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Hiring Right Is More Than Just Filling a Role

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BRAND AID: Bringing brand to the forefront for entrepreneurs at HumberLaunch

Despite two hours sleep last night, I was happy to greet a sold out crowd of entrepreneurs at HumberLaunch this morning who were hungry to learn more Read More...

The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of Direct Mail

There are some conspiracy buffs who hypothesize that the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) has an underlying purpose. Normally we would not gi Read More...

Content Management…Sound Information Age Strategy or Scam De Jour?

Scams and cons and get rich quick schemes have pretty much been around throughout recorded history. In today’s world, however, they can sometimes be Read More...

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

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Small is the New Big

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Protecting Your Brand: The Uphill Battle Of Keeping Your Eyes On Your Fries

There are all kinds of ways to tread on someone else’s brand–knowingly or not. From ‘borrowing’ to parody to outright trademark infringement, Read More...

Finding Good Value: Invest In People Not Processes

Like any investment in services, when you hire a strategic communications firm, the intrinsic value that will be realized has more to do with the rela Read More...

Parity…Believe It Or Not, That’s The Mantra Of Most Agencies.

I am the sports fan on our team. And as such I listen to a lot of sports talk radio.  You may not always agree with what they say, but one thing they Read More...

Do-It-Yourself Marketing Is Almost Always A Recipe For Failure

Small to medium sized businesses are the lifeblood of our economy. They are generally populated with true entrepreneurs. They have a real passion for Read More...

Building A Web Site That Actually Builds Your Business – Starting at the Right Place.

Two of the things that most clients know the least about is the process and the costs involved with building a proper web site. The key word here is p Read More...

The True Value Of Relationships

Part of the reason we write these blogs is to give our existing clients and potential clients some insight and perhaps a bit deeper understanding into Read More...

In like a lion and still roaring

2013 has come in like a lion! We're talking to new clients and revamping our website. We're continuing with a series of advertising and e-marketing ca Read More...

To celebrate our 27 years in business, we’re sharing 25 things we’ve learned to help you successfully create and market yours

Since 1984, 26 years and counting, !nk Tank has developed logos, built brands, launched new products and services, packaged, promot Read More...

‘Ink Tanks’ Coming Out of the Woodwork (Trademark Infringement, And How it’s Bad for Business)

We want to start, proudly but firmly, by setting the record straight (hey, Canon, are you listening): !nk Tank and The Ink Tank are registered tradema Read More...

Taking our clients’ brands ‘UP THE WALL™’

Finance and fertilizer...a heady mix Canadian Women and MInority Law Firms: Branding a meaningful cause to promote diversity in the legal arena Read More...

One very busy year…

!nk tank's® eblasts continue to generate leads for Accord Financial Spreading the news on AWSA's agricultural warehousing standards !nk tank® sign Read More...

Past News

March 2011

Our latest website design has just gone live. Check out www.plantscience.com Branding thebusinesscentre: Read More...

February 2011

!nk tank® is savouring our brand consulting and logo design for a specialty wine business !nk tank® is continuing to promote good stewardship and Read More...

January, 2011

!nk tank® has completed branding for Mineral Builder, a new fertilizer line for golf courses. Read More...

March 1, 2010

The little initiative that grew! !nk tank® launches CleanFARMS™ i nc. www.cleanfarms.ca Read More...

March 25, 2010

!nk tank® launches its new brand and website www.theinktank.com Read More...

November 11, 2009

!nk tank® ‘s work wins the AGROW award for CropLife Canada for the Best Public Outreach Program. The booth design and materials were showcased at Read More...

November 15, 2007

Best Crisis Communication, Issues Management, Government Relations Program. !nk tank® ‘s work on the GrowCanada® Vision Document won second prize Read More...

October 16, 2007

!nk tank® shares the win at the AGROW awards with CropLife Canada for Best Stewardship Program. Read More...

November 2009
AGROW Award

November 2007
Canadian Agri-Marketing
Association Award

Best Crisis
Communication, Issues
Management,
Government Relations

November 2007
Grow Canada® Vision
document

October 2007
AGROW Award
Marketing Awards
Gold in Campaign Category
The Insurance Bureau of Canada

Clio Awards, New York
Silver in Newspaper Advertising Category
Continental Airlines

Chicago Retail Marketing Association Awards
Gold in Newspaper Category
Loblaws Corporate Advertising

Marketing Awards
Silver in Public Sector Newpaper Category
Shop Canadian

Marketing Awards
Gold in Retail Newspaper Category
Sayvette Stores

Golden Sparkplug Award
Contribution to Product Share Growth
Chloraseptic

Golden Sparkplug Award
New Product Launch Campaign
Ivory Shampoo

One Show Awards, New York
Silver in Trade Press Category
Dow Styrofoam Testimonial Campaign

Marketing Awards
Silver In Campaign Category
Dow Styrofoam TV & Print