Welcome to the Ultimate Guide to Local SEO for Small Businesses

Local SEO can be a complicated and confusing aspect of marketing, yet it’s a critical component of any strong marketing plan.

For local businesses trying to attract customers from a specific geographic area, local SEO cannot be overlooked. We put this ultimate guide to local SEO for small businesses together to help demystify the subject and make it easier for you to get started. We’ve tried to offer you as much value as we possibly can for FREE...we hope you enjoy it!

The Ultimate Guide to Local SEO Table of Contents

Google My Business: A Key Component to Local SEO

Google My Business is a foundational component of Local SEO. It’s totally free to set up a GMB page, so you’ve got no excuse to skip this step.

On-Page SEO: How You Optimize You Website For Local SEO

On-page SEO is how you’ll optimize the individual pages on your website to help your search rankings. It’s not as complicated as you might think.


Get the outside eyes and feedback you need to get on the right path with your marketing.

Gain clarity and understanding. You'll leave your GPS call knowing where to focus your marketing efforts right now to get the best return on your investment.

Link Building: How To Get Others To Link Back To Your Website

Backlinks have a significant impact on your search rankings. The more backlinks you have from high-quality websites the higher you will rank in search results.

Online Reviews & Directory/Citations: Where Your Business Is Listed & What People Say Is Critical

Online reviews not only impact your search rankings, they impact potential customers buying decisions. While your directory and citation listings will ensure your company information is consistent across the web.

Advanced Local SEO Tips

Do you want to go the extra mile in your local SEO efforts? The articles below will help you take things to the next level.

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