• HootSuite wins best app at Shorty Awards

    Yesterday evening, the partners at Invoke accepted the award for best application for Hootsuite (@hootsuite) at the 1st Annual Shorty Awards. More than 50, 000 public nominations and votes were tweeted to determine the winners. Hootsuite was one of the 26 winners of the evening (a full list can be viewed here).

  • Vancouver's top tweeters make headlines

    Are you on Twitter? We are, and so are a lot of fellow Vancouverites.

    Last week, 6S Marketing director and co-founder Chris Breikss compiled his list of Vancouver’s top 20 Twitterers. The Vancouver Sun’s Gillian Shaw published Breikss’s list on her blog ‘Digital Life’ and added a short bio for each of the popular tweeps. Check it out.

  • Invoke Wins 2 Ad Age Davey Awards

    The winners for the annual Advertising Age Davey awards have just been announced. Invoke was nominated for 3 awards and won 2 for the memelabs Wells Fargo Someday Stories campaign. Invoke won Silver in the Branded Content: Video/Films/Movie category and Silver in the Not-for-profit category. This award follows up the New Media BC’s People’s Choice 2008 Popvox Award for Best User Generated Content or Crowdsourced Content Site for memelabs that Invoke won this past April.

  • The memelabs Love Child: mini-meme

    Fresh out of the Invoke Labs and hot on the heels of Claytorial, I am proud to announce the birth of our second meme-child, mini-meme.

    We’ve opened up the possibilities of the award winning memelabs platform to even more potential users by creating mini-meme. We will be offering new brands, non-profits, and organizations the ability to run self-administered campaigns, allowing them to roll out contests quickly and effectively – enabling them to incorporate a contest into their marketing mix rapidly and seamlessly.

  • New Online Ordering Software for Catering and Restaurants

    Invoke is preparing to launch a new online ordering software specifically designed for catering businesses and restaurants. Through EATS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Invoke, Invoke is preparing for the launch of the new version of the EATS software. Eats is a web based ecommerce solution for the easy meal prep industry with an integrated Point of Sale system.

  • Calm Down – Facebook is Not The End of Privacy

    The CBC has just published and article by Jesse Hirsh that looks into Facebookï?½s new advertising platform, Beacon. Beacon allows advertisers to install a small piece of code on their website that allows Facebook to track their users on these third party sites. This information is then imported into Facebook through recommendations in your friendï?½s newsfeeds and on your profile page. For instance, if I go to Ebay and buy The Life of Pi, this information will be imported to Facebook and disseminated amongst my friends by letting them know I just made this purchase. This advertising mechanism leverages the powerful force of word-of-mouth advertising…

  • Invoke Makes Top 25 List

    Business in Vancouver has just released their list of top 25 web dev companies in BC – (the article was covered here in Tech Vibes). Invoke Media was given the #12 slot in BC and #8 in Vancouver. The list includes many established companies along with a handful of newer ones. We have personally worked with or know many of the firms on the list and are in great company.