When you’re looking for a local business that’ll fix your favorite pair of shoes, sell you the book your friend recommended, or bake a spaceship-themed cake for your kid’s birthday -- how do you find it?

You pull up your favorite search engine for a little online research, of course.

Your customers are no different. When they’re looking for a product or service similar to what your local business sells, they’re going online to find it.New Call-to-action

Did you know that 50% of consumers who do a local search on their smartphone visit a store within a day? Same with 34% of consumers who searched on a computer or tablet.

A strong local SEO strategy is key to driving more people to your store, whether you have one storefront or five hundred. Check out the infographic below from GO-Globe to learn about SEO statistics and trends. (And to learn which parts of your site to optimize for local searches, check out this post.) 

Improve your website with effective technical SEO. Start by conducting this  audit.  

 

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Improve your website with effective technical SEO. Start by conducting this  audit.  

Originally published Nov 8, 2016 6:00:00 AM, updated November 20 2018

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Local SEO