REPRESENTATIVES from local businesses heard more about how the publishers of the Echo can help them to improve their digital reach.

Vincent Boni, MD of Newsquest Hampshire and sales director Laura Bielinski hosted an event at the Echo's office in Redbridge to talk about LocaliQ.

The new LOCALiQ represent the company’s full range of marketing and advertising solutions from print and digital advertising to fully bespoke digital marketing campaigns, SEO services, lead engagement and website build.

"Many people know us for our news brands but for quite a while we have been much more than that. Digital is the new backbone of the company," said Vincent.

Each month Southern Dail Echo website, alone, receives 13 million page impressions from 1.2 million unique users.

Laura explained that LocaliQ had the tools to help small businesses cut through the "digital noise" which surrounds us all to get noticed.

She used the analogy of a shop: "We can help you build your shop in the right place and make sure all the paths and road lead there."

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