a Cue Creative Marketing

What Drives Us?

a Cue Creative Marketing and Consulting Inc. is an International Award-Winning online marketing service agency providing business growth guidance, marketing direction and strategy implementation for established organizations as well as small and emerging businesses who want to experience increased business growth, greater visibility and to be highly recognized as thought leaders and innovators in their field of expertise online.

We’ve successfully spotlighted our clients and put them on centre stage so that they experience triple their numbers – and beyond – in engagement, exposure, qualified leads and sales.

Your business goals become our road-map to business success. It doesn’t matter where you are in your business growth, we meet you where you need us to with customized and strategic plans that holistically support you in achieving solid growth by empowering you to meet your marketing and business goals step by step with a highly skilled marketing team who’s ‘got your back.’

WHAT SETS US APART?

We know business owners have many options to choose from when it comes to finding high level Marketing Support for strategy and planning. We understand that this is a very important choice and that it is led by many factors. In order to engage with a Marketing Company, clients need to feel that we understand business practices well, understand their company, and that we can successfully support them in meeting their business and marketing goals. We’ve found that with the onset of Digital Marketing in the last 10 years, many marketing companies have been falling short of fully supporting their clients by not being able to view the full picture and align the various marketing tactics to ensure they all work together. What has been missing is a very important aspect that is often overlooked in marketing – Sales and Business Development. You cannot have one without the other, but often they are sold as separate services by separate coaches/consultants and organizations.

To take this hassle out of the equation for our clients, we have combined the Strategic Marketing Direction and the Sales and Business Growth development right into our services. We have experts in both areas on our team and they work together to create seamless and powerful growth and expansion of businesses step by step. In fact, we call it the S.T.E.P program. No matter where a business is in its growth, we meet them there and create a strategy and action plan that uniquely fits them to create the best possible environment for growth and success.


OUR MISSION: To make the world a friendlier place, we strive to transform the way people and their businesses communicate both online and off.

OUR VISION: We aim to bring clarity and direction, strategy and connection to businesses around the world. We strive to be number one in our ability to provide customized service, business growth planning and strategic marketing direction. We aim and set the spotlight on centre stage so that our clients can become the leading authorities in their field online to inspire the world with their innovation, thought leadership and business vision.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?:

If you are in business in either a small setting or a larger corporation – effective marketing direction, business development and communication is the soul of that business. Powerful, positive and empowered communication with a clear direction and a distinct plan and strategy is what decides who succeeds in business and who does not.


We strongly believe that empowered and professional online marketing will change the  world by changing the way we communicate globally. It will give a powerful voice to those who want, and can make positive changes around the world by sharing their vision and their story. We also understand that you are running a business, and the bottom line is productivity and sales. Sales result with clarity and strategy and building strong communities around your brand both online and off.

 

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The A Cue Team

Kaare Long | CEO | Agency Lead

Kaare Long Agency Lead and CEO a Cue Creative Marketing

With nearly twenty years of experience in marketing, promotions and special events, Kaare Long is an experienced and passionate Marketing/PR Consultant. Through her full service boutique agency, a Cue Creative Consulting, Kaare has served Vancouver’s arts community and entrepreneurial sector since 2003 where she specializes in Public Relations, social media , online marketing and building communities invested in bringing change to the world.

Kaare Long is the CEO/Agency lead and founder of a Cue Creative Marketing Inc. She is an award-winning Consultant, Community Engagement Specialist, Writer, and Strategic Team leader. 

Kaare long works with some of the most powerful and innovative entrepreneurial minded people and businesses in Canada and the US. A creative, and critical thinking visionary who is led by over 20 years of experience using both intuitive leadership skills and business expertise based on extensive training and study in marketing, communications, sales,  leadership, writing, public relations, relationship dynamics, human behavior, psychology, philosophy, arts and culture, and health and wellness.

Kaare has provided expert consult as an Online Marketing Expert for Small Business BC  and has served on the Leadership team for the #1 Networking Organization in North America, eWomenNetwork (Vancouver Chapter) as the online Community engagement leader and was honoured the top international Social Media acknowledgement award for Community Impact and Engagement for 2016. Kaare has appeared on numerous local media platforms such as; CKNW, Global, CBC, Daily Hive, Vancouver Courier, Westender, Burnaby Now and Huffington post, as a spokesperson for a community initiative that she founded. As a writer, Kaare has also been featured on publications online; Elephant Journal, Daily Positive, Entrepreneur Mom Now, Small Business BC and many more. Kaare has her own personal blog which was selected as one of the Top 30 Mom Bloggers for VancouverMom.ca in Vancouver for 2016. Her blog focuses on being a single parent in the Entrepreneur world and how to survive and thrive by rockin’ the boat – www.kaarelong.com

Volunteering regularly in the Vancouver community, Kaare sponsors and supports many local artists and community driven businesses and social causes and has been nominated for the ‘Power of Peace Award’ with YMCA the Wendy McDonald award – Vancouver Board of Trade for Community Catalyst and the ‘Community Impact Award‘ from Small Business Awards B.C.

Kaare is a certified NLP practitioner, performance/interview and speaking coach and is also a trained performer, holds a degree in acting and is a professional singer and musician. Kaare has been honoured for her work with women in business and her visionary support and passion for communication, relationships and community within the business culture.

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is: “Trust Yourself”

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be: Mind Reading

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? I am a professionally trained musician, actor and dancer – what they call a ‘Triple Threat!’

How do you want people to remember you? As passionate and Kind

What would be your personal motto? “Warrior On!”

 

Kaare Long – Media Appearances

 


Business Social:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/aCueConsulting

Twitter: www.twitter.com/aCueConsulting

Instagram: www.instagram.com/aCueConsulting

Personal Social:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Kaare.Long

Twitter: www.twitter.com/kaarelong

Instagram:www.instagram.com/kaare_long

Kaare’s Story can be seen in the Feature below for 1,000 Stories from the Story Exchange

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Michela Quilici | COO | Business Growth Lead

Michela Quilici Business Growth Lead a Cue Creative Marketing

Michela Quilici, COO/Business Growth Lead responsible for internal business strategy, operational structure and systems. On the client-side, responsible for business development strategy and coaching & brand alignment.

Michela Quilici, COO/Business Growth Lead responsible for internal business strategy, operational structure and systems. On the client-side, responsible for business development strategy and coaching & brand alignment.

Founder and Principal at MQ Consulting and Business Training, Inc., award-winning Business Growth Coach and Marketing Consultant, Speaker, Creator and Host of the Q Your Business Success Podcast. 

Michela is a business expert based on 19-Years of direct business experience using both intuitive and strategic approaches to navigate business growth on purpose. She is a highly-trained Business Strategist, based on extensive study and implementation of marketing, sales, communication, empowered leadership, psychology, behavioral science, metaphysics, neurolinguistics, eastern philosophies, and science-based coaching principles.

Michela is a contributing author in the bestselling book Conscious Business, a Member of the Forbes Coaches Council and contributor at Forbes.com. She has been featured in Canadian Living Magazine, Business in Vancouver, USA Weekly and Business Insiders. Michela is the recipient of numerous marketing and entrepreneurship awards and was the youngest Executive at one of Canada’s fastest-growing 8-figure companies, named by Profit 100 Magazine

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is: “You know more than you think you do.”

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be: x-ray vision.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? I am a professionally trained flamenco dancer. I started training at age 30 with no previous experience, and extreme performance anxiety. It’s never too late to start something you’ve always wanted to!

How do you want people to remember you? Fondly.

What would be your personal motto? “Yes, I can.”

 

 

Alison Chang | Digital Marketing Consultant

Alison Chang - Small Business Marketing a Cue Creative Marketing

Alison’s creative talents in telling brand stories, building digital engagement, and her eyes on long-game business strategy have taken her to from Toronto to Los Angeles and now Vancouver.

Alison Chang, Digital Marketing Consultant. I work with clients primarily in the small business sector to create effective digital marketing strategies from the ground up. I’ve designed and implemented social media strategies that have boosted engagement and followers by 150%. I believe in finding moments of gratitude in each day, and authentic connection. These inform my approach to working with clients—if you’re inspired, then so am I.

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is: You are not responsible for anyone’s happiness but your own.
If I were a superhero, my superpower would be: the ability to shapeshift!
Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? I write and compose my own music! I also adore jazz and play the alto saxophone. I was even in a jazz band in high school.
How do you want people to remember you? I want people to remember me as someone who sparked a bit of joy in their day.
What would be your personal motto? Keep trying. Always. Success could be just around the corner!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alisonchangsta/

Website: www.alisonchang.org

 

Julie Wang | Accounts Manager | Strategist

Julie Wang Digital Marketing Strategist a Cue Creative Marketing

Julie Wang, accounts manager and digital marketing strategist, is responsible for overseeing client accounts, liaising between various stakeholders and providing actionable, results-driven digital marketing strategies. She is a master project manager who is determined to get sh*t done.

Julie Wang, accounts manager and digital marketing strategist, is responsible for overseeing client accounts, liaising between various stakeholders and providing actionable, results-driven digital marketing strategies. She is a master project manager who is determined to get sh*t done.

Founder and Principal of Tiny Planet Digital, a full-service digital marketing agency based in Vancouver, BC, Julie and her team specialize in launching sustainability-driven companies into the digital age. With a diverse background in arts, special events, and marketing, Julie has developed a broad range of online marketing skills from photography to SEO to website development over the last 5 years. She has successfully managed special events projects with budgets over $300,000 and worked on digital campaigns for crowdfunding projects, wedding shows to produce double-digit ROI. 

Julie believes in the value of having a strong work ethic and can-do attitude. She is described as having “more positive energy than anyone I’ve ever worked with” by her past employers. With a strong emphasis on planning ahead and delivering on her promises, Julie’s career philosophy is guided by efficiency, transparency, and integrity. 

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is: Hard work doesn’t guarantee success, but no success is possible without hard work. 

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be: Teleportation.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? I am a professional calligrapher/lettering artist. 

How do you want people to remember you? An Advocate of the Environment, Fearless Leader, Lover of Dogs.

What would be your personal motto? We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Sacha Hebbert | Social Media Consultant

Sacha Hebbert social media consultant a Cue Creative Marketing

Sacha Hebbert – Social Media Consultant for a Cue Creative,  is known in her professional community as a passionate creative and marketing maven. She has produced immersive content and engaged a broad audience for over a decade.

Sacha Hebbert – Social Media Consultant for a Cue Creative,  is known in her professional community as a passionate creative and marketing maven. She has produced immersive content and engaged a broad audience for over a decade. Her work spans across many trans-media formats and spaces including apps for kids, interactive audio installations, website design, music and sound design for games, copywriting, art direction for brands, producing large events such as Canada’s Winterlude, and Smirnoff Red Door, as well as creating branded content for social platforms. She’s produced TV commercials, video campaigns and has a strong talent for visual storytelling.

Not afraid to wear multiple hats; she’s known to get right down to business. If you need an honest diagnostic of your social media or marketing needs, and someone to quickly road map a critical path all the while bringing a big kit of creativity, Sacha is your gal, she does it all!

Sacha recently stepped into more public roles as a speaker when she was invited by Alibaba in China and Product Camp Vancouver to speak about Digital Marketing and Female Leadership in tech! She holds a BA in Communications from the University of Ottawa, and a Minor in Comparative Religion.  She is continuously on a mission to learn new skills and is also Google Ads and Sales Certified, Hub Spot Certified, FB Marketing Certified and the list continues to grow! Sacha is excited to bring her arsenal of experience to the A Cue Creative Consulting team as a Social Media Manager and looks forward to making some magic happen!

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is:“When you’re feeling in the dumps, try doing something nice for someone else; watch what happens.”

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be: “Multiply myself.”

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?“I’ve starred in a few movies!”

How do you want people to remember you? “As a wise sage with style!”

What would be your personal motto? “The more you do, the more you CAN do.”