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Designing Local and eCommerce Websites for Mobile Devices
Based on our analytics data, there’s a good chance you’re reading this on a mobile device. More people are using mobile devices than in the past. It used to be less than 20% of a website’s traffic came from mobile users. Now that number is over 50% for many of the websites we build. This […]
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5 Apr, 2017
talissa-decor Talissa Décor: A Gilmedia Review
Gilmedia is excited to showcase our partnership with Talissa Décor, one of Canada’s largest interior design and décor retailers. As one of Canada’s premier interior decoration outlets, Talissa Décor takes design and creativity very seriously. Their vast collection of ceiling tiles, crown moldings, backsplashes, 3D wall panels, and wallpapers are unparalleled by any other Ontario […]
17 Nov, 2016
startup-business Starting Up With Gilmedia
Why start your own business? There are a million reasons to start your own business. Creative people will often have unending ideas to make money, but finding the right one is a challenge. Once you’ve done that, consider if it’s the story you want to tell. Does it represent you and what you’re trying to […]
4 Nov, 2016
scary-movies-web-design The Scariest Technology Themed Horror Movies
As Halloween draws closer, Gilmedia has been pondering all of the ways we can get into the spooky spirit of the season. Since we’re a leading web developer and Internet marketing agency, we decided to search for the scariest (and best) Internet and technology themed horror movies that we could find. Technology is totally interconnected […]
26 Oct, 2016
Boost It: How To Utilize Facebook’s Boosted Posts
Introduction: Let’s face it: Facebook’s organic reach is not what it used to be. If you have a brand or fan base that you communicate with over Facebook, you’ve probably noticed the decline of your organic reach. For those who may not know what we mean by this, Gilmedia is here to explain: On social […]
2 Sep, 2016
SEO for beginners Quick and painless SEO for beginners
It might sound difficult to believe, but there was a time before SEO even existed. Once it was introduced, everyone became extremely enthusiastic, and this led to some rather shady (or black hat) techniques being used. As a result, Google came down hard on the web with a series of algorithms designed to protect legitimate […]
6 Sep, 2015
Web Design SUCCESS Common Web Design Mistakes Small Businesses Make
Every business relies a great deal on the quality of their website to achieve success. Years ago, a great deal of your company reputation hinged on the impression made by your front line staff. Today, it is your website that will leave that lasting impression and either win a new customer over or send them […]
5 Jun, 2015
social-media 6 Social Media Platforms To Keep an Eye On
The landscape of relevant social media seems to evolve at the speed of light. Keeping track of what’s in and what’s out will be inherently difficult for anyone over the age of twenty – but fear not. Gilmedia has done the work for you. Here’s our list of 6 social media platforms to keep a […]
11 Nov, 2016
5 Nightmarish ‘Creepypastas’ To Devour
Creepypastas are little and often terrifying tales or images with mysterious online origins. They’re small pieces of fiction passed around until they’ve evolved into something bigger. They’re modern urban legends, and like all urban legends, sometimes they may come from a place of truth. Gilmedia scoured the net in search of the five scariest, best known and […]
31 Oct, 2016
benefits-of-custom-website-design The Benefits of Custom Website Design
What you do is unique. That’s why it’s so important to have a website that reflects what you do in all of its blazing individuality. A custom designed website is imperative for so many reasons, but most importantly: It’s designed in an SEO friendly fashion to help drive more website traffic, It encourages a positive […]
16 Sep, 2016
AdWords-for-mobile-users How to target AdWords for mobile users to grow your customer base
While many businesses tend to focus their AdWords efforts on attracting desktop users, there’s no denying the fact that mobile users are increasing. Now, some might argue that mobile users aren’t quite as engaged as desktop users or perhaps they have the highest bounce rates. This might be true in some instances, but it has […]
20 Nov, 2015
customer brand loyalty Earning brand loyalty by delighting customers
Businesses understand just how important it is to constantly attract new business. However, it is even more important to retain existing business by making sure that you current clients are as happy as they can possibly be. Happy customers are loyal customers, and they are also more likely to spread the word and tell their […]
4 Aug, 2015
website-design-trends-2015 Should you go Boxed or Full?
Choosing a boxed or full design is a crucial step in building a web page because it dictates how you arrange the other elements. Full layouts are also known as stretched, fluid, wide or liquid and are generally harder to build especially if the person who builds them is inexperienced. We will explore the pros […]
15 May, 2015
Designing Local and eCommerce Websites for Mobile Devices
Based on our analytics data, there’s a good chance you’re reading this on a mobile device. More people are using mobile devices than in the past. It used to be less than 20% of a website’s traffic came from mobile users. Now that number is over 50% for many of the websites we build. This […]
5 Apr, 2017
talissa-decor Talissa Décor: A Gilmedia Review
Gilmedia is excited to showcase our partnership with Talissa Décor, one of Canada’s largest interior design and décor retailers. As one of Canada’s premier interior decoration outlets, Talissa Décor takes design and creativity very seriously. Their vast collection of ceiling tiles, crown moldings, backsplashes, 3D wall panels, and wallpapers are unparalleled by any other Ontario […]
17 Nov, 2016
social-media 6 Social Media Platforms To Keep an Eye On
The landscape of relevant social media seems to evolve at the speed of light. Keeping track of what’s in and what’s out will be inherently difficult for anyone over the age of twenty – but fear not. Gilmedia has done the work for you. Here’s our list of 6 social media platforms to keep a […]
11 Nov, 2016
startup-business Starting Up With Gilmedia
Why start your own business? There are a million reasons to start your own business. Creative people will often have unending ideas to make money, but finding the right one is a challenge. Once you’ve done that, consider if it’s the story you want to tell. Does it represent you and what you’re trying to […]
4 Nov, 2016
5 Nightmarish ‘Creepypastas’ To Devour
Creepypastas are little and often terrifying tales or images with mysterious online origins. They’re small pieces of fiction passed around until they’ve evolved into something bigger. They’re modern urban legends, and like all urban legends, sometimes they may come from a place of truth. Gilmedia scoured the net in search of the five scariest, best known and […]
31 Oct, 2016
scary-movies-web-design The Scariest Technology Themed Horror Movies
As Halloween draws closer, Gilmedia has been pondering all of the ways we can get into the spooky spirit of the season. Since we’re a leading web developer and Internet marketing agency, we decided to search for the scariest (and best) Internet and technology themed horror movies that we could find. Technology is totally interconnected […]
26 Oct, 2016
benefits-of-custom-website-design The Benefits of Custom Website Design
What you do is unique. That’s why it’s so important to have a website that reflects what you do in all of its blazing individuality. A custom designed website is imperative for so many reasons, but most importantly: It’s designed in an SEO friendly fashion to help drive more website traffic, It encourages a positive […]
16 Sep, 2016
Boost It: How To Utilize Facebook’s Boosted Posts
Introduction: Let’s face it: Facebook’s organic reach is not what it used to be. If you have a brand or fan base that you communicate with over Facebook, you’ve probably noticed the decline of your organic reach. For those who may not know what we mean by this, Gilmedia is here to explain: On social […]
2 Sep, 2016
AdWords-for-mobile-users How to target AdWords for mobile users to grow your customer base
While many businesses tend to focus their AdWords efforts on attracting desktop users, there’s no denying the fact that mobile users are increasing. Now, some might argue that mobile users aren’t quite as engaged as desktop users or perhaps they have the highest bounce rates. This might be true in some instances, but it has […]
20 Nov, 2015
SEO for beginners Quick and painless SEO for beginners
It might sound difficult to believe, but there was a time before SEO even existed. Once it was introduced, everyone became extremely enthusiastic, and this led to some rather shady (or black hat) techniques being used. As a result, Google came down hard on the web with a series of algorithms designed to protect legitimate […]
6 Sep, 2015
customer brand loyalty Earning brand loyalty by delighting customers
Businesses understand just how important it is to constantly attract new business. However, it is even more important to retain existing business by making sure that you current clients are as happy as they can possibly be. Happy customers are loyal customers, and they are also more likely to spread the word and tell their […]
4 Aug, 2015
Web Design SUCCESS Common Web Design Mistakes Small Businesses Make
Every business relies a great deal on the quality of their website to achieve success. Years ago, a great deal of your company reputation hinged on the impression made by your front line staff. Today, it is your website that will leave that lasting impression and either win a new customer over or send them […]
5 Jun, 2015
website-design-trends-2015 Should you go Boxed or Full?
Choosing a boxed or full design is a crucial step in building a web page because it dictates how you arrange the other elements. Full layouts are also known as stretched, fluid, wide or liquid and are generally harder to build especially if the person who builds them is inexperienced. We will explore the pros […]
15 May, 2015
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