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Local seo

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by kc1oo1, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. kc1oo1

    kc1oo1 Junior Member

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    I started cell phone repair biz in my town with little compention here locally, what are best practices for ranking high in seo locally?
     
  2. mohitjmehta

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    create site,build links
    create page,build links
     
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    no4h~ Regular Member

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    lol. that's typically how it goes.

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    Like Moh said, start with building the website. From there, make sure all of your on-site SEO is as optimized as can be... and then begin building backlinks to your landing page to flow some PR.

    Be sure to setup a Places page for the company. This will help Google in localizing the keywords. (And Yahoo, and Bing as well if you're looking to rank on their engines.)
     
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    You will want to include geographies in your title tags if you want to really localize your site. Make sure you have a Place Page set up with a physical address.

    Although they aren't supposed to carry much weight I still would recommend using a geo footer at the bottom of your website.
     
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    kc1oo1 Junior Member

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    What do you mean by "geographies" in title tags??
     
  6. kc1oo1

    kc1oo1 Junior Member

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    Ok thanks guys, let me know if you all got anything else
     
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    kc1oo1 Junior Member

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    as far as building pages to link back to my main site i know you want to use key words in your domain, instead of paying for these domains could i use a free service like wix and just add my keys to it such w w w . wix . com/cellphonerepair? or would making web2.0 sites be better?
     
  8. Sharon Martin

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    - Get yourself listed in Google maps
    - Set your geotarget location in Google webmaster tools
    - Get listed on local directories
    - Get listed on local classified websites
    - Get citations
     
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  9. kc1oo1

    kc1oo1 Junior Member

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    what do you mean by citations? sorry if a dumb ? always learning
     
  10. miguel_costa

    miguel_costa Newbie

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    Don't forget social media :)
    Create a page on facebook and ask all your friends from your area to "like" it and ask them to suggest it to other friends .
    This way will have a new marketing channel to your costumers :) and a quality inbound link.

    try to use the name of your town on the url, or create a new url : cell-repairs-YOURTOWN. [country domain]

    You can also create a good content / article about repairing cells and send it to your local newspaper site (good source for quality inbound links and customers :) )
     
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    Dj Co2 Elite Member

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    You seriously need to outsource your SEO!
     
  12. kc1oo1

    kc1oo1 Junior Member

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    ha probably good suggestion but not in budget as of now
     
  13. Sharon Martin

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    Citation is When other people review your product or service on other websites or getting listed on other classified websites.

    Which means, Google needs proof about the existence of your business listing from more than one source.