Home Office Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Corporate Office: Vancouver, British Columbia
Education: BCom, Royal Roads University | 2015
Interests: Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Photography
Chad Blenkin is an entrepreneur and keynote speaker, and author who has been making websites since he was 19 years old. Chad graduated with a degree in Commerce, from Royal Roads University in Victoria, with a job offer from of Canada’s top employers, but he turned down this job to start his own business right out of college.
Chad’s unique blend of education and experience makes him one of the most highly sought after digital marketers in Western Canada.
His baccalaureate degree focused on Entrepreneurial Management, a branch of commerce that studies the systems and strategies used to start-up and manage entrepreneurial ventures.
Chad has over 15 years’ client Digital Marketing experience in helping corporations use the web to drive online visibility and generate leads that have resulted in new business online. He started, developed and sold a social network before social networking was a widespread term.
As the lead Digital Marketing Strategist for City+Search, Chad has led online marketing programs in Web Design, Web Development, Search Engine Optimization, Pay per Click Advertising and Online Marketing Campaigns, and Social Media Marketing Strategy for B2B and B2C companies. Currently, he is the Prairie Director that manages all SEO and Digital Marketing Strategy for the firm’s top clientele.
As a Digital Marketing Trainer, Chad has developed and delivered workshops to corporations in the areas of: SEO Basics, Advanced SEO Marketing Techniques, Lifecycle Marketing, Online PR, B2B Social Selling, B2B Social Media Marketing Basics and LinkedIn Sales.
Until recently, Chad Blenkin was a marketing consultant at a Radio Broadcaster. In this role as a consultant, he was focused on assisting companies capture market share, by using integrated marketing campaigns. In his role as a consultant, he worked with many leading organizations such as Tim Hortons, Subway, Canadian Tire, Access Communications, Saskatchewan Roughrider Lottery, Farm Credit Canada, ComFree, SaskMilk, Nu Image and Village RV.
HE MASTERED ONLINE MARKETING…
While growing his first business, Chad built a website that now boasts 750,000 yearly visitors and over 1 million page views. Soon his readers and clients were asking him how he had grown his business so quickly, how he set up my website, and how all of these digital strategies really worked.
Answering their questions led to the creation of this second business, which quickly grew to a six figure consulting company and continues to grow and expand.
He’s currently working on growing City+Search a new startup out of Vancouver that he founded.