AustinSmyth principals Margot Austin and Hilary Smyth bring decades of experience communicating stories through compelling words and pictures. Clients each receive a custom-designed action plan based on stated goals. The partners tap into their tight network of trusted collaborators, including photographers, stylists, writers, graphic designers and more to ensure each client receives the highest level of service.
PHOTO SHOOT STYLING + PRODUCTION
You create beautiful work that deserves to be seen in its best light. Let us coordinate, art direct and style your photo shoots with the best photographer for the assignment.
PITCHING YOUR STORIES
We speak editor. We write compelling pitches that spark story ideas and garner coveted coverage in Canadian and international print, digital and broadcast media.
CONNECTING YOU WITH THE RIGHT PEOPLE
We spearhead industry outreach campaigns that connect you with new clients, suppliers, artisans and other key collaborators.
SOCIAL MEDIA COACHING
Where to be, how to post and who to follow. We’ve got you covered with coaching, channel management, brand messaging and more.
WRITING AND REFINING YOUR BRAND STORY
We’ll help you carve out your niche in a crowded market through precise language and authentic value statements, web site copy, bios, brochures and other written collateral.
FACILITATING LAUNCHES & EVENTS
Forget SEO and algorithms! There’s still no substitute for meeting live and in person. Let us plan a breakfast info session, lunch and learn, exclusive client cinq-à-sept or outside the box activation to help boost your brand.
REFRESHING YOUR NEGLECTED WEB SITE
Trust us, we know. You haven’t a clue where to start and you’re worried it’ll cost a bomb. The good news: we know where to start. And we can find solutions that fit your budget.
We know, you just want to know how much it costs, right? Good news — in just a couple of steps you’ll have the answer in the form of a customized campaign action plan along with fees. This transparent approach makes it easy for you to prioritize allocation of your marketing and PR budget.
Step 1: Send us an email
Step 2: We’ll be in touch to either set up a call or a meeting so we can get a clearer picture of your needs and goals.
Step 3: We’ll send you a recommended action plan, or campaign, including fees and estimated timelines.
Step 4: You choose what fits your budget.
Step 5: We’ll firm up the details and schedule, get your first payment and then we’ll get started.
Step 6: Our work continues, as do your monthly payments toward the total fees.
Step 7: At campaign conclusion we provide a summary report along with final invoice.