Tag Archives: local search

October 2018 LPM Roundup

Another month has passed, which means more developments in the world of Local Presence Management (LPM). This time we’ve seen some major changes with minor consequences, minor changes with major consequences—and a significant (if inevitable) demise that even casual users should note. Google shuts down Google+ Remember that massive push Google made for their own […]

Adobe Digital Experience Makers: 5 Key Takeaways

Adobe’s Vancouver edition of the Digital Experience Makers event was a roaring success with more than 180 digital leaders from over 50 unique brands—including Best Buy, Lululemon, MEC, and many more—coming together at the TELUS Garden Tower. Right from the start, there was a positive, collaborative energy throughout the Tower as a diverse mix of […]

DAC Group is a Finalist in The Drum Search Awards USA

We’re excited to announce that DAC Group is a finalist in the Best Use of Local Search category in the 2017 Drum Search Awards USA for its local search campaign with Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO). BSRO has been a leader in the auto care and tire industry for generations. Due to increasing competition in the […]

White Paper Identifies Key Marketing Opportunities for Mid-Sized Financial Institutions

We’re thrilled to announce that DAC Group has launched a new white paper, The Apple Effect, which examines the importance of local and user experience for the mid-tier banking and financial services industry. As large banks have become larger and digital and mobile banking products have become ubiquitous with nearly all demographics, a strong grasp […]

DAC Group Creates Mobile-First Website for AlarmForce

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 […]

Independent Research Firm Highlights the Importance of Local Search for Brands

In the August 22, 2016 brief by Forrester Research, Attract Customers Through Local Search, the respected independent research firm outlines the new expectations consumers have of how brands show up in local search – and they also asked DAC Group what we thought! The report outlines what makes local searches unique, what customers want to […]

Context is King as Google AdWords Announces Major Changes

Google’s announcement of a bevy of changes to the AdWords and Analytics platforms at their Performance Summit last month felt like a list of long-awaited answers to questions that search marketers have been asking for years. When are they finally going to monetize the maps channel? When are we going to be able to modify […]

Google My Business API 3.0: The New and Improved Version

After reading the title of this blog post you might find yourself asking a couple questions like; didn’t Google just release version 2.0 of this API a few months ago, they are already releasing a major update? The first version of the Google My Business API was released in December, 2015. It is very common […]

How To Take Your Business Global: A Tactical SEO Guide

If you’re in Digital Marketing, you’re probably familiar with the term “Glocal.” It’s about thinking global but acting local. Thanks to the internet, everyone’s your neighbor (yes, even that wild-haired hoarder who lives down the hallway) and taking your brand global has never been more opportune. But having the ambition to launch a grand, global strategy […]

Genius Life Hack for Retailers

I admit I’m a dreamer. Most days you can catch me staring out the window thinking of little life hacks to make my existence easier.  I imagine walking down the street looking for a place to eat and having discounted offers for local restaurants appearing on my phone as I walk by them. I fantasize […]