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Trying to rank for local business

Discussion in 'Local SEO' started by panda23, Jul 10, 2014.

  1. panda23

    panda23 Regular Member

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    I am trying to rank for local business which means I need to rank my site on Google search engine based on my location. I have been using keywords + country and local domain name as well. Any other tips besides this?
     
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    Hire someone to post local citations.. pm we and I will tell you what I am talking about.
     
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    Apricot Administrator Staff Member Moderator

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  4. panda23

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    Do you mean local citations as in post links in websites in my country?
     
  5. SavageX

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    ranking for a country is not local. You need to narrow down to a town or city, make google+ page, google my business etc. plaster consistent contact details everywhere - contact page on website and good directories. Local listings are not as link dependent as normal websites
     
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    Will sape work good for this?
     
  7. panda23

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    Okay, Im trying with a .com domain now but I need it to rank in my country. The keyword for example is weight loss products. Should I add 'weight loss products in country' or just 'weight loss products' but put country name in title and description?
     
  8. Andrew Scherer

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    No, a citation is when the businesses NAP occurs
     
  9. member8200

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    When trying to rank for a local rankings you must first purchase a country specific domain, ph for philippines, in for india, ca for canada

    For the keywords it doesnt matter at all cause google will automatically know that you are targeting local KW based on your extension and also whatever keywords you put in the article you must satisfy your readers with it, So what I can suggest is write normally, like talk to your clients and not google, then they will find you automatically when traffic is flowing to your site
     
  10. NotDysfunktional

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    My Steps:

    Qualify Client For Growth. (someone always picks up the phone)
    Keyword Research on Client's Most Profitable Invoices (obvious)
    Order Keyword Optimized Written Copy (iwriter)
    Local Call Tracking Number (analyticcalltracking)
    Purchase "Keyword + City + State" Domain Name (godaddy)
    Create & Optimize Gmail, G+, G Local (Maps), Blogger, & Youtube
    Create account on the server (softlayer bare metal server)
    Fantastico, Wordpress, Update, Add Theme & Plugins (yoast seo)

    1 Video About The Business Told By The Owner (Home Page)
    15 Videos That Show Their Expertise, But Never Talk Price
    15 Videos of Happy Customers (Testimonials Page)
    5 Videos on FAQ, SAQ or Free Tips ("Free" Page)
    1 Office/Employees/Team Video (Home Page)

    Edit In A Lower 3rd With The Tracking Number To All Videos
    Upload & Optimize Videos For Local Long Tail Keyword Phrases
    Create Still Images From Raw Video For Website & Social Sites
    Create & Optimize WP Pages, Add Written Copy, Images & Video
    Create, Verify & Add Sitemap To Webmaster Tools In Yoast
    Mass Ping All Pages Listed In Sitemap & All Youtube Videos
    Verify Google Maps With Postage Code

    Create 100-200 Local Citation Directories
    Set Up 5 Month MagicSubmitter Campaign
    Implement Social Interaction Campaign
    Remind Client To Ask For Reviews

    Mail & eMail Monthly Analytical Call Tracking Data

    My Lowest Local Prices

    $4,449.95 Start Up
    $1,995.95 Monthly (Double Every 100 Calls)
     
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    Find local authorative sites and get links
     
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