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  •   In a local search landscape that is increasingly driven by voice queries, does your brand have what it takes to compete in the search results? In much the same way as Google taught us to type questions into a search box to find solutions to our needs so many years ago, Voice Assistants are now enabling us to solve everyday problems with spoken queries. Pew Internet Research predicts that by 202...

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  •   When it comes to finding information about local businesses, mobile search has become quite ubiquitous. Today, nearly 1/3 of all mobile searches have location-specific context, and 76% of people who conduct a search on their smartphone for something nearby will visit a business within one day. What’s more, they’re searching with great intent, and 28% of those searchers will complete a purchase ...

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  • http://www.rioseo.com/ When speed, flexibility, and agility matter, Rio SEO's Open Local Platform combines key local search optimization software that delivers multi-location enterprise businesses maximum local search exposure, for both the web and mobile web environments. Is your business optimized for local search? Contact us for a FREE Local audit report! http://marketing.rioseo.com/audit

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  • The days of 10 blue links as a search result are no longer. Today, Google gives searchers a myriad of results in a variety of different formats in response to each user query. As major search engines strive to provide better answers to every user question and need, SERPs (search engine results pages) have grown both in richness and depth. Within this dynamic new search results space, companies re...

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  • Image credit: Techcrunch Techies, marketers and first-adopter consumers alike await each new Google I/O with bated breath. The first day of the tech giant’s 2018 developer conference at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View didn’t disappoint. From the innovative Duplex to Google Photos enhancements to a new Smart Compose feature for Gmail, a theme emerged: AI is here in a BIG way, and it’s her...

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  • Last week’s LocalU Advanced was packed with informative, inspirational sessions and conversations all about my favorite topic: the latest in local search. Local experts from all industries gathered in Austin, Texas to share their unique, in-depth insights around what’s new, what’s changed and what we should all be focusing on. There was no shortage of tips and takeaways but the following points re...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • Enterprises large and small alike are realizing the local SEO benefits of their reviews strategy, now that 1st and 3rd party reviews are given so much weight by Google and consumers it is imperative to create a method of action. In the Local Search Association’s most recent webinar, local search pros from U-Haul and here at Rio SEO got together to share best practices and how marketers can better ...

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  • Online reviews impact sales and can make or break your reputation or brand. That applies equally to retailers, contractors, dentists and plastic surgeons. In fact, 88% of consumers say they trust reviews as much as personal recommendations. As a result, reviews have become a critical part of local SEO and enterprises large or small must have a reviews strategy. During this webinar, Rio SEO, the ...

Rio SEO Automation Software
Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • Online reviews impact sales and can make or break your reputation or brand. That applies equally to retailers, contractors, dentists and plastic surgeons. In fact, 88% of consumers say they trust reviews as much as personal recommendations. As a result, reviews have become a critical part of local SEO and enterprises large or small must have a reviews strategy. During this webinar, Rio SEO‘s Tyle...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • Google My Business is evolving at a rapid clip to keep pace with the needs and wants of constantly connected consumers. Every few weeks, it seems, an exciting new capability or updated functionality is announced. Each update is designed to extend your local reach and visibility–if you know how to optimize for it. Recently, we’ve seen GMB give restaurants the ability to add structured menus to the...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • A new feature in Google Maps is giving malls and shopping centers the ability to showcase all of their stores and services online. A new directory tab, visible only to mobile and tablet searchers, now appears in the local panel and enables on-the-go consumers to search for speci c stores or browse by store type. What does this mean for your brand? Download the POV hbspt.forms.create({ portal...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • Despite continuous updates and management of listings, sometimes inaccurate information is still published on Google. Even with the regular location data updates we push via our API, a large number of locations have Suggested Updates from Google–up to 10%, for some brands. How is this happening? One source of inaccurate data are Local Guides, who make suggestions about locations near them. In addi...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • A major beverage brand needed to get in front of residential and commercial buyers thirsty for beverage delivery services across the nation. The company turned to Rio SEO to boost its online visibility in over 3,500 local markets, achieving #1 rankings in organic search results for over 75% of its pages. hbspt.forms.create({ portalId: "3379901", formId: "fd0533a3-8d81-4d90-bca7-da5841ed98c7"...

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  • Website security has always been serious business, but will soon become mandatory if you want to appear in search results.   Google just announced that by July 2018, any non-SSL website on Chrome 68 will be flagged as “non-secure” in the search results. This is serious step up from Google’s previous announcement that only websites collecting financial information or passwords would be flagged.  ...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • How do we love Google? Let us count the ways… it’s the ultimate matchmaker for motivated, on-the-go consumers seeking local answers to their immediate needs. Four in five people use search engines to find information about their surroundings, and 50% who conduct a local search on their smartphone will visit a store that same day. Your Google My Business dashboard enables you to put your best foot...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • There’s a new local search tool in town, and it’s already proven a winner. Google Posts, after a period of testing and limited availability, became available to all Google My Business users in summer 2017. This simple, short form content format makes your business listing in the SERPs richer and more compelling to consumers searching for companies like yours. You can attach a conversion action a...

Rio SEO Automation Software
Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • Content is king, right? In the case of Google Posts, content a big play between your quarterback and receiver – it’s all that matters! Your Google Post content catches the reader’s attention, passes them to your website, and can even coach Google on a thing or two. That’s right in addition to amplifying the promotional and educational information you want to share with consumers, Google Posts ca...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • Two large bank brands faced local marketing challenges common to financial services brands, as well as their own unique challenges around data and listings accuracy. One is a national banking and investment service serving high net-worth and commercial clients across 8 states; the other a regional bank with 800 branches in 10 states. As different as they are, each ultimately needed a scala...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • Technology is driving the evolution of consumer expectations at a dizzying pace.  Searchers want the best answers, and they want them NOW, wherever they happen to be and whatever device they happen to be on. Consumer tolerance for lackluster brand experiences is at an all-time low; in fact, Google recently informed us that 53% of visits are abandoned entirely if a mobile site takes longer than t...

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  • The State of Retail Although e-commerce titans like Amazon are delivering seamless, convenient shopping experiences to mobile and online consumers, 94% of all retail sales still take place in stores. Grand openings and expansion are still a reality for many successful retailers. But if you build it, will they come? There are many challenges around discoverability for a brand new store. Ina...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • The pop-up store industry, once considered little more than a fun trend, has grown to $10 billion in annual sales and may well be the future of a large segment of retail. Brands looking to offer unique shopping experiences are using stores-within-stores, kiosks and even mobile retail units to provide shoppers an exclusive, highly specialized retail experience. Of course, this location independen...

Rio SEO Automation Software
Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • How can you stand out locally online to drive customers into your stores? It is without a doubt the most pressing challenge facing retailers, now that constantly connected consumers demand fast, frictionless shopping assistance in their moments of need. We had a chance to really dig into the topic and surface solutions that could really help you move the needle in your holiday sales, in our recent...

Rio SEO Automation Software
Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • Google’s Local 3-Pack is a lucrative opportunity for your retail locations to appear prominently in front of motivated shoppers searching for your local store location, hours and contact information.  The search giant uses the Local 3-Pack to help searchers make an immediate decision; all of the information they need to do so appears right there in the search results. Your listing might include: ...

Rio SEO Automation Software
Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • It’s been a fast and furious year for the restaurant industry, with competition biting at your margins and people exploring new, tech-enabled delivery options. The way customers are finding and experiencing restaurants is changing rapidly, and voice assistants have enabled people to make more informative dining decisions on the go. Forty-six percent of smartphone users now order restaurant takeo...

Rio SEO Automation Software
Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • Texas Roadhouse improved its online visibility and presence across hundreds of restaurant locations, driving 19% more click-to-calls and 47% more clicks-for-directions across the brand YOY for August 2017. See how Rio SEO’s Open Local Platform and gold standard local marketing service streamlined listings management and boosted Google Search impressions for the brand by 30% year-over-year. Downlo...

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Rio SEO Automation Software
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  • What’s the big deal with “near me” searches? Today’s consumers expect their search results to be mobile ready and locally driven. In fact, according to Google, nearly one-third of all mobile searches are related to location1, with at least 50% of them yielding a store visit within a day. Local or “near me” queries have prompted both local business and enterprise brands to beef up their local SEO s...

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