Tag Archives: DAC Group

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 a […]

The Best and Worst of Digital Marketing in 2016

2016 was a year filled with innovative, witty and surprisingly controversial digital marketing campaigns. As we all adjust to the fact that it’s 2017, let’s take a look at some of last year’s best (and worst!) digital advertising.

Now You See Me, Now You Don’t – Local SEO Pt. 2

In part 1 of this series, I introduced the concept of local SEO and illustrated its importance to digital marketing. In the second instalment, my goal is to provide actionable insights into two questions: 1. Why do regional or local business with a single or a small number of locations often outrank large enterprise brands […]

DAC’s Round Table Series Touches Down in Vancouver

Some of the best and brightest digital marketers from several of Vancouver’s top companies came together last week at DAC’s Digital Marketing Round Table to discuss challenges and solutions related to current digital optimisation trends. The event, which complemented the 2016 Retail West conference, brought together representatives from major retail, financial, utilities and e-commerce organisations, […]

DAC 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. 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 Magazine, […]

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 what we thought! The report outlines what makes local searches unique, what customers want to see […]

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 […]

5 Big, Bold Digital Strategy Predictions For 2016

Digital strategy is an ever-changing area of digital marketing. We’ve certainly come a long way from the days when having a digital strategy simply meant building a website. With the proliferation of new technologies, platforms and media, this is an exciting time to be working in the digital realm. What will digital strategy look like […]

Creative + Technology = Today’s Digital Impact

Recently, DAC attended AdTech in the Big Apple and my passion for what I do was immensely reignited. The Javits Convention Center was packed with hundreds of speakers and exhibitors and easily thousands of attendees; it was like a candy store for digital media professionals. Mick Ebeling’s Keynote: How Brands Will Change the World At […]

Superstorm Sandy Drove Yellow Pages Usage

Back in August I blogged about how our testing program for a waterproofing client gave us a clear view of the effectiveness of print Yellow Pages after Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee hit the East Coast and mid-Atlantic region late in the summer of 2011. Calls to the advertiser’s tracked lines went through the […]