Local SEO

Google My Business, Local SEO

Everything You Need to Know About Google My Business Posts

Google Posts for local businesses arrived on the scene in early 2016. They were initially dubbed as "Business Cards" and in their testing phase they did…

Local SEO, On-Page SEO

How to Rank in Cities Where you Don’t Have an Address

  Last Updated: October 18, 2018 (Originally Published - June 28, 2017) As a local business or service area business it is very common to want…

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Citations, Local SEO

Understanding the 2017 U.S. Local Search Ecosystem

Foreword "When I developed the first Local Search Ecosystem graphic, I had little idea how widely shared and used it would become. We all know how…

Local SEO

Proximity to Searcher is Still the #1 Local Search Ranking Factor

Dan Leibson recently published a post titled “The TriModal Local Ranking Algo in One Screenshot”. In the post, he uses a screenshot which he believes illustrates…

Local SEO

Is Google Going to Remove the 3-Packs? What You Need to Know about Home Service Ads (HSAs)

*The following is an excerpt from the Expert’s Guide to Local SEO: Google started testing Home Service ads back in 2015 and this originally scared the…

Citations, Google My Business, Links, Local SEO, On-Page SEO, Reviews

Sneak Peek at 2017 Local Search Ranking Factors Results

I just gave my keynote presentation at Mozcon Local with my analysis and take-aways from the 2017 Local Search Ranking Factors. You can check out my…
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