I inspire you to think and do bigger in a small town

In a village of 150 folks, I built a leading national online business. I just don’t talk about thinking big. I’ve done it. It’s called real world experience. That’s the advantage and difference I bring to you

Small-town Specialist | Video production + Social media + Web design + graphic design

Tired of doing the same old things? Tired of the recycled or outdated approaches that permeate small-town marketing today? Gregg McLachlan's clients are rural nonprofits and small-town businesses who want to stand out not blend in. From his small-town studio in Norfolk County, Ontario, he pursues creative disruption to help clients move past the status quo that inevitably leads to decline. Call: 519.429.3729 or email gregg@workcabincreative.ca

Professional video production services that help rural small businesses and nonprofits tell memorable brand stories

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“Not often does a plan come together smoothly, effortlessly and timely — Gregg effortlessly created an exact image of the video that I imagined playing out. The video has increased business!”
“The compliments I have received on my video have really shown the power of a professionally produced video for showing customers my art studio and business and getting to know me and my passion for what I do.”
Joseph Panacci, Panacci Pottery
“Working with Gregg on the filming of The Field Biologist video was a great experience. Gregg was able to help us tell a story that was compelling, visually appealing and overall very impactful!”
Jody Allair, biologist and science educator, Bird Studies Canada
“So glad we decided to get with it and invest in your professional videos. We are having a great response!”
Lisa Engelhardt Robinson, My Top Drawer

More progressive with deeper rural experience helping small-town clients across a broader range of sectors

Gregg’s latest articles on marketing, web design, small business videos and social media

Three horrible bits of social media advice you need to ignore in your small town

July 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Three horrible bits of social media advice you need to ignore in your small town

Over my many years doing social media workshop presentations and private consulting in small towns, I've noticed three myths that I continue to hear making the rounds. It's time to bury these ridiculous notions once and [...]

Holding a pop up event? Three things you can’t afford to forget

July 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Holding a pop up event? Three things you can’t afford to forget

Pop up events are the rage these days. Why? Because they add a new level of excitement and spontaneity. And they are rapid ways of kickstarting revitalization in small-town downtowns and getting more people into [...]

Burying overhead hydro wires not at the top of list for downtown revitalization

July 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Burying overhead hydro wires not at the top of list for downtown revitalization

When I hear downtowns crying that overhead hydro wires are negatively impacting revitalization, the economy, and who knows what else, I have only one question: Really? Let's be clear: Overhead hydro wires do not negatively impact [...]

What Clients Say

“There’s no comparison between my old resume that I did myself and the professional resume that Gregg created for me. Now it’s exciting to read about myself. It’s really going to help me get my foot in the door for interviews.”
Joe Walters, Hagersville
“Gregg draws out the very best in people, and reminds us of our most important qualities, we are ‘people’ persons. I plan to use Gregg for my advertising needs now and in the future. Gregg is key to my success.”
Molly Bentley, ReMax Twin City Realty, Brantford
“We chose WorkCabin Communications to design a website for our annual Green Expo trade show and were thrilled with the results. Gregg was in constant contact with us from conception to completion, giving us daily updates and ensuring we got the website we were looking for. Any questions we had were promptly answered both during the initial design process and after the site went live. Working with WorkCabin Communications on this project was truly a great experience and we definitely recommend them!”
Peterborough Green-Up, Peterborough
“Gregg was great to work with throughout my website development. He helped me understand some of the basics so that I can manage the website on my own. Very helpful to a small business owner!”
Ashley Beeton, Naturopathic Doctor, Simcoe