19 01, 2018

Meet On Q: 10 questions with Keren Daich

By | 2018-01-19T17:25:35-05:00 January 19th, 2018|What's New at On Q|0 Comments

Explain what you do at On Q Communications. As a Public Relations Intern, my roles differ on a daily basis. One day I can be putting together a pitch to send out to journalists and the next day I can be putting together a social media content calendar for a client. Essentially, I am a [...]

29 12, 2017

A look back at three memorable 2017 PR campaigns

By | 2017-12-29T14:23:20-05:00 December 29th, 2017|Media Roundup|0 Comments

Exciting things are coming to On Q Communications in 2018. Before we look to the year ahead, we wanted to take a glance back at some of our favourite PR campaigns of 2017. From food, to exercise, to community, 2017 was a year that allowed our team members to stretch their abilities and imagination, as [...]

25 10, 2017

The new “Paid Partnership” feature on Instagram

By | 2017-10-25T16:25:30-04:00 October 25th, 2017|Digital Media|0 Comments

In light of the new rules implemented by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), an American consumer interest agency,  to crack down on celebrities and influencers being paid to post on Instagram while not disclosing  partnerships, Instagram has announced that they are rolling out a ‘Paid Partnership’ tag. It’s all in an effort to  to provide [...]

11 11, 2016

We’re hiring a PR and social media intern!

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:47-04:00 November 11th, 2016|Uncategorised, What's New at On Q|0 Comments

POSITION: Public Relations and Social Media Intern LOCATION: Toronto, ON JOB TYPE: FT from January 16th 2017 to May 12th 2017 JOB OVERVIEW: Reporting to the Account Director, this position will support public relations and social media initiatives for clients of On Q Communications. RESPONSIBILITIES: – Participate in strategy and brainstorm discussions for current clients and [...]

10 08, 2016

#BrandsOnQ: How a lay off led to a pay off for The Ten Spot

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:54-04:00 August 10th, 2016|#BrandsOnQ, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Desperate times usually call for desperate measures, but for The Ten Spot’s founder Kristen Woods, desperate times created an award winning franchise. 10 years ago, Kristen Woods was laid off from her job as a graphic designer when the company she was working for dissolved. She had been there less than a year and it [...]

3 08, 2016

Instagram introduces stories feature

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:54-04:00 August 3rd, 2016|Digital Media, Uncategorised|0 Comments

No, this isn’t a #WaybackWednesday and it's not a typo either. Yesterday, August 2nd, a new stories feature was launched onto social media, except this time it wasn't for the original creator, Snapchat. This one comes to you from our other favourite photo sharing platform, Instagram. Introducing Instagram Stories from Instagram on Vimeo. With the [...]

13 07, 2016

Media Mavens: Pop-Culture Guru and Writer Anne T. Donahue

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:55-04:00 July 13th, 2016|Media Mavens, Uncategorised|0 Comments

/mēdēə ·ˈmāvən/ noun: The most on-trend, in-style, on-point Canadians we know. The ones we look up to. The creative minds representing the Great White North. Our secret (and not-so-secret) MCMs and WCWs. Are we the only ones obsessing over Canada’s growing media landscape? From groundbreaking journalists, to influential bloggers and the stars of the Canadian [...]

8 07, 2016

Snapchat memories revitalizes the app

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:55-04:00 July 8th, 2016|Digital Media, Uncategorised|0 Comments

The whole landscape of social media is changing. When the concept of Snapchat was originally introduced, it was marketed as having quick, timely content that would disappear after a maximum of 10 seconds. It was supposed to be a method of telling the world what you were doing right now and sharing the most authentic version [...]

6 07, 2016

#BrandsOnQ: Focusing on locals allows Quinta Quinoa to flourish

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:55-04:00 July 6th, 2016|#BrandsOnQ, Uncategorised|0 Comments

“Be healthier today than you were yesterday.” Following the hardest battle of his life, this became the mantra of Quinta Quinoa founder Jamie Draves. In the early 2000s Jamie was diagnosed with idiopathic pancreatitis—a diagnosis that has no known cause, cure or treatment. After two surgeries and no answers, the specialists instructed Jamie to go [...]

5 07, 2016

New emojis released: everything brands should know

By | 2017-09-19T00:43:55-04:00 July 5th, 2016|Digital Media, Uncategorised|0 Comments

💃💃💃💃 This is how On Q felt when we learned that The Unicode Consortium announced the release of 72 new emojis at the end of June. We can finally show off our obsession with the bacon. All of the lonely princesses can finally get their Prince Charming. The world can finally know the greatness that [...]