20. Hawk updateHawk update Google tightened its proximity filtering for organic ranking. The filtering radius for a same category business has been reduced from 500 feet to 200 feet. Same category businesses at the same address, however, are still filtered. The more exact restrictions may benefit businesses that previously had a higher ranked competitor just down the street, as both businesses may now be able to show up in local results. (Edited, h/t Mike Blumenthal) … [Read more...] about How Do I Rank Higher in Google Local Search? Our Checklist for Local SEO
Why local seo
To ensure local SEO success in GMB, you need to make sure that the category of your business is correctly set. Guarantee that your relevant keywords are within your GMB business title. Also, provide your business’ website link and check if the link is functional and active. Never forget to put your opening and closing hours and days to help your potential customers know when they can visit your store. Lastly, give your accurate physical address. You need to be careful and detailed on your GMB details. … [Read more...] about 6 Local SEO Factors to Pay Attention to This Year
Local SEO Strategies for Citations A local citation is online mention of the name, address, and phone number of your business. You can get local citations on social media platforms, business directories, websites, or apps. Local citations help a business build prominence and relevance. … [Read more...] about 101 Local SEO Strategies to Boost Local Sales in 2019
How much improvement will there be in the rankings?This varies depending on how competitive a business’s niche is. For some businesses, a citation package may propel them to the top of the search engine’s results. For some of the more competitive niches of business, the results may be less fruitful. For the more competitive niches it’s often recommended for them to use additional link building. This strategy may be combined with more extensive local SEO strategies to achieve better search engine location. … [Read more...] about What Is Citation Building for Local SEO, and Is It Effective?
Regularly update your website A study conducted by Blue Fountain recently has shown that customers would think of a brandless when its website has not been updated. Personally, I’ve seen numerous cases of this in the past when looking for brands and products. Going to a website of a brand that you want to inquire or make a purchase and seeing that products and key information is outdated or missing will surely hurt your traffic. … [Read more...] about Why It’s Important to keep your Business Website updated for Local SEO