The Only Local SEO Checklist You Will Ever Need (In 2016)

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The Only Local SEO Checklist You Will Ever Need (In 2016)

What is Local SEO?

Local SEO is simply the process of getting a local Google places listing within the top three positions of the results. We refer to it as the local pack 3.

local pack 3

Who benefits from Local SEO?

If you are a local business that either go to the customer’s location or has the customer come to you, then you can benefit from Local SEO. The trick is to be a real business and become established.

What are the benefits of Local SEO?

  • The user already has the intent to buy.
  • A Majority of local traffic is drawn to the local pack so you experience higher click through rates.
  • Long term strategy that is sustainable and will continue to drive leads.

What local ranking factors does Google consider?

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The Only Local SEO Checklist You Will Need in 2016

1. Citation Audit
2. Meta Tag Audit
3. Website Content Audit
4. URL Audit
5. Google+ page Audit
6. Online Reputation Audit
7. Backlink Audit
8. Site Speed Audit
9. Local Schema Audit
10. Google Analytics Implementation Audit

Citation Building

Citations are local directory listings with your company’s name address and phone number listed. Matching offsite business information with the onsite name, address ,and phone number (NAP) allow Google to recognize that a business is credible.

[post_grid id=”8644″]Social Media Signals

Just because I’m about to give you a major long list of social bookmarking websites you can submit to doesn’t mean that is all you have to do for social media. Google looks at many different signals, but this list comes in very handle when you need to get pages indexed quickly.

Site List

PR

https://www.google.com/bookmarks 9
http://www.pinterest.com/ 8
http://stumbleupon.com 8
https://delicious.com 8
http://reddit.com 8
http://citeulike.org 8
https://diigo.com 8
http://www.pinterest.com/ 8
http://digg.com 8
http://scoop.it 7
http://slashdot.org 7
http://plurk.com 7
https://techdirt.com 7
http://bibsonomy.org 7
http://newsvine.com 7
http://fark.com 7
http://folkd.com 7
http://www.mister-wong.com 7
http://www.mixx.com 7
http://multiply.com 7
http://www.bibsonomy.org 7
http://linkarena.com 7
http://newsle.com 6
http://www.bizsugar.com 6
http://mister-wong.com 6
http://blinklist.com 6
http://metafilter.com 6
http://dzone.com 6
http://www.designfloat.com 6
http://www.kwoff.com 6
http://bignet.biz 6
http://www.dropjack.com 6
http://www.propeller.com 6
http://www.linkagogo.com 6
http://faves.com 6
http://www.jumptags.com 6
http://blogmarks.net 5
http://netvouz.com 5
http://jeteye.com 5
http://diggita.it 5
http://buddymarks.com 5
http://youmob.com 5
http://newsmeback.com/ 5
http://givealink.org/main/show 5
http://wirefan.com/ 5
http://www.social-bookmarking.net 5
http://www.maple.nu 5
http://tipd.com 5
http://metamusica.com.br 5
http://www.searchles.com 5
http://www.backflip.com 5
http://www.theviraltrend.com 5
http://www.sinoloveo.com 5
http://www.a1-webmarks.com 5
http://url.org 5
twitter.com 10
www.facebook.com 9
plus.google.com 9
www.pinterest.com 9
www.reddit.com 8
delicious.com 8
www.stumbleupon.com 8
www.tumblr.com 8
www.fark.com 7
www.scoop.it 7
slashdot.org 7
www.akonter.com
www.bibsonomy.org 7
www.diigo.com7
www.webseoexpertservices.com 7
www.newsvine.com 7
blinklist.com6
www.dzone.com 6
www.folkd.com 6
www.bizsugar.com 5
www.arizonavalueshuttle.org5
www.iesa.co  5
youmob.com 4
qqpipi.com 4
aixindashi.org  4
www.careep.org 4
www.activaging.org 4
registertovotetoday.com4  4
www.activaging.org4  4
www.careep.org4  4
www.digitalnatives.co 4
www.gpone.info4  4
www.ptquiz.com4  4
www.usefulenglish.net4  4
www.airpim.biz 4
www.bookmark4you.com 4
blokube.com 3
aperfectimage.info 3
cabaneduvelan.info  3
bestouyagames.info 3
bynu.info 3
chaoticcoding.info 3
cocosislandsnews.info  3
desert-dwellers.info 3
guter-punkt.info 3
jayrigby.info  3
jazbomb.info  3
jordaninfo.info  3
punteglias.info 3
midascareteam.info  3
saintpierreandmiquelonnews.info
salbithuette.info 3
sendgift.info 3
wildernessact.info 3
www.emolinks.com 3
skinnybikiniswimwear.info 3
theineptowl.info 3
yemle.com 3
x-drl.info 3
www.yemle.com 3
freeticketopen.com 3
www.indofeed.com 2
www.addthismark.com 2
3-peace.info 2
addthismark.com 2
epinex.biz 2
transd.info 2
what-is-internet.info 2
www.braniewo.net 2
www.postolia.com 2
milocalbuilder.com 2
www.indofeed.com 2
sociopost.com 2
www.sociopost.com 2
6buk.com 1
coolpot.com 1
www.freesbmblog.info 1
www.socialbookmarknow.info 1
www.bookmarkinghost.info 1
www.followmenow.info 1
www.votetags.info 1
www.onlinewebmarks.com 1
www.greateststory.info 1
www.socialbookmarkzone.info 1
www.a2zbookmarking.com 1
www.bookmarkwiki.com 1
www.newsciti.com 1
www.bookmarkgroups.com 1
www.a1bookmarks.com 1
www.votetags.info 1
www.bookmarkfeeds.com 1
1look4.com 1
bookmarkingbase.com 1
www.popzu.com 1
fortunetelleroracle.com 1
www.windowly.com 1
999central.com 1
1look4.com 1
bloggalot.com 1
bookmarkbay.com 1
grupoprofesional.info 1
sfcsf.org 1
simitrustlaw.info 1
www.sluft.com 1
www.bookmarkfeed.com 1
coolpot.com 1
mettablog.com 1
6buk.com 1
social.wikitechguru.com 1
www.freesbmblog.info 1
www.bookmarkinghost.info 1
www.followmenow.info 1
www.socialbookmarknow.info 1
www.greateststory.info 1
www.sscaspirants.com 1
www.fulldoze.com 1
uslocalbusiness.com 1
www.businesscyclone.com 1
www.americansview.com 1
www.uscommon.com 1
www.watchdogarea.com 1
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About the Author:

Joshua Belland is the CEO & Founder of FIREFECT DIGITAL. He specializes in developing SEO driven content strategies, while using his web development skills for technical SEO. Josh's career in SEO started in 2009 and uses his blog/writing as a means to give back to the SEO community while educating other's in the industry. Linkedin | Google+ | Twitter

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