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How to Optimize Your Online Dating Profile with Real Marketing Principles

Research shows that traffic to online dating sites increases significantly the week after Valentine’s Day, so we thought we’d help you put your best foot forward (digitally, that is!). A quick Bluetrain office poll revealed that 40% of our team have tried online dating. And while this alone may not be all that fascinating given...  Read More

Diana Gaviria

McDavid versus Eichel: Who Scores More Online?

If you’re a hockey fan there’s no doubt you’ve found yourself in a debate at some point in the last year about two of the most celebrated stars the NHL has seen in years: Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel. Most of the comparisons between these two players, naturally, are about their abilities on the ice—who...  Read More

Shree Govindarajan

6 Considerations for Marketing to Apprehensive Albertans in 2016

With the recession predicted to last through late 2016, Alberta businesses continue to face tough decisions when it comes to marketing. So, how can you tweak your strategy to ensure that your organization not only survives this difficult time, but comes out of the recession stronger than ever? Race ahead of your competition, get to...  Read More

Bryan Smith

Top 5 Factors for Fostering Friendship at Work

Whenever I’m asked what I like most about working at Bluetrain, the answer is always pretty simple: my coworkers. It may sound corny, but I really like the people I work with, and it seems that I’m not alone. According to Officevibe, 70% of employees say that having friends at work is the most crucial...  Read More

Shree Govindarajan

How to Remove Private, Outdated, or Duplicate Content from Google

  It happens to the best marketers. You search for your website on Google and notice the search engine has indexed some pages that you would have preferred to keep private or hidden. This could include outdated information, duplicate content or content that contains sensitive or private information. Once you’ve discovered this content on Google,...  Read More

Shauna Croome

$120K in Free Advertising for Non-Profits with Google Ad Grants

Updated: January 25, 2019 Get the scoop on Google Ad Grants and how you can secure $10,000 per month in free advertising money for your charity or non-profit. What is Google Ad Grants? Google Ad Grants is the non-profit version of Google Ads. Lots of people have heard of Google Ads, which is the advertising on...  Read More

Bryan Smith

Discover What’s Actually Happening on Your Website with these 4 Google Analytics Tips for Business

Do you have marketing campaigns running but aren’t sure whether they’re working or not? Fact is, if your Google Analytics isn’t properly set up, you’re likely making decisions based on incomplete information. In my role as Director of Digital Marketing, setting up robust Google Analytics programs always ranks high on my list when working with...  Read More

Glenn Walker

“Nailed It!” How to Successfully Launch a Website

Here at Bluetrain, we’ve seen our fair share of site redesigns and redevelopments… And we know just how exciting (and exhausting) the process can be! From project kick-off to the design phase to finally uploading your brand new content, the site redesign process can be a long one, which is why clients are usually super...  Read More

Alyana Angus

5 Ways to Help Local Foodies Discover Your Edmonton Eatery

So you’ve created an amazing menu, with to-die-for food and a super unique atmosphere, but you’re still wondering how to help people discover your restaurant. Well, wonder no more! Follow these digital marketing tips to help people discover, visit, and applaud your local eatery. Create a Great Website Before you start doing any real marketing,...  Read More

Shannon Young

How to Visually Organize (a lot of) Content!

Taking on a design challenge can be both exciting and daunting; aesthetic options can feel overwhelming and endless, but the following guidelines will help you gain a firm grasp on how to create a well-designed and effective graphic. Tip#1: Use a grid Before you start designing, lay down a grid on your page. You will...  Read More

Genevieve Ongaro

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