What Drives Us?
a Cue Creative Marketing and Consulting Inc. is an International Award Winning online marketing service agency providing marketing direction and implementation to mid sized businesses averaging 60,000+ a year in revenue who want to experience more business growth, greater visibility and to be seen as thought leaders and innovative in their field of expertise online.
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 elevate online communication from competitive to collaborative by supporting change agents and thought leaders in getting their message seen and heard. We aim to raise the global consciousness by delivering powerful and empowering content consistently that results in dynamic and connected relationships to foster stronger community both online and offline.
We believe in working with brands and businesses who have a social consciousness and awareness. We select our clients based on values, mission and ability to ‘give back’ to the community. We strive to support organizations and individuals who are looking to make a change in the world and won’t quit until their message is heard. We often support women in business and we choose to collaborate and sponsor organizations who support and empower girls and women.
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.
The A Cue Team
Kaare Long | CEO/Agency Lead
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 a Digital Marketing Expert and Community Engagement Specialist who works with some of the most powerful entrepreneurial minded businesses in Canada and the US from Startup to 10 million +. She works with these businesses on their digital marketing strategies and platforms to support them in establishing themselves as leading authorities online in their field. Kaare believes that every business is as unique as its founder and marketing that business requires vision, passion, creativity, commitment and a dedication to their field of expertise that stands out and makes a solid impact to their audience. Kaare’s superpower is in recognizing and igniting the superpower in others. As a visionary, Kaare is adept at shining the spotlight and showing businesses the way to elevate their presence and establish their authority both online and off.
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 rocking 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, professional writer and business digital marketing specialist. Kaare is also a trained performer and 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.
Kaare Long – Media Appearances
Amy Johnston | Social Media Consultant
Amy is an East Coast girl living on the West Coast who enjoys travelling, photography and long walks on the beach.
Amy is an East Coast girl living on the West Coast who enjoys travelling, photography and long walks on the beach. Once a primary/junior teacher, she now specializes in digital marketing. Her passion for the online world shines through in her dedication to getting her clients projects heard and trending online. Her experience in project management, social media, email marketing and PR is based off of years of working with a diverse group of clients ranging from a non-profit, a start-up app company, a skin care line and a veterinarian to list a few. She welcomes you to follow her on any one of her social platforms and encourages you to strike up a conversation!
Michela Quilici | Marketing/Business Strategist
Michela Quilici is a business growth + marketing expert. “Business Navigator” is Michela’s middle name and she has a relentless passion for helping service professionals be seen and heard.
Michela Quilici is a business growth + marketing expert. “Business Navigator” is Michela’s middle name and she has a relentless passion for helping service professionals be seen and heard. She navigates mission-driven Entrepreneurs to achieve game-changing success, while building a business aligned to who they are. Over the past 17 years she has worked with hundreds of Canada’s fastest growing entrepreneurially minded companies, from start-up to $20+ million. As a successful entrepreneur, she works with business owners to help them get focused on the marketing and business development activities that will impact their bottom line and generate results.
Michela is on the Marketing Team for the Strategic Marketing Project and Plan Service
Alison Chang | Small Business Consultant
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’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. She’s worked with businesses in many different sectors: everything from Instagram famous dogs to leadership training consultants. She loves and excels in storytelling in all of its forms, especially in the digital social media space. She believes that social media has the exponential power to connect people to their communities, and build new communities that thrive on new ideas told in an engaging way.