Mastering the New Google My Business API: A Guide for Enterprise Brands

By |2019-06-07T07:34:00-07:00April 15, 2016|

In mid-December, Google launched its new Google My Business API, allowing brands and developers alike to automate the management of their business listings without the need for bulk files and tedious spreadsheets. Now, local marketers can create and edit locations via the API. But they can also manage special hours, control access at the local

POV – Google’s Mobile Update

By |2019-06-07T09:31:45-07:00May 26, 2015|

On April 21, Google rolled out a mobile-friendly update designed to boost the rankings of mobile-friendly pages on mobile search engine results pages (SERPs). This update affected search results for individual pages only (not entire websites), globally and in all languages on mobile devices. According to Google, the main goal of this update was to

Local SEO Takeaways from Street Fight Summit West 2014

By |2019-06-12T13:09:54-07:00August 4, 2014|

By Bill Connard / VP, Local Search, Rio SEO Last month, Rio SEO joined the local search industry’s brightest minds at Street Fight Summit West in San Francisco. This is where the world’s most successful and influential companies shared their local SEO tools and forward-looking advice. The event was packed with solid recommendations and expert

Mobile Search + Local SEO = #Lobile

By |2019-06-13T12:56:56-07:00April 1, 2014|

The onset of mobile and location-based technology has given birth to a revolutionary new term “Lobile.” Get your brand ready for Lobile. Tweet & Tell Your Friends! In a increasingly becoming a mobile and locally driven digital world and, whether we like it or not, people are going Lobile! Research shows today’s savvy consumers are

6 Key Local SEO Automation Tactics Build Relevance and Lower CPCs

By |2019-06-13T13:34:38-07:00January 23, 2014|

By Bill Connard / VP of Local Search Solutions Retailers with multiple physical locations face unique challenges in local search engine optimization. Chief among them is the fact that managing local SEO for stores requires an ever-increasing knowledge base and skill set. Map listings, reviews and ratings, discussions and user-generated content converge with your own