Category: Advertising

Should you still be using Facebook ads? Yes!

October 18, 2018

Are all your peers raving about how using Facebook as a marketing tool has helped transform their business? If so, they are probably correct, even though (with the latest news about Facebook and data breaches), many companies have likely double-checked their digital marketing spend for the coming year. With so many businesses doing that – Read More

Top 3 Location-Based Marketing Tools

June 15, 2016

As customers are gradually carrying out more shopping-related activities online, information is being gathered in the cloud more than ever before. While it’s mostly online retailers that are exploiting this, the brick-and-mortar stores are not far behind. Owners of brick-and-mortar stores are also becoming skilled in modern technology so as to win back the sales Read More

Three Awesome Applications of Today’s Disruptive Technologies

May 11, 2016

In today’s world, new technologies are being invented in a way that not only provides us with new features but also offers a new perspective on how we live our lives and how we interact with companies. These new technologies have become so disruptive that they create new markets, and are able to drive out Read More

The ABCs and WTFs of Programmatic Advertising

December 11, 2015

Recently, the BCAMA had the pleasure of welcoming four experts to lead a discussion on programmatic advertising at the first luncheon in our Thought Leadership Series. As programmatic advertising has been drawing a lot of chatter among marketers lately, gaining expert insight into this mysterious aspect of marketing couldn’t have come at a better time. Read More

Beyond Marketing Strategy

February 11, 2015

This is a guest post from former BCAMA President John R. Bell. Enjoy the perspective of the retired CEO and former recipient Marketer of the Year. Times. Places. Some remain etched in our minds no matter how many decades come and go. Thirty-five years ago at the Robson Media Centre, I accepted BCAMA’s Marketer-of-the-Year Award as Read More

Eye Wars: TV vs Mobile

July 9, 2014

And The Winner Is? By: Emily Marroquin Insights West and iamota’s smartphone study reports that mobile interaction has become the norm in daily life: British Columbians report spending almost equal time with their smartphones weekly (13.7 hours) as they do in front of their television screens (14.2 hours).  Results show 68% of the province’s residents now Read More

Digital Marketing Trends

May 19, 2014

by Ray Wang 5 Significant Digital Marketing Trends Every Marketer Should Keep in Mind Marketers often have difficulties keeping up with the latest in digital marketing due to all the rapid changes. To help marketers stay current with issues most relevant to them, I have listed five significant digital marketing trends you should know: 1.       Read More

VISION BuzzFeed: Top 10 List of 2014 Marketing Trends

May 2, 2014

by Meena Sandhu As marketers, we are more than familiar with buzzwords, trends, hot topics, industry lingo, etc. – and, in fact, our industry is responsible for creating much of it. However, even the most seasoned marketer can get caught up, swept away or even left in the dust trying to stay on top of Read More

Matt Nelson – Digital Storytelling 101 for Marketers

April 20, 2014

by Bruce Nickson Part 2 of the recap of the March 27th Breakfast Speaker Series event brings you Matthew Nelson, Director of Digital Strategy at DDB Canada/Tribal Worldwide – Vancouver. Matt starts with history, as in: we’ve been telling each other stories for as long as we have communicated with each other. The history of human communication (we Read More

Effective Storytelling in a Digital World

April 10, 2014

by Bruce Nickson Storytelling… It’s About the Hook Part 1 of the recap of the March 27th Breakfast Speaker Series event focuses on Heron Hanuman, Principal, Double H Creative & Digital Director, NATIONAL Public Relations A key component in storytelling: you need a good hook. We’ve been telling stories since the caveman days. Which should remind us that Read More