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The Impact of Negative Social Media

The Impact of Negative Social Media

Social Media Services Calgary One of THE biggest issues we face with clients is a fear of bad comments being posted on their social media platforms. When a client signs up for online marketing maintenance, we give them fair warning that an unhappy customer, past or...

Basic Google Analytics

Basic Google Analytics

  For small businesses working to build an online presence through website, social media or email marketing, it's a MUST to track analytics. Analytics is the place to find out how things are working and if customers are responding to your posts, campaigns and...

The Star Wars Marketing Model

The Star Wars Marketing Model

Over the holidays a few years ago we took our boys to see the most recent Star Wars movie. It was likely going to be the highest grossing film of all time and my children (who did not grow up in a Star Wars focused household) are now locked in with lego, video games,...

The Illusive First Page of Google

The Illusive First Page of Google

Have you spend money trying to get to the first page of Google? Were there empty promises about getting you on the first page of Google? Is the first page of Google your main focus? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this blog post is for you! The...

How to Convert Online

How to Convert Online

It can be challenging to be found, noticed and seen as a valid option for potential customers online. There are many ways to do this but we'd like to simplify the process for you. Here's how, as a small or start up business, to begin converting online visitors into...

Which SEO Superhero are YOU?

Which SEO Superhero are YOU?

Things have changed and the superheroes of old now lack the 'power' to save. A hero to the rescue saving the girl from the burning building no longer excites or impresses. Today it’s all about the stealth technology, team work and super powers our parents never...

How to Avoid the Top 4 Website Mistakes

How to Avoid the Top 4 Website Mistakes

The first 10 seconds of a website visit are critical for a user's decision to stay or leave, according to the Nielson Norman Group studies. When designing a new site or updating your current one, here are four things to help ensure the user sticks around long enough...

The Social Media Fad

The Social Media Fad

Social media must be a lifestyle, not a fad. It's something most businesses need help with! It's something that should be thoughtfully done daily with assistance from professionals. As a business owner, you spend your days running your business, taking appointments,...

Online Presence Will Make or Break Your New Business

Online Presence Will Make or Break Your New Business

Twenty years ago when you started a business, one of the first things you did was get a telephone. Without it, no one could contact you! It was pertinent to your company's success. Today, there is a new must have for all businesses - an online presence! With 81% of...

Why Not a $250 Website?

Why Not a $250 Website?

You can currently go on Odesk or Kijijij and buy a website for about $250. Wow, what a deal right? WRONG! Far too often we help clients who've come to us from a terrible experience and wasted money on these 'great deals' for their website. Here are four reasons to...

Content Creation Creates Value!

Content Creation Creates Value!

A website and online presence don't mean much unless you have something to offer visitors. To reach the masses, it's not about blasting specials, products, and services over and over again online. Whatever your industry or service is, find your unique voice and share...

Google Algorithms and Updates

Google Algorithms and Updates

All the tech talk can be a little confusing, right?! So much is lost in translation. We know small businesses often feel lost. I mean, the very word 'algorithm' can make one weak in the knees. A graphic designer wants to design, a painter wants to paint and it's most...

Pay to Play Online

Pay to Play Online

We love going to the movies! You enter the theatre, sit back with your popcorn and candy, relax and enjoy the show. In 90 minutes the movie is over and you're happy and satisfied – the movie was enjoyable, the snacks were tasty and now you can get on with whatever...

Fresh Content Creation

Fresh Content Creation

An overwhelming amount of content is available on the web! You can find pretty much anything you need on any topic. For your business, the question is: "Are you a part of the information and content creation in your industry?" We understand your concerns when talking...

Birthing your Business

Birthing your Business

So you’ve decided to start your own company or small business – how exciting! The conception of your idea has now been fully visualized and you're ready to form it all into an amazing offering. As a mother of two, I found the most exciting parts of the baby birthing...

Online Marketing Strategies

Online Marketing Strategies

There seems to be confusion about how much online marketing can do for your business.  Your 'thousands of followers and instant cash flow' dream might be deflated and you wonder what all the fuss was about?! Is it worth it? How do I engage? We'd like to help you...

Are You Mobile Friendly?

Are You Mobile Friendly?

Is your website ready? As of April 21st, 2015, Google’s latest algorithm update includes the mobile friendliness of your website. You might be unsure of what that means or how to tell if your site is mobile friendly. Here's what it does and does not mean, plus what...

Social Media Road Map

Social Media Road Map

Social Media Marketing Calgary {Info-graph} Social media marketing can be a long road. If you are choosing to do it organically without paid ads or promoted posts, it's important to stay on the road. Don't divert! Stay the course and be patient because your hard work...

Managing Social Media Yourself

Managing Social Media Yourself

How do small businesses manage their social media postings daily? How can they ensure they're part of the online conversation? How do small businesses find the time to post daily? Well, many just don't. It can be overwhelming just reading about what your business...

Social Media Platforms

Social Media Platforms

A quick overview of the Top 6 Social Media Platforms we suggest companies consider when choosing their marketing platforms. Facebook This platform is a longer form of communicating with clients, customers and future business. It's a great way to post and share daily...

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