Vantage Points: Local Search Talent Insider

Vantage Points: Local Search Talent Insider

In this latest in BIA/Kelsey Vantage Points article, Hawthorne Search answers talent-related questions pertaining to digital and local search. For more than 15 years Robert Hawthorne and his team have been helping industry companies find key hires for all functional areas. In addition, Robert…

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Co-Op Advertising Users Love Video

Co-Op Advertising Users Love Video

Yesterday I wrote about how small businesses that use co-op advertising funds are heavy users of traditional media, particularly community sponsorships and direct mail. When we look at what digital advertising channels co-op users are adopting - video is key. According to results…

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Co-Op Advertising Users Are Traditionalists

Co-Op Advertising Users are Traditionalists

According to BIA/Kelsey’s Local Commerce Monitor™ survey of small and medium businesses (SMBs), 14.8% of the 1,000 SMBs in the survey report using co-op advertising funds. Of these, 21.1% are franchisees or licensees of larger national companies — most owning between one and…

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Local SEO Guide Launches Locadium

For small businesses managing their local digital content including vital listings data like NAP (name, address and phone) can make or break their businesses. It's one of the most important search ranking factors on Google. Most businesses are challenged with variations…

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