With local searches increased by 144% from 2007 to 2011, optimization of these listings, maps, reviews, & check-in promos can help customers find you before your competitors. That's where our Local Buzz service comes in. Local Buzz is the optimization of local listings and maps in search engines and major sites such as Google Places, Bing Local, Facebook Places, and Foursquare.
Local listings are geographically relevant and more targeted to customers. And because of this, local listing in Google Places, Bing Local, Facebook Places and Foursquare gain more online traffic, check-ins and conversions. People and businesses are increasingly looking at local listings for shopping, dining, services, vendors and more. For these reasons, appearing in local search results can help a business stand apart from its competition. A fully-optimized local online presence coupled with our strong SEO campaign will put you ahead of your competition. The age of print marketing is going out the door and you cannot afford not to invest in your online marketing; if you don't, your competitors will!
The explosion of mobile device usage has shaped local search and buying behavior. With increased smart phone and tablet adoption, mobile local search grew, causing a high demand for time-sensative, on-the-go needs for local business information.
The number of businesses looking at optimizing their local listings, citations, maps, and reviews are increasing. However, only 58% list their local business address on their website, 22% rated mobile search as either critical or an important factor, and 30% find local listings unimportant. This means that doing Local Buzz now will give you an edge over your competitors. This will make it difficult for them to catch up and compete with you when they have finally decided to utilize local listings.