Barrhaven Advertising introduces new marketing product – Instagram Collaborations

In the digital age, social media has become an indispensable tool for Barrhaven small businesses, offering a range of benefits that drive growth and success. For community-level small businesses, social media marketing presents an affordable and effective way to enhance brand awareness, run sales promotions, and increase restaurant patronage.

Barrhaven Community Social Media Advertising and Marketing Services

Introducing Instagram collaborations

Our latest advertising product for the Barrhaven business community is not only our least expensive, it’s also the easiest to implement: Instagram Collaborations.

Here’s how it works. 

Simply add @barrhaven_blog as a collaborator on your next Instagram post.

We’ll accept your collaboration request and instantly share your post with our thousands of local Barrhaven followers.

And here’s the best part. Collaborations only cost $4.99+HST with no long term commitments. Simply pay as you go.

Looking for even more value? You can buy 4 weekly collaborations for only $14.99.

How to purchase a collaboration:

Step one: Add @barrhaven_Blog as a collaborator on your next Instagram post

Step two: We’ll have a look at your post to ensure it’s a good fit for both our feed and the Barrhaven community

Step three: If approved, you can send your payment of $4.99+HST to via etransfer

Step four: Upon payment receipt, we’ll accept your collaboration request and instantly share your post on our feed

Barrhaven Social Media Marketing and Advertising Service Provider

The Benefits of Social Media Marketing

One of the most significant advantages of social media marketing for small businesses is its affordability. Traditional advertising methods, such as print, television, and radio ads, often come with high costs that can strain a small business’s budget. In contrast, social media platforms provide cost-effective options that fit various financial constraints. In fact, Barrhaven Advertising’s pay-as-you-go model allows local businesses to access all three of their social media feeds (Instagram, Facebook and Threads) for as little as $4.99 with no long term commitments.

1. Low-Cost Barrhaven Advertising

Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Threads offer deep advertising reach at the community level. Businesses can buy daily or monthly advertising campaigns, ensuring that they do not overspend. This flexibility allows small businesses to reach their target audience without a substantial financial commitment.

2. A great way to build organic reach at the community level

While paid advertising can help grow your own social media following, working with local and established social media feeds can help businesses grow their own audience in an organic fashion at much lower price points. By consistently posting engaging content, responding to comments, and fostering a community, businesses can attract followers and build a loyal customer base. Over time, this organic growth can significantly enhance visibility and engagement.

3. High Return on Investment (ROI)

Social media marketing often delivers a high return on investment. Even with modest spending, businesses can achieve significant results in terms of brand awareness, customer engagement, and sales.

Enhancing Brand Awareness in Barrhaven

For community-level small businesses, establishing and maintaining brand awareness is crucial. Social media provides an ideal platform for businesses to showcase their brand, values, and offerings, reaching a broad and diverse audience.

1. Broad Audience Reach

The Barrhaven Blog  features three popular social media feeds (Instagram, Facebook and Threads), allowing businesses to reach a large number of potential customers at the community level. We’ve spent years building our social media feeds, and now boast thousands of Barrhaven followers across multiple social media segments and on the web.

2. Visual Storytelling

Visual content is highly effective in capturing attention and conveying messages. Social media platforms prioritize visual content, making it easy for businesses to share photos, videos, and graphics. Small businesses can use visual storytelling to highlight their products, share behind-the-scenes glimpses, and showcase their unique brand personality.

3. Consistent Engagement

Regular posting on social media helps businesses stay top-of-mind for their audience. By consistently engaging with followers through posts, stories, and comments, businesses can build a strong online presence.

Running Sales Promotions

Sales promotions are a powerful way to attract customers and boost sales. Barrhaven Advertising offers an effective channel for promoting special offers, discounts, and limited-time deals, driving immediate action from followers.

1. Just-in-Time Promotion

Social media allows businesses to promote sales in real-time, reaching customers instantly. Whether it’s a flash sale, holiday discount, or special event, businesses can create buzz and urgency through timely posts. Features like Instagram Stories and Facebook Live enable businesses to share live updates and engage directly with their audience.

2. Targeted Barrhaven Advertising

It’s important for your promotions to reach the most relevant and likely-to-convert audience. This precision increases the effectiveness of sales promotions and drives higher sales. When working with Barrhaven Advertising, you have the peace of mind of knowing that your marketing dollars are being spent on a local audience that lives, works and plays in Barrhaven!

3. Engaging Campaigns

Creating creative and engaging promotional campaigns can be challenging. Barrhaven Advertising can help by providing both writing and graphic design services, allowing you to focus on your core business activities.

Increasing Restaurant Patronage

For local restaurants, social media marketing is a powerful tool for attracting patrons and filling seats. With the right strategies, restaurants can leverage social media to showcase their offerings, engage with customers, and drive foot traffic.

1. Mouth-Watering Visuals

Food photography and videos are incredibly effective on social media. High-quality images and videos of dishes can entice followers and encourage them to visit the restaurant. Sharing behind-the-scenes content, such as chefs preparing meals or customers enjoying their food, adds authenticity and appeal.

2. Customer Engagement

Social media enables restaurants to engage with customers in meaningful ways. Responding to reviews, addressing feedback, and thanking customers for their support helps build a positive reputation. User-generated content, where customers share their dining experiences, serves as valuable social proof and encourages others to visit.

3. Promoting Special Events and Menus

Restaurants can use social media to promote special events, seasonal menus, and daily specials. Announcing events like live music nights, themed dinners, or holiday celebrations can attract more patrons. Highlighting limited-time menu items or chef’s specials creates excitement and urgency, encouraging followers to visit and try something new.


Barrhaven is home to a thriving small business community. It also boast a significant number of home-based businesses.

Our mission is to bring affordable, targeted advertising options to this important segment of the local economy. Let us help you promote and share your company’s goods and services with the Barrhaven community – without breaking the bank!