Experts in LOCAL online Marketing, since 1999  403-245-2194Contact us
Tips For Web Marketers On FoundLocally.com

Tips for Web marketers on FoundLocally.com

We have completed a Pareto Review (80/20 rule) of issues we deal with from week to week. Here are some tips that help you -- THE WEB MARKETING PROFESSIONAL -- get the greatest visibility, with the least amount of effort, while minimizing rejected submissions on FoundLocally.com. And speed the review & approval process for your clients' listings. 1)     Each bricks & mortar…

Read More
Is Your Web Marketing Up To Snuff? Three Steps To Success!!

Is your web marketing up to snuff? Three Steps to Success!!

You may have a new website, you may have one many years old. Either way, you may not be achieving the results you are looking for. Old marketing methods (television, radio, newspaper, and Yellow Pages advertising) no longer get the audiences they used to, and sure don’t get the results, either. The consumer eyeballs and the future are all moving…

Read More
Beware Of Offshore Web Marketer & SEO Firms

Beware of offshore web marketer & SEO firms

The BIGGEST MISTAKE a business can make is outsourcing their website marketing to someone without local expertise. We see SEO/web marketing companies offshoring, or their contractors are sub-contracting offshore to sweatshops GOD KNOWS WHERE. ASK, to be sure. Write it into your contracts. "no off-shoring by contractor, sub-contractor, or any sucontractor of theirs" The future success of your company at…

Read More
Does Your FoundLocally Listing Need A Review?

Does your FoundLocally listing need a review?

The FoundLocally listing is important for your marketing. It (or, if you have more than one location, they), along with any other directory & search engine listings,  as well as your website, helps your Google Ranking. What hurts a Google Ranking Inconsistencies  mess with Google's algorithm, because it does not connect all the directory listings to the same website. If…

Read More

Bank earnings: Canada’s Big Six expected to see boost from robust economy

TORONTO -- Canada's biggest banks could deliver another profitable season for investors as third-quarter results starting to roll in this week are expected to get a boost from the strengthening economy. Analysts expect modest improvements from the Big Six banks, which launch their quarterly earnings reports beginning with Royal Bank on Wednesday, but some suggest the industry could outdo the…

Read More
Toll-Free 1-800 Numbers In Listings

Toll-Free 1-800 Numbers in Listings

Because we work to promote local businesses, all businesses must have a local phone number using a local area code. We permit toll-free numbers (1-800, and also variants like 1-888, 1-877, 1-866…) as a SECONDARY number, but the inherent presumption in our directory is that if you are listed in FoundLocally, you are a local business. Why is what consumers…

Read More
TransCanadaHighway.com Offers Content In 114 Languages

TransCanadaHighway.com offers content in 114 languages

Our sites, using the Google Translate tool are now translated into 114  different languages. Back in 2012, we fearlessly announced "FoundLocally says Bilingualism is dead in Canada" when we switched from being only in English, and bypassed being bilingual and offered 57 different languages.  Statistics Canada says, that among Canadian residents, there are almost as many non-official language speakers as…

Read More