5 Tips to Protect Your Google Business Profile Hours From Unwanted Updates

By |2022-06-15T08:16:28-07:00June 13, 2022|Blog Posts, Google Business Profile|

Have you ever been offput by an initial impression? Whether a person or a business, a first impression can be a lasting impression — both good or bad. As a business, your Google Business Profile (GBP) is essentially the first point of contact most local customers have with your brand. It's your first opportunity to build trust,

2021 Google Business Profile Insights to Guide Your 2022

By |2022-04-01T09:21:23-07:00April 1, 2022|Blog Posts, Local Search Data|

Monitoring Google Business Profile insights on a regular basis can give important context to consumer behavior trends and how the economy, healthcare concerns, and other external factors contribute to your sales. For most businesses, fluctuations in sales are often predictable, given holidays, peak seasons, and more. However, the past two years were nothing short of

8 Best Practices For Creating an Exceptional Business Listing Customer Service Experience

By |2022-01-26T05:49:18-08:00January 26, 2022|Blog Posts, Customer Engagement|

Customer experience is everything, throughout every part of the sales journey and beyond. In fact, 86% of customers have stopped doing business with a company because of a bad experience. Even your most loyal customers could be just one negative experience away from switching to a competitor. Managing and exceeding customer expectations is crucial to

5 Local Marketing Predictions for 2022

By |2021-12-14T09:08:42-08:00December 14, 2021|Blog Posts, Local Marketing|

As a marketer, you’re likely already well into planning your 2022 marketing strategy. From drastic shifts in consumer behavior to technology advancing, it’s safe to assume your 2021 strategy will look much different for the new year to come. Taking current trends into consideration, our experts’ local marketing predictions for 2022 can help you solidify

2021 Local Search Ranking Factors: A Guide for Brands in 2022

By |2021-12-13T08:06:01-08:00December 13, 2021|Blog Posts|

When it comes to local search, consumers tend to be highly motivated – and they prefer to take their search needs to Google. In fact, 83% of local consumers use Google to find information about nearby businesses, and 90% of those make a purchase within one week of their initial search. Being present and appearing

Retail and Restaurant Listing Conversions Up Month Over Month, According to New Rio SEO Findings

By |2021-11-23T07:38:27-08:00November 23, 2021|Press Releases|

Data from 200,000 Google Business Profiles reinforces increased consumer confidence SAN DIEGO, Calif., November 23, 2021 — A recent Rio SEO analysis reviewing 200,000 Google Business Profiles points to a boost in consumer confidence. Last month’s national search behavior revealed a significant increase in local listing search traffic and conversion metrics among retail and sit-down restaurants, compared to September 2021.  According to The