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You Are What They Search
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Steven Harris
SEO
Over the past year, there seems to be a trend amongst digital marketing professionals to uniquely reposition their products and services—or at least control the language around important brands—in order to differentiate them from competitors. The rationale: to make them stand out as unique in the minds of potential customers or clients. We have seen […]
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The DAC Group Guide to Local SEO
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Kyle Harris
SEO
For businesses trying to attract consumers through their door (whether that door is real or virtual), success starts with a strong local search strategy. Customers are searching for solutions online – and with every marketer fighting for the first few spots on Google, making sure your business ranks organically is essential. We’ve identified seven steps […]
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Boost Business Objectives with Aligned Digital Media Strategies: Part 1
Monday, March 27, 2017
Jenna Watson
The great thing about digital media is that it can be leveraged to produce almost any measurable business result. The horrible thing about digital media… is that it can be leveraged to produce almost any measurable business result. As a long-time digital agency employee, I have had years of experience working with clients with varied […]
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Local SEO Pt. 3 – Bringing It All Together
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Benn Kireker
In the first blog post of this three-part series, I identified why together, mobile and Google will dominate the near-future of all online search for a physical business. If you think about Google search’s current data set and mobile reach, combined with their algorithms, processes, historical knowledge and machine based learning, they’re destined to determine […]
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Where Do We SEO From Here?: Organic Search Trends for 2017
Friday, December 23, 2016
Steven Harris
SEO
Savvy marketers will need to master the art AND science of SEO best practices to stay ahead of the pack this year. Here are our top four tips. 1) Mobile will grow (but don’t forget about desktop!) We fully expect Google’s focus on mobile to march on through 2017, as more and more search traffic […]
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Now You See Me, Now You Don’t – Local SEO Pt. 2
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Benn Kireker
In part 1 of this series I introduced the concept of local SEO and illustrated its importance to digital marketing. In the second installment, my goal is to provide actionable insights into two questions: 1. Why do regional or local business with a single or small number of locations often outrank large enterprise brands with […]
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5 Ways Penguin 4.0 Impacts SEO
Friday, October 14, 2016
Steven Harris
SEO
Google Penguin 4.0 is now officially rolled out – and while it’s just one of many factors that can affect organic search, it’s a significant one. Here are the top 5 implication for brands and how to make it work for your company’s website.   SEO is less set-and-forget than ever  With the latest Penguin update […]
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DAC Group Creates Mobile-First Website for AlarmForce
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Kali Pearson
As part of its recent rebranding, Toronto-based AlarmForce has launched a new mobile-first website, created by DAC Group. We have been working with AlarmForce for over two years and beat out five multinational full-service advertising agencies and a website design agency to win the website redesign business. You can read all about the brand refresh in Marketing […]
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Now You See Me, Now You Don’t – Are You Losing In Local SEO?
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Benn Kireker
From single location businesses to massive brands with hundreds, or even thousands of stores, “local search” and “local marketing” are buzzwords that we’ve been hearing for a number of years. Smartphones started becoming popular in 2010 and by 2013, consumers were spending 15+ hours a week researching on their smartphones. Examining Google specifically, their search […]
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Now You See Me, Now You Don’t – Are You Losing In Local SEO?
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Thomas Conlon
SEO
From single location businesses to massive brands with hundreds, or even thousands of stores, “local search” and “local marketing” are buzzwords that we’ve been hearing for a number of years. Smartphones started becoming popular in 2010 and by 2013, consumers were spending 15+ hours a week researching on their smartphones. Examining Google specifically, their search […]
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