Mobile Key For Small Businesses In 2017

Mobile Key for Small Businesses in 2017

Mobile usage by consumers has a direct impact on small businesses' decisions to use mobile advertising channels -- specifically location based advertising. With nearly 90% of US consumers having a phone, small businesses are increasing their use of mobile advertising over other media…

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Vantage Points: Rising Above Advertising Clutter

Vantage Points: Rising Above Advertising Clutter

In this latest in BIA/Kelsey Vantage Points article, GotU, a Los Angeles-based advertising technology solutions provider, offers tactical strategies for local businesses trying to find advertising success and stand out among the big companies in digital advertising. In addition to…

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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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Why Do Some Small Businesses Prefer To DIY?

Why Do Some Small Businesses Prefer to DIY?

Small businesses in our Local Commerce Monitor™ survey of small businesses (Q3/2016) were split in their digital advertising implementation preferences. Of the small businesses in the full sample of the survey, 48.2% preferred a “Do It Myself” (DIY) model for digital advertising,…

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Small Businesses DIY Vs. Agencies

Small Businesses DIY vs. Agencies

Small businesses in our Local Commerce Monitor™ survey of small businesses (Q3/2016) were split in their digital advertising implementation preferences. Of the small businesses in the full sample of the survey, 48.2% preferred a "Do It Myself" (DIY) model for digital…

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