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17 Expert Takeaways from Local Search Summit 2015

By |2019-06-12T11:12:38-07:00April 17, 2015|Business Listings, Local SEO|

Yesterday, Rio SEO recently hosted some of the most brilliant minds in local search at Local Search Summit 2015. Attending brands included Google, Microsoft, YP, MapQuest, Forrester Research, InfoGroup, Factual, Nuestar, Acxiom and more. We converged on the Kona Kai Resort in San Diego to share the best local search advice. Many actionable takeaways emerged

Local Listing Management: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Driving ROI But Were Afraid To Ask

By |2020-12-04T14:33:31-08:00May 8, 2014|Blog Posts, Business Listings|

By Tyler Ludwig / Interactive Marketing Manager, Rio SEO We held the latest Rio SEO webinar with the Local Search Association. In it, we learned the four key steps to maximize ROI from managing your local listings. These include: Having a single environment to manage and collect local data; Tackling the BIG local search directories

Local SEO: It’s Not Just About Google Maps – Welcome Factual to the Pool of Local Data Aggregators

By |2020-12-04T14:32:36-08:00March 19, 2014|Blog Posts, Business Listings, Marketing Analytics|

By Bill Connard / VP of Local Search Solutions The evolution of the local search ecosystem has picked up speed. This comes thanks to major data aggregators. For years they have been collecting millions of local listings and providing enhanced data to the likes of Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Local search continues to evolve to

6 Key Local SEO Automation Tactics Build Relevance and Lower CPCs

By |2022-02-23T11:05:30-08:00January 23, 2014|Blog Posts, Business Listings|

Retailers with multiple physical locations face unique challenges in local search engine optimization. Chief among them is the fact that managing local SEO for stores requires an ever-increasing knowledge base and skill set that extends beyond digital marketing. Map listings, online reviews and ratings, discussions, and user-generated relevant content converge with your own SEO efforts

Local Business Listing Management to the Three Major Data Aggregators is the Last Mile for Local Search

By |2020-12-04T14:27:00-08:00September 19, 2013|Blog Posts, Business Listings|

By Bill Connard / VP of Local Search Solutions Last month, I discussed the significance of Google’s new Local Carousel and analyzed the sliders impact on the local search space.  With the recent excitement around this new dynamic local element and the remarkable increase of mobile searches, the need to distribute accurate local business listings

Local SEO Says “Hello” to Bing Places, the New Leader in Bulk Local Listing Management

By |2020-12-04T14:17:47-08:00May 28, 2013|Blog Posts, Business Listings|

Bing Takes Lead in Local SEO Local SEO welcomes Bing Places as the new leader in bulk local listing management for multi-location businesses. It outperforms Google Places as the easiest to use portal for distributing enhanced local business data to their local map listings. It’s been a long time coming, but Bing has caught up