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Citations for a local business with no business address

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by laur.laurix, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. laur.laurix

    laur.laurix Power Member

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    I`m not into local seo but a family member asked me to help him with his local business. He`s an certified electrician that provides services to his customers at their address. He has a business name, phone number but no business address. He basically wants his listing to appear in the right side of g search or in the three pack.

    What I did so far:

    1.) Made a Google My Business Account and verified the business using his home address ( used the option "I deliver goods and services to my customers")

    2.) Made a twitter, facebook and youtube account for the business

    My question is how can I make citatons for this business if it has no business address? Basically I don`t have the A in NAP. Searched this forum, searched G but I found little or no info about this scenario.

    I would love some tips from local seo experts on this forum.

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    laur.laurix Power Member

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    wtf bhw....not even a citation seller could answer this thread?
     
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    Not too sure but I read on bhw someone saying you can list an area he serves instead of an exact address. Hopefully someone else with more insight can comment on this.
     
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    Thank you for your reply.

     
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    use G adwords maybe? targeting location... your family member target customer?
     
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    Adwords is the next step. But for now I want to help him to promote his business free since he doesn't have any money to invest in advertising. I'm still waiting for some tips and tricks from local seo experts. Thanks.

     
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    I got my first p.m from a citation seller.....my thread is picking up.
     
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    Online Directories. Manta, SuperPages, YP, Yellow etc. Research the most popular used in his locale and post his info. Especially good for posting a website and phone #.....Most will allow the actual address to be suppressed. I'm new and don't know if I can receive PM but if so I'll tell you about another possibility.
     
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    thanks for ur reply...if it`s not top secret post "the other possibility" here so other members can benefit like u will benefit from other members knowledge.

    I`m interested in ways to trigger the knowledge panel for certain keywords. Making a wikidata and Wikipedia page seems not enough this days. I`ve seen knowledge panels for medium kw without citations or wiki pages just a GMB page and a Twitter account. So wtf.




     
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    GoogLNemesis Newbie

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    "He has a business name, phone number but no business address. He basically wants his listing to appear in the right side of g search or in the three pack."
    Get a GMB that can be verified with unsuppressed address then G reviews. List in online directories with the exact NAP as the GMB. Link them all with the socials you already created. Build out a simple web landing and contact page, list and link them up with the rest.
    "My question is how can I make citatons for this business if it has no business address? Basically I don`t have the A in NAP. Searched this forum, searched G but I found little or no info about this scenario."
    Not withstanding what was mentioned above, you can suppress the A in some directories. You'll need to research and create a database of the one's that are relevant and that allow suppression. You'll need to stay on top of it and make sure they suppress though.
    I also agree with what was already mentioned by I2on4ld about using A words. A meticulously thought out A words strategy would get better results IMHO.
    Your strategy should ultimately depend on what the outranking competitors are doing and what your capable of doing better.