BrightLocal’s 2018 Year in Review… and a Taste of What’s Next

BrightLocal’s 2018 Year in Review… and a Taste of What’s Next

2018 was a busy year for local marketers, with a whole host of new Google updates and tools to wrap our heads around. And for us here at BrightLocal, it was our busiest year yet, with new tools, new offices, new faces, and more. (Scroll to the bottom for a taster of what new tools and features we have planned for 2019!)

Here’s our 2018 in numbers:

Our Product in Numbers

BrightLocal citations built in 2018

BrightLocal Locations Managed in 2018

New BrightLocal products and updates released in 2018

Reputation Manager

Lead Generation Widget

Location Dashboard Summary

White-label Report Emails

CitationBurst Update (n.b. CitationBurst is now called Citation Builder)

(plus hundreds of other tweaks, improvements, and fixes!)


Our Content in Numbers

New BrightLocal articles published in 2018

Check them out here!

BrightLocal Contributors

BrightLocal InsideLocal Webinars held in 2018

See all these and more here!


Our Company in Numbers


(here are some of the ones we’ve gotten around to photographing…)

New Faces at BrightLocal in 2018


BrightLocal Office Dogs

Office dogs


Thanks for joining us in 2018.

Here’s to a fantastic 2019 and all the exciting new BrightLocal tools and features it holds, including:

  • Audit and improve GMB profiles with Google My Business Manager, featuring Q&A and Post management
  • Get more in-store reviews with Kiosk Mode in Reputation Manager
  • Understand how your clients’ locations are performing in terms of reviews with a Location Leaderboard for Reputation Manager
  • Order CitationBurst campaigns much more easily with Readymade Citation Building Packages
  • Allow clients to manage and respond to business reviews with Secured Client Access to Reputation Manager
  • Highlight key client and location stats and compare performance more easily with a new Clients and Locations Leaderboard
  • Build reviews on industry-specific, Niche Review Sites using Reputation Manager
  • …and much more!
Jamie Pitman
About the author
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.

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