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Insights and the latest news from Forward Level.

We are hiring a Brand Strategist to join our team

We are on the lookout for a Brand Strategist – a functional marketing champion who builds marketing campaigns that accelerate brands.
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We are hiring a Digital Marketing Strategist to join our team

Full-time position in Calgary. We are a full-service marketing firm and the founding partner of move forward yycTM. Our team is growing to keep pace with a fantastic group of organizations that we are fortunate enough to work alongside and build their brands. As part of our growth, we are on the lookout for…
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“Don’t bunt.” Swing for the parking lot.

Another World Series is done. The strategies that made the biggest impact make good fodder for sports radio, but David Ogilvy, a constant proponent of the ‘big idea,’ said it best: “Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals.” How often have you prioritized safety or simply gone with ‘what…
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The power of purpose and Corporate Social Responsibility

When our clients walk the talk, we get inspired. This past September, our client, Westcor, took a huge step forward by launching Building a better community: A Westcor people-first initiative. It was our privilege to help them kick off this long-term initiative with a great event, rallying their business and trade partners to raise over…
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FLM gets a fresh coat of (web) paint

We are proud mommas and poppas today, announcing the launch of our brand-new website! Over the years we’ve listened to our clients talk about the unique and positive experience of partnering with Forward Level, and we thought “how can we better express that experience through our website?” That’s how the idea was born, and how…
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FLM and Stand & Command partner to sponsor Calgary Folk Music Festival 2018

We are proud to announce that we have joined forces with our friends at Stand & Command for the second consecutive year as sponsors to bring you the move forward yyc™ at the Calgary Folk Music Festival 2018. move forward yyc™ is a community of entrepreneurs moving our community forward. As Founding Partners, we’re proud…
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Stop letting "good enough" be good enough

If you’re an established business, chances are high that you’ve got, at a minimum, a website and some sort of lead generation strategy. Maybe you’re active on social media, utilize print or digital advertising, and showcase at conferences or seminars. It’s good enough, you think, but “good enough” means it can always be better.
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Don’t overcommit to one audience

John Pemberton turned a cure for morphine addiction into the most popular soft drink in the world. Sometimes the right pivot at the right time changes everything.
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When it comes to content, less is often more.

Producing a high volume of content can and likely will raise your profile on Google searches or social media, but content that doesn’t align with your strategy will eventually hurt your brand down the line.
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It’s 2018, but it’s never too late to start engaging on social media

It’s 2018, and if your company still isn’t active on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, or other social networks that apply, there’s room for improvement.
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