SEW Experts: Online Video Finds Local Search

How should local business and national advertisers selling locally think about incorporating video and video search into their ad arsenals? In today's Vertical Challenge column, "Online Video Finds Local Search," local search expert Gregg Stewart points out that now is the perfect time to test the effectiveness of online video in your local search marketing-driven ad campaigns. Costs are still relatively low and online searchers are seeking this ad enhancement out when making local purchase decisions.

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Kevin Newcomb joined ClickZ in August 2004, covering search marketing and other online marketing topics. He has been reporting on web-based businesses since 2000.

Before the bubble burst, Kevin was a marketing manager for an online computer reseller, handling copywriting, e-mail marketing, search marketing and running the affiliate program.

With a combination of real-world marketing experience and years of business journalism, Kevin brings to ClickZ a unique ability to deliver news and training materials that help online marketers do their jobs better.