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4 Reasons to Partner with a Community Organization

There are great benefits to partnering with a community organization and there are many options. When deciding which one to join, consider one that your ideal clients will attend. You can be a part of networking groups, service clubs, charity organizations, research and innovation centres, small business centres, business advisory groups or your local chamber […]

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5 Books Every Leader Should Read

At Intrigue Media, our vision is Empowering Leaders, Strengthening Community. Leadership (alongside marketing) is the core of our business. We believe that by building a team based on leadership, we can empower each other to be the best we can be in order to provide our clients with best practice marketing. In our four walls […]

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5 Tips for Writing A LinkedIn InMail That Will Get Results

LinkedIn is a powerful platform that helps connect business professionals. It has a numerous amount of tools and functions so don’t worry if you are unsure about how to use them all! The tool I wanted to focus on was LinkedIn InMail messages. Although some people find them worthless, when written with quality and care they can have […]

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Sell For Yourself – Learn How Our Milton & Oakville Partner Fred Did It!

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Cold Calling Tips from Marketing and Advertising Agency in Kitchener Waterloo

What I’ve Learned From Years of Cold Calling

So, you’ve been asked to make ‘Cold Calls!’ I recently had a friend of mine invite me for a drink in Uptown Waterloo. We shared a couple of laughs and caught up a bit since it had been a while since we were able to meet. Shortly after our pints arrived he said: “so…I’ve been asked […]

Communication Tips for Business Development in Marketing and Advertising Guelph

Wishy Washy Words & How To Deal With Them

You are meeting with a client and just finished the best presentation of your life. You were meeting with the decision maker, found the perfect solution to their pain and even managed to come in under budget! After a few moments of consideration, the decision maker says “I think I like what I am hearing […]

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Breaking the Ice!

How many times a day do you talk to someone and right after greeting them you ask them how they are? Probably a few too many times. Which means, you’re not the only one doing it. Many of us do this likely over 10 times a day, depending on how much we interact with people. […]

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Cold Calling is DEAD!

Cold calling has to be the most intrusive, outdated, overused method of contacting businesses. You call and the only thing the person on the other side of the phone is thinking is how to get off the phone. Even worse than cold calling someone over the phone, is showing up at their business. Nobody wants […]