4 Steps to Maximize Local Search Success

Jon Schepke, column writer for SearchEngineWatch.com, a website on all things Internet marketing and search engine related, informs us with four simple steps to maximize local search success for your company. According to new research, “Four out of five consumers say they want search ads to be customized to their city, ZIP code, or immediate surroundings.” Furthermore, four out of five consumers conduct local searches on search engines.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Defined

Search engine optimization, or SEO, is an Internet marketing term that is tossed around daily in conversations with clients. In most cases, clients have some idea of what SEO is and what stands for. However, in some cases, it seems like business owners and marketers merely know that it is important for online success, but do not really understand what it is

Getting Started with Local Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Why is local SEO important? Let’s start by defining what local SEO is exactly. Local search engine optimization (SEO) is a specialized kind of online marketing that increases visibility for businesses interested in ranking for geographically-related keywords. In other words, when a customer types in your business type (product or service) and your local area (city, state, or zip code) you want your business listing and website to pop up as high as possible in the search results.