Rosewood VA has teamed up with local small business owners and entrepreneurs to help them grow their online presence. We are fortunate to work with such great individuals and companies in York Region, Durham Region and the GTA.
When working with these businesses I position myself as a part of their team. We look at their business as a whole, and work on the individual marketing pieces to achieve their goals.
Vince’s Market is a multi award-winning Independent Grocer with three locations in Ontario: Newmarket, Sharon and Uxbridge and Tottenham. I work with Vince’s on an almost daily basis. I sit in on company meetings regarding online marketing and other strategies, and truly feel I am a part of their team.
Managing their website
Blogs, newsletters, Client Offers, etc.
Built a new E-Commerce extension on their website
Consulting on Online Marketing (Google & Social Media)
Helping them coordinate the more technical sides of their business
Explaining things in business terms they can understand
IAITS (International Airport Intelligence Training Symposium) is an International Conference organized by the York Regional Police (YRP) in connection with YYZ Airport. Last year we built a for the Annual International Aviation Investigators Training Symposium (IAITS). It was a great opportunity to work with them and we hope to work on future projects together.
Built and managed the website
Helped with online reservations
Sat in on event meetings to help coordinate the event
Assisted when they had any technical questions (translating tech into terms they understood)
Graphic design including their new logo, coins, event schedule and program
Aether Creations in Newmarket designs one-of-a-kind functional art & furniture. As a new business, we have worked together from the beginning. We really worked as a team here, brainstorming and exchanging ideas until we found the right fit. You can read the owner’s testimonial here.
Developing the Brand:
brainstorming company names
conceptualizing and designing the logo
developing consistent branding practices
brand new website
social media marketing
Simone Performance in Newmarket is family owned and operated serving York Region since 2004. As a long-existing business, I worked with the owners to review and revitalize their marketing strategies. I continue to stay actively engaged in their marketing on a regular basis and have become a key member of their team.
Reviewed current strategies
Reduced costs spent on needless advertising (print and online)
Built a brand new website
Created a new company logo design
New marketing materials: flyers, pamphlets, business cards, gift certificates, etc.
As an existing business, and an existing blogging customer for 2 years, it was time for an update. Dave’s website was older, not mobile-friendly and not representative of the high-quality of his services.
Total Website Revitalization
Google Advertising Strategy
Consulting on updating website content to convey the right messages
Maui North in Newmarket has been a leader in Stand Up Paddle Boards and accessories since 1976. This year we designed and developed a brand new website and online marketing strategy.
eCommerce store for selling their products world-wide
Social media marketing
Google advertising campaigns
Graphic Design for sales & promos
Nexus Coffee Company in Uxbridge is an innovative coffee shop serving exceptional gourmet coffee, loose-leaf tea, and specialty food items to Durham Region.
As a relatively new business with no online presence, we discussed and implemented strategies to spread the word.
Social Media Marketing Strategies
Consulting on other marketing strategies (print, etc.)
Graphic Design: flyers, promos, and a Billboard
Herbal North was founded by a herbalist who creates hand-made natural and Canadian herbal products. We built a beautiful website that sells her products Canada-wide. We’ve worked from the beginning and continue to work together on a regular basis.
As a new business, we started from the beginning together:
Logo Conceptualizing & Design
Search Engine Optimization
Lauren Hardy Photography captures incredible moments with stunning images. Lauren loves shooting weddings, engagements, newborns, families, and everything in between. Her work has even been featured by HuffPost Weddings and Hitched Magazine.
Organics 4 Orphans is a not-for-profit that focuses on bringing food sustainability to countries and communities across Africa. Their school trains locals how to grow organic food and bring these gardens to new communities. Their organization goals are food sustainability, disease prevention, water recovery and income generation.
Kat Downey of Legacy Matters in Mississauga is the #1 Licensed Funeral Director in Canada for a fourth time. She specializes in Funeral Pre-Planning, Travel Protection Insurance and even created the Executor’s Workbook designed to help you get everything in order before your time.
Parkers Cleaners in Aurora is the only GreenEarth dry-cleaner north of Toronto. Their mission is to provide their customers with the best possible service while keeping their environmental footprint to a minimum.
Bob Willard ofSustainability Advantageis a sustainability guru and currently leading an initiative for future-fit businesses in regards to the environment and sustainability. He is also the author of 5 books, creator of his invaluable Master Slide Set, and an excellent public speaker who has given over 1000 talks at events around the world, although he prefers to stay local or via Skype for sustainability’s sake.
Maureen Burleson of The Montana Group has been bookkeeping and preparing tax returns for over 30 years. She is also a Certified QBO (QuickBooks Online) ProAdvisor. Together her and her team, on Leslie St. in Newmarket, provide exceptional bookkeeping services for small businesses in York Region.
Sign Nation is a full service design, consulting, manufacturing one-stop shop for signage and related materials. Located in Newmarket, ON, the owner is specialized in architectural design.
Walk It Off Spinal Cord Recovery & Wellness Centre in Newmarket is a home-grown not-for-profit organization. Recovery therapy for spinal cord injuries is not covered in Ontario. Through exercise and therapy with their professional staff, Walk It Off strives to make a difference in the lives of those who have been affected by or know someone with a spinal cord injury.
Karen Armstrong of Inside Out is a Reiki Master, Biophoton Light Therapist and Enneagram coach. She is also a very active member of the Newmarket/York Region community and hosts Women’s Circle events throughout the year.
The Play Lounge Inc. in Newmarket, ON is a clean, modern, safe and fun place for children to play and learn. Offering camps for kids, as well as learning seminars from parents, this is a great place for young families.
Ventilation Restoration is a Duct Cleaning Service company with offices in Toronto and Durham Region. Specializing in large multi-furnace households, their technicians are all certified duct cleaners and/or licensed gas fitters. Professional and friendly service for your peace of mind.
Jim Baston of BBA Consulting Group in Aurora offers consulting and training services to transform field service personnel from reluctant into enthusiastic promoters of their company’s products and services. Jim provides his services across North America and even to some locations in Europe.
Ontario POS is a company based out of Newmarket, ON providing POS services to bars, restaurants.
As an existing business looking to update his website and increase traffic, we focused on SEO strategies including optimizing the website and blogging.
Kathleen Bernardi of Woodland Dentalin King City is a Registered Dental Hygienist with over 25 years experience in York Region, specializing in a holistic, integrative approach to oral hygiene.
Lorenz Food Distribution in Mississauga distributes quality food items to independent grocers across the GTA. Family owned and operated since 1986, specializing in quality deli and grocery products from top quality brands. They even have their own pristine re-packaging facility on-site.
A Perfect Pinky in Aurora takes pride in exceeding Ministry Health & Hygiene requirements in their fully licensed spa. Their team of professionals are highly trained and A Perfect Pinky has been providing high quality aesthetic services since 1993.