Category Archives: Local Marketing Strategy

Location-based marketing: What works and what doesn’t in a campaign

Geotargeting campaigns need to manage three fundamental elements: regulation changes, a proliferation of new data sources and attribution. Brian Handly on April 29, 2019 Marketers continue to invest their digital dollars in mobile advertising with campaigns utilizing location data to improve their relevance and effectiveness. BIA Advisory Services shows that marketers will spend over $26 … Continue reading Location-based marketing: What works and what doesn’t in a campaign

How TikTok and Spotify could win through location-based marketing

There are many opportunities for apps and businesses to collaborate on co-branded experiences tied to brick-and-mortar locations. Adam Dorfman on March 26, 2019 TikTok, the video creation app, is looking to monetize its popularity, and for good reason: since its founding in 2016, TikTok has achieved one billion downloads. It was reported recently that TikTok … Continue reading How TikTok and Spotify could win through location-based marketing

Search Tops Digital Media Buys For Large Local Advertisers

Search Tops Digital Media Buys For Large Local Advertisers by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, December 17, 2018 Traditional forms of advertising dominate media buys for big local advertisers, but many still look to support innovative types of technology. The larger advertisers are not planning to increase budgets as much as the smaller ones, but … Continue reading Search Tops Digital Media Buys For Large Local Advertisers

Location attribution goes mainstream, as Pandora marks 400th campaign with the KPI

Greg Sterling on September 6, 2018     Pandora has been working with location analytics provider Placed (owned by Snap) over the last four years. The two have been measuring the offline impact and incremental visitation lift from Pandora campaigns in the fast food, retail and tourism verticals. Pandora uses offline measurement to track the efficacy … Continue reading Location attribution goes mainstream, as Pandora marks 400th campaign with the KPI

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