Page Speed: Patience is a Virtue that You Shouldn’t Count On

Andreanna Mazereeuw, November 7, 2017
DevelopmentDigital MarketingSEO

Have you ever visited a website only to have it take what feels like ages to load? I certainly have. While I’d love to say that patience is among my many virtues, it’s not. The longer a page takes to load, the more likely I am to abandon it.

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SSL Certificates and SEO – Are They Necessary?

Michael Owen, August 24, 2017
Digital MarketingSEOStrategy

Google recently began contacting website owners directly through Search Console (formerly Google’s Webmaster Tools) with a somewhat cryptic message about Google Chrome security warnings and SSL Certificates.

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Digital Marketing Trends for Luxury Hotels in 2015

Ryan Clarke, March 31, 2015
DesignHospitalityMobileSEOStrategyVideo

Each year, we compile a list of digital marketing trends for luxury hotels. With the end of 2014 being as busy as it was, it must have slipped our mind.

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Multiple domains VS directories

Stephen Saugestad, August 21, 2014
DesignSEOStrategy

There’s a number of things you need to consider before choosing what’s right for your business.

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The Hummingbird Update

Stephen Saugestad, October 7, 2013
SEO

Google recently announced the launch of a new search algorithm called Hummingbird. It has been up and running for over a month now, and has resulted in minor shifts in search engine results for sites that we monitor. The biggest changes are for outlying pages with content that receives a small amount of the total traffic. It therefore has not had much impact on the site statistics overall. But what is the reasoning behind the change?

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Mobile – Part II

Stephen Saugestad, April 13, 2012
MobileSEO

When we wrote the original article, we were talking about 1.4 billion mobile subscribers in the world. In a span of almost 3 years, we’re now at 6 billion.

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How to Speed Up Your Website

Geoff Agnew, March 21, 2012
DevelopmentSEO

Our goal, as forward-thinking developers – is to deliver rich visuals and functionality, across common devices, in a way that flows naturally with users’ precedent experience.

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Customer Reviews & Google’s Local Business Listings

Geoff Agnew, June 2, 2010
HospitalitySEO

Google’s Business Listings is a popular tool that helps consumers find local businesses. For businesses in certain industries, a favourable ranking in the LBL will go a long way in driving qualified traffic to your website. In this article, we discuss how the LBL works and how customer reviews effect ranking within the system.

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Search Engine Optimization: A Primer

Stephen Saugestad, September 15, 2009
SEO

SEO is an extremely popular topic with clients of any web design studio. And even more so with clients in the hospitality industry, as googling for hotels is a common way to find accommodations.

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