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Brock Murray

Brock Murray
Brock Murray is a digital marketing specialist at seoplus+. He has more than a decade of experience with web design, web programming and online marketing. He has had great success in helping hundreds of businesses establish an online presence with the goal of increasing both brand recognition and targeted website traffic.

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Investigating February’s Organic Rankings Volatility

If you monitor your search engine rankings like a hawk, you may have noticed that there’s been a lot of movement in organic rankings in the last few days. The volatility has got news wires in the SEO community heating up today, with SEMRush and SERoundTable spreading the word about another possible Google algorithm update.  Continue Reading


Mobile Web Browsing Overtakes Desktop Usage for the First Time Ever

Global stats provider StatCounter has released a study which announced that mobile and tablet internet usage has exceeded desktop for the first time worldwide. Mobile use has been trending upward since the advent of the smartphone and the widespread use of tablet devices, but it took until October 2016 for global mobile and tablet internet  Continue Reading


Google Data Studio Now Available in Canada

The wait is over. Google announced today that Google Data Studio (beta) is now available in Canada. This is part of Google’s rollout of their integrated data and marketing analytics product, Analytics 360 Suite. Google Data Studio gives you the tools you need to turn your analytics into beautiful, easy-to-read reports through their data visualization technology. Data Studio reports  Continue Reading


Remarketing Tips from a Paid Ads Expert

What is re-targeting / re-marketing? You know how you’re shopping on [some big site – Canadian Tire, Walmart etc.], you leave the site, and suddenly there are ads following you around the internet asking you to come back and buy that shirt. That’s remarketing. Remarketing is a great way of re-engaging visitors who have visited  Continue Reading


Political SEO and the Power of a Redirect

If you’re like me, you’ve probably come across a meme of Donald Trump bragging about having bought JebBush.com and setting the site to redirect to his own campaign page. The meme is partially truthful – JebBush.com does indeed redirect to DonaldJTrump.com. However upon further research this humorous coup is slightly too good to be true.  Continue Reading


5 Simple Optimizations for Your Website

There are so many things you can work on when it comes to your online presence: your website structure, content, graphics, social media, off-site (links, citations), paid social & search. The list goes on and on. It can be overwhelming to anyone – particularly non-technical folks. See below for five things you can do to  Continue Reading


Why Customer Loyalty Means Everything in 2016

It’s Not All About New Customers. You Want Loyal Ones! As you set out your business goals for 2016, I can probably guess a few of them. Increase sales. Reduce expenditures. Grow brand awareness. Give back more to the community. Where does improving customer loyalty fall on the list? If it’s not at the top,  Continue Reading


Google Analytics 101

Meet Bob. He runs a small pet store on Roncevalles Avenue in Toronto. Every time a customer walks in the door, he has an instant sense of them. With just one glance, he can tell their gender and age. He can tell how long they spend looking at dog food versus dog toys. He can  Continue Reading


Featured Client: Roofmaster

Roofmaster specialize in residential re-roofing, heritage roofs, metal roofs, siding, roof repairs and skylight installation. Over the past several years, they have established a solid reputation as the ‘go-to’ roofers in the Ottawa Region; including Kanata, Barrhaven, Nepean, Orleans and South Keys. They continuously strive to provide a high level of value and customer service  Continue Reading