Apple has Siri, Microsoft has Cortana….and now Google has Google Home. Voice search is here….and it’s here to stay. Already, 60% of consumers are using voice search, according to the Local Search Association. The challenge for national brands that market locally is to adapt your SEO strategies to capture the unique intent behind voice searches.
Structured data -- it may sound like drab geek speak, but when local marketers learn the extent to which structured data can increase traffic, improve visibility in search, and make websites more attractive to Google, the term suddenly becomes a lot sexier. By definition, structured data refers to any data that resides in a fixed
How to Use Online Seasonal Marketing to Drive Local Sales It's critical for brands to master location-based marketing in this era of mobile-first consumers and local search. In this webinar, Rio SEO and Hallmark will present case studies and best practices on how brands and enterprises can use event marketing specifically to drive local traffic
The recent Local Search Summit in San Diego afforded clients and special guests of Rio SEO an exclusive opportunity to explore the shifting local landscape with the guidance and insight of industry experts. Speakers including Greg Sterling from the Local Search Association, Forrester analyst Jennifer Wise and Google’s Willys DeVoll shared top quality content on
Our recent Local Search Summit (#LSS2016) brought some of the brightest and most influential voices in local search marketing together for an intensive event packed with panels, keynotes and networking. Here’s what the industry’s top experts have to say about local today, and the massive opportunity for tomorrow’s savvy marketers: The Local Pack is a
The online and offline worlds are blurring. Through mobile, the internet now touches most local activities and offline purchases – and the pace of change is accelerating. In the opening keynote at Rio SEO’s Local Search Summit (#LSS2016) in San Diego, Google My Business Content Strategist Willys DeVoll shared Google’s perspective on this rapidly evolving