Today's

marketing

is hands-on.

We'll help you do it

with confidence.

 

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NOT

Cookie Cutter

You want your cookies cut? We don't buy a cutter at the store like everyone else. We tailor make a cutter for you, even beyond what you may have imagined possible, and we make the best darned cookies exlusively for you. Okay, we don`t really make cookies, but you know what we mean.

At eMotivate Marketing+Design, we meet you where you are, providing custom marketing and design services.

  • 01

    Professional
    Speaking

    Live and online speaking engagements that will positively affect the return on investment of your branding & marketing efforts

  • 02

    Cutting-EdgeMarketing
    Advice+Training

    Custom VIP intensives, marketing audits, and advice that will get you to the next level using solid principles to reach your ideal clients

  • 03

    Custom Website
    Design+Development

    Beautiful, professionally designed websites that allow businesspeople like you to manage your own content on a web-based platform

  • 04

    One-Stop+Full-Service
    Creative

    We leverage an extended network of marketing, design and promotion professionals to satisfy all of your small business marketing needs

MEET LAURIE KNECHTEL

Stylish & Unique

eMotivate Marketing+Design logo

 

We are

Practical & Creative

eMotivate Marketing+Design is a full-service agency, providing small- to medium-sized business clients with:

  • Entertaining & Impactful Live Talks
  • Live & Virtual Workshops
  • Full- or Half-Day One-on-One Branding Intensives
  • Tailor-Made Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media & Email Marketing Training
  • Custom Website Design

 

CHECK OUT A FEW OF OUR CUSTOM WEBSITE DESIGNS

team

LaurieKnechtel

Meet Laurie Knechtel

Speaker, Designer, Strategic Marketing Advisor

Laurie has been helping small businesses establish and optimize their online presence for 15 years and recently celebrated 8 years as owner of eMotivate Marketing+Design, which provides custom website design, one-to-one marketing consultation, and practical, hands-on training on the topics of social media, email marketing, SEO and content marketing. Laurie strongly believes that marketing your business does NOT need to cost a fortune and finds solutions for every marketing challenge and budget. Laurie is a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert and, for the past five consecutive years, has been awarded the All Star Award for excellence in email marketing performance.

CLIENT LOVE

Some of our

CUSTOM DESIGNS

Each website we design is tailor-made to suit the client's business, bringing the brand to the forefront using the right design tools and techniques, and adhering to the latest standards.

Portfolio - Black Swan Brewing Co. website design & development

Black Swan Brewing Co.

Design & Development on Custom CMS

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Portfolio - Your Formula for Life custom website design & development

Your Formula for Life

Design & Development on Custom CMS

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Portfolio - Eat At Home with Voula custom website design & development

Rambri Management Inc.

Design & Development on Custom CMS

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Portfolio - Municipality of West Perth custom website design & development

Municipality of West Perth

Design & Development on Wordpress

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Portfolio - Barlow-Smisek Dentistry custom website design & development

Barlow-Smisek Dentistry

Design & Development on Wordpress

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Portfolio - The Green Hair Spa website design & development

The Green Hair Spa

Design & Development on Wordpress

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Portfolio - Camp Bimini custom website design & development

Camp Bimini

Design & Development on Wordpress

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Portfolio - Country Bulk Stratford custom website design & development

Country Bulk Stratford

Design & Development on Wordpress

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Portfolio - SweetScents Lavender custom website design & development

SweetScents Lavender

Design & Development on Wordpress

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YOU'RE NOT IN THE BUSINESS OF MARKETING

BUT YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS MARKETING

I believe that effective marketing strategy should be accessible for businesses of all sizes, not just big corporations. The tools are there, but the gap lies in knowing which tools to use and how to use them. I help small business managers bridge that gap to help them save time, energy, money, and frustration.

Let me meet you where you are right now – whether you’re just starting out or have been in business for years. Together, we can map out a plan to get you where you want to be. Along with a network of super-talented pros, I can create the tools you need to start you down that path. But more importantly, I can empower you with the knowledge and understanding you need to make your tools work for you.

Introducing the
SIGNATURE SYSTEM MARKETING AUDIT
Discovery: Meet you to establish where you’re at
Brainstorm: Help you rethink what’s possible and possibly redefine “success”
Strategy: Map out a path for achieving your definition of success
Implementation: Provide services to help you get to your ultimate goal through design and training
The End Result: You achieve higher level of proficiency and efficiency in your business
The Bottom Line: You'll finally have the knowledge & tools to do business more efficiently and make more money



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Catch Laurie LIVE!

Upcoming Branding & Marketing Events

Below you'll find a list of the events I'll be speaking at next. Be sure to sign up for my eTips newsletter to be the first to learn about new events as they're scheduled.

21

September

Marketing: From Mediocre to Marvellous

Hosted by the London Small Business Centre

Managing your email marketing and social media activity can be daunting to time-starved business owners who cannot afford to live on these platforms all day, but can't ignore them either. Today, there are plenty of low or no cost tools that can help you execute your online advertising in less time and with superior results! This seminar will cover the what, why, and how of online marketing. You will learn how to effectively combine email marketing and social media for your business.

You will be given some simple but wonderful tips on how to get your email marketing messages opened, read, shared and socially visible. Learn what a "campaign" is and discover how to create simple, time saving content. You'll also learn about the tools, extensions and mobile apps designed to help business owners manage and automate daily social media activity for their brand.

Click here for full details and to register.

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5

October

Premium Presence
Create a Platinum Brand for Your Business

Idlewyld Inn & Spa, London, ON
8:30am - 12:00pm

  • Are you attracting your ideal client?
  • Are you conveying a consistent message online and offline?
  • Do you want to increase activity? engagement? sales?
  • Are you lacking presence?
  • Do you stand out from the competition?
  • Do you identify with your current messaging/branding?
  • Is your business struggling?

Ready to take your business to the next level? Take your personal brand from primitive to premium with back-to-back sessions designed to help you discover and express your best and most successful self. Laurie Knechtel & Victoria Baird combine their industry strengths to deliver powerful and practical strategies for the female entrepreneur during this half-day, premier personal branding event.

Visit the Premium Presence website for full details and to register.

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