Category Archives: Local Search SEO

8 Top Ways You Can Get Traffic Without Google

Even though many small businesses obsess over local search SEO techniques aimed at showing up in Google search results, a majority of them never rank as high as they would like. Follow these 8 top ways to grasp on how you can still gain local traffic without the help of the search giant: Add Comments to Blogs By visiting fellow bloggers in your niche and reading their blogs, you not only gain new insights but you also get the opportunity to share your comments and expand your network. Get Listed by Content Aggregators A fast way to attract attention from … Continue reading

How to Overcome Multiple Listing Problems in Local SEO

Google penalizes companies for duplicate online listings. Additionally, duplicate listings can confuse and aggravate consumers. Lucky for business owners, they are completely preventable! Let’s have a look at some of the ways that you can prevent problems that may arise from duplicate business listings: Finish what you start Many business owners post a business listing online, become discouraged and post another one, months later, on another local service search venue. If you post a listing, write down where you posted it and manage it regularly. Write down your username and password and make sure you have them handy at all … Continue reading

10 Easy Tips for Effective Mobile SEO

A number of major brands have more than 30 percent of their online search hits coming from mobile devices. This means that effective mobile SEO is more important than ever. As you design mobile content, keep the following 10 tips in mind. 1.    Optimize for short tail queries. Mobile searchers use short tail phrases instead of long tail keywords. Optimize your descriptions and meta titles accordingly. 2.    Adopt a social first, mobile second mentality. Above all else, mobile users want to be entertained and connected to family and friends. 3.    Know where the user agent is headed. The user agent … Continue reading

Online Business Directories: A Good Source of Free Advertising?

When it comes to using local business advertising, online business directories provide an excellent source of free advertising. As you have probably noticed, there is an increase in local searches. Today major search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing are initiating and accelerating this trend by providing specific pages featuring only local search results placed above the organic listings. In addition, search engines also have an algorithm exclusively for local results. All this spells opportunity for a business to get a continual stream of free traffic. How To Set Up Local Search Engine Optimization The best way to get started … Continue reading

5 Do It Yourself Local SEO Tips

Content is King With recent Google updates, writing and posting dynamic content by your business is one of the most important things you can do. Dynamic content means that the search engine is always coming back to your website. The more that the search engines spider crawls your website, the higher that your website will be in search engine results. Also, new content means that you are always up to date when it comes to the latest news in your industry. This means that you can submit your content for inclusion on news websites and syndication on industry related websites. … Continue reading