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Everything We Know About the Google Business Profile Performance Insights Dashboard Update

By |2023-02-28T08:18:49-08:00February 14, 2023|Blog Posts, Google Business Profile, Marketing Analytics|

Google will remove several key Google Business Profile performance insights on February 20, 2023. Here is everything you need to know about its upcoming deprecation schedule. What is Google Business Profile Insights? Google Business Profile performance insights (previously known as Google My Business Insights) display data-driven insights that relate to your local search performance such

Solving The Mystery Behind Measuring Local Marketing Success

By |2022-05-23T05:42:40-07:00May 23, 2022|Blog Posts, Marketing Analytics|

Who else wants to know the mystery behind measuring local marketing success? Measuring the success of your local marketing campaign performance can be a difficult task even for the most seasoned of marketers. Measurement becomes increasingly burdensome when tasked with providing tangibile proof of performance at scale. Traditional marketing metrics--such as leads, conversions, and searches--

Local Search Metrics: What Should I Be Measuring to Determine Performance?

By |2021-05-26T07:19:02-07:00May 26, 2021|Blog Posts, Marketing Analytics|

Your brand’s local search performance is key in converting online searchers to real-world customers. And when it comes to how people discover nearby solutions to their needs, Google dominates with 70% of all desktop queries and commands 93% of mobile.  As we return to in-person shopping experiences, consumers are looking to spend money in their

Getting the Most Out of Google Data Studio: Inside Rio SEO’s Local Manager

By |2020-12-14T12:40:55-08:00December 14, 2020|Blog Posts, Marketing Analytics, Product Updates|

Proving ROI has consistently been named one of the leading challenges marketers face over the last four years. As evolving consumer behaviors have driven increasingly complex and voluminous marketing data, the pursuit of comprehensive reporting has resulted in too many marketing organizations ending up with unmanageable stacks of tools. These point solutions may be great

Go-To-Guide for Mastering Local Marketing Reporting

By |2020-08-26T08:54:05-07:00August 26, 2020|Marketing Analytics, Resources|

Over the last few years, successful multi-location brands have needed to swiftly adapt to changing consumer habits. In 2020, consumers are more likely to begin their local buyer’s journey through an online search than by traveling directly to the nearest store location. In fact, "near me” or “close by” searches have increased by more than

Local Reviews Insights to Improve Your Strategy at Scale [Webinar]

By |2021-01-21T09:36:49-08:00April 30, 2019|Local SEO, Marketing Analytics|

Consumers want to see reviews prior to making a purchase—in fact, 72% will not take action until they’ve read what others think about their dealings with your business. Reviews are critically important even before a searcher has a chance to read them through. In this webinar recap, you'll learn five impactful insights your brand can utilize for a smarter, more effective reviews strategy.

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

By |2021-01-21T09:44:20-08:00March 12, 2019|Google Business Profile, Marketing Analytics|

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.

Google Showing Search Console Performance Data in the SERPs

By |2019-07-02T11:37:52-07:00November 9, 2018|Local SEO, Marketing Analytics|

Google Showing Search Console Performance Data in the SERPs The Rio team made an interesting discovery yesterday.  While doing a simple search query for one of our client brands, we noticed that Google is showing keyword performance directly on the SERP (search engine results page).   As you’ll see below, Google displayed a performance box