Achieving Your Goals While Maintaining Your Workload

Going back to the beginning of 2019 I set myself a list of goals I knew I wanted to achieve this year. I know a lot of people make New Year's Resolutions... but how many of these are followed through? Well, it's the end of October, which means…
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Small Business Website Building Basics

A website may be one of the most important marketing tools for your business, but it can be overwhelming to get started. If you need one, why you need one, where to start, what is hosting, what the heck is SEO? Well, take a breath, we are here…
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Email Marketing for Small Businesses

If you are running a small business… scratch that - any business, it is important that you spend your monthly marketing budget wisely. Every penny spent on marketing should be money well spent and your return on investment is key. Email…
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Maintain Your Website!

There is one phone call that I hate to get. The one where a prospective client calls to tell me that their website is not functioning properly. They can't update it, they have been hacked or worse yet, it crashed. I think about all the money…
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Getting Back to Reality & 2018 Trends

I don't know about you, but I am wondering how we are already at the end of January - wasn't Christmas last week? Alas, we are well into 2018 and hopefully you have reviewed 2017 and are ready to make some tweaks and even some big changes…
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Client Highlight: Shelburne Golf & Country Club

I don't know how many times I am asked, "Can you measure ROI when it comes to social media?".  Yes, and you should. We want to share with you a successful social media campaign we recently did for a golf course located outside of the GTA: Shelburne…
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The Best Times to Post on Social Media

So when is the best time to post on social media? The obvious answer, "The best times to post on social media are when the people you want to see the content are on the network." ... So when is that? We have put together a general infographic…
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RGD Design Thinkers Toronto 2017

I just returned home from this year’s Design Thinkers in Toronto and had a blast seeing great design & business visionaries like Timothy Goodman, Douglas Davis, Emily Cohen, Emily Oberman, Stephen Gates, Paul Sahre & Jeff Greenspan…
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The Importance of Branding

Whether you are a small crafting business or a global corporation your brand should be the most valuable part of your business. Now when I say 'brand' I don't exactly mean 'logo'... Think of your brand as your company's personality and your…
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Do you really own your website?

Who Owns Your Domain & Hosting? When you set up your website you paid the previous web guy for your domain registration, you pay them annually for hosting, your website is live... but do you actually own it? The unfortunate and surprising…