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We are now recognized as a Top Digital Agency of 2019 on Design Rush

Our passion is to help get your company’s name to the top of the list. Our experienced SEO experts have been doing this longer than Google! Not many can boast that accolade! Each member of our core staff has over 10-years experience in SEO and has serviced hundreds of SEO clients across North America, in […]

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How Long Does It Really Take to Get Results

Instant gratification. We’re living in a time where nobody really wants to wait too long for anything. We’ve been conditioned to believe that faster often equates to better. We want instant food. Instant miracles. Instant salary. Instant job titles. Instant results. Instant everything. Let’s take food. You can open up a can of soup, heat […]

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1st on the List Listed as a Top Marketing & Advertising Firm in Canada!

If you’re looking to get your company’s name to the top of the list, look no further than our seasoned group of SEO experts here at 1st on the List Promotion. Each of our core staff has over a decade of experience, having serviced hundreds of SEO clients in Canada and the US in a […]

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Getting Too Much Business From Your SEO Firm’s Efforts (Hint: It’s Not the Time To Quit With Them And Here’s Why)

Yes, it really is possible to have too much business. Your business will have a sweet spot of success. The right number of people throughout every level of the sales funnel, all being properly serviced by the current team, is an ideal goal. Of course, for some businesses, they are looking for increased business beyond […]

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PPC or SEO? Which should you choose and what is the difference?

There comes a time when businesses are faced with a decision as to where to allocate their online marketing spend. Often, when it comes to targeted search-based advertising, a business will be presented with the option of PPC and SEO. Which should you choose and what is the difference? PPC stands for Pay-Per-Click advertising. Generally […]

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Quality SEO Content Checklist

We’ve all heard the term “Content is King” but are we actually writing content that deserves royal treatment? Content needs to be original, desirable and relevant but are there more concrete quality content guidelines to use while writing? At 1st on the List we’ve compiled this quick quality content checklist to help you write great content […]

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The Advantages of Mobile Marketing

In this post we’ll take a look at mobile marketing advantages. If mobile marketing is not on your radar or has yet to make its way into your marketing plan, now is the time to start. If your business is targeting the average North American, one of the easiest ways to reach them is to […]

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5 Questions To Ask When Choosing An SEO Services Firm

In the late 90s and early 2000’s, it was a lot easier to choose an experienced SEO Services firm because there were not that many of them. Of course, like any industry, there were some amateurs and bad apples in the mix. The term ‘black hat seo’ stemmed from early SEO days where some individuals […]

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How To Incorporate SEO Into Your Web Design

SEO Web design is the partnership between web design and Search Engine Optimization (SEO). More so, it is a philosophy that includes the user and lead generation within the design and planning process. Even more importantly, it is a methodology whereby SEO planning and strategy happens throughout, rather than as a post-launch activity. If you’re […]

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10 Tips To Increase Conversion Rates on Your Sales Page

Getting visitors to your website is only the start. Once they’ve arrived, it’s important you capture their attention and lead them down the path to purchase/conversion/contact. It is hard work getting targeted visitors to a website. A combination of SEO, PPC, Social Media, Content Marketing, Offline Marketing, Digital Ads etc. work cohesively to increase your […]

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5 Online Marketing Trends in 2018

Online marketing has opened up marketing avenues for businesses. Every year new technologies appear making it easier for companies to target and market to their potential customers. The Internet has changed the face of how a business communicates, tells its brand story and obtains new business. From the tried and true SEO and Email marketing […]

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Keyword Ranking Fluctuations

It happens all the time. You finally start to see your website or page in the top search results for your keyword phrase only to have it disappear faster than it took to get there. You panic. You’ll have forgotten the warnings of your SEO professional that there is bound to be some fluctuations as […]

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The Importance of Having A Steady SEO Campaign In Order To Build Rankings Over Time

When it comes to SEO, be the tortoise. You know Aesop’s Fable about the tortoise and the hare, right? Well, let’s recap. The story of the tortoise and the hare has a moral that ‘slow and steady wins the race’. The fable tells the tale of the hare who was often found bragging about how […]

WordPress Theme Vs Custom Design

There are so many platforms to build a website in, and undoubtedly, WordPress is one of the most popular. For many businesses, this is a popular choice because it allows them the ability to have a website within a popular CMS platform. Plus, when using a theme or a template, a professional looking website can […]

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Advantages of Mobile Marketing

For many businesses, their advertising measures have moved beyond traditional offline and online avenues to mobile marketing strategies. With so many people on their mobiles and tablets for so much of the day, mobile marketing allows businesses the opportunity to reach people with incentives, offers and messages wherever they’re at, in real time. 5 Advantages […]

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How Search Engine Optimization Works

Whenever someone asks me “What do you do?” it really is a loaded question because understanding what I do requires just a little understanding of SEO and how SEO works. More often than not I find myself answering like this, “I work for a local Internet Marketing company that specializes in Search Engine Optimization”. Then […]

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Lead Fluctuation

A good SEO strategy encompasses more than simply ranking for the best keywords. After all, a website can be more than simply a tool for information, it can be used to convert traffic into leads. What is Lead Generation? When it comes to your website, what do you want to measure? If a business has […]

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Google Data Changes Clarified in Recent Statement

Recent Google data changes in the query reports obtained through the Google Search Console (GSC) has caused a lot of headaches for website owners. Google has taken note of the confusion and recently issued a statement in an effort to clarify these Google data changes. For website owners (and for SEO companies) it was evident […]

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How Long Does It Take to Rank in Google Infographic

The usual answer to this burning question is ‘it depends’. Luckily, thanks to a study from marketing data company Ahrefs, we finally have a more concrete answer. In order to determine the average age of the pages in Google Top 10 results, the team from Ahrefs took 2 million random keywords and pulled data on […]

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The Rise and Fall And Rise of Keyword Rankings

Keyword rankings are not always stable. In fact, especially when a website or piece of content is initially launched, the page will move around in the search rankings for various popular and related keyword phrases. You may notice that eventually, you settle a few pages in, only to move page by page fairly quickly, until […]