How Businesses Can Leverage Local Search Data to Improve Marketing Strategies

Posted By Tagg Hurtubise

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Geo-Targeted Mobile Ad Revenues are expected to reach $18.2 Billion by 2019 which is up significantly from just $6.8 billion in 2015. Locational data is now an essential tool for businesses to convert shoppers from searching online to making purchases in store. It allows them to target local customers who are ready to buy, better understand the customer experience and stay competitive on their home turf.

The Rise of Social Local Search | Updates on Snapchat, Instagram & Facebook

Posted By Brandon Martinez

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The online landscape is changing as record shares of Americans (77%) now own smartphones, giving them on-demand access to the world wide web wherever and whenever they need. However, more than just web enabled, smartphones are home to some of the most widely downloaded social networking, local search and review platform applications like Facebook, Google Maps and Yelp, which have turned phones into more of a mobile supercomputer than a device for calling and texting.

Adapting your Local SEO Strategy for Customer’s New Search Habits

Posted By Brandon Martinez

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Over 80% of people now search the web to find local information, that’s up 30% from just about 5 years ago. The concept of local search and the frequency by which customers use it to find and discover local businesses has exploded over the recent years, but customers are just begining to learn how effective it really is. 

5 Ways Facebook is Moving to Compete in the Local Search Industry

Posted By Collin Holmes

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SAN DIEGO, CA – August 11, 2017 – As seen on MarTech Series

Facebook is the powerhouse in the social media industry. For years, they have been the top social media site in the world and just the other week they became the first social site to reach over 2 billion users! However, the social media giant isn’t stopping there. Now, they are setting their sights on the local search industry as well.

Are You Still on Page One? Google’s New Automatic Local Search Filters are Shaking Things Up

Posted By Brandon Martinez

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Google continues to enhance users’ experience by becoming more intuitive with its local search results

Earlier this year, Google began releasing FILTERS which gave users the ability to sort local search results by things like “price”, “star rating” and “operating hours”. Now, Google has taken it one step further by understanding user intent and automatically applying those filters on its own. It has taken even more control of the search results to bring you the most relevant options.