Here I am going to share some SEO hacks which will boost your short- and long-term local SEO efforts and you will get positive impact on your rankings.
- Reproduce Local Search During Keyword Research: Every good SEO campaign starts with keyword research, which – for most people – means turning to Google’s free tool, Keyword Planner. If you need generic keyword ideas, this tool is a gem. For this yopu can add the “near” parameter to their URL and use software to target specific GPS coordinates.
- Research your competitor to Discover More Backlink Opportunities: Competitor research is a great way to find out which domains are linking to your rival businesses, but leaving you out in the cold. Turn to your favorite competitor tracking tool and use it to discover link building opportunities that you might have overlooked.
- Optimize Your Google My Business Listing: Your Google My Business page is easily the most important ranking factor when it comes to local pack ranking, and optimizing it is easy. Here’s what you have to do, you need to Claim your listing, Verify your account, Ensure your business details are up-to-date. Common mistakes include wrong opening hours, erroneous opening hours, and incorrect category listings, Link to your website, Upload high-quality business images.
- Add Customer Proof: Social proof is among the most powerful content at your disposal. Reviews, testimonials, and case studies are both powerful ranking signal (7-13 percent) and persuasive pieces of copy that often decide whether a customer hires you or one of your competitors.