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Why This Toronto Marketing Firm Is Like No Other

In the world of top-class business, Toronto marketing firm Brand & Mortar strives to deliver game-changing results from their contributions to clients. Agile, communicative, and driven, our full-service agency adapts to any client’s needs and we make it happen using the combined talents of our professional team. While first headquartered in Toronto since 2011, Brand & Mortar wasn’t just a marketing firm in Toronto anymore, as it eventually expanded its offices to San Diego as well. With cutting-edge technology and innovative ideas, this award-winning agency has years of experience in working on brand development that clients can trust. But what […]

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The Growing Power of Nano-Influencers

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have likely heard the term “influencer.” Influencer Marketing has drastically changed traditional advertising in many ways, nearly synonymous with social media advertising and the marketing landscape. While print ads, bumpers, and 15-second video spots that are home to the traditional advertising world remain, there has been an unignorable migration to influencer marketing and adverting tactics. In other words, when hiring an advertising agency to produce an advertisement or campaign series for social media, the agency is likely to propose that the sponsoring company pay a relevant, high-status influencer to endorse the product […]

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5 Tip and Tricks to Succeed as a Marketing Intern in Toronto

You’ve officially made it past the exhausting interview process filled with endless questionnaires, personality tests, and tell-me-a-time moments. You have also secured your first internship at a marketing firm in Toronto. Internships are an excellent opportunity to prove yourself as a young emerging professional, but it also gives you the chance to see if this is your true passion. Internships are full of learning opportunities, valuable life lessons, and of course, a failure or two. But fear not – it’s all part of the process. As a recent graduate with multiple marketing internships served throughout agencies all across the GTA, […]

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Website Design & Brand Marketing: Lessons from the ER

The COVID-19 crisis has left businesses scrambling to keep their employees and customers safe while staying economically afloat. If you are one of many business owners now relying on a website to achieve your goals, you may be motivated to deliver a streamlined, easy-to-use, professional online experience. In this time of global uncertainty, a website must be intuitive, efficient, and functional to maintain an online presence and support customer needs from afar. So, where do hospitals enter into this discussion? Emergency rooms are always in a state of chaos, with a never-ending lineup of accidents, illnesses, and top-level emergencies, much […]

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The Importance of Typography on a Website

Let’s start by stating the obvious, that not all fonts are meant to co-exist in both the print and digital world. Many fonts that are designed for the web have been optimized and adjusted to enhance the readability on a screen. Some of the key adjustments made to the font to increase readability include taller x-height, modified curves, more spacing between letters, and thin thick strokes. The typography on a website is an essential part of the design process and overall aesthetic immersed throughout each page that can help to establish a memorable brand identity over time. When a user […]

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The Importance of Creating Warm Audiences

How effective are door to door salespeople, telemarketers, or those representatives blocking off sidewalks seeking donations? Most would rank these sales strategies somewhere between inefficient and annoying. This negative perception is due to a business relying heavily on generating sales from “cold” consumers.  Cold consumers are those who know little to nothing about the brand as they haven’t had the time to develop an affinity for the products or services offered. When presenting a sales pitch, it is difficult for cold consumers to buy in and complete the purchase fully. The opposite of a cold consumer could be considered a […]

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Value added content marketing

Change is constant in the world of content marketing. The last decade has indeed witnessed a lot of change due to the ever-growing landscape of social media. With the demand for engaging and authentic content at an all-time high, the importance of quality assets is prevalent and certainly where social media is heading.   Short-Form Videos Using short-form videos is a vital strategy to leverage new capabilities and reach specific demographics. With the rise of Instagram Stories in 2016 and, more recently, TikTok, the power of short-form videos, particularly resonates with millennials and Generation Z audiences. Lighthearted, interactive media is […]

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5 Tips to Better Manage Clients and Projects

5 Tips to Better Manage Clients and Projects Being a successful social media manager at a Digital Marketing agency requires a vast set of skills; some of these skills you can acquire in college and university but others? Not so much. Navigating the social media realm on behalf of a client certainly requires essential knowledge of various software, platforms and tools available. Similarly, achieving a consistent and memorable brand identity through social media messaging is only made possible with a strong relationship that includes authenticity, transparency and trust. Here are five simple communication tips that can help you to navigate […]

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Why Your Toronto Business Needs A New Website Design

Your website design Toronto, is your 24/7 store front Most people use the Internet to find prices, directions, reviews and more before heading out the door and while on the go. Website’s have become the 24/7 store front for businesses and they need to provide customers with the right information quickly to help them make informed decisions. Increasingly people are browsing websites from their mobile phone and that means your website design has to be mobile friendly. If you’re website is a few years old, it might look okay on smart phones, but that doesn’t means it’s been designed mobile […]

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5 Influential Design Trends of 2016/2017

FLAT DESIGN Flat design is not necessarily a new trend as the style first originated from the retro logos of the 1940s to 1960s. Flat design has resurfaced recently and is definitely a hot trend that’s been dominating. The simplicity of flat design allows for even simple colours and shapes to become striking, bold and vibrant identities using very few streamlined elements. Big players such as Microsoft, Apple, and MasterCard have also transitioned from their 3D logos of the 2000s to a more simple flat designs that are fresh and minimal. A huge reason for the revival of flat design […]

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Toronto, ON. M6H 0C7
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With growing global concerns around COVID-19, the health and safety of our employees and clients is top of mind. Brand & Mortar services will remain open while our team works remotely until further notice. We want to assure our trusted clients that business will remain unchanged while we do our part to #FlattenTheCurve.


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