Daily News: 70 Predictions in Local for 2019, Mobile-Marketing Cliché, Google News Search Results

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Report: 70 Predictions for 2019 from Local Marketing Experts (January 18, 2019) LSA Insider: “This is LSA’s third year of compiling predictions (2017, 2018, 2019) about the local marketing ecosystem. This year we received…

Data: Local search trends from 2017-2018

We talk a lot about local search and local search trends here at SEW and in the industry as a whole. How have consumers changed the way they interact with local businesses? How can local businesses respond? And what can we anticipate about future trends? Yext recently released some interesting findings on local search trends…

Replay: Overcoming the All-in-One Sales Challenge

There’s a great deal of buzz being generated regarding the difficulties of selling all-in-one digital marketing solutions to SMBs (small businesses). The challenge lies in showcasing the value of a full-stack solution to these SMB customers without complicating the landscape further. During a recent LSA webinar, Charles Laughlin of LSA’s Tech Adoption Index and Ziv…

Daily News: 2018 Holiday Shopping Trends, Co-op Advertising Objections, Individualization Vs. Personalization

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. What 2018 Holiday Shopping Trends Say about Local (January 17, 2019) LSA Insider: “Online holiday retail spending was up 16.5% vs. 2017 reaching $126 billion according to the “Holiday Recap 2018” from Adobe Digital…

What 2018 Holiday Shopping Trends Say about Local

Online holiday retail spending was up 16.5% vs. 2017 reaching $126 billion according to the “Holiday Recap 2018” from Adobe Digital Insights. While this is strong growth, it represents only about 11% of the $1.1 trillion Deloitte projected would be spent during the 2018 holiday season. There were four key takeaways from Adobe’s study that…

Google Search Console for small businesses [Video]

What’s changed in the new Google Search Console? And how might those changes affect us? In this article, contributor Mike Zima gives us a text / video combo showing us around the updated Search Console. Specifically we explore how these updates can be beneficial to small businesses. Watch the nine minute video here, or read…