How to Support Your Local Rankings with Organic SEO

By |2020-07-09T10:11:34-07:00July 9, 2020|

The fact that 97% of consumers use search to find local businesses is old news—that finding from BIA Kelsey dates back to a decade ago now. Yet over the past ten years, the importance of both organic and local search in discovery, engagement, and driving motivated buyers into your locations has only grown. In that

Local Search Marketing with Google Maps [Ebook]

By |2020-07-09T12:30:36-07:00July 8, 2020|

When managing multiple locations, enterprise brands must focus not only on maintaining a strong brand-wide reputation, but also ensuring the prominence of each of their locations. Google Maps plays a major role in informing local search users of where a business is located, how to get there, and more. Additionally, Google Maps is a key

Study: The Impact of Multi-Provider Listings in Local Search

By |2020-07-02T09:43:34-07:00July 2, 2020|

The power of local search is undeniable. In fact, nearly half of all Google searches are looking for local information. For medical providers, this surfaces the inevitable need to appear to searchers with accurate, up-to-date listings. For providers that work in multiple locations on different days and hours of the week, this can become a

Expert Tips For Closing Branch Locations in Google My Business

By |2020-06-30T09:39:50-07:00June 30, 2020|

To say 2020 has been nothing short of predictable doesn’t quite do the trajectory of this year justice. From the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, including widespread business closures globally, to the recent riots that also forced businesses to shut their doors, the implications of losing customers and cash flow have been felt across

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

4 On-Page SEO Best Practices for the Age of Social Distancing

By |2020-06-19T09:24:01-07:00June 19, 2020|

COVID-19 dramatically impacted consumer behavior, from the widespread fear and anxiety caused to the very real impact of an extensive period of worldwide lockdown and social distancing. Naturally, many consumers utilized Google more extensively to research COVID-19 updates including business closures, hour changes, and reopenings. Customers now have a whole new set of considerations and

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

Anatomy of a Google My Business Listing [Infographic]

By |2020-06-16T11:39:17-07:00June 16, 2020|

Today, 46% of searches have local intent; that is, people near your locations looking for products and services like yours. Optimizing for local search is critically important—so much so that Google has dedicated an entire platform to help local businesses connect with consumers looking for nearby solutions for their every need.  Google My Business (GMB)

Google Becomes the Transaction Layer Between Businesses and Consumers

By |2020-06-29T12:59:40-07:00June 10, 2020|

Remember way back when Google Analytics (or another site analytics tool) gave you a pretty decent look at how customers were interacting with your brand? Long gone are those days when a consumer’s path to purchase started with a search that drove a person to your website to consider the information there and make a