We are a social media marketing and advertising agency based in Paso Robles, California. Our expertise lies in ecommerce, event marketing, mobile apps, and lead generation, by way of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest Ads.



As someone who lives for connecting people, bringing together consumers and brands is what Akvile DeFazio, President of AKvertise, Inc., a social media advertising agency, does best. Born in Lithuania, she later emigrated to Toronto to escape the Cold War, grew up in upstate New York, lived in a few other amazing cities along the way, and planted roots with her husband and their dog in the beautiful city of Paso Robles in Central California.


Prior to launching AKvertise, she spent the last decade working in-house at a variety of companies, ranging from ski and snowboard ecommerce, to pet health insurance, and event marketing via paid search and social. As a conversion driven marketer, Akvile is passionate about helping businesses expand their online visibility and reaching their goals.


Connect with her on Twitter at @AkvileDeFazio and @AKvertise or on LinkedIn.



Previously, Akvile was the Marketing and Advertising Operations Manager at Third Door Media, where she and her team provided marketing information, tools, and services to internet marketers. Through their online channels, they covered daily news and analysis on SEO, PPC, social, display, email, mobile, lead generation, and other areas of marketing. In addition, she helped organize a series of global conferences focusing on search marketing, social media, and marketing technology. Prior to Third Door Media, Akvile was the Search Engine Marketing Manager at Trupanion Pet Insurance and the eCommerce Marketing Manager at Evo in Seattle, an outdoor gear and fashion apparel online retailer.