Ways to Increase Your Local Search Engine Ranking

5 Ways to Increase Your Local Search Engine Ranking

For those businesses that operate in a physical space, such as an actual store or facility, you’re going to want to pay attention. Given the rise in smartphone usage, and the fact that anywhere between 20%-50% (depending on the device being used) of searches across the major search engines have local intent, you just can’t ignore the importance of online marketing to help increase your store’s visibility and foot traffic.

1) Audit Your Current Listings: Make sure your Name, Address and Phone are consistent.

2) Claim & Verify Your Local ListingsRanking

3) Optimize Your Site

4) Obtain Citations & Co-Citations

5) Reviews, Reviews & More Reviews

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Want to go further and improve your website’s Google ranking with Search Engine Optimization?

1) Ignore spam & websites that may offer to submit your website to hundreds of  different search engines, this will only HURT your ranking.

2) Use keyword phrases and how often you should use them

3) Social Networking

4) Good Design is Popular Design

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