More Than Ecommerce

How mobile has become the new storefront

Going mobile is not only about online sales. In fact, according to Google, mobile has become the new storefront for local businesses with 30% of all mobile searches relating to a location.

Here are a few more facts pulled from Google’s infographic How Mobile Connects Consumers to Stores:

• Mobile search is growing at 146.6% per year.
• 76% of people who search on their smartphones for something nearby, visit a business within a day
• Every month, people visit 1.5 billion destinations related to what they searched for on Google.
• 28% of those searches for something nearby result in a purchase

Every single piece of current data and research further confirms that it is crucial for sellers to start telling these searchers what they sell, and that they are out there ready to help.

The first step

Have a Google approved, location based mobile website where you can publish the products you sell. This gets you in the arena so you can hopefully start receiving leads via a process called SEO (search engine optimization).

In order to further guarantee your results, you can then turn your focus onto geo-targeted keyword ad campaigns, based on the products you sell and specifically designed to reach shoppers near your location.

Let us help you!

It may sound like a daunting process for a digital newbie, but it is quite simple with some help. If you know of any of your colleagues who can benefit from a FREE – Lead driver site tell them about us and we’ll give them a FREE site to get started.

Also, as a thank you, we will give both you and them an Ad Match coupon to help you get started with a high-impact, long-tail keywords campaign based on the products you sell locally.

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