Tag Archives: Marketing

2017 Marketing Trends

2017 Marketing Trends

With 2016 coming to an end, 2017 is rapidly approaching – in the world of digital marketing this means growth online will continue to accelerate into the new year. 2016 showed tremendous changes with social platforms merging, new features appearing and video becoming a game changer. Digital media will continue to dominate in the marketing space […]

Scrum Planning for Business in Ontario

How Using Scrum Lead to Success with The Ostic Group

In my last blog, I was talking about how to do twice the work in half the time. It spoke about how we are moving our clients into a framework called Scrum (Agile) and how it is helping to transform the way that we do business. If you want to read it for a reference, […]

The power of video advertising on display across different platforms in Ontario

The Power of Video for Your Business

Video is popping up more and more in our daily lives, especially online and in our communities. We utilize video to be able to capture a story and communicate messages. Whether we like it or not, our culture is turning into one that is time starved, and the more efficient something is, the better it […]

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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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Celebrating a decade of Intrigue Media

As our clients and our friends, we thought we would share some awesome news with you. You may know (and we hope that you do!) that our little baby Intrigue is 10 years old this year. We thought a great way to celebrate it reaching the double digits was by expanding our reach as a […]


Marketing is a Marathon Not a Sprint

Everyday I have the pleasure of talking with business owners and operators across many industries. Some businesses are in their first 5 years while some are 3rd generation family owned  businesses. I understand not everyone has the same marketing intentions but I believe in marketing for a marathon instead of a sprint for these 3 reasons.  […]


Brighten Up Your Business

We are hardwired to respond to colours; it’s something we can’t avoid. Everyone knows the difference between red, green and yellow lights, right? Even though I never said ‘traffic’ or ‘stop’, your brain recognized this group of colours and knew how it applied because colours always have meaning. But what does this have to do […]


Building the Foundation for Your Website – Part 2

What are my options for building a website? In my last post I touched on Domain Purchasing, Hosting and Next Steps to take in the web development process. Today I will touch on how exactly you can go about designing websites. Take Aways Understand what a Content Management System is Learn the pros and cons of three Content […]