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2911, 2017

ULTIMATE Guide to 5 Star Google Review Links

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: Local, Marketing, SEO, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Everybody Needs 5 Star Google Review Links Something I find myself doing over and over again is helping companies make it very easy for their customers to leave them 5 star reviews on Google. Yes, it is possible to tell your customers about a url like "ratemybiz.xyz" and for them [...]

3010, 2017

Calgary Web Modernization Project (CWMP)

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Announcements, Calgary, Local, Marketing, SEO, Web Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Calgary Web Modernization Project (CWMP) Luxica is announcing the launch of our Calgary Web Modernization Project (CWMP). Luxica's vision is to help great local organizations and companies compete on the world stage by using the most up to date software and techniques to deliver a powerful, impactful, and profitable online presence. [...]

1910, 2017

Local SEO: How to Make Sure Your Business Ranks High in Local Search Results

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Marketing, SEO|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Search engine optimization (SEO) is vital for any business. The usual approach to SEO is for websites to try and get ranked as high on Google as possible for specific keywords related to their business model. However, for many businesses, it's much more important to rank well for localized search [...]

1610, 2017

The One Reason Why You Need to Know What Google Search Console Is

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: Marketing, SEO, Web Development|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

In my years of practice, I haven't met a single person or company who thinks of Google Search Console as anything more than an afterthought, and that's a mistake. The One Reason Why Google Search Console is your way to have a two way conversation with Google, the largest search [...]

1310, 2017

Google Rolls Out Analytics Intelligence

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: Marketing, SEO|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Google has finally rolled out Analytics Intelligence to our organization (based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada), which means that it's likely you now have it as well. This functionality was announced in the summer time, but clearly it was not immediately rolled out to everyone. How to Find It If you're viewing [...]

2907, 2017

Why You Should Always Include Quotes Around Your CSS Image URL

By | July 29th, 2017|Categories: Web Development|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Having developed websites for well over 10 years now, I am astounded at how often coding examples show CSS image properties without quotes. For example: background-image: url(~/path/to/image.jpg); In practice, this is fine for most static websites, but for dynamic websites that allow content authors to dynamically insert and change specified [...]

1803, 2017

Adapt or Die (Digital Marketing is Adaptation)

By | March 18th, 2017|Categories: Marketing, SEO|0 Comments

Marketing is Fitness I like to compare marketing to fitness. Everyone wants a six pack, and every business wants a healthy supply of customers. The problem is that most people don't truly understand how to get a six pack, and so they never get one. I humbly consider myself [...]

402, 2017

Something Meta You Should Know About Corporate Websites

By | February 4th, 2017|Categories: Web Development|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

All over the web there exists awful corporate websites. Ironically, tech companies, even web technology companies, or even web development companies, have awful websites. Ours is no exception. It looks decent, but at the end of the day it's a WordPress website and it has its quirks. Gross! Here's why [...]

2801, 2017

So.. You want to work with ONE developer on the cheap?

By | January 28th, 2017|Categories: Web Development|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Someone who is thinking of making their dreams come true and have an application built out with a single developer should know a few things before going forward. There is an important distinction. Having a single developer develop a webSITE is far less risky than a full fledged webAPP. That's [...]

511, 2016

Serious About Your App Idea?

By | November 5th, 2016|Categories: Creative, Design|0 Comments

As a tech professional with both business and technical abilities, I get approached somewhat frequently by curious people about how they can go about making their tech ideas a reality. Whether they are good ideas or not, one thing that all the people have in common is that they don't know [...]