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30 May | 2017

5 Questions to Ask When Building your Member Value Proposition

Marketing & Advertising

Perry Boeker - Principal & Marketing Strategist A results-driven creative thinker, Perry is a marketing management professional with a proven record of achievement in Strategic Planning, Team Leadership, and New Concepts Development.

At a recent event hosted by a non-profit organization, I had the good fortune to catch up with a friend who serves on the organization’s board.

Our discussion quickly turned to the business of operating the Association. He was challenged by the lack of member engagement.

When I asked about his Member Value Proposition, he was at a loss to properly describe it.

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10 Nov | 2016

The Advantages of a Printed B2B Brochure

Marketing & Advertising, Corporate Communications

Gil Binne - Principal and Managing Director Gil is an award-winning Creative Director who balances a keen design sense with the ability to translate abstract concepts into dynamic visual tools for marketing and corporate communication. 
He's an expert in using traditional and online media to elevate corporate visibility and deliver bottom-line results.

Is the printed business brochure, once a fundamental sales tool, still an essential part of your marketing arsenal anymore? Or is this simply old school thinking?

We all know the many reasons why the corporate website is essential in today’s business climate. But is there an opportunity to support your website’s reason for being with a printed brochure? Well, you might just be surprised at the advantages this modest investment can give your business today.

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09 Nov | 2015

Digital Marketing ROI Using Old-School Tactics

Customer Service, Marketing & Advertising

Perry Boeker - Principal & Marketing Strategist A results-driven creative thinker, Perry is a marketing management professional with a proven record of achievement in Strategic Planning, Team Leadership, and New Concepts Development.

When it comes to marketing your business, there are so many options to choose from: in-bound, paid search advertising, SEO, traditional display advertising, social media, TV, radio, direct marketing and directory advertising are just a few of the techniques to embrace. Knowing how your prospects are responding to these different tactics is an essential element of optimizing any campaign and stretching your marketing budget. It is more complex than simply knowing how many people are visiting your website. In my opinion lead generation should be the metric by which you should measure success. I believe you need to know how many people are contacting you, becoming true leads, and actually converting into customers.

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29 Sep | 2015

Earlier this year, I was presented with the opportunity to accompany a friend on BMW Canada's M European Tour - a special experience reserved for a lucky few, hand-picked BMW customers.

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22 Jun | 2015

Many people and businesses underestimate the importance of social media. The benefits of social media marketing include brand awareness, brand loyalty, receiving instant feedback from your customers, sharing content easier and faster, generating more leads for a low cost, learning about your customers and much more.

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10 Mar | 2015

The best ad copy is concise and direct, cutting cleanly to the point. (At least that's what everyone who edits my copy keeps telling me.) Despite the medium, great marketers have a near magical ability to convey novel and sometimes revolutionary ideas in as few words as possible and, in some cases, without any words at all.

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30 Oct | 2014

I am an advertising geek and a student of its history. I am ‘that guy’ who watches the Super Bowl and now even the Oscars not just for the spectacles themselves but those 30-second TV spots where advertisers spend millions of dollars to draw the consumer closer to their brand.

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  • Art Director Angela takes every project through a demanding creative process, beginning with research and analysis, continuing to brainstorming and conceptualization, before presenting her design solution. She is a highly creative and pragmatic team player. With a broad range of creative experience, Angela has the ability to see even the most difficult design challenge to completion.
  • Web Project Manager Audrey is an experienced web technologist. Her favourite technologies are Opensource, Agile, and Open Space technologies. She loves to find a way to bring diverse skillsets together to deliver a project on budget that exceeds customer expectations. Her experience in leading major web projects, a track record of exceptional customer service, plus a commitment to community development allow her to add long-term value to a client’s web brand.
  • Lead Front-End Web Developer Caroline comes to us from Paris, France where she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Multimedia from the Institut d’Etudes Supérieures des Arts. A talented interactive designer / developer, Caroline contributes both left and right brain smarts to all of Red Rocket’s interactive assignments.

  • Principal and Managing Director Gil is an award-winning Creative Director who balances a keen design sense with the ability to translate abstract concepts into dynamic visual tools for marketing and corporate communication. 
He's an expert in using traditional and online media to elevate corporate visibility and deliver bottom-line results.
  • Digital Marketing Strategist
  • Communications Designer
  • Office Administrator & Proofreader
  • Designer
  • Commmunications Designer Armed with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Advertising and Graphic Design, Kane has travelled all the way from the shores of Western Australia to join the Red Rocket Creative team. A talented, multidisciplinary designer with several years of industry experience, Kane consistently delivers well researched, strategic and innovative design solutions to each of his clients.
  • Communications Designer
  • Principal & Marketing Strategist A results-driven creative thinker, Perry is a marketing management professional with a proven record of achievement in Strategic Planning, Team Leadership, and New Concepts Development.
  • Client Services Manager
  • Office Administrator Sangeet comes to Red Rocket with a Diploma in Financial Management from BCIT and is currently working towards her Degree in Business Administration. Her primary goal is to keep the office running smoothly, while keeping her coworkers cheerful.
  • Client Services Director
  • Senior Drupal Architect
  • Senior Web Producer
  • Writer Terry Dove, writer. Terry is an industry veteran with nearly three decades of writing and communications experience, particularly for the resource and investment sectors. With a Canadian Securities Course designation, a B.Sc in marketing and MFA in creative writing, he brings a unique blend of education, skills and experience to our team. Before joining Red Rocket, he owned and operated Dove Communications Inc. (2000-2012) and Rainier Communications Inc. (1990-2000).
Member Engagement Essentials
Member Engagement Essentials