Category Archives: Local Marketing Strategy

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

Preparing for local reach in a ‘post-rank’ world, Part 2: Create content for local research

Columnist Megan Hannay takes a look at why big brands need to create in-depth local content to boost local reach, even in a world of “instant answers.” Megan Hannay on April 21, 2017   In my last post, I wrote about why local businesses need to focus on digital data sharing to perform better for … Continue reading Preparing for local reach in a ‘post-rank’ world, Part 2: Create content for local research

Preparing for local reach in a ‘post-rank’ world: Get your data in line

How might voice search impact local businesses? Columnist Megan Hannay shares her predictions and provides some advice on how SMBs can prepare for a future without rankings. Megan Hannay on March 28, 2017   Just last October at the Street Fight Summit, many marketers ranked voice search as the most “over-hyped” marketing tactic of the year. … Continue reading Preparing for local reach in a ‘post-rank’ world: Get your data in line

Better Targeting Driving Accelerated Local Spend By National Advertisers

by Karlene Lukovitz, Staff Writer @KLmarketdaily, January 27, 2017     Enhanced targeting capabilities are driving accelerated investment by national marketers in local media, according to BIA/Kelsey analysts’ local marketing and media predictions for 2017. National advertisers are already the largest investors in local media, compared to either small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), or regional … Continue reading Better Targeting Driving Accelerated Local Spend By National Advertisers