Big picture approach to business development and brand storytelling.
Trained over 600 businesses in the art of Social Media Engagement & Content Marketing.
Jonathan’s passion for Social Media began in 2008, after suffering a major car accident that left him with a life-threatening neck injury. On his long road to recovery, he fully immersed himself in to the world of social networking and content marketing and emerged an expert in leveraging the online sphere to maximize business results. With a strategic big-picture approach to business development and brand storytelling, he and his team at We Make Stuff Happen have successfully trained over 600 businesses in the art of social media engagement & content marketing.
Jonathan leads impactful online programs, and speaks internationally on how businesses can tell their story to maximize their online presence. He is often invited as a keynote speaker and panelist for a wide range of industry events, while maintaining a vibrant online presence through social media interactions. He lives in Abbotsford, British Columbia with his wife Debbie, and together they have 3 grown daughters.
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Real Impact, Real Stories
Darrell Keezer, Founder, Candybox Marketing
“Jonathan has the unique ability to marry Social Media Marketing with SMART objectives for any company. Working alongside Jonathan for many years, I value any time I can get to pick his brain on upcoming trends, understanding the value of relationship-based marketing or attending one of his workshops. I would highly recommend hiring Jonathan if you want a marketing campaign to get off the ground quickly!”
Vanessa Wideski, Program Coordinator & Facilitator
“Jonathan is an inspiring facilitator and leader in the world of social media. I just completed his social media live workshop and I am overwhelmed with appreciation for the knowledge I am walking away with.”
Crystal Michel, #BirthBestie, Honest Birth Talk
“Jonathan has changed our business from a page with no interaction to one that reaches hundreds and thousands daily. He is the real deal, he always goes the extra mile to help his clients. It pays to get it right from the start and hire an expert, social media is vital to any business these days and without guidance with the ever changing algorithms and platforms you will be left in the dust. I can’t recommend Jonathan enough!”
Roger Killen, Producer, TEDxStanleyPark and Organiser, VBN
“Jonathan spoke authentically, eloquently and enthusiastically to my members. He totally engaged the audience with his stories and examples and the depth and breadth of his knowledge around all things related to using social media as a business building tool. He opened many eyes to the potential that can be realized by harnessing the power of a successful social media campaign to make good things happen. My members simply loved him..”
Jennifer Khoeler Owner, Tap2Drain Plumbing
“Through his training, I am way better at social media and turning my efforts into real returns. Tap 2 Drain is a better company for working with Jonathan!”
Maria Lynn Johnson, Speaking Coach
“I finally understand how to build a powerful brand across platforms and leverage a purposeful social media strategy. I now have a consistent brand, and my business is growing as a result! There’s no one that does this better than Jonathan, and no one that does it with such heart!”