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Don’t Discount Social Media Posts as Consumer Insight

There is no doubt that social media continues to play an important part in many people’s lives. We use it for entertainment, keeping in touch with family and even as a news source. According to eMarketer, in 2013, two-thirds of all Internet users were social media users as well.

The [...]

Examining Facebook Graph Search and What It Means for Businesses

Rumors have been circulating about Facebook entering the search arena since 2011. Facebook Graph Search was announced in January, and it presents a huge opportunity for Facebook to become a major player in search. How did they pull it off? Facebook Graph Search searches not for what people want, but what they (and their friends) [...]

Google+ Offers New Profile Layout and addition of Local tab

In the battle for dominance in Social Media, Facebook is the reigning king. However, Google+ has unveiled new upgrades this week that bring the user experience for both individuals and businesses more in line with their top competition. Additionally, a great emphasis has been placed on Local content—both in terms of user reviews as well [...]

Speak for Yourself on Yelp

Yelp is known as the online leader in user-generated reviews with Yelp contributors reviewing every type of local business, from restaurants and salons to dentists, mechanics and plumbers. Its platform provides local businesses with a range of free and paid services, which help advertisers engage with consumers when they are deciding where to spend [...]

Google+ Local webinar is now online!

If you missed Tuesday’s informative webinar: The Launch of Google+ Local and What It Means for Businesses and wished to attend, you’re in luck!

The entire webinar, including questions submitted during the presentation, is now available for viewing online. Hear what Interactive Directors Steve Jurken & Gary Richmond have to say about the new [...]

Webinar: The Launch of Google+ Local and What It Means for Businesses


Webinar: The Launch of Google+ Local and What It Means for Businesses

June 12 at 11:00am CST • 45 minutes • Presented in English

Join us for an informative webinar about Google’s recent launch of Google+ Local. Our presenters will discuss how this integration of [...]

Marquette Group awarded Platinum and Gold Hermes Creative Awards

Hermes Creative Awards

PEORIA, IL, May 18, 2012 — Marquette Group has been awarded both a Platinum and Gold Hermes Creative Award. The Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and emerging technologies. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication [...]

Optimizing Your Visibility To So-Lo-Mo Status

Local Social Mobile Search

Navigating the digital landscape can be a confusing prospect for many business owners.

As part of a series on the modern digital landscape, InterBusiness Issues published an article by Marquette Group’s Interactive Directors Gary Richmond and Steve Jurken. The subject? How businesses can increase their visibility in terms of “So-Lo-Mo”. Social Media, Local Search, and [...]

The new Marquette Group website is LIVE!

MG website screenshot

“Change is good.”

– Chris Cummings, CEO – Marquette Group

Marquette Group’s new website is now LIVE! Visit to peruse all of our Local, Social, Mobile, and Search advertising solutions. It’s a dynamic new look for our company as we continue to evolve with the ever-changing directional media landscape.