6 Ways Local Merchants Can Compete in Organic Search Results

Type in a generic search term for nearly any local service and you’re likely to see listings for national brands and retail chains. Local businesses have largely been pushed out of the first page. So local merchants have to make a change in their SEO strategies.

Street Fight Daily: Radius Raises $55M, Square’s New Register

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyRadius Raises $54.7 Million to Improve Sales Leads Using Big Data (Wall Street Journal)… Square Is Making a Register That Takes Bitcoin and Apple Pay (Wired)… Hotels Use Online Reviews as Blueprint for Renovations (New York Times)…