Local Marketing

5 Strategies For Holiday Local Marketing Success in 2021

By |2021-10-25T12:30:43-07:00October 25, 2021|Blog Posts, Local Marketing|

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and undoubtedly, your holiday local marketing strategy likely looks different than it did a few years ago. While the pandemic continues to affect business operations, early predictions for the holidays show it won’t have a heavy impact on sales. Sales are anticipated to rise 2.7% compared to 2020, with

2021 Consumer Behavior Study: How COVID-19 Shaped Search Discovery, Buying Intent, and Reputation

By |2021-09-23T10:13:58-07:00September 23, 2021|Blog Posts, Local Marketing|

Rio SEO’s 2021 Consumer Behavior Study examined how customer shopping behavior is evolving and aligning with the current climate. Shifts in both in-person and online behavior were noticeable across every vertical, and are proving to be long-lasting as the pandemic continues to disrupt nearly every aspect of our lives. To effectively measure the impact of

Google Title Tags Update: What Enterprise Marketers Need to Know

By |2021-09-09T07:46:04-07:00September 9, 2021|Blog Posts, Local Marketing|

Following industry buzz around why and how title tags were sometimes appearing differently than intended in search results, Google confirmed it is rewriting title tags. In An update to how we generate web page titles, a recent post on the Google Search Central Blog, Google’s Search Liaison Danny Sullivan explains: “Last week, we introduced a

5 Research-Backed Recommendations for Local Marketers Post-Pandemic

By |2021-08-17T07:28:52-07:00August 17, 2021|Blog Posts, Local Marketing|

The pandemic has without a doubt caused noticeable changes in consumer behavior. During the height of the lockdowns, consumers faced closed stores, reduced hours, and social-distancing requirements. As a result, they started to prioritize essential needs, bought fewer impulse items, and turned to e-commerce to transact. Research conducted by Google in the retail, travel, and

Best Practices for Preparing for Google Search Algorithm Updates

By |2021-07-29T06:26:10-07:00July 29, 2021|Blog Posts, Local Marketing|

Google recently announced two back-to-back core updates that rolled out in June and July 2021, as well as the highly anticipated Page Experience update, which is rolling out through August 2021. These Google search algorithm updates are often noticeable to local marketers as they can cause changes to their rankings in search results. Google also