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On – Network Community Display: What is it?

by Great West Digital • March 3, 2020

Great West Newspapers has a network of print newspapers and digital news media sites across communities in Alberta.  You may recognize some of the digital media brands in our family, such as AirdrieTODAY.com, AlbertaPRIMETIMES.com, CochraneTODAY.ca, LakelandTODAY.ca, MountainViewTODAY.ca, OkotoksTODAY.ca, RMOTODAY.com, StAlbertTODAY.ca and TownandCountryTODAY.ca. Our On-Network Community Display ads appear across our network of digital media sites, […]


Meet Sara Deacon

by Great West Digital • February 19, 2020

Great West Newspapers & Great West Digital Agency enjoy creating marketing strategies for a variety of clients and businesses, and we’re featuring some of the faces behind the brand’s most successful campaigns. Today we meet Sara Deacon, Media Sales Specialist for the St. Albert Gazette and St. Albert TODAY. Sara enjoys Trivial Pursuit, quizzes and […]


Meet Roberta Blake

by Great West Digital • February 5, 2020

Great West Newspapers and Great Digital Agency enjoy creating marketing strategies for a variety of clients and businesses, and we’re featuring some of the faces behind the brand’s most successful campaigns. Today we meet Roberta Blake, Media Sales Specialist for the St. Albert Gazette and St. Albert TODAY. Unlike many people who embrace the oddity […]


Meet Sherri Provencal

by Great West Digital • January 6, 2020

Great West Newspapers and Great West Digital Agency enjoy creating marketing strategies for a variety of clients and businesses, and we’re featuring some of the faces behind the brand’s most successful campaigns. Today we meet Sherri Provencal, Media Sales Specialist at the St. Albert Gazette and St. Albert TODAY. Sherri has been in advertising for […]


Meet Sherry Banks

by Great West Digital • December 13, 2019

Great West Digital Agency customizes smart and holistic campaigns for each client and can do so thanks to the creative team behind the brand. Today we have a conversation with St. Albert Gazette/St. Albert TODAY team member Sherry Marie Banks, media and sales specialist. Read on to find who’s on her playlist. Sherry has been […]


Introducing: Gregory Rimmer

by Great West Digital • December 3, 2019

You know and love Great West Digital Agency (GWD) and Great West Newspapers for its smart, effective marketing campaigns and its strategies that are customized for every client. Now it’s time to meet the men and women that are making this magic happen. First up is Mr. Gregory Rimmer. Known in the office and by […]


SEO Tactics for a Successful Website

by Great West Digital • December 3, 2019

SEO stands for search engine optimization and it is one of the best and most affordable ways to direct web traffic to your website. However, it’s not enough to simply put keywords into your content. SEO works best when tactically deployed. Today we will discuss the tactics that make SEO work. Keywords Are…Well…Key! SEO is […]


Tips for Creating Video Content for Social Media

by Great West Digital • December 3, 2019

Videos on your business’ social media are great way to engage with your audience, but only if they are done right. Let’s explore how to create videos that drive sales and conversions, but first, which platforms are best suited for this type of media? Choosing Platforms for Videos Some platforms are deigned exclusively for videos, […]


How to Win the Social Media Marketing Game

by Great West Digital • October 30, 2019

Just how many social media platforms are there? The number is hard to pin down because platforms come and go with only a handful gaining international notoriety, but according to this list (which admits it is not an exhaustive list), it’s easy to see that the number of platforms you can post on numbers in […]


Why Your Business Needs A Digital Marketing Strategy

by Great West Digital • October 8, 2019

You know that your company needs a digital presence in order to be successful, but do you know why? Today we will explore why your business needs a digital marketing strategy, and how you can get one that works. A digital marketing strategy for visibility Quick, go grab your Yellow Pages and look up…oh wait. […]