At The Search Source we understand how important it is for a local business to be found within the local business listings on Google Maps, Yahoo Local and Bing Maps. Online consumers are searching for products and services using local modifiers and this means you better be found in the maps or your organic listing will get buried by the ever so popular Map listings.
Over the past 12 months Google has made a lot of changes to Places in effort to clean up the mess with local businesses. With all the new changes we now have a new algorithm to follow in order to get the rankings we are after. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is so much more than just making onsite changes and building links to your website. Here at The Search Source we have everything it takes to get your business listed on page one with a dominate presence in the Google maps local listings. We also can help you to avoid the many dangers of Google Places. Call us before you do anything so we can help you monitor and control your local business information.
More and more consumers are turning to ratings and reviews to find the untold story about a local business. With websites like Yelp, City search and Google+ we have the ability to read about a local business without even contacting the business. This can be a good and bad for a business. Have you ever come across a review that was left from a competitor? We have and we know what to do about it. At The Search Source we can remove and hide spam from any website where local businesses are reviewed. After we clean up we target existing customers to encourage positive reviews without bothering anyone. Our goal is to establish your local brand and positive reviews help tremendously! When you work with The Search Source you’re covered all over the web.
No matter where your customers go they will find you, everywhere! A true local resource.
Get you business listed locally on Google Maps, Yahoo Local and Bing Maps!
We engage your customers to encourage feedback all across the web!
Local SEO is another form of SEO. The main difference between the two is citation building and review management. Reviews used to play a major role in ranking a business locally but it is not as impactful today.
In short yes! Since the changes to Google Places we now offer Local SEO and SEO in every SEO campaign we work on. Unless you are trying to rank for a national keyword (no local modifier) Local SEO is a very important piece.
Our primary focus is with Google Places since Places account for over 65% of all local searches. After we gain the ranking we are after for Google Maps we move onto Yahoo Local and Bing Maps.
The first thing any business owner should do is claim their business on Google Maps . We have seen competitors try to edit listings with the incorrect business information. Always claim your business using an email address that matches your website. After this step is completed call us to set up a free consultation.