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US Search Awards 2018: Behind the Nomination

The US Search Awards is regarded as the premier celebration of SEO, PPC, and content marketing in the United States. It celebrates and rewards the expertise, talent, and achievements of the search industry. DAC is thrilled to announce that we have been nominated in the Best Integrated Campaign category for our work with TaxSlayer on […]

Marketing to Millennials: A Generation Balancing Nostalgia and Digital Transformation

Exploring behavioral insights and marketing trends within North America and Europe. Millennials are a demographic age group born between 1981 and 2000. In North America, they represent about 20-25% of the population; in France, Germany, and the UK, they represent about 15-20% of the population. Millennials have been called the entitled generation for being spoon-fed […]

Survival of the Savviest: Top Insights from the AdAge Survival Summit

I recently had the opportunity to kick off the Ad Age Survival Summit in Chicago. The summit addressed how brands face an exceedingly high number of potential crises in today’s digital age and how CMOs should prepare and react when facing these issues. Brand leaders from JPMorgan Chase, McDonald’s, Nestle, and Kraft Heinz were joined […]

The State of UX: In-Store and Online

I recently decided to purchase a pair of pants at a high-end retail store in downtown Toronto; as I made my way into the store, the scent of the dark oak wood floors, the sound of ambient music and the sight of soft, colorful clothing felt warm and welcoming. The visceral appeal had already triggered […]

Localizing Your E-commerce Digital Media Strategy

Despite its proven impact on results, localization is still an overlooked opportunity for many brands with a mature e-commerce digital media program. Many multi channel retailers view localization as a means to capture online consumers and drive them to stores by targeting searchers utilizing a geographic modifier (“near me”, zip code, etc.) or placing ads […]

Local SEO Pt. 3 – Bringing It All Together

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 […]

How Well Do You Know Your Customer’s Journey?

When I speak with clients, I often ask them to take me down the road of their digital customer journey. This keeps the conversation open and free-flowing. I usually learn a lot about what my clients are looking for – and planning for – in the future. It gives us time to talk about wishes […]

eMarketer Taps DAC Group for its Latest Report: Digital Marketing Trends in Canada

After speaking with top Canadian marketers from companies including Honda, the Internet Advertising Bureau of Canada and our own Mario Lemieux, President of DAC Group / Canada, eMarketer has identified three key challenges and three opportunities for Canadian marketers in 2017. Multi-touch attribution, ad blocking and the digital talent gap were identified as the biggest […]

Mobile Takes Center Stage at 2016 Olympics

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England was the first time we saw a significant shift in the way that viewers engaged with the games, each other, sponsors, content and athletes. Through social media and digital marketing, people could interact and stay up to date on their favorite events and athletes. Four years later at […]