IT Support & Spicy Food

Trevor is an IT Support Specialist at Emerge2 Digital. A graduate of Conestoga College’s computer programmer/analyst program, Trevor has received an impressive array of IT Industry certificates and is a Microsoft Certified Professional. Tasked with keeping Emerge2 Digital’s processes and systems ahead of security threats, Trevor is available to assist our clients with technical issues…

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Emerge2 Digital in HARDLINES National Magazine

HARDLINES is a news source that connects retailers and vendors with the latest information about the retail home improvement industry. Emerge2 Digital recently had the privilege of sharing our story with HARDLINES at an industry event. They focused on Emerge2 as a company, what dealers can expect from us, and what small businesses can do to compete…

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Proud to Introduce…

We’d like to welcome Vanessa Kingson to the Emerge2 team as our newest Digital Marketing and Content Specialist. Vanessa is a local graduate from the University of Waterloo. She combined her love for writing and art by completing her BA in English Literature and Rhetoric with a minor in Fine Arts. She also earned a…

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Great News!

We’d like to welcome Catherine Adcock to the Emerge2 team as our Digital Marketing and Content Specialist. Catherine has an advanced diploma in Advertising and Communications from Mohawk College, and has a natural eye for photography. She’s contributed her marketing skills for national brands as well as to local businesses, and received gold at the…

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How NOT to create a Facebook Contest

Contests are popular on Facebook. For example, “Like our page to be entered into our contest!” or “Like and Share to Enter.” Facebook encourages contests but has strict rules regarding what a contest on Facebook must not do. If you violate the rules, you risk a warning or possible suspension of your Facebook Page or…

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Interesting Stats on Home Improvement Research

eMarketer reports that for Brands and retailers in the home improvement sector, over 1/3 of homeowners start their home improvement projects online. According to Zillow, a real estate website, a survey in the U.S. taken in the winter of 2013 found that 39% of adults found inspiration for such projects online. In a 2013 survey…

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3 Reasons Websites Are Vital for Small Businesses

“Running your own business is no easy task, and your to-do-list is guaranteed to never end. This said, you shouldn’t use this as an excuse to take short cuts when it comes to having online visibility. Beginning with your website, it’s vital to position yourself online with a strong, professional destination that gives customers the…

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Has Your Password Been Hacked?

Recently Dropbox has been in the news regarding hacked account credentials. Before that, it was LinkedIn with stolen email addresses and password hashes, and also, Snapchat, Tumblr, Adobe, Android Forums, Bell, Comcast, Dominos, Yahoo, and the list goes on. How does a person know if their login credentials (e.g. email address, password) have been compromised?

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