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

By |2019-03-12T00:06:12-07:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

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. Multi-location retailers need smart, scalable local SEO strategies to increase online visibility, convert more potential customers and ultimately boost revenue. These five local SEO strategies are critical to get right across the brand.

Get Your Local Presence Holiday-Ready with 5 Important GMB Optimizations

By |2019-02-25T02:44:38-07:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , |

The holiday shopping season is almost upon us and this year, 80% of consumers will be using a search engine to find information about businesses in their local area. They’ll be using voice assistants and mobile devices as well as desktop, and they expect to be able to find local businesses to fulfill their immediate

What’s New in Local SEO for 2017

By |2019-02-26T04:53:57-07:00May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

As Google’s Juan Felipe Rincon emphasized again for us at Rio SEO's third-annual Local Search Summit 2017, updates to the search giant’s constantly evolving algorithms are typically designed with one core mission in mind: to improve the experience of search for users and offer the best answers. It makes sense then that traditional SEO signals are

Searchlove 2017: San Diego – Our Favorite Local Takeaways

By |2019-02-26T04:33:36-07:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  We were lucky to join hundreds of marketers in our own backyard, at beautiful Paradise Point, for San Diego SearchLove. The two-day conference is packed with search strategies, analytics, content creation, and more. While the conference is predominantly search-focused, speakers present on a wealth of online marketing topics, from content marketing and advertising to

5 Ways the Local Marketing Game Changed for the Better in 2016

By |2019-02-23T22:48:10-07:00December 29th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Across the globe people are taking stock of how they did in 2016, resolving to make changes and do better next year. We make New Year’s resolutions in our personal lives, but it’s a great time to step back and evaluate your performance and plans in business, as well, particularly when it comes to the