Term archive for "Local Search"

What’s the Best Way to Boost Your Business’ Visibility Locally?


People love to shop local – but they determine which local businesses they’re going to visit online. Late last year, Google reported that 46% of searches are for local businesses, and “near me” searches have increased by a jaw dropping 500%. Given these numbers, what’s the best way to boost your business’ visibility locally? Dial… Continue Reading »

Is Your Business Listed Correctly in Local Directories?


Search Engine Journal recently shared information about changes in the way Google handles local search inquiries. Some of the changes are more relevant to larger businesses who have a multi-national presence, but one update that applies to everyone has to do with local directory listings. Local directories are sites like Home Advisor, Yelp, and the… Continue Reading »

fouresquare new feature

Great News for Restaurants and Foodies Alike


Last week we spotlighted social media tips for Food Trucks in honor of the Vendy Awards. Now we’re back with news that will help restaurants – and diners – of all kinds. Location-based check-in social app and business directory, Foursquare, now allows users to perform local searches for specific menu items. Whether you’re craving spaghetti… Continue Reading »