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Build and host your small business website – absolutely FREE

The simple and affordable way to create a new website

In today's digital world, your website is critical in helping you:

  • Drive sales
  • Better serve customers
  • Build brand credibility and awareness

Let’s face it:

If customers can’t find you online, they will go elsewhere.

CFIB has partnered with BarkBuilder – a proud Canadian company – to make it easier for you to create a website or online store. Whether you need a new site or want to update your online presence, BarkBuilder’s tools can help.

Find out what you can save!
  • An easy DIY* website builder with many awesome tools to use and mobile-friendly themes to choose from.
  • Customer service from people who truly care about you and want you to succeed.
  • Two exclusive suites to choose from, including a FREE DIY 6-page Web Essentials package.
Claim your FREE website

Maybe you have a small, service-based business and are too busy to maintain a complicated website.

However, you still want prospective customers to find you online and learn how you can help them.

With BarkBuilder, you can quickly and easily create a professional-looking website. Highlight your services, post photos, share testimonials from happy customers, and much more – for FREE.

As a CFIB member, you can enjoy a professional DIY six-page website that costs you absolutely nothing. If you need more, you can upgrade to our Ultimate Web suite anytime!

Reach a larger audience and boost your e-commerce sales

Do you offer a wide range of services or products online?

With BarkBuilder’s Ultimate Web package, you can create unlimited pages for your website, and more, for just $250 per year (or $25 per month).

Testimonial

"We're extremely pleased with this partnership from BarkBuilder and CIFB. It represents excellent value for businesses such as Copper Island Fine Homes. The BarkBuilder product is excellent and intuitive, and the support team has been outstanding as we've built and deployed our new website. Not only is the BarkBuilder solution cost-effective, it also provided an up-to-date and easily-modifiable platform that will improve our efficiency and ensure we remain compliant with emerging mobile technologies. I very much enjoy the flexibility offered through the client portal and ability to make easy and seamless changes. Great job, BarkBuilder and CFIB! "

Greg Vistisen 
President & Owner 
Copper Island Fine Homes 
Blind Bay, BC

 

Your Site Your Way

Both the Web Essentials and Ultimate Web suites offer the following features:

Complete creative control

Organize your site the way that you want it. BarkBuilder's drag and drop modules allow you to easily insert content on any page of your website. For example, you can include:

  • Blogs
  • Photos, videos, and audio files
  • Forms
  • Events
  • An online store**
  • Resource downloads
  • Social media
  • And much more!

** The online store is an Ultimate-Web-Only-Feature

Are you ready to attract more customers online?

Don’t let a dated – or nonexistent – website scare off customers.

Mobile-friendly design

BarkBuilder’s responsive web pages automatically optimize for any web browser. This means that customers will see your website as you want them to see it – whether they view it from a desktop or mobile device.

Secure hosting

You don’t need to pay for a third-party to host your website. BarkBuilder takes care of everything and hosts it at their secure Canadian data center.

Enhanced SEO

With BarkBuilder, you can make it easy for customers to find you online. BarkBuilder offers search engine optimization tools – including meta tags – that help you move to the first page of Google.

Website stats

Get real-time stats that show you how customers interact with your website. You can see which pages are the most – and the least – popular. You can also tie your site directly into Google Analytics to get an even broader picture of who views your website.