Rio SEO recently analyzed the cost-per-click (CPC) of engaging customers who practice what we consider Best Practice Local SEO in some of the most competitive industries using our Automated Local SEO platform and the benefits experienced.
The study was performed to review a large group of multi-location retailers in the fashion, sporting goods, department stores and auto parts industries, Identify their processes and best practice local SEO tactics and measure the ROI through a cost per click or acquisition method for comparison to their average cost per click through paid campaigns.
Our findings show that decisions must be made unilaterally across channels to excel in local search. The pain points and difficulties with managing local SEO involve many departments and time-consuming factors that are uncontrollable when unidentified prior to embarking on a Local SEO campaign including the strategic disciplines required for achieving data fidelity across hundreds or thousands of individual locations.
Posted January 21, 2014