Marketers must stop thinking of mobile as a standalone channel, and instead they need to seize the opportunity for mobile to boost online customer engagement. That was the message Jennifer Wise, senior analyst on the marketing team at Forrester Research, brought to Rio SEO’s Local Search Summit (#LSS2016). Wise spoke early Thursday afternoon on how
It’s a brave new world in local search marketing services. Emerging technologies offer myriad opportunities to connect with consumers in their moments of need and the volume of available data threatens to overwhelm. Local marketers are understandably confused about what they should be doing today, let alone where to look next. Greg Sterling, VP of
Beacons are all the rage. They drive an astonishing $44 billion in retail sales in 2016, up $4 billion from this year. Already in 2015, 46% of retailers launched beacon programs, up from 15% just last year.
Mobile consumers expect local businesses to deliver a fantastic user experience when they’re searching for information and interacting via their mobile device. In fact, 79% of visitors will simply leave and search for another website. They will not complete their task if your site isn’t optimized for mobile. Our latest webinar with Digital Marketing Depot
By Karisa Macias / Marketing Director, Rio SEO Costs continue to rise in the increasingly competitive paid search market. To that end, Google pushes companies to improve quality and mobile-friendliness to improve user experience. As a result, marketers wonder where the most impactful local search optimizations today truly lie. The evolution of organic search to