Local SEO: Do’s and Don’t in 2016 – Infographic

Are you a local business owner with a website?

Do you provide a service to the local area like real estate agency, plumbing, electrician, locksmith, accountant and lawyer?

Are you looking to get more leads and customers through Google and other search engines link Bing?

Are your local Search Engine Optimization (SEO) efforts well below your expectations or the organic traffic you wanted to achieve well below what your competitors are getting?

If the answers to the above questions are an astounding “YES” then we have got you covered with a local SEO Optimization infographic created by AgencyPlatform.com that covers on-site tips, Google+ local page improvement, citations, reviews and local links.


An Infographic from the team at: AgencyPlatform.com


Your quick wins in regards to local SEO can come from citations. Find your website mentions online and make sure the listings are correct and consistent. Work on getting good customer reviews in the long run. If you can remember a recent customer who complimented your service, ask for an online review. Make sure your NAP – Name, Address and Phone listings are accurate and consistent across the web.

As a long term plan create local content that serves the local market and the target audience. Try and look for local links. Links don’t come naturally if you are not creating amazing, pillar content. Link building to a certain extent is a pro-active measure and if you need help hire someone. Pay more attention to your social media profile and do not just share links to your products or services. Provide links to quality content from authoritative channels. In short take care of the local area without being too self-serving.

Local rankings can be a bit of a challenge but with this infographic, you can get the ‘house in order’ and get the basics covered. Good luck optimizing your local SEO efforts.