Category Archives: Local Business

People Still Search For Local Businesses, Phone Calls On Rise

People Still Search For Local Businesses, Phone Calls On Rise by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, April 17, 2020 Marketers shouldn’t assume local searches have tanked. Data released Friday shows that local impressions fell a mere 10% between mid-January and mid-March. Greg Sterling, VP of insights at Uberall, believes this is due to the management of a … Continue reading People Still Search For Local Businesses, Phone Calls On Rise

4 Free Ways Local Businesses Can Get Found By More Customers in “Near Me” Searches

Toby Scammell — November 18, 2019 Follow @tobyscammell The internet has turned local business on its head, giving rise to e-commerce companies like Amazon that compete with mom-and-pop shops in just about every retail category. The silver lining is that the mobile web has also made it easier than ever for people to search, find, … Continue reading 4 Free Ways Local Businesses Can Get Found By More Customers in “Near Me” Searches

4 Facebook Updates to Help You Market Your Local Business

Conor Bond — August 14, 2018 — August 14, 2018 With over 80 million small businesses using Pages to engage customers and drive growth, Facebook has become an indispensable resource for local advertisers. 1.6 billion people use Facebook to connect with small businesses, and the majority of these users visit their favorite businesses’ Pages on … Continue reading 4 Facebook Updates to Help You Market Your Local Business

Three ways local businesses can survive the on-demand threat

How worried should brick-and-mortar businesses be about companies like Amazon? Columnist Adam Dorfman weighs in with some thoughts on how local players can stay competitive. Adam Dorfman on July 18, 2017   Is there any business that Amazon can’t disrupt? In recent weeks, I’ve seen Amazon entering businesses ranging from home furnishings to banana distribution … Continue reading Three ways local businesses can survive the on-demand threat