In the first quarter of 2020, when the WHO declared a world pandemic, Canadian charities, like other charities worldwide, were forced to rethink their fundraising activities in a hurry. Events traditionally held in conference centres, hotels, and other in-person venues were suddenly no longer logistically feasible or were not permitted by law. For most non-profit organizations, the logical response to cancelled major fundraisers was to maximize their online efforts. Within weeks of the … [Read more...]
A New Look for HCA Websites
Have you seen the new Home Care Assistance Vancouver website site yet? Since it’s launch in August, HCA Vancouver has seen a nice increase in visitor engagement. In a year to year comparison, people are spending 25% more time on the website and visiting 10% more pages. For the new site, we set goals to provide a better user experience, improve the return on ad spend (ROAS) and create a look and feel that positively represents the Home Care Assistance brand. On all counts, we consider the new … [Read more...]
Do experts need a qualification in anything?
Do you have an opinion on this debate? Mark Ritson, in a recent Marketing Week editorial, took to task what he defines as "so-called marketing experts" who have no formal qualification in the field. My issue is with the label "expert". In today's marketplace it so easy to define oneself as an expert with a few articles or broadcast interviews. Just because someone has a megaphone to voice their opinion doesn't qualify them as an expert. Just look at CNN & FOX NEW's contributors. I'd … [Read more...]