Bobbie Grennier does Google Search Marketing, My Business/Places Optimization, Google+ Local SEO. Google Local Pro offers Advanced My Business Consulting and Santa Cruz Web Designer, Local SEO, Internet Marketing.
Wowzers! Your customers are using their mobile devices to shopping locally; 64% of shoppers are using tablets to conduct weekly local searches, while 61% said they use their smartphones. Not only do you need to be ranking for Google Local Search, but your website better be mobile friendly.
This infographic (courtesy of Milo outlines the 5th Annual Local Search Usage study conducted by comScore) highlights search trends among consumers. Retailers like you should use their online presence to increase foot traffic into your brick-and-mortar store(s).
Local Shopping Search – Mobile
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Tablets & Smartphones in Local Places Searching
NYC payphones get revived as touch-screen tablets. CNET. They are free to access and generate revenue via local advertising. People can use the tablets to get information on local restaurants nearby stores tourist attractions and traffic updates. The booths also provide access to the city’s 311 complaint and more.… NYC payphones get revived as touch-screen tablets CNET
Search Engine Land. Study Consumers Who Own Smartphones And Tablets Do Average Of 21 Local Search Engine Land. Based on a survey of 1,100 US adults the study found that 40 percent of survey respondents used local search daily and that 70 percent of smartphone owners use location-aware mobile apps. It also discovered that consumers who own smartphones tablets Report Identifies Avid Local Search Users 50 of All SearchesStreet Fight. all 11 news articles.… Study Consumers Who Own Smartphones And Tablets Do Average Of 21 Local Search Engine Land
What growing tablet market means for gadget-lovers. Cleburne Times-Review. Analysts expect tablets to be a top gift this year as the appeal of the devices grows to a wider audience looking to move up from e-readers or down from laptops. It will probably be a make-or-break few months for new market entrants including Best and more.… What growing tablet market means for gadget-lovers Cleburne Times-Review
The Stir. 5 Reasons Every Mom Should Buy Herself a Tablet. The Stir. In another life I was one of those people who was all Boo to tablets I like real books And I still do prefer real books. But I couldn’t tell you the last time I had time on my hands to while away the hours perusing my local bookstore. But I do.… 5 Reasons Every Mom Should Buy Herself a Tablet The Stir
Bargain hunters snap up tablets at Computer City sale. Royal Gazette. A sales representative said the line was out the door during the morning as people queued up hoping to get their hands on the hot Apple iPad and other tablets that were selling for 700 to 1,200 but reduced 20 percent for the sale. All of them just.… Bargain hunters snap up tablets at Computer City sale Royal Gazette
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