6 Ways to See Local Business Rankings Like Your Customers Do

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Those who run a local business, or provide SEO services for small business owners, now have a competitive edge over national brands, because the latter don’t have physical locations in cities where most of their customers reside. Local businesses can have the icing on the cake by grabbing the coveted real estate on the first page of local SERPs.

According to the Google research study “Understanding Consumers’ Local Search Behavior”, 4 of 5 consumers use search engines to find local information. Moreover, local-based searches lead to more conversions than non-local searches. But there is a flipside for the local market players, which is that there are constant changes and updates of the Google local search patterns.
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Local SEO Basics: How to Pitch Your Business in Local Search

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How many customers can you attract with a sidewalk chalkboard? Are you still trying to get more store foot traffic? Then, you’d better rethink your local business strategy and put more effort into local SEO.

Today, local search plays a huge role in the life of any consumer. As more and more people regularly use smartphones, tablets and handheld gadgets, it has become easy and simple to find the right product or service in physical proximity to the customer. The popularity of local search is gaining momentum. According to Yodle, 82% of US consumers use local businesses. What is more, they use them more than national chains.
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Local SEO Training Course: Be the Only Pebble

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If you run a local business or manage a local SEO agency, then you must have heard about the great movements in local SEO that happened in 2014 and how they dramatically changed the way most SEOs did their local business. With the expansion of smartphone usage, more and more searches have had local intent. That means that being mobile-friendly and having a strong local presence can be paramount.
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3 Ways to Impress Your Local SEO Clients

Local SEO clients easily become loyal, if you find the way to impress them. We know 3 EFFICIENT WAYS to their hearts!

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 1. Optimize Landing Pages for Local Search

Landing page optimization for local search has some special aspects we covered in the Local SEO Guide previously. To summarize I’ll name the most important:

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6 Steps to Help a Multi-Location Business Dominate Local Search

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One of our customers asked a question: “How do I get on Google Places with multiple business locations?”  A simple answer might be: “Yes, sure! All you need to do is to visit Google My Business Locations (formerly Google Places) within your Google+ business account where you can import and verify your business locations list. It will take an hour of your time.” Then you may just sit and wait.
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