Search Engine Optimization

3 Tips to Improve Local SEO Efforts
March 1, 2019 at 11:30 am

When it comes to local search, what do retailers need to do to get ahead in 2019? We surveyed 1,400-plus local business owners and marketers in our State of Local SEO Industry Report, an industrywide temperature check to determine what real local marketers are experiencing in the digital world. Today we’re highlighting three key strategies…

Retailers’ Google Strategies Need to Get Niche-Specific
January 25, 2019 at 10:50 am

Retailers’ organic search strategies on Google should now be tightly tailored to the niche they operate in. That’s because artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are helping the search engine to pinpoint more clearly than ever the specific factors that best satisfy queries for different niches, topics and user intentions. This is the main takeaway…

Retail Marketing Leaders Trend Report: The Top Online Performers and Strategies in 2018
November 6, 2018 at 11:31 am

Customer expectations in the retail world are changing. Conductor’s new retail trend report for 2018 clearly demonstrates that it’s essential for retailers to provide specific, personalized experiences that aren’t limited to late-funnel purchase decisions or desktop e-commerce. While 62 percent of retail market share in organic search is not dominated by a single brand, retailers…

Retail Marketing Leaders Trend Report: The Top Online Performers and Strategies in 2018
October 9, 2018 at 12:10 pm

Using online search data from 2018, Conductor identified the leading brands in retail search and the strategies they're employing to own key market share on Google and beyond. Conductor tracked over 100,000 search terms that consumers used to find retail products and information in 2018 using the Conductor Searchlight platform. In aggregate, these search terms represent nearly 300 million searches per month on average by consumers. This report breaks down the details around the retail customer journey, mobile search and key subcategories, and showcases the insights and strategies behind those successes.

It’s Time to Challenge Amazon in the Fastest-Growing Acquisition Channel
September 6, 2018 at 2:27 pm

For retailers, it's becoming a scary time to be over-reliant on the tried-and-true forms of digital marketing. The perfect storm of crowded platforms, consumer fatigue and GDPR is severely limiting free distribution mediums such as email, text and social, thus driving more dependence on paid advertising. However, the cost of ephemeral ad units continues to rise,…