Local SEO Services
If you want to rank highly in the local search rankings, get more results from your website, and have an integrated online marketing approach, then you can benefit from local SEO Services. Local SEO shares many of the traits of traditional SEO strategies such as the value of content, links, title and meta tags, and website performance, but there are important components unique to local search.
Taking Up More Search Real Estate
The great thing about local SEO is there are more ways to take up page one of Google for keyword phrases relevant for your business. For example, you could have a local pack map listing, a natural search/organic listing, and if you’re business is active on Google+, your posts can show up in Google with brand searches.
Of course, you can also run a PPC campaign to capture even more valuable real estate for targeted keyword phrases.
Claim Your Google My Business Page
Creating a local business page on Google My Business is very important as it puts your business information on Google search, Google maps, and Google+ so more customers can find you.
After your page is verified, your listing will be active on Google search and Google+ and users can view information about your business such as your address, phone number, hours of operation, and view the customer reviews and the photos that have been uploaded for your business.
Users can also leave reviews for your business on the local page. Online reviews helps build trust and can be visible in Google search. Gaining more customer reviews is one of the most cost-effective, trusted forms of online marketing.
In local SEO and marketing as a whole, it’s important to have consistent business information. It’s best to have your name, address, and phone number to be current and correct across the Web, In addition to the Google My Business, businesses should have listings/profiles on Yelp, Facebook, and other directories.
If your business has moved and your listings aren’t consistent on the Web, take the time to edit citations and clean up your business information. Also be sure to claim the category for your business type. Call Ascent for local SEO services today!