Tag Archives: digital marketing

DAC’s Own Felicia DelVecchio Wins Search Marketer of the Year 2019

We’re delighted to congratulate our very own Director of Digital Media, Felicia DelVecchio, on her big win at this year’s Search Engine Land Awards. Named Search Marketer of the Year, Felicia has been recognised for leading DAC’s award-winning SEM program with Bridgestone—an engagement of unprecedented scale and complexity. Felicia’s dedication to the Bridgestone account has […]

May 2019 LPM Roundup

This past month, Google made a number of changes to their search engine results pages (SERPs). They’ve been naturally integrated so most users will have no issue adopting them—some may not even notice that this wasn’t the way things always were. Although the changes feel seamless, they are still going to have an important impact […]

DAC Announces a New Local Listings Management Tool: Google Ranking Plus

We’re excited to announce the launch of our latest product, Google Ranking Plus. This tool is like no other offered in the local search market. It allows business managers to factor in proximity as a key ranking factor in their search analytics. To coincide with the ubiquity of smartphones, Google’s algorithm is set up to […]

5 Google My Business Features for Hotels (and One Big Hack)

Hospitality is one of the most competitive industries thanks to an overly crowded market full of everything from high-end luxury hotels and resorts to small, economy motels and hostels. Add the growing popularity of platforms like AirBnB, and it’s clear that the way travellers are searching for and booking accommodations is changing. Google and other […]

Why Sentiment Analysis is Key to Effective Reputation Management

It’s no surprise that a business’s review score can affect its success. The most basic understanding is that high scores are good and low scores are bad. Many businesses focus on keeping their star ratings above a certain threshold, which on the surface sounds reasonable. However, blindly following star ratings without understanding why those scores […]

Instagram Announces a “Significant Step Forward for Shopping”

Instagram announced on March 19th 2019 that they are adding a new way for people to buy products they discover on the app. Consumers in the US can purchase items directly on Instagram’s app from over 20 different brands, including Zara, H&M, Outdoor Voices, and Uniqlo. The checkout feature will allow people to make purchases […]

LOAC 2019: 3 Key Trends Affecting Local Advertising

Here at DAC, we’re all about local—which means keeping up with the latest and greatest developments in the world of local advertising is essential. Last week, I attended the 10th annual Borrell Associates Local Online Advertising Conference (LOAC). With speakers who are leaders in their field from top companies like Yelp, Waze, Facebook, Google and […]

February 2019 LPM Roundup

Maintaining optimal listings on Google is an ongoing process. Data decays over time—that’s why it’s so important to keep an eye on your listings to make sure they don’t deteriorate. It’s also a sad fact that sometimes you need to watch out for spam and your competitors intentionally vandalising your business. Competitors have been known to […]

How To Help Your Nested Locations Thrive In Local Search

Businesses with distributed local footprints face a number of unusual challenges in digital, but few are as time-consuming as nested locations. Think about it: this is the only kind of setup where local businesses—such as jewellers, ATMs, and even coffee shops—either share their addresses or are located entirely inside another business. It’s a unique situation […]

January 2019 LPM Roundup

While most of us recovered from our holiday exertions as 2018 ticked over into 2019, Google and other players in local digital continued to hit the news wire with important updates. So let’s forget the polar vortex (for now, at least) and take a look at the hottest new developments in local search and Local […]