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Do You Map Out Your Marketing?

Have you ever tried to buy mittens in the dead of winter? Or a bathing suit during the dog days of summer? Chances are that what you need RIGHT NOW was in stores several months ago. Or won’t be back in stock for several months yet. Retailers have planning ahead down to a science. So much so that, as consumers, we hardly bat an eye anymore when we see patio furniture on sale in February …
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Spring Cleaning: Clean Up Your Digital Dirt!

It’s that time of year: the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and our houses are begging for a spring cleaning after the long, dark, cooped-up days of winter. This spring, while you’re gathering up your cleaning supplies, take a minute to think about your digital dirt. Yes, digital. We all have a digital presence these days, from posts we’ve liked to comments we’ve made to photos and videos we’ve shared or are tagged …
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Shout It Out versus SHUSH! Our Take on Your Privacy

As a marketing agency, we’re all about getting the word out. First we get to know you, then we find creative, innovative and effective ways to tell the world about you. But don’t worry… we take your privacy seriously: We keep it just between you and us. Whether it’s personal information you provide when contacting us (like your name, email address and phone number) or any other information you choose to supply, we’ll keep it …
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Roses are red… violets are blue…

Or are they really? You might see a dozen long-stemmed burgundy roses, where I see maroon. Or a cherry coloured sports car, where I see candy apple red. And what’s up with violets anyway? Aren’t they actually purple? Colour is subjective, after all. And when terms like PMS, CMYK, RGB and HEX start getting tossed around, colour can get confusing too. So here’s a quick run-down on the most common colour formats and when they …
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Three Ways to Spread the (Customer Appreciation) Love This Valentine’s Day

Google “Valentine’s Day” and you’ll get nearly 93 million results. That’s a lot of teddy bears and hearts! But February 14th doesn’t have to be just about couples. Why not use this Valentine’s Day to show your clients, customers and colleagues a little kindness too? Here at CP Business Solutions, we’re all about spreading the love, so here are three ideas to get you started. 1. Send a Social Media Shout-Out Pick a person (or …
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Size Really Does Matter!

Size Really Does Matter - CP Business Solutions Inc in Ottawa, Ontario

So, the roll looked a little smaller in the catalogue. We use a lot of bubble wrap to protect display pieces during transport and clearly we are covered for this season. Good thing we have lots of warehouse space! If we didn’t, this could be an issue because size really does matter! Font Size Open 24/7! Our client needed to convey this message to a large room but they only had a 10’ x 10’ …
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