Tag Archives: local search

09Nov/17

Reviews and refinement: Using customer reviews to identify areas for improvement

The holidays are just around the corner and to make the most out of the most wonderful (and lucrative) time of the year, it’s crucial that marketers understand the impact of local search. More than three-quarters of location searches on a smartphone result in visit to a physical store within a day, according to Google […]

26Oct/17

Customer reviews: The not-so-secret SEO tactic

No matter what industry you’re in or what your business does, you want to be as close as possible to the top of a search engine results page (SERP). And of course, SEO is what gets you there, taking into consideration more than 200 ranking signals, such as the quality of your content, backlinks, mobile […]

14Sep/16

Why local search should be part of your ecommerce strategy

As local marketing becomes more important, it’s time to focus on local search strategy in order to beat your competition. David Whatley, Founder & Managing Director of MiShop.local delivered an interesting presentation at BrightonSEO on the difference between global and local marketing and how a physical presence can help local search. Defining local search Local search […]

20Jul/16

Is Google becoming more hyperlocal?

Last week, reports surfaced suggesting the possibility that Google has made changes to local map results. As detailed by Search Engine Roundtable’s Barry Schwartz, in the past week numerous individuals in the SEO community reported seeing compression in the local map pack results. One SEO who was monitoring results for clients observed “massive compression”: In many tested areas […]