For the first few weeks into this pandemic, consumers were focused almost entirely on COVID-19 and were only interested in buying items that would help them through it. For most businesses, that meant their traffic and engagement dropped dramatically.
According to CIRA, LinkedIn is the second most popular social network in Canada, with 35 percent of Canadians having an account. I expect that number to grow as this country copes with job losses and businesses are desperate for sales.
Canadian consumers are searching for, and finding, products and services through local searches on major search engines. In fact, online searches are the first step of most purchasing journeys, whether the shopper is looking for online or physical stores. This trend has lead to effective online marketing strategies that increase foot traffic for local businesses.
The definition of web copywriting has grown from sales copy & product descriptions to include all digital communication to one degree or another. From social media to your blog, everything you write online will utilize some level of copywriting skills.
Programmatic advertising refers to online ad automation facilitated by AI-driven software, resulting in a more efficient, cost-effective, hands-off approach to targeted advertising. It’s used to automatically bid on a range of popular ad networks, social media platforms, apps, exchanges and other sites, based on your defined algorithms. Additionally, it provides deep insights and data to […]
There’s been plenty of buzz about flywheels in marketing circles, especially among funnel fans. While the basic sales funnel is a marketing method, the flywheel is a sales growth strategy that can become the base of your long-term marketing plan. It’s been designed and refined based on expert experience and extensive testing in the field.
Popular blogs with a respectable page rank (PR) or domain authority (DA) are the usual target for public relations (PR) professionals or brands looking for influencers. While it is no longer a method of increasing link popularity for search engines, a domain rank of three or higher (or domain/page authority of 30 or higher) gives […]
Marketing to people who are shopping for gifts is a critical part of most product-based sales strategies. Self-gifting is often overlooked, however, unless the product revolves around self-indulgence. This poll suggests Canadian consumers are generous with themselves, especially the younger generation. What are Canadians buying for themselves? Clothing (especially women) Electronics (especially men) Dining out […]
Canadians of all ages are noted for their enthusiastic consumption of online videos. Our Social Media Use in Canada report reveals that 72 percent of Millennials, 67 percent of GenX and 50 percent of Baby Boomers are on YouTube. Sixteen percent of Canadians follow businesses on YouTube. Many more find companies at random as they […]
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