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Brand Ambition Community

We want to celebrate the entrepreneurs that are out there making their business happen!  We know that long hours and unique challenges can make being a business owner challenging.  At BA, we get it!  You’re among friends.

We’ll be sharing our work and our own stories here –  and you can too!  Be sure to send us your stories of triumph or heartache, and find a community that can relate and cheer you on!

Send us your submission to branding@brandambition.ca.  To be considered, include your most beautiful images, a writeup about your business and why it’s a story worth sharing.  *due to volume, unfortunately not all submissions are able to be featured*

Our Latest Projects

Photoshoots

Freckle Face Photoshoot

This is one of our showcase photoshoots.  Because its a great example of the value of a STORY ARC.  Freckleface Jewellery came to us looking for a product catalogue.  And while the product shots looked GREAT, we knew we needed to add some kind of story line in order...

Jake’s And Heritage Photoshoot

Jakes & Heritage is a women's fashion and home decor shop in downtown Bowmanville.  Their photoshoot was intended to provide imagery for their fall marketing, but it also gave us a valuable opportunity to bring in some fashion bloggers.  By having them participate in...

Rev. Michelle Photoshoot

This photoshoot for Michelle Scrimgeour-Brown has become the foundation for her branding and program visuals.  Prior to the shoot, we determined her upcoming service offerings, and made sure to capture images that could convey everything from one-on-one healing...

Behind the Scenes – The Toasted Walnut Photoshoot

So many interesting things go on behind the scenes of a photoshoot.  Firstly, there’s the planning process, which includes everything from the creation of a style board to set the tone of the shoot, and to help the photographers capture a set of images with a unified...

Branding

What’s Included? (Branding)

Anatomy of A Brand Board Our visual branding packages are a starter kit for your business.  Build your recognition by getting the elements that go beyond JUST a logo. You'll work one-on-one with one of our Brand Stylists.  These skilled graphic designers can help you...

Branding: Chiropractor

OBJECTIVE:  Create a brand that fits seamlessly with family photos that Michelle had recently had done.  After branding was completed, Michelle's website was to receive an extreme facelift. BRAND NOTES: Michelle is a family chiropractor, who specializes in working...

Join Action Physio: Branding

OBJECTIVES: To update existing logo (Can't change because signage had been bought) To expand the brand - creating something that could be reflected in the interior design of the clinic To create something that felt classy and professional, but accessible.  A clinic -...

Events

Champagne and Cake: Social Media Workshop

What does it mean to have an "Instagramable Event"?  To us it means making sure that our workshops and trainings provide the backdrop for great social media content.  Beautiful images and content should come out of your natural day to day life, but why not create...

Clarington Craft Beer Festival 2016

  The Clarington Craft Beer Festival was a success!  Hosted by Bowmanville's own ManAntler, the event has become a summery, mid-August memory of live music, tasty food, and cold beer.  We love encouraging people to make a career out of something they love, and these...

The Blog

Oh My Cat

Oh My Cat

Oh My MEOW! What could be more purrfect, that all the cat-themed products that have been curated by Oh My Cat.  Her online shop should be a destination for cat lovers, featuring feline trinkets for our furry friends and some cute accessories for the less furry owners....

euroSCRUBBY

euroSCRUBBY

Ugh, scrubbing pots and pans is the WORST chore to do, but we've found a way to love it, by working with Euroscrubby.  You've probably seen Euroscrubby's cleaning pads in your mom or grandma's kitchen.  They were the original non-scratch cleaning pads, but lately, the...

Why Beauty Matters To Business

Why Beauty Matters To Business

When I first began writing newsletters for wellness centres and health practitioners, I learned something pretty quickly. No matter how compelling my text was, or how exciting my calls to action, the thing that kept customers scrolling through a newsletter, was the EYE CANDY.

Beautiful images, pops of colour, and

The Selfie Wall

The Selfie Wall

There are a lot of people who cringe when they hear the word “selfie”. But, when it comes to growing your fan base and building your business, the selfie can definitely come in handy. To play up on that, we spent a lovely afternoon building our “selfie wall”.

Be An Educated Buyer – Websites

Be An Educated Buyer – Websites

The learning curve is sharp when you first become an entrepreneur. One of the biggest hurdles new business owners face is the creation of a website.  It’s hard to make good business decisions if you don’t know what you’re paying for, what’s normal, or what to expect. So here are some good guidelines that will let you know what’s normal, and what isn’t.

What is (Who is) My Audience?

What is (Who is) My Audience?

Your "Audience" is a technical term in marketing, and it includes all the people who are "looking" at your business.  If you have a sign out front of your business, the people who drive past and look at it - are your audience.  The people who follow you on Facebook...

Flat Lays

Flat Lays

Flat lays are trending! These flexible images look great as Facebook cover art and on landing pages for websites.  Flat lays can be customized to match your brand colours, and can include personal items like your business card, promotional pens, or items from your...

“Don’t Give Up” Is NOT a Motivational Statement

“Don’t Give Up” Is NOT a Motivational Statement

Last year, my partner Kiki and I went to a Branding conference in Toronto.  There were panel discussions and Q&A, throughout the weekend.  The experts on stage kept giving advice like: "just keep trying" or the classic: "Don't Give Up".  Every time they said that I...

Our Story

Our Story

What’s the magic sauce that makes a business take off? Katie and Kiki asked themselves that question after their first amazing year growing Brand Ambition. Before starting this business, they had done everything. Katie had a degree in Labour Relations, and Kiki had...

What’s Included? (Branding)

Anatomy of A Brand Board Our visual branding packages are a starter kit for your business.  Build your recognition by getting the elements that go beyond JUST a logo. You'll work one-on-one with one of our Brand Stylists.  These skilled graphic designers can help you...

Freckle Face Photoshoot

Freckle Face Photoshoot

This is one of our showcase photoshoots.  Because its a great example of the value of a STORY ARC.  Freckleface Jewellery came to us looking for a product catalogue.  And while the product shots looked GREAT, we knew we needed to add some kind of story line in order...

Jake’s And Heritage Photoshoot

Jake’s And Heritage Photoshoot

Jakes & Heritage is a women's fashion and home decor shop in downtown Bowmanville.  Their photoshoot was intended to provide imagery for their fall marketing, but it also gave us a valuable opportunity to bring in some fashion bloggers.  By having them participate in...

Our Story

Our Story

What’s the magic sauce that makes a business take off? Katie and Kiki asked themselves that question after their first amazing year growing Brand Ambition. Before starting this business, they had done everything. Katie had a degree in Labour Relations, and Kiki had...

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