Who we are, our objective, history and culture

Our objective within BOLT Media is to function as an extension of our clients businesses and produce results that have a positive impact on them.  BOLT Media is also committed to providing a high energy, modern, laid back yet professional work environment that promotes passion.


About BOLT Media

As a digital agency, BOLT refines all parts of the web through SEO (search engine optimization), social networking, advanced online marketing techniques, analytics, front and backend design, content management solutions, e-commerce and online storefront solutions.

BOLT Media was founded by Confederation College Multimedia Production (Interactive Media Development) graduates, Stephen Kis and Daniel Robere, in 2013 and has grown substantially in its existence. Since then, Kis and Robere have developed strong ties to local roots and have established relationships with many big local businesses.

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BOLT Media timeline

BOLT Media Timeline

2010-

Freelancers Stephen & Daniel work together for the first time collaborating on web projects.

2011-

Through the year as workload grew, the early stages of a partnership was formulating.

2012-

After both returning to North Western Ontario, Daniel & Stephen merged companies to form BOLT Media in Thunder Bay.

2013-

Continued success allows for new office and staff.

2014-

BOLT Media opens small satellite office in Toronto Ontario Canada.

2015-

BOLT Media see’s the return of Daniel Robere to Thunder Bay location.

2016-

Merger talks with Shake Media out of London Ontario.

2017-

History is still in the making.

What others think of BOLT

What Others Think of BOLT

BOLT Media is our go-to partner for all our website design and administration needs. Steve and his team do a great job of simplifying our projects so we can get them done efficiently and for a fair rate. They are very responsive when you need them and look out for your interests. Highly recommended!

Dennis at onlineips.net

Steve and the BOLT Media team are so great to work with. As a PR company, we get a lot of different and time-sensitive projects for our clients. BOLT is one of our trusted partners because they take the time to understand each project and each client as if it were their own, and create impactful and eye-catching designs, always on time and always on point with the direction provided.

Celine & Bonnie, Moss Networks

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Our talented web designers and programmers

Stephen Kis - Partner & creative director

Steve is a designer by trade but we turn to him for his ability to problem solve, manage and his unmatched ability to think of fresh ideas.

Daniel Robere - Partner & CMS specialist

Daniel is our content management system guru. Whether its a simple or complex integration, he has the expertise to choose the best option for your project.

Dave Bevilacqua - IT consultant

Dave is our go to when we need network, server or technical support. If it is anything IT, we rely on Dave and IT Works Solutions.

Ben Tranter - Web developer

Ben is a PHP master. There is no problem that he can’t solve!

Storm Henry - Junior developer

Every year, BOLT Media partners with Confederation College to take on a student intern. Sometimes when they’re as talented as Storm, they stay!

Real estate websites

Now offering full IDX/MLS integrations! Full property search capabilities, area searching and MLS number search included. Easily manage your listings, open houses and assignments. Includes the ability to add unlimited number of pages. Editing your website content and making updates is as easy as using any word processor!

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e-Commerce websites

With our WordPress e-Commerce solution, you will now have the ability to sell anything online! Whether that means t-shirts in every size/color, software, or digital download, we give you the ability to manage your inventory, collect payments, ship products, receive reports, properly market and charge local tax like a pro!

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BOLT Media Blog

2015 MarCom gold winner – Confederation College

What are the MarCom Awards? Regretingly speaking, we have never heard of these awards before and with a little research we have come to find out that they are actually

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