Social Media Tips You Can Learn from the 2016 Olympics

Social media has played a huge role in this year’s Olympics – not only because it’s become a place filled with spoilers for our favorite events as we wait for them to air during primetime – but also because social media has allowed us to connect with our favorite athletes in real time. As the 2016 Olympics come to a close, let’s take a look at five social media tips your local business can learn from your favorite Olympians (and

ReachLocal: Reverse Proxy Does Not Affect Your Site’s Organic Rank

  One of the elements that makes the ReachLocal platform powerful is our ability to track the conversions (phone calls, emails, web forms, etc.) generated by the advertising campaigns we run for our clients.  We do this through our patent-pending technology based on a Reverse Proxy architecture. Over the years, some people have commented online making incorrect claims about our Reverse Proxy technology.  One persistent rumor claimed that it “mirrors” an advertiser’s website. It doesn’t, which we outlined in an earlier blog post. But there have also

What We’re Thankful For

This year, we at ReachLocal have plenty to be thankful for, from new team members to new products to new opportunities to help local businesses. Here is a short list of some of our most memorable happenings. Launching the New Corporate Website Truly a team effort, we are thankful for the dedication and hard work of all those who helped with the new ReachLocal corporate website. Many late nights and long hours were spent on this project to present the

ReachLocal Culture Spotlight: Halloweek at #ScreechLocal

HalloWeek at ScreechLocal As part of our ReachLocal culture, we enjoy celebrating different holidays throughout the year, and Halloween is no exception. This year our Plano team hosted “Halloweek,” a weeklong Halloween celebration that consisted of daily scheduled events. We had so much fun it’s scary! Check it out below: Monster Mash Monday On Monday we kicked off the week with our Monster Mash Desk Decorating contest. Each team had the opportunity to decorate their area as much or as

Live from ClickZ Live San Francisco

Hello from ClickZ Live San Francisco! This event brings together an incredible lineup of digital marketing experts and professionals. And we’re live blogging it so you can get a sneak peek at some of the insights and online marketing best practices being shared. Read on for a roundup of tips, best practices, and takeaways from some of the conference’s panels and presentations, and make sure to check out the conference hashtag on Twitter at #CZLSF to see what people are saying now! Panel: Collaborate, Engage, Share: The

3 Facebook Scam Scenarios to Avoid

In previous posts, we’ve taken a look at some classic email scams and different ways to spot a scam on Twitter, so now it’s time to cover scams that routinely hit a specific site many of us use every day: Facebook. The popularity of this social media site cannot be understated, especially now that people spend over 700 billion minutes per month on the site. The bad news is that scams do happen on Facebook, and the prize in question