It is vitally important for every local business to be found in the maps and organic search results. The internet has become the most common way for consumers to find local products and services. The phone book and other print directories have become almost obsolete. As a matter of fact since Google launched its local Maps program in 2004 the Yellow Pages has seen a steep decline in demand while Google Maps has continued to skyrocket in popularity.
A large majority of consumers utilize the internet to find local products and services. The big questions; Is your business positioned to be found when and where consumers are looking for you? There are four key elements to a strong local marketing strategy.
As we know yellow pages phone directories are a thing of the past but online directories is a whole different story. If your business isn’t listed in the online directories your missing out on a whole lot of traffic and potential sales.
The benefits of Local Directories:
As you can see local directory listing play a major role in driving more traffic to your website. The challenge most busineses face is that they don’t know where to find all of these directory sites. We all know about the major ones like Yelp, Manta and SuperPages but did you know there are hundreds of online directories? The second challenge most small businesses face is finding the time to go out and create a listing on hundreds of sites.
This is where Social Climb comes in. We help businesses get listed in hundreds of directories and make sure that each and every listing is accurate and optimized so that it will boost your websites rankings in the local maps.
Our technical audit assesses your websites onpage and offpage structure against strategic goals and competitors sites
Our directory report provides details on listing, listing quality and best places to add your local business
Being found online works best when your business is found for the right keywords – high traffic & high purchase intent
Content is the lifeblood of the internet. Having high quality, interesting content drives traffic and sales
Let’s face it, we live in a social world. The search engines look at social engagement for higher rankings
There is an art and science to properly linking between pages on your website for easy navigation and high rankings
A diverse local marketing strategy may include paid advertising. Properly optimized ads improve ROI
Directory listings can become the trojan horse your competiton didn’t see coming but only if they are done correctly
Affordable SEO for local businesses is priced so that you make a return on your investment with just a couple of sales each month.
At Social Climb we make local marketing affordable. Competing online is a new way of marketing and too many local businesses are missing out. We have been involved in local SEO services since it’s beginning. We have witnessed all the changes and stay up with the changes on the horizon. This gives us an advantage over other local SEO companies that make adjustments in the aftermath. By using premium technologies, SEO tools and smart marketing tactics, we are able to deliver results where other SEO agencys have failed.
We know that being found on page one is only effective if you are found for the right keywords – We call these buyer keywords. Keywords that consumers type when they are ready to buy like “best carpet cleaner in Chicago” or “same day plumbing service”. Whether your a contractor, attorney, medical professional or small local business, local SEO can help your business be found online.
SEO isn’t just about being on page one. It’s about more leads and more sales for your local business. When you make more sales every single month SEO becomes affordable for everyone. Contact us to learn more about our affordable local SEO packages for small business.