Day in a Life of a Marketing Expert – Wayne Yates

8.00am – Alarm goes off 8.10am – Alarm goes off again 8.15am – Girlfriend wakes me up and tells me the alarm has been going off for the last 3 hours (clearly an exaggeration) 8.20am – I beg the Mrs to make me eggs on toast 8.30am – I make myself eggs on toast while watching the tv from the kitchen. 9.00am – 9.30pm – Getting ready for work, iron my shirt, wash my dishes, listen to music. 9.30am –


Local Business Marketing Experts: Meet the ReachLocal Team

ReachLocal is a place where smart, talented and hardworking digital marketers come together and share their passion for helping businesses reach more customers online. Our Marketing Experts are an example of one such group that is responsible for managing the Search Advertising campaigns of our clients. In this blog post, we’d like to introduce you to a handful of our Marketing Experts and share what they love about working at ReachLocal.  Wayne “I love the people I work with. I love


The Inside Scoop: Microsoft/Bing Roundtable, Powered by ReachLocal

If you haven’t already heard, we had the pleasure of hosting a Microsoft Bing Roundtable Session for an exclusive group of ReachLocal business partners at our Sydney Headquarters last week. While you can read more about the event here, I’m sure you’re keen to learn about the key insights and details that were discussed with Rik van der Kooi. Rik van der Kooi (Corporate VP Microsoft Search Advertising, Seattle USA) took our guests and team through the following topics: Growing


Microsoft/Bing Lunch and Roundtable, Powered by ReachLocal

Every day is exciting at ReachLocal. But, Monday was an extra special day at the ReachLocal APAC Headquarters because we hosted a VIP Microsoft/Bing Business Lunch and roundtable, for our partners. Not only was there delicious food on offer, but the office was buzzing with an inquisitive group of business partners who had received an exclusive invite to meet Rik van der Kooi, in his first ever visit to Australia. About Rik van der Kooi: Rik van der Kooi is


ReachLocal Joins the Gannett Family #poweringLOCAL

This week, we are celebrating ReachLocal joining Gannett, and we are very excited about all that is to come! Gannett’s focus on local has been a vital part in helping local communities grow and thrive. Together we are looking forward to #poweringLOCAL with the best news, information, and digital marketing for local communities and businesses. Across the globe this week, ReachLocal is celebrating this momentous occasion and we wanted to share some of our celebrations with you! Australia & New


ReachLocal Sydney Scavenger Hunt

ReachLocal North Sydney Office Scavenger Hunt

Even a rainy day didn’t stop the Sydney ReachLocal crew last Friday as they took on a CBD scavenger hunt; gathering clues, solving riddles and cosying up to celebrities such as Matt Moran. In small groups of 4 or 5 teams headed out in a quest to complete some fun, outrageous and challenging tasks. Each of the  groups had to login to an app and complete a series of tasks ranging from answering questions to checking-in at various locations and


The ReachLocal Melbourne Amazing Race to Cure Cancer

ReachLocal Amazing Race To Cure Cancer

On Friday the 15th of May our ReachLocal Melbourne team embarked on a race like no other. They were on a mission to raise $2500 in the fight against cancer, with the ultimate goal of raising awareness for cancer research and to help support the great work being done by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation. When they woke up that morning, dressed for work and arrived at the office around 8:30am the group of Melbournians had little idea of what


ReachLocal’s Award Winning Performance and Quality

It’s not every day that you get recognised by Google. We’re excited to announce that ReachLocal Australia and New Zealand have recently won ‘The Best Quality AdWords Accounts’ and ‘Highest AdWords Account Performance Satisfaction’ at the 2014 Google Adwords Premier SME Partner Awards. Our business is both delighted and honoured to have received these prestigious awards. They were granted to us for outstanding feedback in delivering high quality Adwords Campaigns to our customers. With more and more people regularly searching online –


ReachLocal Review – Chiropractic Plus Talks About Growing Their Business!

Simon Atkin ReachLocal Reviews

  Chiropractic Plus knows just how critical targeted campaigns are to reach the right audience online – and how important tracking is to their marketing success. ReachLocal’s Web and mobile reporting has enabled business owner Simon Atkin to understand their search advertising campaign and how it has contributed to their business success and continuous growth. Running a modest budget of $700 per month, Simon has seen an average of 12,000 impressions, 220 website visits, 50 calls, and 20 web / email inquiries. Their


Reach for the Razor or donate this World’s Greatest Shave!

World's Greatest Shave Reach For the Razor

The World’s Greatest Shave is fast approaching. Please support the ReachLocal staff shaving their locks and donate, go to: All proceeds will go to the Leukaemia Foundation – providing practical and emotional support to people with blood cancer, as well as investing millions in research. ReachLocal will match the funds raised dollar for dollar up to $1000!