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The gathering place for the business-minded. It's where we'll be posting articles by the crew, alongside interesting things we find floating around the 'net. We also like to post stuff to our social media channels, so check those out too:

We're always writing about the latest and greatest in the world of marketing, plus we like to link to some of our favourite inspiration!

Mar 20, 2020

Government of Canada’s Response to COVID-19 Coronavirus

If you're currently doing business in Canada and you're not a delivery driver, medical professional, own a grocery store or produce toilet paper, you're likely in a similar situation to Octopus Creative as well as many other companies in both the B2C and B2B sectors. Full disclosure, it's hard right now. REALLY hard.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus: How to Continue Running Your Business During the Outbreak

Unless you’re a toilet paper company, you might be experiencing some issues with marketing, low sales, client or customer concerns and overall just doing business as usual during this crazy world-wide outbreak of COVID-19. Countries across the globe are putting pract

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Mar 18, 2020

Release The Kraken! Facebook For Business 102

Did you know if the legendary Kraken was a real-life animal instead of a merely a myth, it would be a living relative of today's octopus (go figure)? Both are classified as being a cephalopod, or a larger-than-life, predatory sea creature with a bilateral body, di

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Mar 21, 2019

Even Santa Would Shop in Airdrie with These Christmas Events Ideas

Christmas accounts for as much as 30% of sales for some retail outlets. That's why it's a great idea to seize the day and cash in on the holiday spirit. While the holidays might be stressful for some people, it's the time of year when everyone is ready to spend money,

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Nov 10, 2018

8 Revealing Reasons You Need A Digital Marketing Sidekick

Let’s be honest here. The internet dominates our lives from the time we wake up until the time we hit the sac. We have tiny little hand-held devices that allow us to search for whatever pops into our mind and all we have to do is twiddle our fingers! As a business, yo

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Apr 18, 2017

Could Your Home Router Really Be A Security Risk?

Earlier today, Wordfence released a blog highlighting a current trend amongst hackers; accessing home internet routers and turning them into weapons to target Wordpress sites. According to Wordfence: “These IPS switch on, perform a few attacks and then switch off an

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Apr 13, 2017

Easy Tips To Network Your Way To Success

With the rise of social media, we are quite literally, the most connected generation ever. With one-third of the world using social networks regularly, information is always just a click away. With the swipe of a finger, we can speak with friends and family on the other

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Mar 14, 2017