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We’re Hiring a Social Community Manager!

We’re Hiring a Social Community Manager!

Social Media Community Manager - Full-time We Make Stuff Happen is a full-service, Abbotsford-based Digital Marketing and Training Agency that helps businesses to tell their story online and on the ground. Job brief: We are looking for an additional, talented Social...

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Sunday Morning reflections

Sunday Morning reflections

  Good morning, my friends. It's Sunday morning.The sun is partly showing through the haze. It's incredibly smokey here again in British Columbia. I guess it's officially the last Sunday of summer and I'm making the most of it. It's a little cooler but I'm...

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Does your business need Cupping?

Does your business need Cupping?

I recently had to find an emergency physio. I flew knowing my back was tight - a day after I could hardly walk. It was a Saturday, early, and almost every local listing I found on Google was closed that day. I saw there was a new feature that helped me find a local...

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As featured on Lisa Sasevich

As featured on Lisa Sasevich

I was delighted to see our story featured on Lisa Sasevich's site! Lisa is one of my business mentors. "How does someone get a business mentor?" you might ask. Well, sometimes they choose you. Or at least, they surprise you. Here's the story... I had been following...

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My three words for 2017 Courage, Trust & Faith

My three words for 2017 Courage, Trust & Faith

I started today thinking about three words that would set my intention for this new year - they are Courage, Trust and Faith Hey, it's Jonathan. I am in the middle of a New Year's Day walk and it's almost like a blizzard, but that's okay! It's definitely put some...

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So long 2016 – it’s been awesome

So long 2016 – it’s been awesome

This is our last video post of 2016 - it's been awesome About a year or so ago, I gave myself a challenge to create a video post every single workday and I did that for over a year. I haven't made as many this season because I didn't want to overdo it, but at the same...

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#DoitforEllen2016

#DoitforEllen2016

It's Christmas - the Season of Goodwill to all men (and women) and we also know that it's the Season of Giving! Each year we gather to celebrate the Joy of Christmas and be generous by helping a special member of our meetup family. We're hosting 2nd Silent Auction -...

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Supercharge your Sales Process!

Supercharge your Sales Process!

Supercharge Your Sales Process by creating a consistent stream of ideal prospects by harnessing the power of assessment marketing Wouldn't you like to be growing your email list and inspire prospects to say yes to your offer? It's more challenging than ever before....

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We took Social Media 1 1/2 to Regina!

We took Social Media 1 1/2 to Regina!

Social Media now connects people across the globe. I love to make new connections that turn into friends. One such connection led to us helping launch their agency in their new city. That's how we took Social Media 1 1/2 to Regina! My friend Kaayla and I met through a...

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6th Anniversary very special deals!

6th Anniversary very special deals!

This week we celebrated our 6th Anniversary Meetup! Neil Godin and I started back in 2010 with our Social Media Challenge and we thought it would be great to celebrate by offering you some very special deals from some of our Meetup members. Monday's Meetup was another...

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Social Media 1 1/2 comes to Regina!

Social Media 1 1/2 comes to Regina!

Does Social Media Really Work? We hear this question again and again and the answer is - if it's done right then the answer is a huge YES!. But, it can feel like a risky proposition to change your marketing strategy away from what you’ve always known. You have to...

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What’s your R.O.R.?

What’s your R.O.R.?

With the launch of the new Eddie the Eagle Movie. I though it would be fun to revisit this blog written in March 2013 and just see how my ROR or Return on Relationship has been developing From the original blog - Someone commented on how much time it must have taken...

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How to excel in Social Media Marketing in 2016

How to excel in Social Media Marketing in 2016

With 2015 an already distant memory. The question remains - How do you excel in social media marketing in 2016? That is a great question my friends. Here's a few things we know for sure - people still like to do business with people that they know, like and trust! It...

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Let’s do life together – 2016 style

Let’s do life together – 2016 style

2016 is here and I'm thinking - Let's do life together - 2016 style! We all know the value of Social Media - the wonder of discovering the news of a birth or celebrating an anniversary, There are sad moments too, and the messages you can receive can make the darkest...

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Social Media marketing success story!

Social Media marketing success story!

Don't you just love to hear a Social media marketing success story? ; This Christmas tree is from a farm called Pine Meadows Tree Farms, and about 4 years ago, I gave a keynote to a nonprofit conference. One fellow at the end came up to me and said, "My son needs to...

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#DoitforEllen!

#DoitforEllen!

Hey folks! We're super pumped for our last Meetup of 2015! It's on December 7th at the NY Grill and rather than a speaker we have arranged a FUNdraising event called #DoitforEllen. Each year we do one FUNdraising event of our own. Last year we ran one of our Social...

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A special Monday Motivation Message from Sandi Krakowski

A special Monday Motivation Message from Sandi Krakowski

It's an honour to have our first guest presenter on our business daily motivation video series. I've been following Sandi for many years, after clicking on one of her facebook ads in my newsfeed. In 2012 I travelled to Orlando to attend her Social Media GPS bootcamp...

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Thanksgiving reflections

Thanksgiving reflections

Thanksgiving reflections 2015 Here in Canada it's Thanksgiving. A time to be thankful for the harvest and for family and friends. My wife loves to decorate our home and of course pumpkins make their way onto our front deck. But there's three objects that I keep in my...

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How do you Motivate yourself on a Monday morning?

How do you Motivate yourself on a Monday morning?

It's Monday Morning already - how do you motivate yourself? Debbie and I had the honour to listen to some of Canada's sporting greats last Friday at the Vancouver Club. Life and Leadership 2015 was hosted by our good friend and client Duncan Robinson from Wimbleton...

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Why we changed the name of our Facebook Page

Why we changed the name of our Facebook Page

You may have noticed we changed the name of our facebook page. Working with my coach Sandi Krakowski, we've been remodelling the way we do business for the future. Part of that whole re-examination is around personal branding. People I believe like to do business with...

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11 year anniversary blog

11 year anniversary blog

Lots of reasons to stop and be grateful today. Grateful for our freedom, grateful that today was my Dad's birthday and grateful for 11 years of business success. Here's my 11th year anniversary blog. 9/11 2001 - I was driving back from Birmingham. We'd just placed the...

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