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Local SEO Cheat Sheet

5 Steps To Expand & Improve
Your Internet Presence

This is how you get customers to find your business online !

What To Do ?

Make your business be listed at the top of websites and mobile apps.

Why Do It ?

When local businesses are found online, it drives buying decisions for both on and offline purchases.


be-found-onlineClaim your business profile pages on popular sites, directories, and review sites. Make sure your business is listed accurately on the Internet. These listings also create backlinks or Name-Address-Phone (NAP) listings for you. Start with these:

1. Google
2. Bing
3. Yahoo!
4. Yelp
5. Facebook
6. Angie's List
7. LinkedIn
9. Whitepages
10. Yellowbook
11. CitySearch
12. MapQuest

14. Foursquare
15. CitySlick
16. TripAdvisor
17. Dex Media
18. TeleAtlas
19. CityVoter
20. Manta
21. UsCity
22. InfoUSA
23. Infignos
24. Get Fave
25. Yellowee
26. Yellowbot
27. Map Creator
28. Hotfrog
29. Thumbtack
30. EZ Local
31. CitySquares
32. Brownbook
33. Judy's Book
34. Magic Yellow
35. InsiderPages
36. Home Advisor
37. Better Business Bureau
38. Discover Our Town
41. ShowMeLocal
43. My Huckleberry
44. Local Site Submit
47. Merchant Circle


When creating your profiles, be sure to use specific keywords that your customers would use, relevant content, good client testimonials, and select proper categories to ensure customers find your business.


user-reviewsGet more reviews and ratings. This builds up your online reputation. Ask your existing happy customers to write an online review. Use these review sites to start with:

1. Google
2. Yelp
3. Yahoo!

4. Trust Pilot
5. FaceBook
6. TripAdvisor
7. Glass Door
8. TestFreaks
9. G2 Crowd


Use good quality images. “An image is worth a 1,000 words.” Make sure the image doesn’t say 1,000 bad words about your business. Your cell phone has a great camera on it, so please use it! The site below explains step by step on the best way to use your camera phone. Visit the Pixelz site.


Tips to ensure success as you work on your Local SEO strategy:

  • Spend enough time on your business profile content so it’s done right.
  • Do not create poor content, such as bad descriptions, messaging, or calls to action. If your content lacks value, customers will not engage your business.
  • Track, monitor, and update your listings. It’s not a “set it and forget it” strategy. Performance reporting and monitoring reviews is required to succeed.
These 5 steps will improve your company’s Local SEO strategy. Once completed, your business will be attracting more customers!

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