Join the Rio SEO local experts at the Street Fight Summit 2015 to find out how you can maximize your local efforts!
As search and digital marketing have evolved, increasingly aiding consumers in finding real-world products and locations, it’s become clear that a more sophisticated approach to identifying search-to-in-store-sales is needed. Consumers are more mobile-focused than ever; smartphones dominate, accounting for 60% of our digital media time. Earlier this year, we also learned that more than 50%
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
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
Brands know that local search leads to action. In their ‘Understanding Consumers’ Local Search Behavior’ research, Google discovered that 50% of consumers who conducted a local search on their smartphone visited a store within a day, while 34% of desktop and tablet searchers did the same.
The opportunity is clear, yet brands struggle to understand the
Last week in sunny San Diego, Community Manager for Google My Business Jade Wang opened Rio SEO’s Local Search Summit conference with an information-packed keynote for local and multi-location marketers.
Wang launched her Going Local with Google presentation by identifying Google’s goals in local search: to help searchers discover new places and interesting facts; to get them
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.