Microsoft and Verizon Media Announce Their Search Partnership

Microsoft and Verizon Media first announced their enhanced search partnership in January 2019 for search marketers to have a global platform to run search advertising campaigns. On the 25 June 2019, both Microsoft and Verizon Media officially confirmed the search partnership expansion across Australia and New Zealand. Now both Yahoo and AOL campaigns are exclusively serviced by Microsoft Advertising.  As a Microsoft Advertising Elite Channel Partner, ReachLocal is excited to hear about this partnership. It will enhance and add more reach to search advertising campaigns which ReachLocal are running for our clients. They are likely

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Building an Enduring Marketing Strategy

A solid marketing strategy is imperative for any business wanting to make an impact in the marketplace. With a strategic approach, your business can both win new customers and keep existing ones coming back. With such a variety of marketing tactics available, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed with where to start. Here are four pillars for building a solid foundation for your marketing strategy, which you can build upon with additional tactics in time.  Online Presence  Having a strong online presence is crucial for all businesses. Consumers are most likely to go

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ReachLocal ANZ Retains Elite Bing Partner Status for 2019

Recently, Microsoft named ReachLocal ANZ as one of a select group of top performing partners to act as trusted advisors to their growing customer base for search advertising opportunities with the Bing Network. We take immense pride in retaining this title for three consecutive years. We also won the Bing Rising Star Partner of the Year award in 2017 and the Bing APAC Channel Partner of the Year award in 2018. In addition, we were excited to learn just this week that we are a finalist

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OK Google, Optimise My Business For Voice Search 

How Can I Optimise Business For Voice Search

We are all aware that voice technology is on the rise. With tech giants building more devices with digital assistants and consumer demand growing, one thing is clear; voice search is here to stay.      Current trends 41% of adults and 55% of teens are using voice search daily, making this a trend that cannot be ignored. What does this mean for our Australian market and local businesses? Our Product Manager Rooman Osamany notes, “We have seen this reoccurring trend with all our solutions – whether it is YouTube Advertising, ReachSearch or ReachDisplay, we notice here in Australia we pick up on trends not long after they have gained popularity in the

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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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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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How to Enhance Your Digital Marketing with PPC & SEO

PPC and SEO are often looked at as two separate marketing strategies. But did you know that you can pair them together? Although PPC and SEO yield different results, when combined, they can help your online marketing in many areas. Here’s how to enhance your digital marketing by combining the two: 1. Improve Your Advertising Campaigns Your PPC and SEO campaigns provide you with data that is relevant and can be applied to other aspects of your digital marketing. Check

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Target Local Customers Quickly and Efficiently

Digital advertising is a great way to get in front of customers who are searching for your products and services online, as well as get brand awareness for people who may not know about your business. But where do you even start? Here’s how you can pair two strategies to target local customers quickly and efficiently. Search Advertising: Search ads appear at the top of search results when people look for products and services. These ads make sure that your

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Quality Score: Why It Matters for Your PPC Campaigns

When it comes to your Quality Score, do you know where your business stands? You may be wondering what is Quality Score and how does it impact online advertising efforts? To refresh your memory, Quality Score is a score Google assigns your ads based on their relevance to consumers. It takes your clickthrough rates, landing pages, and ad relevance into consideration when giving your ad a 1-10 rating. If you’re wondering why your Quality Score matters, read these three reasons:

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