Monthly Archives: September 2019

September 2019 LPM roundup

It’s Google algorithm update time again. That’s not the biggest story this month, however, as both Google and Yelp have pushed out much more important updates. Google has made big changes to its SERPs, both in the organic and paid space. While the former is a mixed bag, the latter will likely be making some […]

What Can Food and Restaurant Chains Learn From Independents?

Throughout my life I’ve been surrounded by the food industry. My parents were caterers, my brother has had multiple restaurants, an auntie had a restaurant, my cousin has a restaurant, and numerous friends are in the business. In my business life, too, I’ve been lucky enough to work with a number of restaurant chains, including […]

OMMA Awards 2019: And the Winner is… DAC!

We did it! We brought home the gold in two of the three categories in which we were finalists at the 2019 OMMA Awards. Good job we dressed for the occasion and practiced our acceptance speeches… What did we win and how did we do it? The Online Marketing Media and Advertising Awards honor agencies […]

4 Ways Advertisers Can Thrive in the Age of Ad Blockers

The popularity of ad blockers has skyrocketed in recent years. As of 2019, more than a quarter of US users have installed ad-blocking software. But why? Their rising popularity can be attributed—at least in part—to the perception that the digital advertising industry has overstepped the mark. According to the 2018 Global Web Index, the top […]

7 Key Takeaways From Our Local Marketing 101 Webinar

Earlier this month, we hosted Local Marketing 101—a detailed, 30-minute webinar in which Ewan Darby, our VP of Sales, walked through examples of the good, the bad, and the downright ugly when it comes to “local”. There were valuable insights for multilocation businesses seeking to create omnichannel local strategies that incorporate local listings, Facebook Locations, […]

4 SEO Strategies to Boost Traffic to Your Ecommerce Site

You’ve established your brand, your products have hit the market, and your ecommerce website is up and running. But how do you promote your online business in a way that can generate traffic and quality leads? You might have already invested some money on social media channels like Facebook or Instagram—or perhaps you also went […]

Forrester Names DAC Among the Most Significant Performance Marketing Agencies

Influential research and advisory firm Forrester has named DAC a contender in The Forrester Wave™: Performance Marketing Agencies, Q3 2019, citing us for bringing a unique offering to multilocation brands. Nasser Sahlool—Vice President, Client Strategy—is delighted with DAC’s inclusion. “To be recognised as a contender in the Wave, and to have our unique offering specifically […]

Dust Off The Tux! We’re Finalists for 3 OMMA Awards

They say good things come in threes, don’t they? We couldn’t agree more after MediaPost named DAC a finalist in not one, not two, but three categories at the 2019 OMMA Awards. Our longstanding partnership with Fit4Less—one of North America’s leading low-cost gyms—has been recognised with a nomination for the OMMA Award for Website: Pharma/Health/Wellness, […]

The Maps Race: Google vs. Apple

Every brick-and-mortar business knows it: maps channels are fast becoming the de facto driver for local lead generation. Whether you have 12 locations or 12,000, your local customers are not only browsing maps for your locations (and those of your competitors) but making their purchase decisions entirely in-app. Although these apps have evolved relatively slowly […]