Beauty & Brains in Branding & Web

5 Common Web Design Factors that Hurt SEO

You may have invested a lot of time and money into your website. The design is looking great, navigation is smooth, and you even have social sharing buttons. But something’s not right: where is all the traffic? An all too frequent web design mistake is to ignore the importance of SEO. While your site may […]

Top 5 Benefits of SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

Canadian search engine market share is dominated by Google—owning a staggering 88% of the pie. This proportion represents an 11% year-over-year increase leaving Bing with 7% of the market and Yahoo! a lowly 4%. Not many would argue that Google brought order to the internet with its search algorithms that value clean, quality content and […]

Videos on Websites: 5 Tips for Using Video Effectively

Content on any site should be dynamic and engaging. One way of achieving this is to include some video alongside your text and images. But video shouldn’t only be seen as a complement to your content mix. Video content can help improve your ranking with Google by increasing average visit lengths and lowering drop-off rates. […]

The Montreal Networking Group: An event not to be missed

If you haven’t attended a networking event, you’re missing out. They are a great place to share knowledge, make connections and generate business. On November 21st, I attended The Montreal Networking Group’s event at Santos Tapas Bar in Old Montreal, organized by Ali Mohammadi and Billy Markoglou: two very charming and hospitable individuals.