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SEO for local business

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by appliedscience, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. appliedscience

    appliedscience Regular Member

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    I'm working with a local business with their SEO. Most keyword aren't really competitive, but a few will need a good amount of SEO implemented to get solid rankings.

    I'm wondering what the best approach to SEO will be while keeping everything professional? I don't want to use a auto-blog commenting service as this really isn't professional for the local business I am working with, and if they ever see comments associated with their business that represents them in a way that is less than optimal my services may no longer be wanted.

    I know using scrapebox and other tools to blast out a bunch of backlinks works well - and helps fast-track SEO. But what are some of the most effective SEO methods to implements that also allow me to ensure quality articles and any associations with the local business remain professional?

    Any help is appreciated.
     
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    dannyhw Senior Member

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    Leverage any relationships your client has in their industry to see who will link to you. Develop content and submit to industry associations if you can. Stuff like that.

    Also check your main keywords to see if local results come up. Hopefully they do.
     
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    Outsource manually made contextual backlinks, pass the cost on to your client.
     
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    Yep for local I would make sure they are listed in yelp, city search, yahoo local, facebook fan page, twitter and so on.

    With these links plus a lot more like it you should be on your way.
     
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    Press Releases, directories, local citations, AMR, and article to video, then submit to
    pixelpipes. Oh yea, and rss feeds.
     
  7. appliedscience

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    Thanks for all the feedback, I hadn't considered a lot of the local backlinks I could get from Yahoo local, etc.

    I'm really liking article marketing (because I can ensure a quality article is distributed), but when it comes to generating backlinks to the article network to enhance the quality of the backlink (to the business website) inside it, what are the best approaches to that, would social bookmark backlinks and RSS feed submissions be enough?