local seo

Experts Share Proven Ways to Give Your Local Search Presence a Boost for 2017

By | November 30th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Connecting with customers in the moments that matter is difficult enough in our cross-device, constantly connected world. Don’t make things more difficult on yourself with unnecessarily complicated local SEO. Prepare for a prosperous and more efficient 2017 with these expert tips designed to make your local SEO strategy move effective and easier to manage in

Personalized Local Content: Frightful or Insightful [Webinar]

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , |

Search has become ubiquitous; it’s how people learn, discover the world around them, and find the best answers to their needs. “Near me” searches have doubled in the past year, and now, 50% of all searches have local intent. As increasingly time-constrained consumers are overwhelmed with options and information, it’s more important than ever that

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

Local SEO Strategies to Capitalize on Voice Search

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: Whitepapers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

According to the Local Search Association, 60% of consumers are already using voice search. National brands that market locally must adapt their SEO strategies to capture the unique intent behind voice searches. Local search marketers must ensure that their location data is clean, optimized, and accessible to these new search engine technologies. This whitepaper, based

How Two Multi-Location Brands Increased SEO Benefit and Enhanced Consumer Experience

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The commercial intent of local mobile queries is undeniable. Within a day of using a smartphone to search for products or services nearby, more than half of searchers will visit a local store. The local search ecosystem is a great opportunity for local stores to connect, but an incredible challenge for multi-location brands. How can

Driving Local Revenue With Consumer-Generated Content: Local Marketing Experts Share Best Tips

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s getting more and more challenging for brands to ensure they’re being found online in the moments that matter. Increased competition, exploding mobile media consumption and evolving consumer preferences are among the factors driving the need for local marketers to connect on a more meaningful level with their local consumers. In a recent webinar hosted

Driving Voice Search to Sales: 5 Local Strategies to Capitalize on Voice Search

By | July 6th, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Voice Search is the hottest new topic on every marketer’s list – and it’s not even that new! The ability to search via voice commands has existed in technologies like Siri, which debuted as an iPhone 4S feature all the way back in 2011. Microsoft’s Cortana had actually been in production back in 2009, though

Highlights from #SMX Advanced 2016

By | July 1st, 2016|Categories: Rio SEO Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week, we joined 1,600 of our fellow search marketers in Seattle for the sold-out SMX Advanced conference. It’s tough to summarize the best that came out of the conference in just a few takeaways given the amount of tactic-rich, jam-packed information that was shared, but we did our best! Highlights from #SMX Advanced 2016: Google