What is PUNCH!media?

PUNCH!media specializes in social media training, strategies and solutions.  Using tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and more, we customize the right plan so that you reach your target audience at the right time using the right message.

PUNCH!media was launched in 2009 by Principal & CEO Leslie Hughes, who spent years in traditional sales and digital marketing roles for brands such as Visa Canada, Prozac (Eli Lilly), Novartis as well as Weddingbells and FASHION magazines. Upon launching PUNCH!media, Leslie began to work with clients such as TVO and The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada and has worked with many companies across Canada and the US, helping them fine-tune their digital strategies.

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“Authenticity” and “transparency” are modern day buzzwords – but we believe trust is a must.
Up to 80% of people Google who you are before they pick up the phone. Make sure you know how to make the most of your presence.
A boring presentation isn’t good for anyone. Our workshops and presentations encourage participation and collaboration.
It’s not just about listening to a “pep talk”; it’s about actionable implementation designed to produce results.

PUNCH!media’s Core Skills

Strategic Marketing 100
LinkedIn Profile Optimization 100
Keynote Speaking 100
Corporate Training 100

Our Happy Clients

They Drank The PUNCH!

Leslie has been on top of the fast evolving online space since I met her almost a decade ago. She is tenacious and detail oriented, just the sort of person that you want working on your business. Highly recommended!
Stephen Ghigliotty, Director of Site Strategy & Execution, The Mediconsult Network
I had the pleasure of getting referred to Leslie directly from our partners over at LinkedIn. She proved to be a tremendous resource for writing and optimizing the LinkedIn profiles for many of our executives to showcase not only their unique brands but help them promote the Guardian brand as well.
Nate Isaacson, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Leslie is an excellent speaker and always provides great information that resonates with the audience. If you are looking for a dynamic social media speaker, she is your go to person.
Robert J Weese, B2B Sales Connections
Leslie is a Social Media expert. She was amazing to work with. Leslie remains on the forefront of Social Media, constantly providing useful, practical and valuable social media information. It was such a pleasure working with Leslie, and I look forward to continuing to work with her in the future!
Jessica Moran, Manager, Marketing & Communications, Neziol Insurance Group