• http://marketing-blog.catalystemarketing.com/ Linda Buquet

    Wow Myles, you’ve outdone yourself again. Another great and study that helps us all.

    Thanks for all you do!

    Linda

  • http://www.PowerReviews.com CathyHalligan

    Myles, Advantage returning to the local business with the tools people are using to make better decsions with their hard earned $: social web, mobile and local! You lay out a very compelling case for customer reviews, with stats. Greg Sterling has also written extensively about the power of customer reviews to grow one’s business.

  • http://www.brightlocal.com Myles Anderson

    Thanks Linda, thanks Cathy.

    We have some other interesting studies in the pipeline which we hope will help local businesses and local SEOs alike to make more informed decisions and grow their businesses through search.

  • http://www.optilocal.org Nyagoslav Zhekov

    Great study Myles!

    I have been following all the parts of your survey results and for long time now I am using them as a reference source when consulting business owners on online reviews.

    Furthermore, I’m quite a fan of your surveys. Keep it up!

  • http://stocksandblogs.com Faisal Laljee

    When you say “70% of local consumers now using the Internet to find good local businesses”, is this a US number or a Global statistic?

  • Jason Weaver

    Thanks for the really helpful article and especially the data. I’ve noticed a lot of internet marketers using your data.