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Tamara Brooks

Tamara Brooks is a self-described social media addict and co-owner of October 17 Media, a Vancouver based digital marketing agency. Tamara helps organizations leverage online tools to grow their brands and revenue working with clients such as Future Shop, Park Royal, North Vancouver Recreation Commission, North Shore News, The City of Richmond and others. Tamara@October17media.com • www.October17media.com.

Social Media for the Holidays

Written By Tamara Brooks
Posted in Articles, PR & Social Media

Ok, the Christmas stuff has long ago hit the shelves at Costco and whilst I could hear even myself grumbling at the sight of it; it also means that the money-making season is upon us. I can see you now.. …

Taking the gambling out of social media marketing for business to business companies?

I’m involved in a great local business group, EO Accelerator, for entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses to the magical million-dollar mark. One of my mentors in the EO Accelerator program is Dave Notte, of Wolfgang Commercial Painters. You may …

A creative mobile media campaign can significantly lift your profit – just like it did for Rogue Kitchen

I’m a fan of after-work beers with friends and colleagues on Fridays. It’s just something I’ve taken to, after working in the marketing industry for so many years. One of my favorite haunts is Rogue Kitchen and Wetbar, inside Waterfront …

Pinterest adds another social dimension to your marketing

I know what you’ll say. “You want me to learn another social-media channel?” But social media already eat up valuable company time and don’t always equal direct return on investment. “So, why on earth would I add a new channel?” …

Social media neophyte racking up sales on Etsy.com

When it comes to social media, I consider myself pretty savvy. But it never fails to astonish me how entrepreneurs just figure this stuff out on their own and do very well by it. Take my sister Justine, who is …

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