Posts tagged vancouver marketing agency
Here's What a Blogger Rate Sheet Should Have

One of the biggest trends in marketing right now involves working with 'Micro Influencers'. And the good news is that if you're reading this, you likely are one! If you're someone who is looking to work with brands on your social page then a rate sheet is a must! Since we've had a number of people ask us what should be on it, we're breaking it down for you!

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Branding & Ambassadorships with Jordan Bruce

Ever wonder how Instagrammers become ambassadors? How are they finding these opportunities and what do they entail? We sat down with holistic nutritionist Jordan Bruce who has worked with several brands. We asked her to spill the beans and give us some tips on how you can be compensated through your social presence and what to expect when you're an official representative of a brand. 

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Finding the Right Business Partner, The Most Important Decision You'll Make

Kristen and I get asked all the time about our business partnership which makes sense since you are likely to spend more time with your business partner than anyone else in your life for a while. Starting a business is a unique, amazing, and sometimes challenging journey. So what makes a successful partnership?

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When You Should Hire a Marketing Agency (As a Small Business)

In a recent blog post we discussed signs you shouldn't be working with a marketing agency. So, it only makes sense that we follow it up with a post on when you should hire one! This post is for small businesses, but agencies can make a lot of sense for much bigger companies and corporations as well.

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An Interview with Sisley from The Pure Life

We're not shy about saying that Sisley from The Pure Life is one of our favourite people and brands to work with. We think there is so much we can learn from her since we're seeing her turn her passion and knowledge into a profitable brand right before our eyes.

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Interview with Spread 'Em Kitchen Founder Mellisa Mills

Like many of you, it was love at first bite when we tried Spread 'Em Kitchen's dips. It was the beet cashew spread that first caught out attention and pretty soon we were addicted to all of her products. She was also a part of what inspired us to start Piquant Marketing!

Since she's an experienced entrepreneur, we figured we could all learn a thing or two from Mellisa. 

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When You Shouldn't Hire A Marketing Agency

Hiring an agency (us!) can help support the growth of your company by using the knowledge, tools, experience, and resources of people like us who are specialized in marketing. But it doesn't make sense for every company. Here are times when you shouldn't hire a marketing agency.

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A Note to Our Sweet and Naive 2016 Selves

2016 is almost over and it feels like we've aged a decade (at least in career years). Knowing what we do now, what would we go back and tell ourselves? Well in the spirit of the Ghost of Christmas Past, we've written a letter to our younger, more naive, and better-rested selves.

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The 3 Elements for a Complete Marketing Campaign

After years of crafting, executing, and then reporting on marketing campaigns, we've realized that there are three elements that make up a well-rounded and complete campaign. We've also found that breaking down what these elements are and why they are included before presenting to our clients or partners is critical. Some aspects of a plan seem obvious while others don't might not seem appealing until you break them down. 

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How to get invites, free product, and sponsorships from Marketing Agencies (like us!)

We're always amazed to see people getting free products, invites to cool events, or even making a living from their blog and Instagram. How do they do that? Sometimes they don't even have that many followers and aren't professional photographers or writers. How are they getting noticed? Are they approaching companies or are they approaching them?

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Vancouver Food Brands Owning Instagram

As marketers we're often showing clients inspirational and aspiration Instagram accounts to emulate and learn from, and Vancouver makes it easy! Here are our favourites and what you can learn from them for your own brand.

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