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Brock Murray

Brock Murray
Brock Murray is a web marketing specialist for 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.

Recent articles by Brock

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

Write for Us – Contribution Guidelines

seoplus+ welcomes blog post submissions from experts in digital marketing, SEO, social media, content marketing, web design, and online PR that would like to share their insights with our community of readers. Our target audience includes business owners (SMBs) and in-house directors in charge of marketing, advertising, communications, web design, etc. We are interested in  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 and setting the site to redirect to his own campaign page. The meme is partially truthful – does indeed redirect to 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

12 Days of Digital Marketing: Optimize Your Internal Pages for Conversions

  A conversion is any desired action by a visitor on a web page. It could be as simple as clicking a link to another page on your site, filling out a form (like an newsletter sign-up), or completing a purchase. The goal of conversion tracking and marketing is to “convert” website visitors into paying customers. Using  Continue Reading

The Power of the Jeopardy-Winning Supercomputer Is Now Yours

In 2011, IBM’s supercomputer Watson appeared on Jeopardy! to face off against Ken Jennings (he of the longest unbeaten run in show history) and Brad Rutter (all-time biggest prize winner in show history). The computer system dubbed Watson emerged victorious in the two-part match, winning the $1 million prize with a final score of $77,147 .    Continue Reading