Mike Hawkes

Mike Hawkes

Mike is BrightLocal's Senior Content Marketing Manager. With over nine years of experience in digital marketing, he is responsible for devising and executing our content strategy and delivering a host of local SEO insights to our audience.

Mike has written 18 articles

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Local Search Roundup – March 2023

by Mike Hawkes

Welcome back to the Local Search Roundup! We’re going to take a look back at the biggest, and most important updates across local marketing over the last month. As ever, ...

March 3rd, 2023
5 min read
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The Local Marketing Holiday Guide

by Mike Hawkes

The holiday season is fast approaching. While you’ve probably spotted baubles on shelves and been inundated by ads referencing it for a month or two already, now’s the time you ...

November 17th, 2022
8 min read
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How to Spot Fake Reviews

by Mike Hawkes

Are you confident that you know how to spot a fake Google review? Or certain that you know just how to identify a fake 5-star review from a mile away? ...

October 27th, 2022
10 min read
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Top Competitor Analysis Tools

by Mike Hawkes

Ready to steal an extra advantage over the competition? Maybe you just need some inspiration, or perhaps you just need to cement your spot at the top. Competitor analysis is ...

August 1st, 2022
13 min read
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Top User Experience (UX) Tools

by Mike Hawkes

User experience tools are a tried and tested way to deepen your understanding of your audience’s needs and expectations. UX tools can be deployed for several reasons and at different ...

July 1st, 2022
8 min read