Rio SEO Announces Local Ratings Solution as the Latest Addition to Its Enterprise Local Marketing Platform

Rio Local Ratings introduces native first-party review generation and publication tools to Rio SEO’s suite of local marketing and reputation management solutions Rio SEO, the leading local marketing platform provider for enterprise brands, agencies and retailers, has announced its new Local Ratings solution. Local Ratings complement Rio SEO’s existing Local Reviews solution, and provide website visitors with unparalleled visibility into user-generated review insights, enabling brands to promote transparency and build trust.…

All-In-One Local Marketing Platform Surefire Local Raises $3 Million from TIMIA Capital Corporation

GenNext Media, dba Surefire Local, a seven-consecutive year Inc. 5000 company that brings the online marketing power typically yielded by large dot-coms into the hands of local, small businesses, announced that the company has raised $3 million from TIMIA Capital Corporation. TIMIA Capital Corporation is a specialty finance company that provides growth capital to high growth technology companies.  TIMIA's singular focus is the fast-growing, global, business-to-business Software-as-a-Service (or SaaS) segment. Marketing…

Silvercrest Launches Integrated Social Media Listening To Their Proprietary Local Marketing Automation Platform (LMap)

Integrated Social Listening into Social Media Management, in the only Marketing Technology Platform That Serves All of a Brand’s Technology, Marketing, and Media Needs in One Portal Silvercrest’s robust proprietary martech portal, Local Marketing Automation Platform (LMap), is the only platform that allows brands to manage and access all of brands’ marketing and media needs from one portal, LMap. Typically, Social Media Management platforms enable multi-unit social media management, with a secondary tier of other…

Targetable Donates Use of Its Powerful Local Marketing Platform to Help Crisis-Impacted Businesses Communicate with Customers

Targetable, the fast-growing local marketing platform for restaurants and other small businesses, is donating a free month of Facebook and Instagram of ad generation to help the industry weather closures, slowdowns and other challenges spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter posted on the San Diego-based firm's website Friday, Targetable CEO Vladimir Edelman said the free access will enable harried entrepreneurs to create ads and build a media strategy that is right for the current business environment. Marketing…

Rio SEO Announces New “Suggestion Engine” Feature to Its Enterprise Local Marketing Platform

Rio SEO enhances its existing local marketing platform by adding a layer of corporate oversight and governance to its Local Manager solution, enabling global brands to maintain accurate information across all locations Rio SEO, the leading local marketing platform provider for enterprise brands, agencies and retailers, has announced a new Suggestion Engine feature to its Local Manager solution. Built for local governance, Rio SEO’s Suggestion Engine enables both on-the-ground marketers as well as corporate leadership to…

Rio SEO Announces New “Suggestion Engine” Feature to Its Enterprise Local Marketing Platform

Rio SEO enhances its existing local marketing platform by adding a layer of corporate oversight and governance to its Local Manager solution, enabling global brands to maintain accurate information across all locations Rio SEO, the leading local marketing platform provider for enterprise brands, agencies and retailers, has announced a new Suggestion Engine feature to its Local Manager solution. Built for local governance, Rio SEO’s Suggestion Engine enables both on-the-ground marketers as well as corporate leadership to…

Thryv, Inc. CEO Joe Walsh Featured on “Borrell’s Local Marketing Trends” Podcast

Thryv CEO and President Joe Walsh joined Gordon Borrell and Corey Elliott, hosts of the Local Marketing Trends podcast, for a look at small businesses and how the tools they use to run and grow have changed – from printed yellow pages directories to digital marketing solutions and, most recently, Software as a Service (SaaS). In Episode 13: Tough Lessons on Transformation from a Guy in the Hotseat – Thryv CEO Joe Walsh, Walsh discusses the steps his company has taken to control the decline of the print product, tackle…

BrandMuscle Releases First Study on Local Marketing for Insurance Industry

The State of Local Marketing in Insurance Report identifies top local marketing priorities for insurance marketers BrandMuscle released new research to help insurance brands and agents gauge their local marketing maturity. The State of Local Marketing in Insurance Report is the first-ever industry-specific guide, as an extension to the annual The State of Local Marketing Report. This new industry companion report examines investment and knowledge in local marketing, corporate and agent commitment, and quality and relevance…

Atciti launches Vlyer 2.0–the innovative Hyper-Local Marketing solution

Atciti, the Leading Hyper-Local Solution Provider, Announced the Release of the Latest Much Anticipated Service Vlyer 2.0 for Business and Election Campaigns Purpose built for Business and Election Campaigns on the foundation of Atciti's own award winning platform - Vlyer aims to address the modern challenges campaigns confront when managing their impressions. With today's world becoming more globalized, growing more connected and increases in digital devices adding pressure to campaigns - they are not only expected to…

The Ultimate Brand Consistency Checklist for Local Marketing

Why does brand consistency matter? The most successful multi-located brands know that brand consistency means everything. In fact, recent reports indicate that well-managed and consistent brands may be worth up to 20% more than competitors. In most cases, consistency is the foundation of brand equity or a customer's perception of your brand. Unfortunately, brand equity isn't built overnight. For the vast majority of multi-located businesses and organizations, brand equity is built very, very slowly. The fact is, your…

The Best 3 Ways Your Business Can Utilize Hyperlocal Marketing

In this globalized age, where internationally recognized brands’ marketing efforts spread far and wide, it can seem like the new industry buzzword ‘hyperlocal’ is a recent phenomenon. In fact, before the advent of the internet, TV, or radio — markets were very much hyperlocal in nature. However, with today’s technology, marketing to micro areas can be done in a much more efficient and impactful way than merely shouting the loudest. With ‘Near me’ Google searches increasing by 500% from 2015 to 2017, this could be a…

Invoca Launches New Solution for Marketers to Scale and Optimize Local Marketing Efforts

Invoca announced a new set of features for marketers who drive calls to many physical locations, such as health clinics, local insurance agents, bank branches, and hotel properties. For the first time, corporate marketers can have a single source of data and a centralized process for attributing revenue from calls to multiple destinations, while maintaining a consistent experience across digital, voice, and in-store, and understanding conversation trends at scale. "At Dignity Health, providing high-quality health care to…

USA Today Network Announces Launch of LOCALiQ – a Next-Generation Local Marketing Partner for Businesses

LOCALiQ Brings Together USA TODAY NETWORK’s Breadth of Insights, Data Intelligence, and Marketing Solutions to Help Businesses Succeed in Reaching Customers; Launches New Service to Drive Increased ROI USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co., Inc., announced the launch of LOCALiQ, a data-driven marketing solution designed to simplify the complexity of marketing for businesses and drive improved return on investment. LOCALiQ combines one of the largest local audiences of 120 million consumers with key platforms such as…

AppsFlyer Launches 19th Global Office in Sydney to Tap on ANZ’s AUD7.79 Billion Mobile Marketing Potential and Thriving Local App…

AppsFlyer opens its first ANZ office to support the increasing need for intelligent measurement in the region Follows AppsFlyer's landmark milestone announcement that its annual recurring revenue (ARR) has exceeded AUD273 million on; with Salesforce Ventures joining its roster of investors AppsFlyer's "State of App Marketing in ANZ" report reveals plenty of room for domestic apps to flourish, with ANZ seeing strong growth potential in apps in the Lifestyle (20%), Travel (16%), and Health & Fitness (13%) AppsFlyer, the…

Leading Restaurant Franchises Appoint SOCi as Global Platform of Record for Localized Marketing

Bar Louie, Cinnaholic, Mountain Mike’s Pizza, Shari’s, and Veggie Grill are some of the latest tapping SOCi as their singular partner for managing and optimizing their localized presence SOCi, the leading all-in-one platform for next-level multi-location marketers, announced that it has been named the localized marketing platform of record for several restaurant brands. Bar Louie – The Original Gastrobar, Cinnaholic, Mountain Mike’s Pizza, Shari’s, and Veggie Grill will now leverage SOCi to unify their presence across…

Study Shows Consolidating Technology Platforms Increases Localized Marketing Success of Multi-Location Businesses

70% of Multi-Location Marketers Show Increased Performance From Consolidation Today, SOCi, the leading all-in-one platform for “next-level” multi-location marketers, released a new commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting outlining the critical importance a localized marketing strategy has on the success and health of a multi-location business, and the best practices that multi-location marketers have implemented to increase their success. “500 companies in the Americas that have achieved the highest growth…

Local Elizabeth Chamber Of Commerce And Destination Marketing Organization Provide New Information

With Recovery and Re-openings Underway in NJ, the Local Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce and the Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization are here every step of the way. Elizabeth, NJ Local Businesses Come Together for Guidance on Re-opening and Marketing Strategies, including New Information, from It's Local Chamber of Commerce and it's Tourism Bureau With new re-opening stages underway, local businesses around Union County are turning to the Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce for guidance. The Greater…

83% of Local Businesses Have Revamped Their Marketing Strategy in Light of Pandemic, Viamedia Study Finds

New Research Reveals New Opportunities for Local US Business Owners to Renew Advertising Despite the economic downturn wrought by COVID-19, over 75% of local US businesses have remained open during the pandemic — with many looking to adopt effective, fresh marketing and advertising strategies, according to a recent study by Viamedia, the television industry’s largest independent local cross media management company. Based off US responses of Viamedia small business customers and local agencies nationwide, the results…

Moz State of Local SEO Report: 51% of Businesses Will Continue to Invest in New Marketing and Operations

SEO leader publishes local marketing report providing actionable insights and strategies to connect people to their communities Moz, Inc., the leader in search engine optimization technology, today announces The State of Local SEO: Industry Report 2020. The report details how marketers deploy local-SEO tactics and offers new insights for agile, future-forward strategies. Including data from both during and pre-COVID-19 regulations, the report surveyed 1400+ professionals working in local marketing from December 2019 to May…

New Marketing Audit Highlights Disconnect Between Brands and Local Retailer Networks, Impacting Sales

Multi-location marketing company enabled by SaaS, PowerChord, evaluates more than 1,000 local retailer websites for global brands for sales optimization Brands rely heavily upon their network of independent, local retailers to drive high-consideration purchase decisions, yet many localized retailer websites lack the visual identity, product information and local purchase information to drive leads and increase revenue. Marketing Technology News: AtScale Enables Global Community to Make Better, Faster Decisions with…