Back in August, Google introduced a new feature called Questions & Answers, or Q&A, in Google Maps. This feature allows you and other people to ask and answer questions about your business. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of this feature.
For local businesses, having a strong presence in the local search results is fundamental to those all-important conversions. And when users are searching for a local term, they are far more likely to be looking for a service or product. Hence why the conversions on local search tend to be higher, and why you need to ensure that your local search engine marketing is up to scratch.
According to the 2017 Local Search Ranking Factors, inbound links are the most important ranking signal. At Brighton SEO last Friday, master of local SEO Greg Grifford shared some “righteous” tips for a kickass link-building strategy.
Brands with many distributor locations across the country use dealer locator tools to provide consumers information on how to find their products at local stores. But more often than not, they are missing the necessary local SEO optimizations to make them appear prominently on the SERPs. Here are a few simple ways to optimize your dealer locator for local search.
When it comes to voice search, featured snippets are key. If a searcher is using voice search and expecting a verbal reply, they will not be presented with a choice of results – and where a featured snippet is present, this will be the result read out. So how can you optimize your featured snippets for voice search?
Local businesses have lots of great opportunities to use digital channels to their advantage. Here are a few actionable ways to promote your local business online apart from the most important (and the most obvious) one: Getting verified on Google Maps!