If one were to summarize the current landscape in a sentence, a quote from Jeff Beard (SVP, General Manager for Neustar Localeze) does it nicely: What we can clearly see is that the local search market is maturing – what we previously described as a Social, Local and Mobile (SoLoMo) revolution is now embedded in consumer behavior. The touchpoints for local search stretch from social networks like Twitter and Facebook, to apps like Yelp and See Green, right through to maps and a huge range of local directories. This presents significant opportunity for integrating local search efforts with influencer retargeting. By identifying and tracking these brand influencers, companies can in turn measurably increase the effectiveness of search efforts from mobile devices to desktops.
December 12th / 1-2PM EST Digital marketers are challenged everyday to deliver ROI metrics which measure the effectiveness of new technologies, how Google updates impact their brands and how to successfully manage budget dollars and tactics to prove lower CPAs (costs per actions).