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OVER 10 YEARS BC LOCAL MARKETING, PR & FUNDRAISING EXPERIENCE

BC Local Marketing specializes in Google Local Citations and PR  with SEO to help local organizations get ranked and increase relevant traffic from Google, Bing, Yahoo! and other search engines. We also provide Vancouver fundraising events for our local community.


Liza J. Lee

Liza J. Lee’s BC Local marketing, PR and fundraising experience includes +50 small businesses, corporations and events in Vancouver since 2001. Google recognizes Liza as:

“Google Local Guide +2 Million Views on Google Local”

  • Marketing Experience – Developing marketing plans and campaigns, strong project management, fundraising skills, content marketing, marketing automation and CRM tools
  • Fundraising Experience – Shooting Star Foundation for Loving Spoonful, HSBC for United Way, Haiti Relief at Science World, 2014 Coinfest at 8000 sq. ft. Media Hall with Special Art Fundraiser and endorser of Earth Charter®, affiliation with United Nations.
  • Co-founder of The Art Party – Produced and promoted many networking events and grew Mailchimp list to over 900 Vancouver business contacts. The Art Party Facebook Group has over 1700 members.
  • Awards – Recipient of ICBC President’s Award for Customer Service
  • Achievements – Google Local Guide +2,000,000 Photo Views In 8 Months for Local Restaurants, Galleries and Events
  • PR ExperiencePublicist for a luxury store in Vancouver; Promoted opening of FREY WILLE retail boutique locally and nationally; PR launch, invitations to +40 editors with product placements in Westender, Where, NUVO and more.

Waleed Algumer

Waleed’s local marketing experience includes businesses, non-profits, and events in BC and Kuwait.  His passion for marketing is intertwined with his support for local community initiatives, molding the two so that small businesses and events have a voice in the communities they serve.

Waleed has over 4 years marketing experience in BC and internationally, including work for SEO agencies, small businesses and non-profits.

  • Content Experience – SEO copywriting, PR, social media
  • Awards – Recipient of Raymond James Service 1st Award
  • Education – Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing Major) – McGill University
  • Certification – New Media Design & Web Development – BCIT
  • Awards – Recipient of Raymond James Service 1st Award

He also worked in media for a non-profit in Kuwait.

  • Managed the REUSE program at en.v, promoting eco-friendly living and sustainability
  • Organized and overlooked a competition and exhibit of recycled artwork at The Avenues mall
  • Helped coordinate a workshop (“Design for Social Change”) with guest trainers from New York and Amsterdam
  • Appeared in local TV interviews and magazines, with the recycled artwork exhibit mentioned in several local newspapers and radio stations

Why We Started BC Local Marketing?

Liza reached Google Local Guide Level 6 – providing photos and reviews of local businesses, starting in East Vancouver! This resulted in over 2 million photo views after 8 months of posting hundreds of photos of art galleries and restaurants.

“The appreciation from local business owners has been uplifting and I’m making a real impact in my local community. Google founders are real philanthropists and they want to help the “little guy”, not just big advertisers with their Google Local Guide program.” (Liza J. Lee)

Read more at How to Get 2 Million Views on Google Local


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