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Amid the gentle babbling of an outdoor waterfall, the Simpsons are snapping pictures. Here, in their studio’s scenic outdoor garden, Photoart by Simpson’s two generations of photographers exert decades of expertise as they capture kids at play, families in celebration mode, and moms-to-be using their stomachs as book stands. Inside the studio, natural light streams into photo sessions, illuminating the artistic poses Andrew stages or the spontaneous turns of Arlene’s lens. To ensure that clients receive the photo shoot they’re looking for, the Simpsons invite subjects to consult with them prior to the shoot, making any stylistic requests before the session begins. Once cameras have been packed away, clients can memorialize their newly captured selves via framed and mounted prints.

35503 Old Yale Rd
Abbotsford,
BC
CA

As she moved up the ranks from copywriter to editor to executive recruiter for numerous Fortune 500 companies, JC R?sum?s founder J. Melissa Cooper wrote millions of words and refined hundreds of r?sum?s. Today, she uses that experience to lead a band of staffing- and recruiting-savvy wordsmiths, who craft new r?sum? from scratch, tune up existing ones, and draft cover letters infused with interview-attracting pheromones. Without the use of templates, these professional r?sum? writers compose custom documents for a variety of workforce ranks?from tenderfoot to VP?and federal specialists focus on r?sum?s for government agencies. The company maintains a 99.4% client-satisfaction rate, and the founder and her proofing team diligently review drafts for quality control.

3250 Mount Lehman Road
Abbotsford,
BC
CA

Abbotsford's Best Creative and Award Winning Dog Groomers providing one on one Grooming to all small dogs in the area. Two I.P.G. Master Groomers to choose from Nina Lehtonen and Jennifer Davies. We love what we do, and it shows!

2059 Majestic Crescent
Abbotsford,
BC
CA

Manhattan Elite Prep's staff of teachers and consultants carries firsthand experience navigating the complicated labyrinth of school admissions. Some were students whose high test scores and poignant essays got them into top PhD and Ivy League MBA programs. Some consultants served on admissions committees of coveted schools and know what experience, qualities, and acrobatic feats make student applications stand out. Now, this team of insiders at a firm with more than 10 years of experience pools its knowledge to help students who are serious about acing tests and placing in their top schools. They emphasize efficiency, packing as much information as they can into the time allotted, and exceeding beyond minimum requirements. Courses covering entrance tests teach students to work smarter, ruling out wrong answers and budgeting their time wisely, and essay consultants pare down applications to deliver rich content in a limited word count. Customers may complete classes online or interact in-person with their instructors as well as fellow students.

3250 Mount Lehman Road
Abbotsford,
BC
CA

Brian Maffitt, CEO of Total Training, has worked with the company since its inception in 1996. Rather than looking for an easy way out, Brian helped create a video-based training series that people could use to learn about industry-leading creative design, digital video, and office software from the comfort of their home. Without lengthy manuals or long hours spent in a classroom, the first Total Training series was tremendously popular amongst hobbyists and professionals alike, leading to the development of numerous other expert-presented courses. Available online, on DVDs, and via skywriting, their current crop of programs covers software ranging from Photoshop and After Effects to Excel and QuickBooks Pro, all taught by industry experts. The self-paced courses have garnered several awards from film- and video-production competitions, and each course features 24/7 access, hands-on project files, an intuitive online interface, and an ever-growing content library to develop new skills.

3250 Mount Lehman Road
Abbotsford,
BC
CA

Some of the most successful business ideas are born at kitchen tables, inside home offices, or in the car. Nurturing these nascent plans, however, can be a bit more challenging. Housework, kids, and long commutes to big-city office spaces pry fledgling CEOs away from their work, and these one-person corporations can lack a key element for success: collaboration.

SwitchCube aims to fill this void. The business fosters a community of independent entrepreneurs, contractors, and other professionals who work together within a shared space, either collaborating on projects or simply lending each other advice. In addition to ideas, the group also shares professional amenities, including printers, coffee, and ample oxygen. Members can also rent out a boardroom for important meetings and access designated rooms for long phone calls. With several plans available, they can make use of the space for a single day, a few days a month, or full time.

33820 S Fraser Way
Abbotsford,
BC
CA