Wayne S. Roberts

Wayne S. Roberts

Wayne Roberts is president and chief creative officer of Blade Creative Branding, a Toronto-based company specializing in strategic branding, creative advertising and innovative online solutions.

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Harness the Power of Content Marketing

Creating and curating attracts and engages potential customers. How to make friends and generate leads with awesome content

4 Signs Your Brand Isn’t Ready to Be a Star

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To continue to grow, you need to nurture your image. How to know when your brand needs a facelift

4 Ways to Connect With Gen Z

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If you're still trying to figure out what makes millennials tick, it's time to move on

What Branding Has in Common with Biology

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The best brands have a life of their own. Why you need to build an ecosystem around yours

Do Super Bowl Ads Even Work?

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The long-standing tradition of hyping the Super Bowl, and the ads that go with it, is more about appearance than results.

Beware the Social-Media Pitch

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Facebook’s new platform, Paper, is a part of a new breed of social-media platforms. But, as far as businesses are concerned, it’s more of the same

Canada Goose Flies South: So What?


Another great Canadian brand falls into the hands of dreaded American raiders. Smart move for a made-in-Canada company or branding disaster?

Can You Pull Off DIY Branding?


When even an ad man thinks you’re better off taking some marketing activities in-house, you know it’s something to consider

8 Ways To Stand Out at a Trade Show


Only a few exhibitors do what it takes to kick ass on the convention floor. Here’s how to play to win before, during and after the show

5 Simple Ways to Get Clients to Gush About You


Third-party testimonials can be a powerful way to build your business. But how do you get them?

Stamp Your Brand on Your Sales Reps

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4 ways to turn your team into brand boosters

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