Gaining brand visibility in local search results can be a daunting task for any retailer, but brands that sell through independent dealers and retailers face an even bigger issue: trying to be found locally when you don’t own the physical location. Rio SEO, an independent software and services company dedicated to local search had just the solution in mind for a major global hearing device manufacturer and distributor with over 500 U.S. locations.
Brands with many distributor locations across the country use dealer locator tools to provide consumers information on how to find their products at local stores. But more often than not, these dealer locator mappers are missing the necessary local SEO optimizations that make their distributor locations appear prominently on search results pages. These brands are missing out