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Case Study: A Healthcare Provider is Prescribed a Healthy Dose of Online Data Accuracy by Rio SEO

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , , , |

Patients and partners place a great deal of trust in healthcare organizations and rightfully demand correct information. Location data accuracy and integrity issues are massive among such organizations, therefore creating a challenge in data cleanup and finding an ongoing solution to distribute accurate location provider information. Learn how a world-renowned healthcare provider and insurer with hundreds of sites turned to Rio SEO to improve its customer experience and online presence in this case study.

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

By | December 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

Everything You Need to Know About Google Penguin 4.0

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Late in September, Google launched a long-awaited update to its Penguin algorithm signal, which was designed to filter spammy sites out of its search results. On September 23, the search giant announced, “We are now rolling out an update to the Penguin algorithm in all languages… Penguin is now real-time… [and] Penguin is now more

Google My Business Removes Ability to Edit Description – What It Means & What’s Next

By | August 5th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As some observant clients have noted this week, it’s no longer possible to edit your business description in the Google My Business dashboard. But what does this mean for businesses and marketers, particularly those managing hundreds or even thousands of location listings? Google Confirms Removal of Editing “My Business” Description In an August 1 update

Facebook Quietly Launches Facebook.com/Services

By | January 13th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Unannounced desktop feature enables users to find highest rated businesses in their area on Facebook. Early in November, Facebook prompted me with a carousel to review locations I had visited around this time last year. This early move by Facebook to create more relevant community feedback content for businesses seems especially relevant now that we’ve seen

Winning Shoppers in High Intent Micro-moments Across Channels

By | December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Smartphones have become ubiquitous in the shopping process, from discovery to comparison-shopping to actually completing transactions. The trend to mobile has dramatically and permanently changed the way shoppers look for local business information. People are increasingly searching for local business data while they’re on the go and even while in-store considering a purchase. In fact,

5 Essential Local SEO Spring Cleaning Tips to Rank on Google+

By | April 9th, 2014|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Tyler Ludwig / Interactive Marketing Manager, Rio SEO Spring is finally here…and so are the countless ways you can bring local SEO into your marketing campaigns for 2014! The days where a business owner could simply have a website and submit his or her information to Google Places are long gone. If you’re a multi-location brand, doing this for hundreds or thousands of local businesses is simply not scalable. Fortunately getting a jump-start for spring can be achieved with five essential updates to your existing marketing campaigns: