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This Month’s Topic: Grow With Us




The Death Of Google PageRank – What Does This Mean?

Amidst the big changes in mobile search SEO, comes the dismissal of an ancient Google SEO factor. That’s right – PageRank is gone for good. What’s Google PageRank? Google PageRank was a factor supplied by Google that indicated the “authoritative power” of a website – mostly affected by how many people link to the page. […]



Using Snapchat for Social Media Marketing

Snapchat is the newest social media rage. It allows you to connect with your friends or customer audience for a maximum of 10 seconds then… POOF, the post is gone (unless it’s added to your story)! This makes the user focus on getting to the point and doing so quickly. How Do I Use Snapchat In […]


Mobilegeddon 2

Mobilegeddon 2 – Everything You Need To Know About Google’s May Update

Here’s everything you need to know about Google’s new search engine update, un-affectionately dubbed “Mobilegeddon 2” by SEO’s in our field. Yes, you heard right – Mobilegeddon is back. We wrote about Google’s mobile search update almost one year ago, and it seems that Google is still on the warpath to hunt down sites that aren’t […]


Cucumber Aydin

Fresh Marketing in 2016 – Introducing Cucumber Aydin!

Introducing Cucumber Aydin! Aydin is a grade 11 student at Earl Marriott Secondary and a part of the Humanities Co-Op Program which is offered at his school. Aydin is an aspiring entrepreneur and wannabe marketing expert. His program includes a practicum where he chose Cucumber Marketing Inc, because he wanted to grow his knowledge on marketing and learn […]


Facebook PPC - Canvas

Facebook Canvas Tutorial: Making Ads A Work Of Art

So, you wanna make an awesome Facebook Ad? There’s a ton of options available to you, but by far the coolest one is the new Facebook Canvas feature. Facebook Canvas is the newest marketing option from the social media platform, offering an immersive space for ads that potential customers actually want to experience. Here are three reasons […]


hiring - marketing - vancouver

We are hiring – marketing + communications grower

About you: You are passionate about words. You have a message to deliver and you know how to make it accessible to the public. You are a warrior, and your s(word) is sharp. Your best writing comes in 140 characters, and you know the power behind this magic number. You are fascinated by human behaviour. […]


web designer / developer needed - vancouver

We are hiring – [Cool] Web Designer/Developer

Fresh. Cool. Energizing. At Cucumber Marketing Inc. (a.k.a. th Creative Greenhouse), we are fuelled by creativity and results. Named (one of) BC’s top 5 Best Workplaces at Small Business BC awards in 2014, our agency was created in 2008 with the vision of delivering the freshest marketing and design solutions to our clients. With proven […]


Coffee and Branding

Why Focusing On The Bad Is Good For Branding

I walked in to Starbucks for my morning coffee the other day, and after a few seconds of reading the menu I decided on getting a Tall Pike (Medium Roast). Chris: Hiya! I’d like a Tall Pike, please. Barista: Pike…? Mm, ok, and that’s the medium size, right? Chris: (“Medium”…?) Uh, the Tall, please. Barista: […]