The Rebuild B-Sides: Nick the Optimizer

The search is over folks. We took a dive into the world of Nick Van Huis, our Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Manager. While we already have a good few minutes of him in action, he had a lot more to say about what goes on in SEO Land. Sometimes experiments are a good thing. Nick … Continued

Fun in the Fisher: Designs and Spirits Sublime

There’s nothing better to liven up a mixer than with stellar design and a little drinking. Design Core Detroit made both of those happen at the Fisher Building in September with their Drinks x Design event. The spectacle spanned a large spectrum of design such as outdoor art installations, galleries, exhibits, and artsy store fronts … Continued

More Talking, Less Typing: A Shift in Search Behavior

There have been many discussions about voice search and its impact on searcher behavior. Google has stated that 20% of mobile searches on their devices are voice searches and a survey by Invoca found that 89% of Smart Speaker owners use their smart speaker, like Google Home or Amazon Echo, daily. At Rebuild Group we … Continued

We are no longer Rebuild Nation…

Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, It started with a single client and a singular vision. It’s amazing how far we’ve come. Rebuild Nation was established four years ago in a part of Midtown Detroit that reflected the values of our agency and ideals of our clients; visionary leaders from various industries who were bonded by a … Continued

6 Ways to Increase Conversions Through Your Website

Get the users attention: You have 3-5 seconds to get a users attention when they arrive at your website. Make sure you show something that will keep them engaged and wanting to read more. A few examples of this are a video, live chat, strong headline, or an interesting/cool fact. Clearly Display your USP (Unique … Continued

Go Local

This article was originally published on The Huffington Post Blog. One of the most efficient and cost-effective decisions a small business can make is to invest in their community by joining their local chamber of commerce. Analytically, being a member has a drastic impact on both the visibility and credibility for small businesses. Members also … Continued

Techweek Detroit 2015

Roaring around the field, Techweek did not yield! Held in the Lion’s Den, Ford Field, Techweek came to Detroit for its second straight year. I was honored to volunteer and be a part of what was a highly successful two-day expo. Techweek, for those who live, “OFF THE GRID” is a weeklong series of technology-centric … Continued

Going Mobile — Google’s New Search Criteria

Google currently sits on the Iron Throne of smartphone Internet searches, Forrester Research estimates that 86% of smartphone searches are done through Google, and so when they decide to make a change it has the potential to affect all of us. Starting Tuesday, April 21st, 2015, Google is updating their search algorithm. Website rankings on … Continued

Spring Time at Rebuild

Well it’s April in the D and spring-cleaning has begun over at Rebuild Nation, digitally speaking. Our new website rolled out recently and we couldn’t be more excited. So let’s start this post off with a bit of salutations…Welcome! If you’ve been to our previous site before, you’ll notice our new Feng Shui. Our goal … Continued