Category Archives: Local Marketing Strategy

Are You Checking “User Location” Reports? If Not, You Better Start

Christian Wenzel — April 12, 2018 — April 12, 2018 Here’s how one of my clients’ display network campaigns performed last month: Looks decent for a display campaign, right? We weren’t even trying to get conversions, just generate brand awareness in the United States using custom affinity audiences. Now, take a closer look: This is … Continue reading Are You Checking “User Location” Reports? If Not, You Better Start

How location data accuracy leads to stronger personalization

Inaccurate location data can be a headache for marketers. Contributor Amy King explains how you can ensure precise data, resulting in more personalized location data-based marketing campaigns. Amy King on January 31, 2018     Location intelligence reveals a great deal about who we are. By observing the stores consumers visit, their areas of residence, … Continue reading How location data accuracy leads to stronger personalization

Customer loyalty: A key ingredient for successful local search results

Loyal customers are both your cheerleaders and bodyguards. Contributor Wesley Young shares six ways to boost local search results using customer loyalty. Wesley Young on January 30, 2018   Customer loyalty is often overlooked in local search. The thinking is that people are searching for new places to shop or for things they don’t know … Continue reading Customer loyalty: A key ingredient for successful local search results

Location data beyond the marketing department: A look at 3 use cases

As mobile location data evolves beyond just ad targeting, contributor Eric Aledort takes a look at how it’s being applied across the entire enterprise, from urban planning to the pricing of real estate. Eric Aledort on October 23, 2017   More and more marketers are using mobile location data to target their ad spend: In … Continue reading Location data beyond the marketing department: A look at 3 use cases

How to effectively segment accounts with multiple locations

What’s the best account structure for multilocation business advertisers? Columnist Matt Umbro shares some setups that allow you to easily view performance by location for efficient management and reporting. Matt Umbro on August 7, 2017    One of the more challenging yet often overlooked aspects of PPC management is how to run accounts with multiple … Continue reading How to effectively segment accounts with multiple locations

Blippar To Use Computer Vision To Improve Location Targeting

Blippar To Use Computer Vision To Improve Location Targeting by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, August 4, 2017 Engineers at augmented reality startup Blippar believe they have developed technology to improve marketing and ad campaigns by helping to determine peoples’ location — and the direction they are facing — relative to stores around them. The company, which … Continue reading Blippar To Use Computer Vision To Improve Location Targeting

Most marketers unhappy with localization efforts, but fail to invest in necessary resources

The CMO council found 75% of marketers invest less than 10% of budgets in localization needs, even though 63% are unsatisfied with efforts. Amy Gesenhues on July 20, 2017   According to a recent report from The CMO Council, 63 percent of marketers said their teams were either “getting better,” “need improvement” or doing “not … Continue reading Most marketers unhappy with localization efforts, but fail to invest in necessary resources

3 Tips to Get Your Local Business Started with Geofencing

Louisa Karam — June 29, 2017 — June 29, 2017 AOMSIN / Pixabay Are you looking for a hyperlocal way to target new and potential customers for your business? Geofencing is an effective way to reach smartphone users when they’re near your business (or your competitor’s business) through location-based mobile ads. If you’re ready to … Continue reading 3 Tips to Get Your Local Business Started with Geofencing

The power of location audiences: A buyer’s guide & scorecard

Location data can help take your marketing and advertising to the next level, but columnist Michael Della Penna says brands and agencies must do their homework before investing in location data, buying audiences or looking at offline attribution. Michael Della Penna on May 10, 2017   There has been a lot of discussion about proximity … Continue reading The power of location audiences: A buyer’s guide & scorecard