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

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

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

GMB Partner Links and Food Ordering Updates For Restaurant Brands

By |2020-07-15T11:06:22-07:00July 15, 2020|

Quick-service restaurants and restaurants alike continue to muddle through the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic. As closures and reopenings for businesses continue to waver at both the county and state levels across the board, the restaurant industry has been particularly hit hard as shut down orders for indoor dining have once again affected many parts

Lessons Learned from Managing Local Listings in a Time of Crisis

By |2020-07-06T12:17:51-07:00June 23, 2020|

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, enterprise brand marketers have had their priorities shift dramatically and often. Budgets have had to be reimagined, entire campaigns reworked, and even entire business strategies rethought. Yet, throughout all of the uncertainty and turmoil, the prime concern for brands has been the need for timely, reassuring customer communications.   When a crisis

8 Best Practices We Learned from Analyzing KPIs on 200+ Brands’ Local Listings During COVID-19 [Webinar Recap]

By |2020-06-22T09:55:57-07:00June 22, 2020|

The past few months have brought massive change to the local marketing landscape. Temporary store closures, regulatory and public health requirements, changes to hours of operation and staffing, GMB updates, and more have wreaked havoc with local business communications and operations. In order to help brands understand how the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted consumer behavior,

GMB Insights Study: Navigating Local Search in Times of Crisis [Whitepaper]

By |2020-06-18T11:53:56-07:00June 18, 2020|

Download the GMB Insights Study Now Globally, we could have never predicted the wide-ranging business interruptions and impacts that were experienced at the onset of COVID-19. When news of the pandemic first started to circulate in late February, customers felt a vast array of emotions as fear and panic began to set in. On the

Supporting Multi-Location Businesses Through COVID-19

By |2020-05-26T16:13:47-07:00May 26, 2020|

Updated May 26, 2020 As the situation surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to evolve rapidly and new information is emerging constantly, we will be continuously updating this post with the latest information and recommendations. For a current list of platform updates, blogs, resources and other useful links, please visit our COVID-19 Local Marketing Resources

How to Perfect Your Local Strategy for New Restaurant Services

By |2020-05-27T09:24:34-07:00May 26, 2020|

It’s Friday evening. If you’re residing in a state that is still adhering to stay-at-home orders, you’re likely lounging on your couch, contemplating what to eat for dinner. You’ve now become well-accustomed to ordering food for delivery or swinging by your favorite restaurant for curbside pickup. While going out for a nice dinner out may