Hi everybody, I would like to ask about some questions regarding ranking a highly competitive local site. I focus more in organic ranking currently. 1) To rank a local site, it requires the following below right? ·On Site SEO ·Citations ·Web 2.0 and Parasite/Authority Backlinks ·PBNs Any others that I could use? 2) Because my competitors are taking the Global SEO approach in ranking their local sites such as PBN, tiered link building strategies, press release, contextual links, forum profiles, pdf sharing sites, etc. Should I get the same type backlinks as them? Or stick to the methods mentioned in QN 1? 3) Can I or should I rank my local site solely using only PBN & local citations?(Without the global seo approach mentioned in QN 2) Because I think that 1 of my competitors is ranking solely using only PBN & local citations… The rest are taking global seo approach + PBN. 4) After I start off with my facebook & twitter for off-site & local citations. What is the next "off-site" I should be building? PBN? Guest posts? Press release? Etc.? 5) Any other tips / information for ranking my site? FYI, most of my competitors are hiring local seo company to do seo for them. Not sure if I am capable in outranking them myself... That's why I came here to ask for the experts in BHW. Hope to learn from the experts here! Appreciate your help guys!