6 Effective Ways for Multi-location Brands to Boost Search Engine Visibility through Local Listings

By |2019-06-10T15:24:04-07:00June 5, 2019|

Managing your online local listings as a multi-location brand is both an art and a science. The landscape for how consumers find (and refer) businesses continues to change at a furious pace. The good news: There is an ever-growing list of digital resources that can help prospective customers find nearby locations of large organizations, and it extends beyond search engine giants like Google, Yahoo and Bing. Here are some tips on how your brand can boost search engine visibility through local listings.

From SERPs to Sales: How Reviews Impact Your Performance

By |2019-05-28T10:08:48-07:00April 30, 2019|

Replying to all reviews is a major part of reputation management. Consumers are 15 times more likely to consider a review helpful if it includes a brand response. If you are serious about boosting your local marketing strategy, take a look at these statistics we have compiled in our infographic regarding search results and reviews.

The Definitive Guide to Managing Online Listings for Restaurant Chains

By |2019-06-07T09:31:45-07:00April 26, 2019|

In this eBook, we outline the several components of a successful restaurant marketing campaign, primarily focusing on managing online listings and local search success. Here you will also find information on recent technology trends shaping the industry, the most prominent listing platforms, best practices for managing customer reviews, and building consumer trust. By keeping your listings fresh, responding to online reviews, and optimizing your digital presence, restaurants have a better chance at thriving in this highly competitive space.

How to Optimize for the Google Local 3-Pack

By |2019-04-18T13:27:00-07:00April 18, 2019|

Google’s Local 3-Pack is an incredibly valuable piece of real estate for local businesses, especially in competitive local markets. Learn what Google is looking for in local listings worthy of the 3-pack right now, which ranking factors impact Local Pack listings most, and how you can help all of your locations improve their local visibility.

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

By |2019-04-25T15:48:31-07:00March 12, 2019|

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.

5 Local SEO Strategies to Boost Revenue in the Retail Industry

By |2019-03-05T12:50:30-07:00March 4, 2019|

In competitive local retail markets, brands must do everything in their power to be seen and located. Consumers are constantly searching for goods and services near them—often even while they’re already in retail stores, looking at products. 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.

Google My Business Has New Features for Service Area Businesses

By |2019-05-28T10:12:55-07:00February 19, 2019|

Google is making it easier for businesses that service a particular area to get found by consumers searching for services like theirs in Google Maps and Search. Developed by the SMB team, these updates in GMB also offer enterprise and multi-location brands the opportunity to increase the visibility of your service-area locations in local search. Here’s what’s new…

Building Consumer Trust with Hyperlocal Strategies and Partnerships

By |2019-05-28T10:06:33-07:00February 4, 2019|

“Thinking local” is in—as a matter of fact, with Google assuming local intent for more than 46% of searches, you can’t miss it. What’s more, searches for products and services “near me” are up 500% over the last 2 years. As a brand, it’s important that your locations are positioned to capitalize on a critical piece of the local puzzle. With the customer journey increasingly originating online, your first “local” impression may actually taking place online and not in the real world, as you might expect.