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Webinar – Transforming Mobile Searches Into Sales: The Hype Around Beacon Technology

By |October 27th, 2015|

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You’ve heard the scenario: using beacon technology, a national advertiser pinpoints a consumer’s precise location in a store and serves up a highly relevant ad in response to mobile search. For digital marketers, this is the ultimate game-changer, right?

There are many ways you can use beacon technologies to your advantage, but watch out–there are also some scary pitfalls you should avoid…

In this webinar, Warren Raisch and Greg Sterling will share the latest insights and tactics enterprise brands are using to convert online searches to offline sales, and how brands are using beacon and other location-based technology to tap into mobile searches.

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.

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

Webinar Recap: How To Maximize Local Search Traffic This Holiday Season

By |November 18th, 2014|

In the constantly shifting local search landscape, where it can feel like the targets are forever on the move, marketers are scrambling to measure the ROI or their efforts. For local SEO, marketers utilizing best SEO practices are critical to driving maximum impact before and during the upcoming holiday season.

Pandas & Pigeons & Local…Oh My! Measuring The Effects of Algorithm Updates on Local Search

By |October 8th, 2014|

We recently did a presentation at SMX East in NYC regarding Google’s latest algorithm update. We shared the local SEO key performance indicators to track as well as the tools marketers will need to pigeon-proof your web presence. Since we had such positive feedback, we thought we’d dive a little deeper into the tips and

How Local SEO Automation Delivers Results for Multi-Location Businesses : DMD Whitepaper

By |August 7th, 2014|

Locally targeted ad spending by U.S. national brands is projected to grow from $54.4 billion in 2014 to $68.9 billion in 2018, according to BIA/Kelsey’s U.S. Local Media Forecast. More than two-thirds of the brands surveyed by BIA/Kelsey say they already invest in local marketing initiatives.

Consumer demand for online local information is driving much of this growth. Four in five consumers now use search engines to find local information, according to Understanding Consumer Local Search Behavior, a research report published by Google/Ipsos MediaCT/Purchased in May 2014. The vast majority of those consumers – 88 percent – search on their smartphones.