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Why Data Attributes Power The Long Tail of Local Search

As I discussed in a recent Street Fight column, attributes consist of descriptive data elements that set your business apart from your competitors, such as whether your business offers free parking. Attributes are variable (i.e. not all businesses offer free parking), and they provide specific context about a location that influences consumers to make decisions based on their need in the moment.

Is your location data actionable?

Managing your local listings is no longer just about controlling your brand. It is about creating customers by owning the next moment of search with location data.

Google injects more context into micro-moments

More than a year has gone by since Google introduced the concept of micro-moments, which Google defines as times “when people reflexively turn to a device — increasingly a smartphone — to act on a need to learn something, do something, discover something, watch something, or buy something.”

How Pokémon Go will level up local advertising

For all the headlines that Pokémon Go is generating, the massively popular mobile game is merely in an incubation phase. Once the game developer, Niantic, focuses on a monetization strategy, Pokémon Go will really start flexing its muscle — from both a gaming and advertising standpoint.

Super Retailers Face Super Location Data Problems

It’s hard to believe that there was ever a time when grabbing a coffee, filling the gas tank, renting a movie, going to the bank, and buying a gallon of milk required a full-day itinerary with five separate stops.