-management systems can be overwhelming for any new or established business. WordPress or Squarespace?…

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How to make branded social media graphics in Canva: putting your brand kit to work!

October 1, 2021

5 minute read

Real talk for a minute – working with a design team to put together your business’s logo and visual identity…

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What is Digital Marketing? 5 Tips for Launching your Brand Online

September 15, 2021

4 minute read

You’ve built a brand and you’ve built a website, now what? You’ve heard about digital marketing, but what is it…

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6 Tips for Building your Brand on Social Media

July 9, 2021

5 minute read

You’ve got your brand, you’ve got your unique positioning statement, and you’re ready to offer your businesses products or services…

What even is SEO anyways?

June 23, 2021

5 minute read

If you have a website, you’re probably aware that SEO is important for gaining traffic and ranking high in internet…

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WordPress, Squarespace, Shopify – which platform is best for my website?

May 21, 2021

6 minute read

Whether your product or service-based business is just starting out or you’re looking to revamp your existing site architecture, having…

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5 reasons why maintaining your WordPress website is important

January 16, 2021

5 minute read

The topic of website maintenance is about as exciting as getting an oil change for your car. It’s not glamorous…

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2019 Goal Setting – Our 5 Step Formula (& Printable worksheet)

January 2, 2021

4 minute read

A new year means a fresh canvas and a chance to really take the time to evaluate your direction for…

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10 tips for starting a small business in BC

January 1, 2021

7 minute read

You’ve got your inspiration board, your vision and your determination – you’re ready to take the plunge and set up…

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How to Customize Your Background in Zoom Plus Free Downloadable Backgrounds!

April 22, 2020

4 minute read

Working from home is an unexpected change many of us have been facing over the past weeks, and with this…

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Brand systems explained: why your business needs more than just a logo

January 31, 2020

5 minute read

It’s a new year and you’ve finally decided to tackle that business idea, side hustle or startup venture. You’re frantically…

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Why Your Mission, Vision and Values Statements Matter

January 10, 2020

6 minute read

By Shannon Bell, Principal, Bell Virtual Solutions  As business owners, we know that starting a business takes passion, commitment, determination,…

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White Canvas Design Top 9 moments from 2019

December 31, 2019

5 minute read

As we close out 2019 I’d like to thank all of you for your continued support, inspiration and friendships –…

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User Experience Basics: 5 things to consider when designing your website

September 26, 2019

6 minute read

User Experience. We’ve all heard the buzz phrase floating around the digital realm, but what does it mean? In short,…

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5 things to consider when choosing a colour palette for your brand

July 5, 2019

6 minute read

We’ve all been there – facing the challenging task of picking a colour for our logo. As we scratch our…

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Business cards that dazzle – 5 ‘wow factor’ printing finishes

June 9, 2019

4 minute read

Some would argue that business cards are becoming obsolete with the rise of digital connection tools such as LinkedIn, Instagram…

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5 DIY steps to improve your website’s SEO

May 28, 2019

4 minute read

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a frequent conversation we have with fellow entrepreneurs, especially those with WordPress websites. What is…

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What the heck is a vector file and why do you need one for your logo?

May 10, 2019

6 minute read

A simplified guide on best uses for your brand’s file types. 

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3 tips for styling your brand photoshoot

April 5, 2019

5 minute read

By Carly Moir, Creative Director WCD Long before getting engaged I came across this beautiful instagram account by Blush Photography.…

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Why WordPress? 5 reasons to use it for your company’s website

March 26, 2019

6 minute read

What’s all this talk about WordPress? You’ve likely come across the popular content management system (CMS) at some point as…

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Launching a website? 3 things you need to know before you start.

March 1, 2019

4 minute read

Here at the studio, we get to meet a lot of really cool people across many dynamic industries. Beauty technicians,…

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3 Signs you’re ready for a Rebrand

February 20, 2019

5 minute read

[Written by Carly Moir, Creative Director of White Canvas Design] 396 days. That’s how long it took to execute our…

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Logo, Identity & Brand: What’s the difference?

January 18, 2019

4 minute read

Logo. Identity. Brand. Three words that are used interchangeably and oftentimes, incorrectly. Talking with business owners I’m typically presented with…

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Being pregnant and running a business: the art of growing 2 babies

March 27, 2018

7 minute read

By Carly Moir, Creative Director at White Canvas Design As I sit here on a snowy Friday afternoon, exactly 29…

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