The TELUS Pitch: New entrepreneurs, iconic visionaries and a whole lot of Canadian passion for business

by | November 14th, 2017

Last night, our team at Agency59 attended the TELUS Pitch live event – the largest small business contest of its kind in Canada, with $150,000 in prizes. Three shortlisted Canadian entrepreneurs each had 3 minutes to make their final pitch to the judges as to why their business deserved the $100,000 grand prize and speak to how technology played […]

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AGENCY59 Response is hiring a seasoned Account Supervisor

by | October 18th, 2017

Work in a fast-pace, integrated advertising and marketing agency. Be responsible for managing client projects. Be able to work on multiple projects for a diverse client base at any one time. We are looking for an Account Supervisor with 5+ years of experience working within an Advertising/Direct Marketing agency. Share this Article 0000

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2018 and the future of Canadian small businesses

by | October 17th, 2017

In the spirit of Canada’s Small Business Week and our many B2B clients, we wanted to dedicate a post to the Canadian Small Business owner and take a look at what their future holds. Let’s explore the positives, the challenges ahead and what it means for us marketers and advertisers (keeping the politics out of it): 1. […]

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An Afternoon with Snapchat

by | October 4th, 2017

We had the privilege of attending a exclusive session with Snapchat, alongside our TELUS client and other creative agencies. Here are some of our highlights and takeaways from the day: 1. Canada loves puppy filters: There are 5.5MM+ daily active Snapchat users in Canada. As Snap pointed out, this isn’t just users with an account, they’re active users interacting […]

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CMAsmallbiz Marketing Event Series Recap!

by | October 4th, 2017

Two of our marketing subject matter experts and agency leaders, Marc Cooper, VP & Chief Digital Officer and Jason Dojc, Director of Strategy and Planning, led a keynote presentation on how small business owners can do marketing DIY-style. The presentation talked small business owners through the must-do’s for building a brand and customer engagement without a […]

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Gone in 6 seconds…

by | September 14th, 2017

There’s a lot of talk about online video advertising lately, with a hot topic being their length. 60 seconds, 30 seconds, 15 seconds, 6 seconds – so many options, but what way is the right way to go? Well Google and Facebook, the two current online advertising giants, are making the case for “shorter video = […]

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AGENCY59 Response is hiring an Account Executive

by | September 6th, 2017

Work in a fast-pace, integrated advertising and marketing agency. Be responsible for managing client projects. Be able to work on multiple projects for a diverse client base at any one time. We are looking for an Account Executive with 2+ years of experience working within an Advertising/Direct Marketing agency. Comfortable with daily contact with clients […]

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New “ground-breaking” work for Gay Lea

by | August 28th, 2017

Sometimes in order to stand out it’s about doing less, not more. To help launch Gay Lea’s new Nordica Smooth Plain Cottage Cheese SKU, we created a video campaign to tell consumers about the big protein benefits of this healthy product! Check out our recent buzz and coverage on StrategyOnline and on Best Ads on TV. […]

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Alibaba and Amazon to roll out ad platforms

by | July 21st, 2017

Facebook has rich information on who you are and what you’re interested in. Google feels they have the same. Now Alibaba and Amazon want to use their rich data on shopping behaviour to create an ad platform for brands. Not just performance ads to encourage buying a product on their shopping platforms but also awareness ads. […]

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