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Service Location & SEO

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jam2187, May 19, 2011.

  1. jam2187

    jam2187 Newbie

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    I'm building a couple websites right now for local contractors, and I've seen on a few other contractor's sites where multiple cities are listed with every one of their zipcodes on the bottom of every single page. I've prepared a similar table for my sites with cities and zip codes and I'm wondering if the Google gods will penalize me for either putting that content in the footer or toward the bottom of the page?

    Thanks in advance,
    Josh
     
  2. TheRealRazzy

    TheRealRazzy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I don't understand exactly what you mean.

    You're worried that the site will be penalized for having an address, phone number, etc?
     
  3. jam2187

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    I have something similar to this in the footer of each page. I'm worried the site may get flagged. Thanks for the reply!

    Communities We Serve

    Birmingham MI 48009 48012 ? Bloomfield Hills MI 48301 48302 48303 48304 ? Canton MI 48187 48188 ? Dearborn Heights MI 48125 48127 ? Farmington Hills MI 48331 48332 48333 48334 48335 48336 ? Franklin MI 48025 ? Garden City MI 48135 48136 ? Hamburg MI 48139 ? Livonia MI 48150 48151 48152 48153 48154 ? Northville MI 48167 48168 ? Novi Michigan 48374 48375 48376 48377 ? Plymouth Township MI 48170 ? Redford MI 48239 48240 ? Salem MI 48175 ? Southfield MI 48033 48034 48037 48075 48076 48086 ? Wayne MI 48184 ? West Bloomfield MI 48322 48323 48324 48325 ? Westland MI 48186
     
  4. TheRealRazzy

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    This might be seen as keyword stuffing.

    Your best best is to make a sub page saying something like "Communities We Serve" and then list all of those in alphabetical order.

    And be sure to name the sub page something like yoursite.com/communities_we_serve.html
     
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    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Or if you can get the content, build out the site with unique articles.
     
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