BC LOCAL MARKETING
BC Local Marketing: Google Local, PR & VIP Events for Green Economy
BC Local Marketing focuses on providing British Columbia marketing services to industries such as local foods, green building design and construction, clean technology, alternative energy and green building, green infrastructure, transportation and planning, sustainability services and education, land and water remediation, environmental consulting, materials management and recycling.
Our services include Google Local, PR and VIP events for the Green Economy.
The green economy is growing rapidly locally and globally. Since the 100-mile diet was conceived in B.C. in 2005, demand for local food products has skyrocketed. Vancouver is experiencing a boom in everything from urban farms to craft breweries and artisanal manufacturing, and from food trucks to farmers markets.
Stats about British Columbia’s green economy*
25,000 – Green jobs in Vancouver in 2016
30% – Vancouver businesses delivering products/services that restore/preserve the environment
30% – Reduction in carbon intensity of GDP in Vancouver since 2010
8.5% – BC residents are vegetarian
4% – BC residents are vegan
Local marketing supports the green economy. It is marketing that targets the community around a physical store or restaurant. Promotional messages are directed to the local population, rather than the mass market.
59% of mobile searches are on Google.
66% of desktop searches occur on Google.
50% of people visit a business they searched for within 24 hours.
85% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations.