OneLocal: A Suite of Marketing Tools for Local Businesses

OneLocal is a suite of marketing tools designed for local businesses to get more customer walk-ins, referrals, and – ultimately – to grow revenue. The platform is focused on any type of regional service company, spanning the automotive, health, wellness, home services, insurance, real estate, salon, spa, or retail industries. OneLocal provides a suite to attract, retain, and promote your small business, with tools for every part of the customer journey. OneLocal’s cloud-based tools help

Attention Shoppers: Retail Earns More Reviews than Restaurants on Yelp

You hear TripAdvisor, you think hotels. You hear Healthgrades, you think doctors. You hear Yelp, and chances are good that you think restaurants. That’s exactly why it comes as a surprise to many local business owners and marketers to read Yelp’s own statistic which states that, of the 115 million consumer reviews Yelpers have left since launch, 22% relate to shopping vs. 18% relating to restaurants. Retail reputation, then, makes up the dominant portion of

5 Ways Retail Benefits from Hyperlocal Social Monitoring

Retail firms are competing with online retail giants like Amazon and Zappos. Retail brick-and-mortar stores are aiming to provide the best experience to their customers. Foot traffic is a measure of customer motivation and interest (why did the individual prefer to come to the store to purchase when the option of online purchase is available). The competitive advantage any retailer has over an online store is that the consumer is nearby and ready to make

ReachEdge to Help Local Businesses Get More Customers

Local businesses are losing nearly three-quarters of their leads due to leaks in their sales and marketing process. Even if they’re successful at reaching consumers online, many businesses don’t have a website that’s built to convert leads, don’t follow up with leads quickly or regularly, and don’t know which of their marketing sources are working. ReachEdge, an integrated marketing system from ReachLocal, helps businesses eliminate these costly marketing leaks and drive more customers through their

The Retailer’s Guide to SoLoMo

Social, Local, Mobile. The nickname for that is SoLoMo and it’s a strategy that’s securing a lot of growth in the industry. Social drives traffic through promotion and sharing, local drives action while users search for retailers in their region, and mobile is driving the purchase decision in and outside the retail location. Although retail conversion rates are low for smartphone users, those statistics don’t tell the whole story, as mobile devices are heavily influencing