Damian Rollison

Damian Rollison

With over a decade of local search experience, Damian Rollison, SOCi’s Director of Market Insights, has focused his career on discovering innovative ways to help businesses large and small get noticed online. Damian’s columns appear frequently at Street Fight, Search Engine Land, and other publications, and he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences such as Localogy, Brand Innovators, State of Search, SMX, and more. 

Holiday Bust: Which Marketers Are Missing Their AI Moment?

2023 may be shaping up as the first holiday shopping season driven by artificial intelligence — for the brands that are positioned and equipped to leverage this technology at scale. For the brands that aren’t, 2023 could end up being the year their customers’ experiences fall short of expectations, which could determine the difference between…

4 Ways Multilocation Retail Brands Can Capitalize on Holiday Shopping

The pandemic dealt a difficult blow to retail brands competing in local markets. Millions of consumers turned to online shopping during this period, causing unprecedented growth in the e-commerce sector and impacting the bottom lines of brick-and-mortar stores. But now that the dust has cleared, we find that most commerce (84 percent) still occurs in person.…