local seo


Street Fight Summit 2015 New York City

By |October 20th, 2015|

Join the Rio SEO local experts at the Street Fight Summit 2015 to find out how you can maximize your local efforts!

The Mobile Local Playbook: Make Sure You’re Mobile-Ready

By |September 1st, 2015|

With mobile devices influencing just under $1 trillion worth of in-store sales, businesses that lag behind on mobile marketing do so at their peril. Those that embrace it, providing quality content and a seamless user experience, will position themselves ahead of the curve, adding value to their brand and a greater return to their investment.

Back to School Shoppers: A $68B Opportunity for Local and Mobile Shopper Acquisition

By |August 31st, 2015|

As we race once again towards the holiday season, it’s important to keep in mind one of the often-overlooked shopper categories. Back-to-school, as valuable as it is, often gets overlooked in favor of Halloween. With ‘back to school’ searches growing 12% in 2015 and a forecasted $68 billion in spend, it’s an opportunity not to be missed — and it’s not too late to reach these consumers and reap big rewards.

The Mobile Opportunity for Local and Multi-Location Businesses

By |August 11th, 2015|

Mobile consumers expect local businesses to deliver a fantastic user experience when they’re searching for information and interacting via their mobile device. In fact, 79% of visitors will simply leave and search for another website to complete their task if your site isn’t optimized for mobile.

In our latest webinar with Digital Marketing Depot, The Mobile

Kickstart Your Local Marketing Strategy with Tips from Forrester & Rio SEO

By |August 7th, 2015|

With the increase of smartphone adoption, marketers need to rethink their content strategies, in particular when they consider the mobile local content that drives consumers to their locations. Local search initiatives have proven one of the most cost effective and high converting traffic generators for digital marketers, and new technologies to improve scalability are bringing

POV – Mobile Local Search – The Untapped Gold Mine for Lowest Cost Search Traffic

By |August 4th, 2015|

Mobile marketers and multi-location businesses have before them one of the most
significant marketing opportunities in recent history. Google recently announced that
mobile search volume has finally overtaken desktop search not only in the United
States, but in ten countries including Canada and Japan.

Given the overwhelmingly local intent behind mobile searches (56% of mobile searches
have local intent, according to Google), local marketers skilled in mobile have a distinct
competitive advantage in their industries.

The rise of the mobile-only searcher and the growth of multi-screen, multi-device
browsing have created unprecedented opportunity for local businesses to connect
with motivated consumers in the moments that matter. Enhanced visibility in this
mobile local space is the doorway to the least costly, most relevant traffic available

Webinar Takeaways: The Untapped Gold Mine for Lowest Cost Search Traffic

By |July 30th, 2015|

By Karisa Macias / Marketing Director, Rio SEO

As costs continue to rise in the increasingly competitive paid search market and Google pushes companies to improve quality and mobile-friendliness to improve user experience, marketers are left wondering where the most impactful optimizations today truly lie.

The evolution of organic search to a largely mobile pursuit (Google confirmed

Webinar- Mobile: The Untapped Gold Mine For Lowest Cost Search Traffic

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Google announced that mobile search volume has finally overtaken desktop search, not only in the U.S., but in 10 countries including Canada, the United States and Japan. And Comscore research indicates that 78 % of local-mobile searches resulted in an offline purchase (usually in a few hours).
Attendees will learn how:
1. This shift to mobile has

Rio SEO Announces New Chief Customer Officer

By |June 16th, 2015|

SAN DIEGO, CA (June 16, 2015) – Rio SEO, the leader in local SEO automation software, has announced the appointment of Warren Raisch as Chief Customer Officer (CCO). Raisch brings to Rio SEO more than 20 years of experience in world-class organizations including Apple, HP and Adobe divisions.


Raisch’s expansive career has spanned leading worldwide sales, marketing and professional services organizations for major global high tech firms as well as driving digital marketing campaigns and technology deployments for global brands and agencies, making him the perfect candidate to serve Rio SEO’s diverse client roster.

POV – Google’s Mobile Update

By |May 26th, 2015|

On April 21, Google rolled out a mobile-friendly update designed to boost the rankings of mobile-friendly pages on mobile search engine results pages (SERPs). This update affected search results for individual pages only (not entire websites), globally and in all languages on mobile devices.

According to Google, the main goal of this update was to adjust the algorithm to accommodate mobile usage patterns, as more people use smartphones and other mobile devices to access the Internet. Google aims to offer searchers the most relevant, timely mobile results and in keeping with that, this update rewards mobile-friendly websites and relevant app content in search results.