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Voice Search is the New Norm?!

Voice Search is the New Norm?! There's No Time for Skepticism. With Bernadette Coleman, CEO Advice Local This is the latest in BIA Advisory Service’s Vantage Points series where we tap the perspectives of various lookout points from around the local media and tech…

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Webinar: The State of SEO and Tips for Selling to SMBs

Now more than ever, there's a tremendous opportunity for marketing automation sellers to engage SMBs with search engine optimization combined with social marketing.  SMBs that want to connect with customers online are utilizing search-optimized web presence linked across multiple channels,…

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SMB Start Ups Focus on Digital Visibility

The internet is flooded with how-to's and "hacks" -- quick, cheap ways to get things done. For new small businesses with limited resources, it's essential to quickly get customers through the purchase funnel to survive. CenturyLink's recent infographic, "How to Launch a…

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Holiday Wish List for SMBs

So what products and services are small and medium businesses most interested in adding to their marketing activities for  2016? In our current Local Commerce Monitor survey of SMBs (Q3/2015), we asked SMBs about their future marketing and advertising plans in the coming year.…

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G5 Raises $75 Million; Extends Vertical Marketing Focus

We like vertical specialization for local marketing, and have long admired the approach of G5, the Bend, Ore- based local marketing firm that started with a focus on self-storage unit owners in 2005, and later added senior housing, multi-unit property…

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The New Era of Search Has Tipped

Google has made lots of waves in tech and media worlds with last week's revelation that mobile search volume now outweighs desktop. That goes for several developed markets including the U.S. This follows recent LSA data that show mobile has…

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A Look at Yodle’s $75 Million IPO Filing

Yodle -- part of the class of 2005-2007 SEM-focused Independent Sales Organizations that took on traditional local sales organizations -- filed this week for an IPO that could raise $75 Million. The filing provides insights into Yodle�s evolution, and the…

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A Look at Yodle's $75 Million IPO Filing

Yodle -- part of the class of 2005-2007 SEM-focused Independent Sales Organizations that took on traditional local sales organizations -- filed this week for an IPO that could raise $75 Million. The filing provides insights into Yodle�s evolution, and the…

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