Why is SEO for local businesses so important?
Where do you turn when you want information? The internet! No more wondering who that guy is that played in every movie you ever saw or how to make a great whipped coffee. We just ask the search engine and get our answers. But when we need more specific, more immediate, and more local information, where do we go? Same answer: online.Read >
At this point, it is the rare business that does not see the value of optimizing their online presence in order to rank more effectively in the search results pages. There are an estimated 5.6 billion Google searches each day - or an astonishing 63,000 per second.Read >
What do you do when you want to find a reliable mechanic to fix your vehicle? A restaurant when you’re craving sushi? A nearby store to grab a pair of hiking boots so you can hit the trails while on vacation - or, to back up a step, comfortable accommodations for that vacation? What if you just need to find a grocery store, gas station, or pharmacy? You go online.Read >
When you need an answer, where do you turn? Well… Google! It’s hard to imagine what we did before we could enter “Who was that guy who played in [fill in the blank]?” or ask Siri, “Where’s the best sushi around here?” An internet search probably brought you here to this article. Did you query “how to do local SEO?” or a similar term?Read >
When you strategically grow your online presence and aim to increase your organic traffic, you know SEO offers an invaluable set of tools. You also know that it’s a marathon, not a sprint. Every expert will give you the same piece of advice: plan, implement, be patient. It does take time to see the results you want. But that does not mean that there aren’t quick SEO solutions at your disposal. What can you do today - now - to move towards your goals?Read >
The digital landscape is constantly changing, and today's businesses need to be nimble enough to keep up with the latest online trends in order to stay ahead of the curve. One such trend involves optimizing a company's website not only for major search engines like Google and Bing but also taking advantage of local search engine optimization (or local SEO) to make sure their websites appear at the top of local results pages. A local SEO audit can help you decide whether your site needs changes before your competition does.Read >
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Whatever the specific phrase or query, 97% of consumers turn to search engines for help finding answers. We search for everything from plumbers, hairstylists, and restaurants to dentists, physicians, and lawyers. Some 46% of all searches have local intent. In other words, folks are looking for information, for answers, that are close by.Read >
Out of the billions of searches conducted each day, 46% have “local intent.” This means that hungry folks are looking for great food near them. Stranded people are looking for vehicles or rides immediately. Active athletes are looking for shoes and gear so they can hit the trails, fields, or courts now.Read >
When was the last time you looked for a restaurant near you? What about a nearby shop that had exactly what you needed at the time? If you’re like most people, you have probably made a “near me” search in the last twenty-four hours. These days, nearly 46% of all Google searches are looking for local information, and the ability to appear in those results may pay off for your business. Statistics suggest that 88% of consumers who perform a local search on their smartphone actually visit that location within 24 hours. The key to ensuring your business appears in those results is local SEO.Read >
Car dealerships have long understood that a high-quality website is integral to the business today. Not as many realize just how important local SEO is for their business, though. What is it, and how can it help your car dealership’s SEO plan as a whole? Take a look.Read >