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Top Canadian Directories You NEED TO BE Included In

Top Canadian Directories you NEED TO BE included in

We recently conducted a review of directories and their impact of your web marketing & SEO. We noticed that several metrics that Google includes in its ranking factors are the number of back-links or “citations”. We took a look at several SEO/citation companies and their listings of “top directories”, and organized them in a spreadsheet. Where they included ranks (position…

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National Post: Senate Urges Liberals To Reconsider Tax Deductions For Ads On Google, Facebook

National Post: Senate urges Liberals to reconsider tax deductions for ads on Google, Facebook

Ads in Canadian-owned newspapers and magazines are only 100 per cent deductible if the issue has more than 80 per cent original content. A Senate committee wants the government to revisit a tax rule that entices companies to advertise on foreign online platforms like Google and Facebook, spending that it says is “hobbling Canada’s already declining news industry.” The Standing…

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Simple Tax Fix Could Help Rescue Canada’s Ailing Newspaper Industry, Says Union Head

Simple Tax Fix Could Help Rescue Canada’s Ailing Newspaper Industry, Says Union Head

90 percent of the $5.6 billion spent by Canadian companies on digital ads went to foreign web platforms By Jared Gnam, Special to The Epoch Times "This means Canadian companies are buying their ads on Google and Facebook, with their huge readership, instead of on Canadian-owned sites. This loophole, says Morse, is funnelling millions in advertising revenue away from Canadian online…

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Unfriending Facebook? Na!

Unfriending Facebook? Na!

Unfriending Facebook? Na! Facebook’s problem is not just a privacy breach, but the fact that your “friends” can unknowlingly or unwittingly release YOUR private data, typically with some kind of Facebook quiz (those fake airline/hotel “coupons”—which are NOT published by the airport or hotel themselves – are also likely data mining abusers). What precipitated this post: Elon Musk withdrawing his…

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Our Site Re-Design Is Complete (almost!)

Our Site Re-Design is Complete (almost!)

The Olympics are over (thank goodness) As people stop being glued to their televisions at all hours of the day or night, their attentions will shift back to their own community, their regular lives. And to local businesses like YOURS, and like OURS. And it challenges all of us to also be the BEST that we can be! Why Re-Design?…

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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…

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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…

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