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verb  |  TACK  |  \ˈtak\
To actively choose a direction or change of course

noun  |  10  |  \ˈten\
Value attributed to the highest level of performance

noun  |  STRATEGY  |  \ˈstrat·e·jē\
Plan of action designed to achieve overall objectives

Manifesto

TACK10 is a Certified “B” Corporation and a for profit professional marketing services firm. We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive set of integrated partnership services that produce unparalleled, quantifiable results against corporate objectives. We work exclusively with purpose driven brands and properties who are committed to delivering a positive social, environmental and economic impact for the communities in which they operate.

People | Purpose | Profit

We believe that organizations should feel a responsibility to measure their success by these 3 P’s. Being socially responsible does not have to come at the expense of profit. When committed authentically to People and Purpose, organizations are proving that they can increase Profit, as people want to work for, support and buy from companies whose Purpose aligns with their own.

5% Pledge

Annually we will invest 5% of the previous year’s total revenue in providing complimentary services to organizations who themselves are having a positive social, environmental and economic impact in the communities in which they operate.

Big Hairy Audacious Goal

To have a direct and positive impact on the human experience for at least 20 million Canadians by 2025.

“A movement is afoot and it’s part of the experience economy. Individuals overwhelmingly want to align with organizations that share the same principles as they do. As a team, we have naturally aligned and gravitated to working with clients whose priorities are similar to our own. These clients are having a major positive impact in their communities and for our country. We are proud to work alongside them in supporting and amplifying the great work they are doing. Working with TACK10 is being part of an experience, a shift, a tack.”

James Chalmers, Group President and CEO

“What sets TACK10 apart in terms of our methodology is that we take the time to learn about a client’s needs from inside their organization and develop integrated partnerships that return direct and measurable performance against those objectives.”

Laura Richard, EVP and Partner

Methodology

TACK10 has the experience to know that every client and every project has very unique objectives. While our approach is always customized, our 5 pillar methodology is consistently utilized to deliver proven performance.

Evaluate

The strongest structures are inevitably built on the most solid foundations. Understanding and assessing current performance, identifying opportunities and challenges clearly makes for a great foundation.

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Define

Clear objective setting is crucial to ensuring targets and goals are consistently met. The same can be said for setting clear key performance indicators to ensure success is defined. Both objectives and KPI’s need to be SMART.

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Strategize

Building a strategy to achieve objectives is paramount to any successful project. There must be a purposeful strategy in place that assumes flexibility and versatility while staying the course to end goal.

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Perform

The strategy is put to the test in execution. We assume that unknown factors and unexpected events will arise. To turn these challenges into opportunities, delivery must be nimble and responsive.

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Measure

With established tests and key performance indicators as the benchmark for performance success, measurement and reporting on a program is critical. No performance is flawless. This is the best opportunity to learn.

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Evaluate

The strongest structures are inevitably built on the most solid foundations. Understanding and assessing current performance, identifying opportunities and challenges clearly makes for a great foundation.

Read more

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Define

Clear objective setting is crucial to ensuring targets and goals are consistently met. The same can be said for setting clear key performance indicators to ensure success is defined. Both objectives and KPI’s need to be SMART.

Read more

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Strategize

Building a strategy to achieve objectives is paramount to any successful project. There must be a purposeful strategy in place that assumes flexibility and versatility while staying the course to end goal.

Read more

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Perform

The strategy is put to the test in execution. We assume that unknown factors and unexpected events will arise. To turn these challenges into opportunities, delivery must be nimble and responsive.

Read more

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Measure

With established tests and key performance indicators as the benchmark for performance success, measurement and reporting on a program is critical. No performance is flawless. This is the best opportunity to learn.

Read more

“One of our key values at TACK10 is creativity. It is important to each of us that we constantly flex our creative muscles to develop the highest quality content for our clients, leveraging their unique voices and target audiences.”

Megan Kimmerer, Coordinator, Communications and Marketing

The Company We Keep
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Marketing; What Is It To You?

Marketing is a massive umbrella that encompasses so many areas of specialization and then sub-focuses and sub-tactics. If we completely strip it down and look at the textbook definition, Dr. Phillip Kotler defined marketing as “the science and art of exploring,...

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Effective Consulting

Consulting is about more than giving an unbiased point of view, building solutions or creating strategy for long term success. This week the team at TACK10 wanted to ask four of our most experienced Tacticians what they focus on when looking to drive client success....

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