How To: Local Search Marketing

  • Organic traffic & link building for small businesses

    … and target the commercial search terms that matter to them. There is still a creative element required here, but my goal is to provide a simple strategy that small businesses can use to help build their authority and improve their overall organic search visibility. How important are links in 2017? In the most recent Search Engine Ranking Factors…

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  • How to nail a local SEO pitch

    … Local SEOs just get it. We understand that a company needs to be present when a customer digitally seeks its services. We get that businesses are virtually handing over potential revenue to competitors that invest more heavily than they do in local SEO. We recognize all of this wholeheartedly and put our blood, sweat and tears into helping…

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  • Digital assistants, conversational search and the future of local

    … it will with general search. If anything, digital assistants are far more likely to drive local sales, especially considering how effective chatbots have been at doing the same thing. But there’s a catch. You must rank high enough in local search to be selected by the digital assistant. While the competition for the top organic local spots will be fierce…

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  • How to manage local listings for enterprise brands

    … created out there in the local search ecosystem to your source of truth and make adjustments accordingly. Automation My final word is on the importance of automating the local listings process (Disclaimer: I work for a local marketing automation company). While brands with only a few locations can get away with manually running the location data…

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  • Local SEO For WordPress Websites

    … Practices While your website should represent the center of your digital marketing universe, it is not the end-all-be-all to your Local SEO campaign. In fact, there are at least three other key areas that are essential to succeeding in the local search results. You must take care of citations, reviews and reputation and build links that help build your…

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  • How To Localize Google Search Results

    In late November 2015, Google removed the location search filter from the (shrinking) list of search tools available to refine queries. As search results have become increasingly localized, this significantly limits consumers’ ability to see results for any other location than their own. Whether you’re a search pro who needs to see clients’ search results as returned within ...

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  • Moving Your Office Without Losing Rankings: The Local Business Owner’s Guide

    … forum (Top Contributor), the Local Search Forum (Top Contributor), and the Local University Forum (Moderator). She also a contributor to the Moz Local Search Ranking Factors survey. Joy currently works as a product consultant at Imprezzio Marketing in Toronto. She also loves to blog on her own time about things pertaining to Local SEO. (Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)…

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  • Close More Clients With A Quick Local Site Audit

    … with Local Optimization. Some opinions expressed in this article may be those of a guest author and not necessarily Search Engine Land. Staff authors are listed here. DON’T MISS OUT! The agenda for Search Engine Land’s SMX West search marketing show is now up. Search marketing is the biggest area of digital marketing. You can’t afford to get it wrong…

    Greg Gifford/ Search Engine Landin SEO Twitter- 15 readers -