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What Type of Digital Marketing is Hardest to Crack?

With all the different places consumers search for and interact with local businesses today, it’s becoming more important for your business to appear in these places, too. From showing up on in search results, map results, and local listings to engaging with consumers via social media, being the local business that gets it all done right is key to turning consumers into customers. In this month’s poll, we want to know: What’s the most difficult type of digital marketing to

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Turn Up the Results: 6 Easy Ways to Boost Your Web Presence

Your web presence is an essential piece of your total digital marketing strategy, helping you to build your brand and drive more leads to your business. To create a great web presence, you need to focus on having a modern business website, active social media pages, and optimized local listings. If you’re looking for effective ways to boost your current web presence, these six tips will do the trick. Each one is valuable on its own, but together they can

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ReachLocal Proud To Be a 2014 Small Business Champion

We are excited to be chosen as a top corporation in the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards for our commitment to help small businesses succeed in online marketing. The Small Business Influencer Awards were created and managed by Small Business Trends and Small Biz Technology, with the intent to recognize different organizations, leaders, and individual influencers who small businesses grow and succeed. Along with being named in the top 100 for Corporations, ReachLocal CEO Sharon Rowlands was nominated as a top


7 Signs Your Receptionist Totally Rocks at Sales

Most business owners understand and appreciate the importance of a robust sales force. In fact, sales is often the department that receives the most attention from business owners. However, it is important to remember that selling is the responsibility of everyone in the company, not just those officially designated as salespeople. One of the most frequently overlooked and undervalued potential salespeople is your receptionist. Your receptionist likely speaks to more customers and potential customers on a daily basis than anyone


ReachLocal CEO Keynotes at BIA/Kelsey “Leading in Local”

This week, Sharon Rowlands, CEO of ReachLocal, had the pleasure of giving the keynote presentation for the 2014 BIA/Kelsey conference “Leading in Local” in New Orleans. This BIA/Kelsey event brought together industry experts to “examine the leading edge of small-business marketing innovation.” In her presentation, Rowlands discussed how digital marketing is a challenge for many local SMBs today. So how do companies like ReachLocal stand out among the competition? Check out her presentation to find out!   ReachLocal In The News

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Local Listings 101: Why They Matter to Your Business

Having claimed, updated, and consistent local listings for your business is a must today. But, what do we mean by local listings? And, where should you start? Here’s an overview of what local listings are, where you should claim them, and why they are so important to your business’ web presence. What are Local Listings? Local business listings, or local directories, are online informational sources that contain basic information about businesses, such as their business name, phone number, address, hours

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See What Makes ReachLocal a Google Premier SMB Partner

ReachLocal is extremely proud to be Google’s largest global partner. Search advertising is critical to ReachLocal partnering with Google, the world’s biggest search innovator, combined with ReachLocal expertise and ReachLocal technology means they can deliver great results to clients. Watch the video, or read the transcript below to learn more about this partnership!   Howard Tung, Head of SEM Platform Partnerships at Google: “The Google Adwords Premier Partner Program includes highly qualified handpicked Partners like ReachLocal. I’m very proud to