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Local search is becoming more and more important. Here's some tips. If you want local customers, either on mobile or desktop, to find you have to have a comprehensive search strategy. Google performs more traffic management than your State and Local Government. Vote Google for Governor. Combine artificial intelligence with high quality applications and...you have a powerful combination!

I’ve recently gone self employed and I’m doing freelance advertising for small local businesses on Google and Facebook! And it recycles tech money directly into the local service economy. Contrast that with Google Seattle's neighborhood, where local businesses lose parking to Google but gain practically no business, because Googlers get all their needs met in Google.

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If you’re a start up business you can offer advertising at competitive prices to generate extra coverage for higher ranking; you too can use Google My Business for a home based service business with no products. I love using a range of SEO metrics because it gives us a better indication DA is great, but it’s important to remember google doesn’t use DA. It uses its own algorithm (which is shrouded in secrecy but I can tell you being a valuable site will get you far).

Google Local Services ads dashboard now has the ability to select "highlights" for your business. BBB highlights must be verified by Google. Highlights have been present on profiles already but the ability to control from the dashboard is new.

Google My Business: Claim & Optimize

Google My Business (GMB) is considered a directory - According to an article online "it’s a biggie, so it deserves its own section. It’s very important for local businesses to claim their Google My Business (and Bing Places for Business) page. It’s free and can get you incredible exposure if you’re optimized enough to show up in Google’s local three-pack:

  • To claim your Google My Business page, visit google.com/business. There’s a verification process you’ll need to go through where Google will send a postcard with a PIN to your business’s physical location. (No P.O. boxes allowed.) Then you’ll simply log in and enter the PIN to verify your business.
  • This verification process is necessary because Google wants to confirm that your business is legitimate, and that you are actually the business owner. Please note that according to Google’s terms of service, only the business owner can claim a GMB page. If you’re working with a digital marketing agency on your SEO efforts, you can then grant them permission to be a manager of your page — that way, you remain in control of your listing if you terminate your relationship with the agency.
  • The next step is to optimize your GMB listing with a solid description, categories, business hours, types of payments accepted and so on. You also want to make sure to upload your logo and photos of your business, products or services. (It’s generally recommended that you upload at least three photos.)
  • Fully populate each and every relevant section so that your listing is complete. If you’re a service business and don’t have a location customers or clients can visit, don’t worry; you can choose to hide your physical address as you’re setting up your Google My Business listing." - (Search Engine Land)
Your website should include information about the products and services you provide, your location, and other relevant keywords, making it possible for small businesses to take advantage of the Google My Business platform, considering the time it will take to get the verification postcard.

I’m sure you’ve heard me say this like a hundred times by now but please please please leave some positive reviews for the businesses on Yelp or Google reviews. It would also help if you mentioned that we were with GeeklyCon. We want the local businesses to like use for Local SEO Testing - Key Steps To Improve Your Business Local SEO. Test One Keyword to see how it ranks in mobile SERPs, as if you were standing at up to 100 different addresses at a time! No other tool does this!

Boost-ability has 6 helpful tips that you can use to improve your business' local SEO strategy! I’ve recently gone self employed and I’m doing freelance advertising for small local businesses on Google and Facebook! Yext integrates local business listings directly into Amazon Alexa. If you’re a start up business I can offer advertising at competitive prices to generate you that extra coverage, message for more info.

I’m beginning to focus more on education. Hopefully one day I’ll be able to work for Google in Copenhagen as a Business Intern. Or as the Head of marketing in the Northern Europe. Google is likely to treat the European Commission’s fine as the price of doing business. You don’t get a job at Google while sleeping. Work. Hard. Everybody.

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