About Us

Great people, awesome tools, fantastic service!

Bravenet Marketing is an innovative online marketing agency located in the beautiful city of Parksville, Vancouver Island, British Columbia.  We truly believe in the transformative power of having an excellent looking website and we want to help you increase your traffic, and engage and inspire your audience.

Being in the digital marketing and software development business since 1997, serving millions of users, we understand how to help you and your business expand your online presence and maximize online reach and revenue.  We are a team of expert designers, developers, marketers and strategists who identify problems and find solutions.  We provide complete digital marketing solutions including, web design and development, search engine optimization, social media marketing and e-commerce.

The fabric of our company is build on integrity, innovation and exceptional customer service.  Get in touch with us and let us know how we can be of help.  We would love to hear from you.


The Bravenet Marketing Team

At Your Service


Dave Shworan
Founder, CEO,
Wannabe Pro Golfer

I know the early bird gets the worm, but it is the second mouse that gets the cheese!
de Villiers

de Villiers van Zyl
Director of Marketing,
Gone Surfing

No one is you and that is your power. Just be and be you.

Courtnie Croft
Design and Marketing,
Toddler Wrangler

Some days I amaze myself. Other days I look for my phone while I'm holding it.

Emily Hwang
Design and Marketing,
Fitness Junkie

When life gives you lemons, chuck it right back.

Roger Riche
Head of Development,
Master Bassist

You can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose... but you can't pick your friend's nose.

Tim Burke
Director of Customer Service,
King of Gadgets

Award-winning gadget guru, freelance TV trailblazer, and an extreme theme park fanatic. A lighthearted customer service superhero waiting for your next reply!

James Moxley
Local Wildlife Expert

Some say he was once bitten by a king cobra, and after 6 days of agonizing pain, the cobra died.

Ryan Jacobson
I like Ice Cream

If I had a dollar for every time my kids cleaned up their own mess, I'd have a dollar.

Nathan Crause
Lead Programmer,
Punny Guy

The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.

Nathan Coulsen
Head of Operations,
Self-Proclaimed Handyman

Knowing how something works, is much more fun than knowing how to use it.

Susan Foulds
Hippie at Heart

My abs say crunches, but my stomach auto-corrects to cupcakes.

Steve Lang
and "That Guy"

If it ain't broke, don't fix -- SQUIRREL!!!!

Doug Giebelhaus
Lead Customer Service,

There comes a point when a painting comes to life and tells you know what it needs. You just need to spend the time to learn it's language.

James Santos
Customer Solutions,
Lifetime Tinkerer

It always works fine, until it has to.

Neil Brewer
Systems Administration,
Techno Geek

I changed my password to 'incorrect.' That way when I forget it, it always reminds me, 'Your password is incorrect'.

Don Murphy
Customer Solutions,

May you have the hindsight to know where you've been, the foresight to know where you are going, and the insight to know when you have gone too far.

Craig Shworan
General Counsel,
Disc Golf Pro

Why do people say "no offense" right before they're about to offend you?

Let's meet!

We would be happy to work with you to develop your perfect online marketing strategy.