Get Found With Local SEO.
If a majority of your business is within a 40 mile radius then you need Local SEO to grow your business. You can do this by making sure your business gets found online by people searching for it locally. This includes searches with geo qualifiers like city, state, zip code and ‘near me’ searches, where Google picks up the geo-location of the person and provides search results from that area.
According to a study done by Forbes, 95% of smartphone users have used their device to perform local searches, out of which 61% called the business and 59% visited. And SearchEngineWatch found that 70% of mobile users click to call a business directly from Google search results using their mobile phones.
Additionally, local SEO can help your business appear in Google’s local 3-pack, which is one of the most coveted spots when it comes to search engine results.
According to a Moz study, 44% of people who performed a local search clicked on a local 3-pack listing, while only 8% chose to load “more local results”. This goes to show that most people who search for local listings find what they are looking for, within the local 3-pack options provided.
Hence getting that spot in the search results could drive a huge amount of traffic and potential revenue your way, and local SEO can help take your business there.
Now that you know how local SEO can help your business, you can better manage its online presence, and build up your client base. Call me to help boost your local SEO for your site and over your competitors.