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Fortune 500 Marketers Weigh in on Local SEO and More Top Tech Solutions for Retailers

Posted by Brandon Martinez on Oct, 2017

Technology has long been the catalyst for business growth and development. POS systems help automate sales processes, CRM software facilitates customer retention and drives monetization, and the latest, beacons, now enable retailers to provide hyper-targeted, proximity-based experiences for their customers.

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Topics: Local SEO

Local SEO Helps Businesses Capitalize on Google's New Quick Links

Posted by Brandon Martinez on Sep, 2017

Products and services exist to solve a problem, enhance the consumer's life and make tasks easier. This concept is why between 80 and 85% of consumers are using search to find local products and services - local search applications (Google Maps) have been designed to make our lives easier.

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Topics: Google, Local SEO

The Beginners Guide to Local SEO

Posted by Grant Brissey on Sep, 2017

A Few Local SEO Best Practices Go a Long Way

Search engines like Google and Bing don’t disclose the algorithms that dictate search ranking because they don’t want people to game them. As such, SEO—and by extension local SEO—is not an exact science. But if we take action on mutually recognized ranking factors and signals, we can measurably improve our search ranking over time. Here we’ll discuss a few of the best practices you should employ to that end.

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Topics: Local SEO

Learn Why No Brand is Too Big for Local SEO

Posted by Brandon Martinez on Aug, 2017

Millions of customers are now using local search every day to find and research the best local businesses in their area. For as long as local search has been used to connect businesses with customers, companies have been deploying local SEO strategies to help them market their business online and get discovered by more of their local customers.

Many small to medium sized businesses have reaped the benefits of these strategies as they have helped them to compete with some of the largest chains in the world by improving their online visibility and generating more in-store customers from online searches.

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Topics: Local SEO

Snapchat’s New Update Creates Huge Possibilities for Local SEO

Posted by Collin Holmes on Aug, 2017

SAN DIEGO, CA - August 15, 2017 - As seen on MarTech Series

In the State of Search Marketing survey, 74% of companies and 82% of agencies said that social media is either somewhat or highly integrated into their SEO strategies.

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Topics: Local SEO, Social Media

The Latest In Local SEO and Review Management - What a Crazy Month! 

Posted by Brandon Martinez on Jul, 2017

Every week we hear a new story about the latest Google update, the newest industry study or the next big trend in consumer search habits. With hundreds of new stories being released every week it is tough to keep up with all of the important changes and happenings in the local SEO and Reputation Management industries.

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Topics: Local SEO, Review Management

Compete Less and Convert More with Local SEO Keywords

Posted by Brandon Martinez on Jul, 2017



82% of local searchers
follow up with either a store visit, phone call, or purchase, making local search the best way to drive more customers into your store. By optimizing your website with local keywords, you help search engines to understand where your business is located and what you offer, which leads to better rankings in more relevant searchers.

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Topics: Google, Local SEO

How to Improve Your Local SEO Ranking Right Now With Google Attributes

Posted by Rachel Larsen on Jun, 2017

Have you ever noticed Google prompting you to answer a couple of questions after visiting a local business? For example, after checking in at a restaurant, Google will want to know whether or not there was free parking and what the ambiance was like. The search engine giant is not just trying to get to know you for fun, it is mining information from customers about the places they visit to help them create attributes.

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Topics: Google, Local SEO

Local SEO: Helping you Turn Searches into Sales

Posted by Brandon Martinez on Jun, 2017

Local search and mobile devices allows customers to be both spontaneous and calculated with their shopping decisions. Whether they make an impulse decision to try out a new restaurant or need to set an appointment for a haircut later in the week, local search is there for them.

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Topics: Local SEO

Local Search Ranking Factors Survey: The 2017 Results are in!

Posted by Brandon Martinez on May, 2017

Every day consumers are relying on local search to help them discover new and trustworthy local businesses. Shoppers are turning to the internet because they know that no matter what they need, a simple search on Google will give them multiple trusted and relevant results to choose from and 95% of people quickly find the answer they need without ever having to scroll past the first page of Google!

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Topics: Local Search, Local SEO

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