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The Pros on Fox47: Local SEO for Small Business

How To Get Your Local Business On Google Without Advertising...Quickly

Most small businesses earn the majority of their business locally and through word of mouth. Chief Web Pro, Jesse Flores, discusses how optimizing your presence for local search is the best way to have more local customers find you, review you, and refer you. This 6 step plan shows you how to do just that.

The Idea in Brief

Most companies that do business locally would benefit from a local-first search strategy. To get started, own your Google Business profile, get reviews, and make yourself available in local listings. Then, optimize your website, your blog, and share your content with partners and customers.

Step 1

Claim Your Google Profile

Google profiles & locations show up above organic results. Make sure you claim your space.

Step 4

Optimize Your Website

Optimize your website for keywords, speed, and conversions. Well-performing sites rank better.

Step 2

Earn Google Reviews

Google Reviews help with ranking and feature prominently because people trust them.

Step 5

Blog Consistently

Crafting good blog content 2-4 times a month shows Google you're helpful to local customers.

Step 3

Local Citations + NAP

List your website in local directories, ensuring your Name, Address, and Phone number are consistent.

Step 6

The Other Stuff

Network with local partners. Share your content. Be active in the community and watch traffic grow.

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