Category: #QueenofLocalSEO

The Top Reasons to Love Local Citations

February 2nd, 2023 by

If you’ve been providing listing management services to small businesses for any length of time, you surely understand the power of citations. Citations have been a local ranking factor for many years now, and are an integral part of a wide-ranging SEO strategy. But the fact that citations are ever-present in local SEO also makes it easy to lose focus on their many benefits. Here’s why we love citations at […Read More]

Create a Local SEO Strategy for Your Small Business Clients

January 26th, 2023 by

As all successful agency owners know, a consistent local SEO strategy is vital for increasing search visibility. At Advice Local, we have long promoted the benefits of local listing management software, citation building and other proven SEO methods. But as you are probably aware, SEO takes time – and the more complex the strategy, the less profit an agency typically retains. Today we’re offering an alternative way to create an SEO […Read More]

What Are the Benefits of Local Listing Management Software?

January 19th, 2023 by

Anyone familiar with local SEO and marketing will recognize the importance of local listing management. And you probably also know just how time-consuming that claiming…

Using Map Apps to Help Local Businesses Get Found

January 12th, 2023 by

From the initial research phase to getting directions to the business’ location, consumers are increasingly taking advantage of mapping apps. As a leading provider of GPS business listing services, over the years we’ve seen firsthand the rise in proximity-based searches. And with big brands dominating most general searches, local map searches are a primary area where agencies can deliver massive value to their clients. If you don’t have a GPS […Read More]

5 New Year’s Tips to Help Agencies Have a Profitable Year

January 6th, 2023 by

As 2022 came to an end we looked back at Advice Local’s most popular local search topics of the year. With 2023 officially up and running, we’d like to offer some recommendations on how to ensure a profitable year. From our listing management services to our Enhanced GBP Tool, we always like to give our agency partners an edge over the competition. So with that in mind, here are our […Read More]

The Top 10 Local Search Topics of 2022

December 27th, 2022 by

2022 was another big year for local marketing, with plenty of new updates, insights and strategies to discuss. As always, a lot was happening within the Google ecosystem, but we also saw innovations across the wider local search marketing sphere. Each year at Advice Local we highlight the most popular blog posts and draw attention to some content you may have missed. So, let’s start our roundup of the year […Read More]

The Value of Near Me Search Optimization in 2023

December 8th, 2022 by

In recent years, one of the most common questions in the local marketing space relates to the value of “near me” search optimization. As developers of Enhanced Google Business Profile tools and listing management services, it is something we are deeply engaged with. Do “near me” searches still matter, or has the search landscape evolved beyond the trend? For a closer look at this subject we’ll start by considering what […Read More]

Five Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Citation Builder

December 1st, 2022 by

Last time we were here we shared the Special GBP Edition: Google Business Profile Features You Can’t Get Elsewhere. Today, we’re focusing 100% on business listings and more specifically, the questions to ask when hiring a local citation builder. Hiring a local citation builder is one of the quickest ways to build authority, credibility and trust with search engines. But with numerous listing management services promising to distribute business data […Read More]

Special GBP Edition: Google Business Profile Features You Can’t Get Elsewhere

November 22nd, 2022 by

Last time we were here we talked with you about how to complete a business listing audit. Today we’d like to switch gears and discuss the Google Business Profile. The Value of the Google Business Profile Is Undeniable We talk about the Google Business Profile quite often at Advice Local, and yes, there’s a sound reason for that. With the Google Business Profile (GBP) being one of the most important […Read More]

How to Complete a Business Listing Audit & Why You Need To

November 10th, 2022 by

Last week we discussed how to complete a Google Business Profile audit. Since we’re all about helping local marketers and agencies support their local business and service area business clients’ places in search results, we’re going to discuss how to complete an audit of their business listings distributed around the web. Three Methods for Conducting a Business Listing Audit There are a few ways to conduct a business listing audit. […Read More]