3 Ways to Entice Tourists to Your Local Business this Summer with Listings

Whether you live in an area with a number of tourists or you’re just looking to attract more new customers this season, updating and managing your local listings is an easy way to make sure your business is visible online. Here are three ways to entice tourists (and locals) to your business this summer with listings. 1. Attract Searchers through Google Maps with Google My Business Is your business showing on Google Maps when people search for products and services…

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Take a Break from Your Marketing: 3 Ways ReachLocal Can Help

Summer is here! And what better time of year to take a break from one huge aspect of your business: your digital marketing? I’m not talking about stopping your marketing activities or reducing your advertising spend – but it is a good idea to let someone else take the reins on your digital marketing efforts. Whether you want to take a vacation, focus on other business operations, or simply worry less, investing in a digital marketing partner can help you get…

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Mobile Advertising FAQs: 4 Local Geofencing Features You Need to Know

With 75% of smartphone users relying on location for their search results on the internet, it’s no wonder why many businesses have already started using location-based advertising. Geofencing is a hyper-local mobile advertising technology that can help you reach more consumers when they’re out and about. But, what exactly is geofencing, and how you can use it to your advantage? Read our FAQs about geofencing below. What is Geofencing? Geofencing is use of a virtual perimeter using Wi-Fi, GPS, or…

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18 Display Advertising Terms You Need to Know

If you are familiar with any form of digital advertising, you are most likely aware that some of the terms and acronyms can be a bit overwhelming, and display advertising is no exception. Here are some jargon-free definitions of the more common display advertising terms. Display Advertising: A form of digital advertising where your ads are shown on various websites, like a local news site or shopping site, typically in a banner form. Above the Fold: This term is actually…

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Breaking Bad Online Marketing Habits to Get More ROI

Online marketing is necessary. Word of mouth isn’t dead, but it’s morphed into “word of mouse and keyboard.” There are common trends between bad online marketing habits and lack of ROI. Below are the most common offenders. Bad Habit #1: “I’ll Do It Myself to Save Money” Many local business owners believe running their own online marketing campaigns can help them save money. But, the reality is that online marketing is extremely complex and time-consuming. Because you are an expert in running…

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Do Organic Rankings Really Matter in SEO?

Every successful company should strive to be number one, right? Wrong! By focusing on your organic rankings, you can miss the big picture and lose sight of important factors that can make or break your company’s SEO strategy. Here are two of the biggest reasons why organic rankings aren’t a reliable primary measurement of success in SEO: 1. Rankings are Relative to Individual Consumers You are a unique individual. No one else is, has been, or will be the exact…

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4 Essentials Truths About Healthcare Marketing

Marketing a healthcare business is tough! Healthcare is a unique field because while you’re dealing with the very sensitive nature of treating your patients, whom often come to you scared, vulnerable, or confused, you’re also working in a very scientific, cutting-edge industry where treatments, tools, and systems are constantly evolving. And, in today’s digital world you have the added complication of developing and maintaining robust marketing strategies so you can continue growing and treating more patients. So, to make it…

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Auto Client Drives Traffic & Leads with ReachLocal Services & Solutions

As we’ve mentioned before, Facebook advertising is a great way for businesses to reach new local customers online, improve brand awareness, and even capture leads. One of our auto clients in San Jose, Reliable Auto Repair, decided to test this out by adding ReachLocal’s Facebook advertising solution, ReachSocial Ads, to their existing ReachLocal solutions to drive more traffic to their website and increase brand awareness through ad clicks. In less than two months, their Facebook ad campaign generated over 150 website…

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Facebook Advertising for Healthcare: 5 Steps to Get Started

Pictures of babies, keeping up with old friends, and fun video recipes are all reasons why 1.94 billion people sign into Facebook on a monthly basis with 1.28 billion people logging in on a daily basis. When these users log in, they are spending an average of 50 minutes per visit. To say that Facebook has captured our attention is an understatement. And, all of these users represent potential patients who are turning to family and friends for healthcare information…

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ReachLocal Services Spotlight: Meet Some of our SEO Team

Our SEO team provides expert services to ReachLocal clients in order to help them improve their visibility on top search engines. Armed with best practices and a passion for learning about their clients’ unique business needs and goals, the SEO team is always willing to go the extra mile to get results for our clients. Meet a few members of our SEO team below: David “ReachLocal is a great place to work at due to their commitment to their employees:…

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