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/bookmarks9
http://www.pinterest.com/8
http://stumbleupon.com8
https://delicious.com8
http://reddit.com8
http://citeulike.org8
https://diigo.com8
http://www.pinterest.com/8
http://digg.com8
http://scoop.it7
http://slashdot.org7
http://plurk.com7
https://techdirt.com7
http://bibsonomy.org7
http://newsvine.com7
http://fark.com7
http://folkd.com7
http://www.mister-wong.com7
http://www.mixx.com7
http://multiply.com7
http://www.bibsonomy.org7
http://linkarena.com7
http://newsle.com6
http://www.bizsugar.com6
http://mister-wong.com6
http://blinklist.com6
http://metafilter.com6
http://dzone.com6
http://www.designfloat.com6
http://www.kwoff.com6
http://bignet.biz6
http://www.dropjack.com6
http://www.propeller.com6
http://www.linkagogo.com6
http://faves.com6
http://www.jumptags.com6
http://blogmarks.net5
http://netvouz.com5
http://jeteye.com5
http://diggita.it5
http://buddymarks.com5
http://youmob.com5
http://newsmeback.com/5
http://givealink.org/main/show5
http://wirefan.com/5
http://www.social-bookmarking.net5
http://www.maple.nu5
http://tipd.com5
http://metamusica.com.br5
http://www.searchles.com5
http://www.backflip.com5
http://www.theviraltrend.com5
http://www.sinoloveo.com5
http://www.a1-webmarks.com5
http://url.org5
twitter.com10
www.facebook.com9
plus.google.com9
www.pinterest.com9
www.reddit.com8
delicious.com8
www.stumbleupon.com8
www.tumblr.com8
www.fark.com7
www.scoop.it7
slashdot.org7
www.akonter.com
www.bibsonomy.org7
www.diigo.com7
www.webseoexpertservices.com7
www.newsvine.com7
blinklist.com6
www.dzone.com6
www.folkd.com6
www.bizsugar.com5
www.arizonavalueshuttle.org5
www.iesa.co 5
youmob.com4
qqpipi.com4
aixindashi.org 4
www.careep.org4
www.activaging.org4
registertovotetoday.com4 4
www.activaging.org4 4
www.careep.org4 4
www.digitalnatives.co4
www.gpone.info4 4
www.ptquiz.com4 4
www.usefulenglish.net4 4
www.airpim.biz4
www.bookmark4you.com4
blokube.com3
aperfectimage.info3
cabaneduvelan.info 3
bestouyagames.info3
bynu.info3
chaoticcoding.info3
cocosislandsnews.info 3
desert-dwellers.info3
guter-punkt.info3
jayrigby.info 3
jazbomb.info 3
jordaninfo.info 3
punteglias.info3
midascareteam.info 3
saintpierreandmiquelonnews.info
salbithuette.info3
sendgift.info3
wildernessact.info3
www.emolinks.com3
skinnybikiniswimwear.info3
theineptowl.info3
yemle.com3
x-drl.info3
www.yemle.com3
freeticketopen.com3
www.indofeed.com2
www.addthismark.com2
3-peace.info2
addthismark.com2
epinex.biz2
transd.info2
what-is-internet.info2
www.braniewo.net2
www.postolia.com2
milocalbuilder.com2
www.indofeed.com2
sociopost.com2
www.sociopost.com2
6buk.com1
coolpot.com1
www.freesbmblog.info1
www.socialbookmarknow.info1
www.bookmarkinghost.info1
www.followmenow.info1
www.votetags.info1
www.onlinewebmarks.com1
www.greateststory.info1
www.socialbookmarkzone.info1
www.a2zbookmarking.com1
www.bookmarkwiki.com1
www.newsciti.com1
www.bookmarkgroups.com1
www.a1bookmarks.com1
www.votetags.info1
www.bookmarkfeeds.com1
1look4.com1
bookmarkingbase.com1
www.popzu.com1
fortunetelleroracle.com1
www.windowly.com1
999central.com1
1look4.com1
bloggalot.com1
bookmarkbay.com1
grupoprofesional.info1
sfcsf.org1
simitrustlaw.info1
www.sluft.com1
www.bookmarkfeed.com1
coolpot.com1
mettablog.com1
6buk.com1
social.wikitechguru.com1
www.freesbmblog.info1
www.bookmarkinghost.info1
www.followmenow.info1
www.socialbookmarknow.info1
www.greateststory.info1
www.sscaspirants.com1
www.fulldoze.com1
uslocalbusiness.com1
www.businesscyclone.com1
www.americansview.com1
www.uscommon.com1
www.watchdogarea.com1
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Joshua Belland is the CEO & Founder of Joshua Belland SEO Consulting. 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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