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Rio SEO simplifies complex local marketing by empowering enterprise brands with solutions that engage customers throughout the search ecosystem. Our Open Local Platform powers the marketing solutions that multi-location brands need to establish a local presence and connect with customers.

LocalU | Last Week in Local for Week Ending May 10, 2021

By |2021-05-18T15:08:14-07:00May 10, 2021|In the News|

Join Mike & Carrie as they discuss FTC’s findings on companies that limit who can work on their equipment, how keyword stuffing in GMB has real-world implications, and bugs from BrightLocal’s Rank Flux tool and Google’s LSA Bidding SFAFU. Last Week in Local is a look back at the interesting and important articles from the

Search Engine Journal | Top GMB Insights Trends Enterprise Brands Need to Know from Rio SEO

By |2021-05-18T14:01:24-07:00May 7, 2021|In the News|

New research from Rio SEO and published by Search Engine Journal shows dramatic effects on local search and offers insights into how to be more effective in monitoring search habits at the local level and leverage those changes for better economic performance. Rio SEO tracked consumer trends across over 200,000 locations in a range of verticals.

Google My Business Categories: How to Pick the Best Categories for Your GMB Listing [Guest Post]

By |2021-05-12T11:11:03-07:00May 6, 2021|Blog Posts, Google My Business|

“Google My Business Categories: How to Pick the Best Categories for Your GMB Listing” is a guest post by Sherry Bonelli, and is the first post in a two-blog post series on Google My Business category selection. Picking the right Google My Business (GMB) categories for your GMB listing is a particularly important step to

Rio SEO Publishes Original Research Revealing COVID-19’s Impact On the Local Search Landscape for Multi-Location Brands

By |2021-05-03T16:09:01-07:00May 3, 2021|Press Releases|

SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) MAY 3, 2021 Rio SEO’s New Whitepaper Analyzes Google My Business Search, Views, and Conversion Trends By Vertical for 200,000+ Enterprise Brand Locations Globally Rio SEO, the leading local marketing platform provider for enterprise brands, agencies, and retailers, has published original research which details the impact of COVID-19 on the local search

Reopening Local Businesses: A Checklist for Multi-Location Brands

By |2021-04-22T14:14:34-07:00April 22, 2021|Blog Posts, Local Marketing|

With many states currently in the process of reopening for business as vaccines roll out to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, local businesses are likely to encounter unprecedented new challenges. The road to our new normal is looking to be an uncertain one, with businesses temporarily closing and reopening as local conditions require. Specific reopening strategies

The Latest Google My Business Updates Hotel Brands Can’t Miss

By |2021-04-20T07:35:28-07:00April 20, 2021|Blog Posts, Hospitality|

The Coronavirus pandemic brought with it sweeping, wide-ranging, and impactful local marketing disruptions for all brands, with hospitality one of the hardest hit. In November, while tracking local search metrics in GMB for over 200,000 locations each month to better bring to light the impact of the pandemic, we found that hospitality brands’ metrics were