Local Consumer Search Behavior Trends May 2022

By |2022-06-27T09:03:29-07:00June 27, 2022|Blog Posts, Local Search Data|

How does your local search performance stack up against other brands like yours? Each month, we anonymize and analyze Google Business Profile (GBP) insights from over 170,000 enterprise brand locations that use Rio SEO’s solutions for their local marketing needs. These aggregate insights can give important context to the consumer behavior you are seeing and

4 Ways Data Aggregators Improve Local SEO

By |2022-06-23T10:55:41-07:00June 23, 2022|Blog Posts, Local SEO|

​​Without data aggregators, the local search ecosystem would be vastly different. Manually submitting the information to online citations (which are a huge factor for local SEO rankings) is time-consuming and can take a toll on your business’s resources. This is especially true if you’re a local enterprise brand with multiple storefronts in different cities. Even

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,

Local Consumer Search Behavior Trends April 2022

By |2022-05-24T06:48:20-07:00May 23, 2022|Blog Posts, Local Search Data|

How does your local search performance stack up against other brands like yours? Each month, we analyze aggregate Google Business Profile (GBP)  insights from over 170,000 enterprise brand locations that use Rio SEO’s solutions for their local marketing needs. How these metrics trend offers a unique look into how local consumer behavior is impacting search

Emergency Help Google Attributes for Ukraine

By |2022-04-14T07:31:29-07:00April 14, 2022|Blog Posts, Google Business Profile|

As Russia continues its war on Ukraine, businesses and people worldwide have been looking for ways to help those affected. There's been a widespread emergency appeal since the invasion launched. Now, organizations are seeking to provide information and resources for incoming refugees, and Google has stepped up to help businesses deliver up-to-date information to those

Google Local Services Ads 101: Best Practices and Tips for Getting Started

By |2022-02-14T06:06:55-08:00February 14, 2022|Blog Posts, Google Business Profile|

The way consumers find products and services has massively changed over the years. Currently, 46% of all Google searches are consumers looking to find things locally to meet their needs. It's up to brands to make sure their local stores, offices, and other locations have a visible online presence when and where these customers are

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