• LinkedIn: Marketing Your Business and Personal Brand | Now Common Convos

    This week's conversation is with Richard Wong, a Marketer who works at LinkedIn as part of the North American High Growth Team. We will be discussing marketing and online advertising for businesses as well as personal branding. Richard has worked at Google, 500px, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble and more. Before LinkedIn, he was the VP of Marketing & Creator Relations at #paid, the world’s leading Creator Media platform that harnesses the power of social media creators to intelligently deliver content & media designed to shift consumer behaviour. ————- Our Now Common Convos series continues weekly! Join us each Monday on Now Creative Group’s Instagram Live: http://instagram.com/nowcreates

  • Making a Social Impact with Your Business | Now Common Convos

    This conversation with Jen Couldrey will discuss various ways to incorporate social good into your business, no matter what stage it is at. As a champion of social responsibility in the Canadian tech community, Jen helps business leaders build a blueprint for making a positive impact through their business. As the Executive Director of The Upside Foundation, Jen works with founders of scaling companies across Canada who want to make a difference in the world, enabling donations of equity rather than cash. She also serves as the Co-Founder and Toronto Lead of The Home Front (supporting frontline healthcare workers during COVID-19), Chair of the Board of Directors at Future Possibilities for Kids, on the #Tech4SickKids Advisory Council, and on the Western Entrepreneurship Strategy Advisory Board. Prior to this, she worked in corporate social responsibility at SiMPACT Strategy Group and Human Capital Consulting at Deloitte. Jen has a business degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. Jen has been recognized as one of the Top 30 Women Making a Difference in Tech by Ryerson DMZ, as a Corporate Knights Top 30 under 30 Sustainability Leader, and as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada. ————- Our Now Common Convos series continues weekly! Join us each Monday on Now Creative Group’s Instagram Live: http://instagram.com/nowcreates

  • Ideas Into Action: Staying Productive from Home | Now Common Convos

    We will be talking about staying productive during the pandemic, preventing burnout and much more. Hamza Khan is a multi-award winning marketer & entrepreneur. He’s the Managing Director of Student Life Network, Canada’s most comprehensive resource hub dedicated to helping and empowering millions of students across the country. He co-founded both Splash Effect, a boutique marketing & creative agency, as well as SkillsCamp, a soft skills training company. He is the author of an Amazon bestselling book, “The Burnout Gamble.” From TEDx stages and national conferences to MBA classrooms and Fortune 500 boardrooms, Hamza is regularly invited to deliver keynotes and workshops around the world. He is a sessional instructor at Seneca College and Ryerson University, teaching courses on digital marketing and social media. Through his consulting, writing, teaching and speaking, Hamza empowers people and businesses to transform ideas into action. ————- Our Now Common Convos series continues weekly! Join us each Monday on Now Creative Group’s Instagram Live: http://instagram.com/nowcreates

  • Video as a Content Strategy | Content Marketing Toronto Panel

    Join us for the second edition of Content Marketing Toronto — this time it's all about video. It isn’t a secret that video is an incredibly powerful tool for marketers, but are we really harnessing it effectively? Some brands are starting to create videos just for the sake of content, rather than understanding the goal and message behind it. Purchase your ticket on Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/2St8wdy During this event, we’ll be discussing: - The different types of video, when and where to use them - How to use video to achieve your bottom-line goals - How to effectively create a strategy for video marketing You can expect: - An insightful panel from Toronto creators and video marketers - Casual networking - Free drinks and food Panellists include: Arian Bayzaei | VP, Enriched Academy & Financial Literacy Speaker Rachel David | President, Hashtag Communications & YouTube Creator Hannah Atkins | Brand Content Coordinator, Four Seasons Global Sarah Cheung | Beauty Content Creator, YouTuber Michelle Hanitijo | Content Creator, YouTuber, Ky Content Marketing Toronto is a panel-style event where leading content marketers discuss how to tactically take your strategy to the next level. Each event, we cover a unique type of content to discuss the most effective ways to bring in sustainable ROI. The series is co-hosted by Now Creative Group and Origins Media Haus. Tickets can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2St8wdy