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Content Marketing for Local Business: Blogging Done Right

Is your local business website full of content that doesn't rank? Use this strategy to develop blog content that draws customers and ranks highly in searches.

Optimize Landing Pages For Local

Geographical convenience is a top factor for how customers choose a local business. Optimize your landing pages to help you rank locally.

Why GMB Websites Make Great Local Business Citations

Google My Business websites can be valuable citations for local businesses even with their own websites. Here's what you need to know.

How to Ask for Local Business Reviews

To stand out in a competitive market, local businesses need solid review profiles. Here's how to ask for reviews to improve your online reputation.

Do Keywords in Reviews Help SEO?

Getting reviews on Google that include keywords will help your business rank better in searches. This tip can promote keyword usage in customer reviews.

Why You Don’t Want a Perfect Google Review Score

Studies show you actually don’t want a perfect 5.0 review score. Learn why and how a few bad reviews can even help your local business if you respond the right way.

Get More Reviews With a Direct Review Link

Your local business will get far more reviews on Google if you offer a direct link to your review widget. Here's a killer tip on how to do it.
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How a Local Business Should Respond to Negative Reviews

It’s inevitable … you will get negative online business reviews. How you handle these negative reviews is critical. Get it wrong and...

How to Check Competitors’ Google My Business Categories

If your competitors are out-ranking you in local searches, you might want to see what Google My Business categories they're using. Here's how to do it.

Local Link Building Tactics to Get More Customers

Inbound links to local business websites drive visibility and get customers. Learn how local links differ from traditional and practical tactics to build them.
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