Micro-Moments: How Consumers Are Using Their Smartphones In 2016

In 2015, Google announced that it had discovered a new consumer behaviour that changes how people interact with their smartphones. Google found that North Americans had increased their mobile sessions by 20%, however, the actual length of those sessions had decreased by 18%. What this means is that while smartphone users are increasingly turning to their mobile device(s) for information, immediacy has taken on paramount importance. Users want their information right now, and they are losing patience. While, on the surface, this sounds negative, it actually presents opportunities for marketers. Google is now referring to these occasions of a need […] Read more

DSM | The Best SEO Service In Toronto

Digital marketing is on the rise. Businesses are turning to search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click (PPC) advertising to help their websites get discovered by consumers that are interested in their products or services. It is expected that by 2019, many companies will allocate up to 75% of their marketing budgets to the digital marketing landscape. Retaining the best SEO service in Toronto can provide an advantage for any business.

 

Before investing in a digital marketing program however, business owners want to make sure they are hiring the right team. They may ask themselves such questions as:

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A Conclusive SEO And SEM Glossary: Digital Marketing Terms To Understand In 2016

The language of marketing is teeming with jargon and acronyms. This SEO and SEM glossary will define, and provide a basic explanation of many of these terms. Some of the entries will have links to other resources (on this website and elsewhere) to help further develop comprehension of these concepts. There are hundreds, if not thousands of terms in the marketing vocabulary. This glossary is by no means exhaustive, however the entries selected are amongst the most fundamental to SEO and SEM in 2016.

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Video SEO: 7 Tips For Ranking Videos On Youtube And Google In 2016

Video SEO is a variant of search engine optimization (SEO), which can be implemented to optimize videos created by a business so that they receive a high ranking on Google or Youtube’s search engine results pages (SERPs).

One of the key facets of an SEO strategy is that a business publishes online content that is relevant to its target audience, or current customers. This content should be unique, informative and entertaining. When consumers engage with this content, they are building a relationship with the business, while being informed of the products, services or solutions that the business offers.

Video, along with blogs, […] Read more

10 SEO Strategies That Can Help To Outrank Competitors On Google

When consumers use Google to search for products, services and information, they expect to be presented with the most relevant and valuable content.

Large and small companies alike leverage search engine optimization (SEO) strategies to increase their visibility online and reach these consumers.

Here are 10 SEO strategies that a business can implement to outrank the competition.

 

 

Develop a content strategy.

Consistently publishing relevant content online is an effective approach that businesses can implement to attract organic website traffic. Some of the most prominent forms of content in 2016 are blogs, videos, whitepapers, ebooks and infographics. However, to achieve success, it is advantageous […] Read more

What Is Inbound Marketing And Why Is It Important For Online Businesses In 2016?

Inbound marketing can be considered an inverse of traditional advertising. Conventional advertising is “push marketing”. This means that the advertisers are pushing their message at consumers and hoping for engagement. Television commercials, print media, radio ads and billboards are all examples of push marketing. While this methodology can communicate the advertising message to a large amount of people, it has a number of disadvantages as well.

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Traditional marketing is intrusive.

Advertising relies on engaging the consumer so that they will buy the product or service being offered. Goodwill is important […] Read more