Three+ years ago, when I put together The Most Important Local Business Directories For SEO, I looked at which directories ranked the best in Compete.com […]
SMX Advanced is buzzing about local. On Tuesday, hints were dropped that Google’s Local Pack may be changing from the current 3 pack into a […]
Location Scan App Results Show Over 50% of Business Locations Have Errors in Name, Address, Phone Data
Yext recently launched the Location Scan App, a free tool designed to help marketers quickly demonstrate the value of clean location data to their clients […]
Yext CMO Jeff Rohrs at Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit: Solving Healthcare’s Location Data Crisis
Earlier this month, Yext CMO Jeff Rohrs took the stage at the Cleveland Clinic's Patient Experience Summit to discuss the current location data crisis in the healthcare industry. His presentation examined the evolution of patients' search behavior brought on by the rise of mobile, why location data must be managed by providers, and what steps can be taken to ensure patients always receive accurate facility and physician information when and where they need it.
Today Yext released a new whitepaper, "Healthcare's Location Data Crisis: Improving the Mobile Patient's Journey," to help healthcare organizations better understand the state of their industry's mobile search ecosystem, and why efficient location data management is more critical than ever.
Today, Google released a significant update to the Google My Business API, which fuels Yext's PowerListings integration. With this update, Google is providing businesses more control over their location data and has added automation to a few steps in the process of managing a Google My Business account. Here's everything you need to know.
"Google began 2016 by firing a proverbial shot across the bow of the desktop SEO ship. But never fear, the organic search ship is not sunk yet. It may need a few repairs and enhancements, but it’s still a sea-worthy vessel." iProspect's Head of Owned Media, Steve Beatty, gives his perspective on how Google's removal of right rail paid search ads on desktop browsers is impacting millions in the local search community, including advertisers, agencies, experts, and SEOs alike.
As a result of Google removing ads from the "right rail," we recently wrote about why businesses need to focus on appearing in local pack results. Google appears to agree with our approach, because this past Friday they updated their Google My Business (GMB) help page with a new post, "Improving your local ranking on Google." Find out what 5 steps businesses need to take to ensure a high ranking in Google's local search results.
Google recently removed the right rail, paid search ads on desktops. As is the case for any big Google change, this development will cause a massive ripple effect impacting millions of advertisers, agencies, experts, and SEOs alike. Yext's new whitepaper, "Goodbye Right Rail: What Google Paid Search Changes Mean for Local Marketers," compiles insights from industry experts to break down exactly what this means for the digital marketing community, and what you can do today to optimize for this new format.
Last week, Crimson Marketing’s Moneyball for Marketing podcast featured Yext CMO Jeff Rohrs discussing how brands are using big data and marketing technology to help their businesses thrive. Listen to the full podcast recording to hear why "mobile" is not just a smartphone, but a consumer perspective, why offline is the new online, and how location data is the underpinning of everything digital marketers do in today's mobile-dominated ecosystem.