Local SEO and Internet Marketing – A How to Guide

All the traffic coming to your website is through the search engines; therefore your job as a site owner is to prove to the search engines that your site is valuable and capable of ranking in the first page of the search engines. If you are successful in achieving this then you can increase the traffic to your website and hold a good online business. This is all what search engine optimisation (SEO) deals with.

The recent trend in SEO at present is going local which means that the search results are displayed for the local area; many search engines such as Google and yahoo have already initiated the local search listing. Internet marketing is a technique which helps you to attract a huge crowd towards your website and also enhances the branding of your company.  Here are a few simple SEO and internet marketing tips suggested by the top Online Marketing Agency that will help your business in attracting local customers

  • Focus on Location specific keywords:

Selecting a proper keyword is the most significant factor; select keywords pertaining to your location which will help you in increasing the search results for your business. This is important because if you do not focus on the target audience for any specific keyword and choose an irrelevant keyword then you will definitely lose your customers as they will never reach your website. Selecting a proper keyword not only gets you good traffic but also boosts your performance with the search engine.

 

  • Share updates on local network:

It is very important for your business to have a local network as it will help you in reaching your customers directly. Build up a local network for your business which can provide all the details about your company’s products and services; this will keep the local audience up to date so that and they can choose the product right when it arrives on the site.

 

  • Geographical location:

It is very important to put your physical address on each and every page of your website; this is important as you can gain more local customers only when you re-enforce your geographical location and that is possible only when you put your completed address on your website pages. This will help you in getting many unique visitors to your website and help you in turning these visitors into customers.

 

Kate Ford is Tech writer from the UK. Catch her @thetechlegend on Twitter

 

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About the Author

Michael Cordova is President/CEO of 21st Century Technologies, Inc., a Denver local SEO marketing company that specializes in online marketing for local businesses and SEO web design and has been doing it literally since the beginning of the Internet. 21st websites are built for sales or lead generation and always hit the mark. Founded in 1993, 21st also provides WordPress SEO web design, custom database software development and online technology and branding consulting.

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