Local SEO


It’s no secret that more and more people are now using Google Maps. From finding walking directions to driving assistance to finding a new place to dine in, Google Maps is arguably the most important app provided by Google at the moment. If you are a brick-and-mortar business, or a business serving a local niche, not optimizing your listing on Google Maps is, put simply, missing out on a huge chunk of market, but yet many marketers are neglecting Google Maps marketing for one reason or another. In this guide, we will......

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For many small businesses, one of the biggest struggles is getting more prospects and customers, especially during the early stages of the business. Local SEO can be an effective solution for that problem: by ranking high on Google Maps, we can get more traffic, prospects, and ultimately, visitors. Yet, how can we effectively implement it? In this guide, we will learn how, from registering your Google Maps listing to optimizing your listing. First, however, let us begin by discussing the concept of local SEO.   What is Local SEO? Local SEO, in......

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More and more people are relying on Google Maps result when they want to decide on a local business or a purchase. This can be through “near me” search queries from their mobile phones or even through the help of a voice assistant. So, if we can rank on the top spots of Google Map results according to our location, we can significantly boost our revenue. Google Maps results are based on Google My Business listings, and on this guide, we will learn all the ins and outs of optimizing our Google......

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Why Small Businesses Need Local SEO? To answer this question, first we will need to define the term “SEO” and “local SEO” respectively, understanding their similarities, differences, and different benefits. First, SEO—or Search Engine Optimization—, in a nutshell, is optimizing your site to rank higher on Google’s (and other search engines’) result page for specific keywords. For example, if your business is a pizza restaurant, if you can rank for the “best pizza” New York, it will bring several key benefits including but not limited to: You can attract those who are......

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One of the biggest changes in the local search environment is when Google started including Google Maps results for local-related keywords. Nowadays, when more and more people are using “near me” queries on their mobile devices, ranking on the top spots of Google Maps is a valuable source of traffic—and revenue— for any businesses targeting the local audience. Google Maps results are based on Google My Business listings. So, one of the main considerations in improving your Google Maps ranking is by optimizing your Google My Business listing. Here, we will learn......

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