How To Dominate your Local Market Online
Local businesses are often intimidated by SEOLocal businesses are often intimidated by search engine optimization (SEO) because it feels like a marketing activity that only large companies (with unlimited budgets and staff) dominate. However, SEO is actually an easy marketing activity for local businesses to capitalize on if they can do a few tasks consistently.
Make sure you are categorized as a local business. Before you can start optimizing for search, you need find out how your business presents on search.
If you are an online business but work in an area you aren’t qualified as a local business. However, if you have a storefront or service a particular local area, you are classified as a local business.
Keeping things consistent
Every citation or Online listing of your business should have precice and consistent business information.
It's important to list your NAP (business name, business address and business phone number) very consistently and precisely from listing to listing.