6 Tools for Location-Based Lead Generation

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Customers are out there, and now hyperlocal technology is making it easier for businesses to find them. Nearly three-quarters of the small and medium-sized businesses surveyed by Business.com said they participated in lead generation practices, and 50% of these marketers said they plan to increase their lead generation spending in the coming year…

6 Ways SMBs Can Use Mobile to Reach Targeted Audiences

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Whether or not a mobile campaign proves successful for a small business hinges less on the content of the campaign than on whether the right audience is being targeted. In many cases, it’s up to hyperlocal vendors to educate SMB clients about the possibilities in mobile audience targeting. Here are six takeaways that vendors should focus on in those discussions…

6 Platforms Merchants Can Use for Real-Time Customer Interaction

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New customer interaction solutions are using mobile and location technology for enhanced customer experiences. In many cases, these hyperlocal tools give business owners a way to interact with customers in real-time and resolve problems before complaints start showing up online. Here are six of them…

5 Keys to Small Business Success From 2014

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Given all the hyperlocal solutions aimed at small businesses, it’s no wonder merchants took a varied approach in 2014. Over the past year, merchants have become savvier about online marketing solutions, and as a result, many are now willing to try platforms they would not have been comfortable using in previous years…

Case Study: How a Hardware Store Measures Hyperlocal Marketing Success

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From flash sales and local delivery, to social promotions, email marketing, text message customer service, and even print newsletters, Cole Hardware uses it all. The San Francisco hardware store takes a more-is-more approach to hyperlocal marketing…

6 Networking Platforms for Local Merchants

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In an effort to provide small business owners with a place to form bonds and the types of relationships that lead to cross-promotions and improved local sales, new hyperlocal platforms are being developed where independent entrepreneurs can connect online. Here are six social networking platforms for local merchants…