Tag Archives: Local

How to Create Location Pages to Boost Local SEO and Drive Traffic Fast

Erika Giles July 7, 2020 Location pages are important for small and large businesses alike. They help consumers find brands through organic local search. If your business isn’t optimized for search, now is the time to make an optimized location page so you don’t miss out on a large bulk of potential customers. To help … Continue reading How to Create Location Pages to Boost Local SEO and Drive Traffic Fast

Local SEOs most focused on link building and content development, report finds

80% of survey respondents said they were also buying (local) ads on Google. Greg Sterling on June 16, 2020 at 9:05 am In addition to organic tactics, nearly 80% of local marketers are buying ads on Google. That’s 10% more than last year, according a newly released survey of 1,300 local marketing agencies, small businesses … Continue reading Local SEOs most focused on link building and content development, report finds

Yelp Search Filter Identifies Local Businesses With Virtual Offerings

Yelp Search Filter Identifies Local Businesses With Virtual Offerings by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, May 4, 2020 In a series of features introduced Monday, Yelp now supports a search filter for companies offering virtual services such as yoga classes at 24/Hour Fitness, as well as therapy sessions, tax services, or tutoring sessions at other nearby businesses. … Continue reading Yelp Search Filter Identifies Local Businesses With Virtual Offerings

A Quick Guide to Online Local Marketing for Small Businesses [Infographic]

River Cartie — May 2, 2020 Online local marketing consists of online marketing efforts that are designed specifically to draw local traffic to your business — online and offline. Localizing your small business’s online marketing efforts is a matter of making sure that all of the information you have online clearly states not only where … Continue reading A Quick Guide to Online Local Marketing for Small Businesses [Infographic]

6 Ways to Support Local Business During COVID-19 and Why It Matters

Chris Biscuiti — April 21, 2020 As the parent of a child, my heart breaks for local businesses who are struggling and simply hanging on right now due to the effects of COVID-19. These small business owners are our neighbors, our friends, our charity event and fundraiser supporters, and the lifeblood off our communities. For … Continue reading 6 Ways to Support Local Business During COVID-19 and Why It Matters

3 Simple Website Changes to Improve Conversions for Local Businesses

Kurt Philip — April 21, 2020 Local businesses often struggle to compete with the big guys. But while huge corporations like Walmart and McDonald’s have brand recognition, that doesn’t mean small businesses are out of luck. The internet has been a game-changer in leveling the playing field between large corporations and small businesses. However, small … Continue reading 3 Simple Website Changes to Improve Conversions for Local Businesses

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

How local businesses should be communicating with customers during COVID-19

Hear how local search veterans are using every channel available to help their clients stay relevant and keep customers informed. George Nguyen on April 1, 2020 “The question should be, ‘How do I get proper COVID messaging to my communities or my customers, wherever they may be?’” says Adam Dorfman, director of product management at … Continue reading How local businesses should be communicating with customers during COVID-19