Handy Infographic Highlights Growing Importance of Local Search Marketing

As the Internet grows bigger, searching is getting smaller — or at least more local. We’ve been harnessing the power of local search for years by optimizing our clients’ sites to maximize franchise performance in local markets and leveraging these networks to simultaneously dominate national results.

This handy infographic released today by MDG Advertising shows why this strategy is so successful. Pay special attention to the relationship between mobile Internet use and local search. We think by 2015, more than the 30% of searches reported here might just be local.

Still not taking advantage of Local Search? Check out our free guide to Local Search Engine Marketing for Small Businesses to get started.

References:

Infographic: Local Search Evolved  
MDG Blog, Monday, October 3, 2011
URL: http://www.mdgadvertising.com/blog/infographic-local-search-evolved/

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