What is local SEO and why do you need it?
Local SEO is becoming one of the essential components of every business and brand that wants long-term success across search engines
Local SEO is focused on providing results that are relevant to a searcher based on their current location. If you search for ‘best restaurant in Richmond Hill’ on your desktop right now, Google would provide you with results that are nearest to you.
Over 45% of mobile queries have local intent. Two in three people take direct action as a result and one in three people went on to make a purchase. Google has also recently indicated that one in three mobile queries is now ‘local’ and 87% of people use their phone when on the go. Google also found that 95% of mobile users look up local information on their phones and the primary functions are calling or visiting a business.
In order for local businesses serve users, locally based results will become more and more prevalent.
The Bedrock of Online Visibility: Why Technical SEO Matters
Google Places for Business
We will setup your Google Places for Business page and make sure your contact information, opening hours, address and contact details are complete
We will link your Google Places page to a Google+ Local page. Google Local results dominate so much that you have to scroll a long way down to find any others. If customers search directly through maps, the Local listings are even more dominant.
When creating a Google+ Local page ensure we do the following:
1. Optimize the information copy about the business by referencing keywords
2. Make sure that you associate your listing with the right category
3. Schema markup
4. Adding your address in a consistent format with wherever else you’ve mentioned it.
5. Creating a listing for each of your physical locations
6- Designing an SEO mobile friendly website
Ready to conquer the search engine maze and claim your rightful place at the top of Google?
Ask for a free SEO consultation!