I just noticed today the ability for users to post text content and images to their Google My Business (GMB) page. This could be a great way to add call-to-actions to convert more local shoppers searching Google into leads and buyers. The post content will appear in both Google Search local business’s knowledge panel and in…Read More Creating Posts on your Google My Business page
Think with Google allows insights into new trends and popularity of products across the U.S. Google explains it this way: Understand the shifts in consumer behaviors, needs, and beliefs that will help you unlock fresh insights to drive your business. So I decided to take it for a spin looking at shopping insights into the…Read More Shopping Insights Into Flooring using Think with Google
Some interesting facts about U.S.retail e-commerce sales Estimates for U.S. Quarterly Retail ecommerce sales E-commerce sales in the first quarter of 2017 accounted for 8.4 percent of total sales See: https://www.census.gov/retail/mrts/www/data/pdf/ec_current.pdf E-commerce accounted for 11.7% of total retail sales in 2016, up 15.6% over 2015 http://marketingland.com/report-e-commerce-accounted-11-7-total-retail-sales-2016-15-6-2015-207088 How Leading e-Commerce Companies Drive Traffic to Their Websites…Read More U S Retail E-commerce Sales
I decided to do a quick snapshot on how carpet stores are doing in obtaining customer ratings and reviews on their Google My Business pages. I chose to use four metro areas for my research. In an Excel spreadsheet I made a column for the city, store name, Number of total reviews, Overall Star Rating…Read More Carpet Stores Failing in GMB Ratings & Reviews
Most storeowners and small businesses don’t realize how important getting high quality, positive customer reviews means to their business. Consumers today are looking for online reviews for almost everything before they buy, and they are doing it on their smartphones, tablets and desktop PCs from everywhere. The above example is referred to as the Google…Read More Positive Customer Reviews Generates Leads
Localibility.com is meant to help local businesses understand how to improve their online visibility to their local customers and what the best options are based on different factors. Although through Webstream Dynamics we do offer local biz services that is not the intent of Localibility.com to push our services on anyone. Instead, the intent here…Read More What Is Localibility?