40% of all online searches have local intent. Are you taking advantage of all the ways local search can drive these potential customers to your website?
1) Start with GetListed.org ~ a local dashboard and trade tool that will allow you to see how your business is indexed in four of the most popular local search engines
2) Make sure your business is represented on other local search sites such as Foursquare, Yelp, Superpages, City Search, Insider Pages, etc.
3) Fully complete your company’s information including driving and map information. Be sure this information is consistent across all local search sites to help your SEO
4) If feasible, make it easy for consumers to contact you quickly with a click-to call button or put your phone number in bold.
Taking the time to claim your local listings and making sure your company information is up-to-date, will give you the benefit of driving more traffic to your website and customers to your business.
Katrina Noble, Media DirectorTags: