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How to Post to Your Google Business Profile

Just when you thought your website and social media accounts were the only things you needed to update, along came Google My Business (now known as “Google Business Profile”). In previous blogs, we discussed the importance of having a Google Business Profile (alongside your website) and shared some surprising features. In this blog post, we’re…

Why Google My Business is Important

These days, Google makes it harder for your business to appear in search results by prioritizing Google Ads and No-Click Searches. As a result, you may have seen a reduction in organic web traffic. This means that 1) search engine optimization is more important than ever, and 2) having a Google My Business (GMB) listing…

Landing Pages 101

Regardless of the type of website that you have, a landing page may be the solution you’re looking for to increase sales and run paid ads. Keep reading for an introduction to landing pages and how they could be beneficial for your business:   What is a landing page? A landing page is designed to increase…

4 Core Website UX Elements Every Website Needs

Every website should be designed around user experience (UX). UX design is a research-driven process that should be undertaken to provide a consistent and positive user experience with a website. UX, when done correctly, helps to build trust and authority, which leads to sales and revenue. Here are four core website UX elements that every…

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Why Knowing Your Email Audience is Key

Understanding your email audience is essential when sending newsletters or automated emails to subscribers. If you send a generic message that doesn’t provide insight, information or value, it can come across as boring and uninspired. Conversely, making a laser-focused email but sending it to your entire subscriber list may cause readers to feel unimportant and…

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Email Automation 101

Email automation is a big (and beneficial) part of email marketing. Email automation, which uses one or more email sequences, is a time-saving tactic that can help to not only reach your audience but also generate revenue. Keep reading to find out more about email automation and how you can use it to your advantage:  …

GTA GSM Website Design & Development

In early 2021, Sims Advertising designed and built a beautiful modern website for the team at GTA GSM who recently expanded into the e-commerce space. GTA GSM offers a variety of global cargo handling services for high-value goods, such as pharmaceuticals and cannabis. The goal was to help position GTA GSM as an industry leader…

2022 Marketing Trends

You’ve heard the phrase ‘New Year, new me.’ This year we bring you, ‘New Year, new marketing trends’! A good business will always be on the lookout for new marketing tools, strategies and trends because when times change, we need to change with them.  The End of an Era Notably, 2022 marks the end of…