Tag Archives: mobile

How to Grow Your Brand on Mobile with Showcase Shopping Ads

Over the past nine years, mobile traffic has increased from 0.7% to 52% of total website traffic. However, mobile traffic is notoriously more difficult to convert than desktop traffic—there are difficulties with accidental clicks and with people’s reluctance to buy on mobile devices, to name a few challenges. Nevertheless, phones have become an integral part […]

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.

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, […]

Now You See Me, Now You Don’t – Are You Losing In Local SEO?

From single location businesses to massive brands with hundreds, or even thousands of stores, “local search” and “local marketing” are buzzwords that we’ve been hearing for a number of years. Smartphones started becoming popular in 2010 and by 2013, consumers were spending 15+ hours a week researching on their smartphones. Examining Google specifically, their search […]

The Age of the Digital Personal Assistant

By now I am sure that most of you have heard of the digital personal assistant. It is quite possible that you don’t know it by that name. That is right, I am talking about Siri (Apple), Cortana (Microsoft) and Google Now (Android). These are the 3 main digital personal assistant technologies that are used […]

Google Mobile Update: Turning Surprises into Success

Google mobile results have been updated, providing some game-changing results. This greatly contrasts with last year’s “Mobile-geddon” update, which in reality was nothing more than a small taste of what was to come. I recently read that if your website was mobile friendly, you would not see any difference in visibility on search results, regardless […]

Micro-moments in Digital Marketing

“Micro-moments” is a new buzz-word in digital marketing inspired by the rise in mobile browsing. Mobile changed the way customers interact with brands, so to use the same analytics approach as for desktop misses a huge amount of insight. By breaking interactions down into real-time, intent-driven micro-moments, businesses can gain a much deeper understanding about […]

Infographic: “Always on Shoppers” Lead the Charge in Global eCommerce #eTailEast

Rapid adoption of digital, specifically mobile, combined with an increase in digital trust and the emergence of the “Buy with Google” button has set the stage for on-the-run mobile commerce. A year ago, Shopify reported mobile’s eclipse of desktop accounting for 50.3% of eCommerce traffic. “Always on shopping” has brands shifting investment. With eCommerce transactions […]

Laying the SEO Foundation of your Digital Home

In digital marketing, we often find that SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) is an afterthought for large brands looking to make a splash in the online space. A combination of lack of understanding, minimal immediate results and a perceived difficulty in measuring the ROI are often the reason for this. As a result, a great deal […]

Rob’s Roundup: Facebook Lead Generation, Content Marketing and Mobile Necessity

Facebook Testing Mobile Lead Generation The goal of every company is to convert people into customers – this is an obvious truth, and yet bringing in higher conversion rates for online visitors remains a challenge for most brands. Facebook, in particular, is working hard to change this within their ecosystem; just look at their partnership […]