Mastering GMB Attributes for Financial Services Brands

By |2020-08-11T09:14:54-07:00August 11, 2020|

More often than not, your customers’ experience begins with a local search: Where can I find this product or service to meet my needs? From there, searchers consider the additional information they are offered as they decide which branch or office to visit. The attributes available to you inside Google My Business are a key

How to Pivot Your Local Marketing Strategy in Times of Crisis

By |2020-08-04T11:06:34-07:00August 4, 2020|

When news of an impending pandemic first began circulating early this year, enterprise local brands began to prepare for what was largely expected to be a temporary business interruption. Outside of epidemiology circles, a wide-ranging lockdown situation wasn’t on the radar until the President declared a national state of emergency. Who could have known that

8 Tips For Optimizing Yelp Listings for Social Distancing Terms

By |2020-08-04T10:39:30-07:00August 4, 2020|

Consumers are on the hunt for clear COVID-19 protocols for any business they plan to visit. Optimizing Yelp listings for social distancing terms is now a must for all enterprise brands. Now, when searchers visit a location on Yelp, Yelp has prominently placed this information at the top of every business page. They’ll see a

Black-Owned Business: Google My Business’ Newest Attribute

By |2020-07-31T11:12:50-07:00July 31, 2020|

We are undoubtedly living in an era of change. The year 2020 has presented numerous hurdles in both our professional and personal lives, yet it has also brought to light the inevitable need for change. As we all continue to navigate through these atypical times, a company that has been diligent in shifting their technology

How Local Marketing Keywords Are Trending Now by Industry (Part 2)

By |2020-07-29T09:37:41-07:00July 29, 2020|

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to prompt store closures and adjustments to business operations, the business world overall has made great strides in understanding its impact on consumer behavior. Google My Business, Yelp, Facebook, and other platforms continue to add new features and attributes to help businesses better communicate key service and operations information to

8 Most Impactful Local Ranking Factors for Brands

By |2020-07-27T11:49:49-07:00July 27, 2020|

Google is surprisingly open about the most impactful local ranking factors, considering how secretive the search engine has been about its organic algorithm. Many of the most important factors are controlled within the Google My Business dashboard; in fact, Google flat out states that “You can improve your business’s local ranking by using Google My

Reputation Management Playbook: The 5-Step Plan for Successfully Managing Your Enterprise Brand’s Online Reputation

By |2020-07-21T13:46:49-07:00July 21, 2020|

Managing your online reputation allows you to control the narrative surrounding your brand, helps boost your local search rankings, encourages foot traffic and conversions, and builds trust with your audience. The question is, how can brands like yours focus on reputation management when you must deal with daily operations of multiple locations in diverse regions? To help answer that question, we have created a detailed five-step playbook for successfully managing your enterprise brand’s online reputation and reviews.

How to Pivot Your Local Reviews Management Strategy in a Crisis

By |2020-07-21T09:18:40-07:00July 21, 2020|

Once the full impact of the initial Coronavirus lockdown began to register, consumer behavior changed dramatically across the board. After an initial wave of panic grocery shopping, discretionary spending fell and consumers began searching for products and services to meet their needs closer to home. We saw this trend reflected in the keywords local consumers

5 Best Practices For Maintaining Local Listings in an Unpredictable World

By |2020-07-16T09:24:57-07:00July 16, 2020|

5 Best Practices For Maintaining Local Listings in an Unpredictable World The first half of 2020 has presented numerous hurdles for businesses across all verticals globally. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses grappled with shifting their local marketing efforts entirely to accurately communicate updates to their operations--being forced to temporarily close locations when