In episode 89, Michael Carini, co-founder and CEO of Lastmile Retail, and Shantel Branch, Director of Client Strategy of iPullRank, join the show to discuss how local SEO can be used by enterprise brands to unlock another level in their marketing campaigns.
Michael shares insights on all of the missed opportunities that come from overlooking local search for large brands.
We also discuss how enterprises can leverage their retailers to maximize brand visibility.
Title: Co-founder and CEO
Business: Lastmile Retail
Bio: Michael Carini is CEO of Lastmile Retail, which he co-founded in 2015 and has quickly grown to support Fortune 500 brands, retailers and global agency partners. Leading Lastmile’s strategic vision, Michael’s deep-rooted background in product development and management has helped transform the company’s offerings to a robust and holistic local marketing solution second to none in the presence management industry. A serial entrepreneur, Michael’s previous experience as a supplier and consultant to retailers led to the founding of Lastmile. He also managed product development at NASDAQ where he developed one of the first regulatory-compliant, cloud-based data storage solutions in partnership with Amazon Web Services. A proud graduate of Colgate University, where he graduated with honors with a B.A. in history, Michael is an enthusiastic volunteer in “Thought into Action” where he continues to mentor students on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and teaches how to create successful ventures from the ground up.
Title: Director of Client Strategy
Bio: Shantel Branch has more than 15 years of Sales and Account Management experience within the advertising and marketing landscape. She has experience in numerous forms of media, including print & digital advertising, digital marketing, and professional development. For most of her career, she has successfully worked with Enterprise clients directly. Shantel leverages her vast knowledge base to develop and implement strategies that result in longstanding client relationships.
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