Shopify Multi Currency Using Bold Commerce
June 22, 2018

Shopify Multi Currency Using Bold Commerce

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Bento Abroad Series | IDEIA Co-Working Space - Lisbon
June 21, 2018

Bento Abroad Series | IDEIA Co-Working Space - Lisbon

During our remote work adventures, we will be visiting a variety of co-working spaces in Portugal, Switzerland, and Italy. Our first co-working space experience in Lisbon took place last week as we visited the 2 IDEIA coworking locations in the city.

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Staying Productive While Working From Home
June 11, 2018

Staying Productive While Working From Home

If you didn't catch our blog post, at the beginning of June the BentoSMB team went digital. Some of our team are working remotely in other countries, some in great local coworking spaces and others have chosen to work from their home office. A recent Shopify blog post about staying productive while working from home was a great resource for our team when settling into this new way of working so we wanted to put our own Bento spin on the topic.

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Remote Working Essentials
June 06, 2018

Remote Working Essentials

Going digital and remote working can be an amazing experience. Packing up and travelling to a new destination brings with it new opportunities for learning and networking. As we prepare to start out on our journey, we are putting together what we think are some essentials that will make our remote work life as smooth and seamless as possible.

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Internet for Digital Nomads | SkyRoam Review
June 01, 2018

Internet for Digital Nomads | SkyRoam Review

If you follow BentoSMB, you'll know that we are going digital. What this means exactly is something we cover in a previous blog post. In a nutshell, it involves travelling around the world while working and the idea of being digital nomads. Now, to be digital nomads you need a few things, primarily a computer and internet access. Sitting in coffee shops, AirBnB's, and co-working spaces works well, but when you are a little more remote or mobile, relying on finding a wifi hotspot can be rough.

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The Future of Shopify | Shopify Unite Recap
May 25, 2018

The Future of Shopify | Shopify Unite Recap

Members of the BentoSMB team recently took part in the dynamic and information-filled Shopify Unite conference in Toronto from May 7-9. With many exciting upgrades and enhancements to the platform around the corner, Shopify is quickly becoming the most efficient and important tool for e-commerce business. Here are a few of the updates to Shopify that we think will be the most important takeaways for our clients and partners.

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BentoSMB Is Going Digital!
May 17, 2018

BentoSMB Is Going Digital!

You may think it's weird for a business that does digital marketing and web development to be going digital. Shouldn't Bento already be digital? Well, to be honest, we are. Many of us work from home on a regular basis, some of us work from further abroad. With that, BentoSMB will be leaving our office on May 30th and will begin working remotely full time.

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Who’s In Your Squad? | Where do you Get Business Support?
April 12, 2018

Who’s In Your Squad? | Where do you Get Business Support?

As an entrepreneur or small business owner, you know it is important to have a strong team around you. You may look around your home office or coworking space and feel what all small business owners feel from time to time; lonely. It’s easy to see a massive organization in motion and feel like you are missing something. Maybe you’ve left a corporate job to go out on your own and you find yourself missing the team vibes. It’s completely normal.

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Recap of Our Spring Shopify Meetup 2018
March 13, 2018

Recap of Our Spring Shopify Meetup 2018

Back in November 2017, we planned our first Shopify Meetup in Kingston, Ontario. The goal of the event was to bring the local Shopify community together. Even those who knew little about the e-commerce platform were welcome since this would be a perfect opportunity to learn. The Shopify community and general interest in the platform was larger than we expected - our event was packed! It was so great to see everyone come together, sharing stories and giving advice to others.

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