Video Advertising – A Helpful How-To

Video Advertising - A Helpful How-To

My first ever attempt at making a video ad was in Year 7 English class. As far as I was concerned, I was equal parts actress, director, producer, project manager and script writer. I was unstoppable. Totally out of my depth, but unstoppable. The video I made ran for 12 minutes. Yes, that was the condensed version. No, you could not have convinced me to cut anything out. Fast-forward to presentation day, minute 1 of my ad was a sensation,

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ReachLocal ANZ Wins Bing Channel Partner of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Microsoft has awarded us APAC Channel Partner of the Year as part of this year’s Bing Partner Awards. This recognition follows our win in 2017 as Rising Star Partner of the Year. The awards honour individuals and organisations behind some of the most impactful, innovative and performance-driven work from Bing Ads’ Partners in North America, Europe and APAC. ReachLocal is recognised for its Channel Partner work as all our campaigns are automatically set up

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Bidding on Your Brand Name – Should You Do It?

Should you bid on your business brand name?

As a business owner or marketer I’m sure you’ve asked yourself the following question: “Should I bid on my business’ brand name as a keyword?” Good question! Let’s take a look in more detail at some points you should consider when making this decision. The first consideration is, are you paying for something that you would normally get for free? You may have a strong brand name already, you may have a lot of repeat business or prospects who have

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[Infographic] Create a Powerful LinkedIn Company Page

Create a Powerful LinkedIn Company Page

LinkedIn is the most significant and extensive business network on the planet. Your business should be using it to build relationships, establish thought leadership, improve your reputation and build a solid online community. Here are seven easy to follow tips from ReachLocal’s marketing experts on how to create a powerful LinkedIn company page for your business.    

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How Will Facebook’s Algorithm Update Impact Your Business?

On January 11th, Mark Zuckerberg shook things up when he announced Facebook will change the newsfeed as we know it to prioritise and promote content from “friends, family and groups.” As a Facebook user, my first thought was ‘Yes! That’s awesome; I’ll finally get to see more photos and videos from my friends and family’ but then I put on my content marketer hat and my heart sank. What would this mean for our Facebook Business Page? Before we jump

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ReachLocal’s Year in Review

2017 has been a year of fun and hard work. See some of our highlights from this year in the infographic below.

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3 Reasons You Need a Mobile Marketing Strategy

Mobile Marketing Strategies

Did you know that in most countries, more people are searching on mobile devices than people searching on their desktops? If your marketing strategy doesn’t include mobile, you’re probably missing out on those searchers every day. Watch this mobile digital marketing strategy video to learn three ways to make your marketing mobile-friendly. Marketing for mobile is easy with the right strategy! Want more mobile marketing tips? Visit our website here.    

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[Infographic] See How a Lead Becomes a Customer with Live Chat

Infographic See How A Lead Becomes A Customer With Live Chat

Connect with prospects and customers no matter where they are. You’re driving visitors to your site through SEO, social, content and paid advertising, but are you taking care of them once they get there? You can with TotalLiveChat, ReachLocal’s 24/7 live chat widget. See how it works to capture Jessica as a customer in the fun comic below!      

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[Infographic] Let Live Chat Work For You Even When You’re Not

Often when you’re searching for a business – it’s after work hours. The downside to searching at this time is you may not be able to reach the right person because it’s after hours for them as well.  That’s why it is essential for businesses to provide website visitors with the information they need when they need it. As demonstrated in the Infographic below, our TotalLiveChat function on your site is valuable in turning visitors into a customer.    

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Digital Marketing Tips For The Holiday Season

Every year, as soon as Melbourne Cup is behind us, it seems like Christmas is here. Holiday marketing campaigns pop up almost immediately with signs appearing in shops, festive banners appearing on websites and promotional emails hitting inboxes – all complete with a dash of Christmas cheer. What does this mean for your business? Well, in the midst of preparing for a hectic holiday season, it’s tempting to play it safe with your digital marketing and stick with what you

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