About AKvertise

We are a social media 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, LinkedIn, and Pinterest Ads.

About Akvile DeFazio

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 family in the beautiful city of Paso Robles in Central California.

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Prior to launching AKvertise, she spent more than a decade working in-house at a variety of companies, ranging from outdoor gear and apparel ecommerce, to pet health insurance, online publications, 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.

Speaking Engagements and Events

See where we’ve spoken and come see us at an upcoming event in a city near you.

If you are hosting an upcoming event and are in search of speakers to present on social media advertising, please reach out using our contact form. If by chance it isn’t the right fit for our team or dates don’t work, we would be happy to connect with you with a variety of other talented speakers and seasoned marketers.

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Upcoming Appearances

Facebook Advertising for Small Businesses
Guest Host #VCBuzz – Twitter Chat
Paid Search – Portland, OR
Pubcon Florida
Paid Social – Miami, FL

Past Conferences

Online and offline events we attended, presented, and sponsored.

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In the Press

Publications we were referenced or quoted.

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Articles we composed for external blogs, news sites, and more.

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