Nobody Uses The
Phone Book Anymore
Remember the good ole days when in order to be in front of your competition, all you had to do is name your business “AAA Auto Shop”. Just as long as you had one A more then your competitor, you’d be at the top of the list because the Yellow pages were in alphabetical order.
In order to be competitive in this digital age, you must compete through a well-constructed local SEO strategy that can draw potential customers to your business and not your competitors down on the street. It can be a very time consuming process to try and do on your own and hiring a SEO company could help take a lot of that burden off your hands!
Local SEO Services: What is Local SEO?
Local Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a way to attract more business from a wider audience from relevant local searches. Whether that be from Google My Business or organically through Google’s search results.
For example: There’s an auto repair shop located in San Antonio that wants to provide its customers with services at their specific location but doesn’t wish to service areas in Houston, as it’s too far away and they wouldn’t be able to service their customers anyway.
Do I Need local SEO?
If you’re a local business providing products or services in a specific geographical location, then yes. It would be important for you to implement San Antonio local SEO services. What does all this mean? It means if your customers come to you or you go to your customers , then you are a “local business” and need Local SEO. Local search marketing will help you show up when people search for your services near you.
Lots of people are searching for services “near me” or in a specific geographical area. Google’s search engines are now smart enough to know when somebody is searching a auto shop or doctor, that they will probably want one close by.
How does local seo work?
Before you begin the process of implementing any Local SEO service strategy. It is important to determine who your intended audience is. Take a look at our local search engine optimization process:
- Keyword Research to see what your target audience is actually searching for.
- Google My Business Setup & Optimization
- Optimize your website correctly, so that Google understands what your business is about and the services you provide.
- Building your domains rank in order to target competitive keywords that will drive more traffic to your business’s website.
- Acquiring reviews through google and other third party accounts. Show that your a trusted & credible business.
There's 2 types of SEO
There are multiple ways of integrating local SEO services. The two main types are “White Hat SEO Services” and “Black Hat SEO”. Black hat SEO can get you ranking a lot faster, but comes with a risk of Google penalizing your website and possibly removing it completely. All the hard work and money spent building your online presence would be for nothing!
Good for you I only do “White Hat SEO” techniques and you won’t have to worry about losing your hard earned money. These techniques rely heavily on proper Google My Business Optimization, content creation, link building & directory/citation listings. Most importantly great content with highly targeted keyword usage that attracts search engines with the right information your leads need.
Are Local SEO Services Right For me?
If you want to get found a lot easier in San Antonio by your potential customers and see real growth, then yes definitely! Is it competitive? Yes it is, but the sooner you start the better. As SEO is something that takes time to build. Check out my article, “how long does SEO take to work“.
With the right strategy in place and a properly optimized web design, you can be at the the top of the list as well. Everyone deserves a piece of the pie and I’m going to help you get there!