Jamie Pitman

Jamie Pitman

Jamie heads up BrightLocal's content team, ensuring we produce insightful articles, research and resources that enable businesses and SEOs to get even better results in local search.

Jamie has written 99 articles

Gbp Insights Teaser

Google Business Profile Insights

by Jamie Pitman

As a small business owner or marketer for a local business, harnessing, analyzing, and then acting on data can be a daunting prospect. It’s not just a question of knowing ...

May 19th, 2022
8 min read
Auditing Local Seo Teaser

Auditing Your Local SEO

by Jamie Pitman

For today’s consumers, it’s second nature to turn to Google to find a local business, service, or product. Whether that’s an emergency plumber to fix a leak, a restaurant for ...

May 18th, 2022
7 min read
Key Platforms For Local Seo Teaser

Key Local SEO Platforms

by Jamie Pitman

If you’re just starting out with local SEO and are researching what you should be doing to fully optimize your site for improved local search visibility, you may already have ...

May 18th, 2022
5 min read
Gbp Verifications Teaser

Verifying Google Business Profile

by Jamie Pitman

For the most part, Google keeps product and service registrations as straightforward as possible. You can set up a Gmail account in seconds. Ditto for Google Ads. And on the ...

May 17th, 2022
4 min read
Teaser

What is Local SEO?

by Jamie Pitman

If you want to be more visible to local consumers online, you’ll need to get to grips with local search engine optimization (SEO). With 46% of all Google searches performed ...

May 17th, 2022
7 min read
Benefits Ofgbp Teaser

Google Business Profile Benefits

by Jamie Pitman

Google develops dozens of new products and tools each year, so it’s only natural that some stick around and others don’t make it past the beta stage. Google Business Profile ...

May 5th, 2022
5 min
Review Gating

Review Gating

by Jamie Pitman

We now live in a world where everything gets a review. What used to be the domain of movies, restaurants, music, and art — and flowed from the pens of ...

April 5th, 2022
3 min read
Responding To Online Reviews

Responding to Online Reviews

by Jamie Pitman

Responding to both positive and negative reviews is part and parcel of reputation management, but did you know there are several business benefits to doing this? Our latest consumer review ...

April 5th, 2022
3 min read
Monitoring Online Reviews Teaser

Monitoring Online Reviews

by Jamie Pitman

If you’re being proactive about building your review profile, review monitoring is an essential activity because it helps you to keep track of what’s being said about you online.  Not ...

April 5th, 2022
3 min read
How To Ask For Reviews

How to Ask for Reviews

by Jamie Pitman

Modern consumers use online research to learn more about a product they’re interested in purchasing, a service provider they might hire, or a business they’re interested in working with before they ...

April 5th, 2022
7 min read
What Matter In Onlne Reviews Teaser

What Matters in Online Reviews?

by Jamie Pitman

All online reviews are valuable (both good and bad) but not all reviews are created equally. Today’s consumers exhibit a high level of review awareness, with almost 8 in 10 ...

April 5th, 2022
4 min read
Benefits Of Reviews

Benefits of Reviews

by Jamie Pitman

Online reviews for local businesses are more important than ever. They’re highly trusted, ubiquitous for pretty much every industry, and are hugely beneficial for your business in a number of ...

April 5th, 2022
7 min read
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