About Krystal Taing

Krystal Taing leads local listing management strategy for global enterprise brands at Rio SEO across a variety of industries, from retail to hospitality, to healthcare to finance and beyond.

How to Optimize for the Google Local 3-Pack

By |2019-04-18T13:27:00-07:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , |

Google’s Local 3-Pack is an incredibly valuable piece of real estate for local businesses, especially in competitive local markets. Learn what Google is looking for in local listings worthy of the 3-pack right now, which ranking factors impact Local Pack listings most, and how you can help all of your locations improve their local visibility.

‘Offers’ Now Have Extra Visibility on Your Locations’ GMB Local Panel

By |2019-03-12T00:06:12-07:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Google gave business locations an additional opportunity to enhance their local visibility with an update to ‘Offers,’ a type of Google Post, recently. The change gives Offers more dedicated space within the local panel and allows businesses to load up to 10 Offers in the carousel. “The new layout introduces a dedicated space for business owners to feature their most recent offers—making a quick decision for their potential customers even easier,” GMB Senior Product Manager Amir Fish wrote in the feature announcement. Multi-location retailers need smart, scalable local SEO strategies to increase online visibility, convert more potential customers and ultimately boost revenue. These five local SEO strategies are critical to get right across the brand.

How Google My Business’ Most Impactful Changes Will Shape the Local Landscape in 2019

By |2019-02-25T09:06:14-07:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|

Search engine evolution, new technologies, and rapidly changing consumer behavior are driving massive changes across the local search landscape. In this webinar you will learn how enterprise brands can focus in on the most impactful local search tactics and strategies for their hundreds or thousands of individual locations.

Guiding your Local Search Strategy to Drive Customers in 2019 [Webinar Recap]

By |2019-01-30T15:00:06-07:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|

Search engine evolution, new technologies, and rapidly changing consumer behavior are driving massive changes across the local search landscape. In this webinar recap you will learn how enterprise brands can focus in on the most impactful local search tactics and strategies for their hundreds or thousands of individual locations.

How does the new Google My Business Agency Dashboard impact me and my business?

By |2019-04-25T09:47:16-07:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|

Last week, Google officially launched the new Agency Dashboard. The impact it could have on your agency or business depends on how you had previously set up and managed businesses within GMB. Whether you were managing individual locations or bulk verified and chain accounts is also a factor. For agencies managing individual locations and SMB brands,

Top Takeaways from LocalU Advanced for Enterprise Brands

By |2018-04-25T15:53:37-07:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|

Last week’s LocalU Advanced was packed with informative, inspirational sessions and conversations all about my favorite topic: the latest in local search. Local experts from all industries gathered in Austin, Texas to share their unique, in-depth insights around what’s new, what’s changed and what we should all be focusing on. There was no shortage of

New! Google My Business Updates Just in Time for Spring

By |2018-03-28T14:40:20-07:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|

Google My Business is evolving at a rapid clip to keep pace with the needs and wants of constantly connected consumers. Every few weeks, it seems, an exciting new capability or updated functionality is announced. Each update is designed to extend your local reach and visibility--if you know how to optimize for it. Recently, we’ve

Get Your Local Presence Holiday-Ready with 5 Important GMB Optimizations

By |2019-02-25T02:44:38-07:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , |

The holiday shopping season is almost upon us and this year, 80% of consumers will be using a search engine to find information about businesses in their local area. They’ll be using voice assistants and mobile devices as well as desktop, and they expect to be able to find local businesses to fulfill their immediate