Get Found – Local Search Ranking

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I seem to be on a location kick lately since two out of three of my last posts have been about location. Although it’s a hot topic in the social media world, we can’t forget the importance of local search results. A simple search for a business or product on any major search engine will usually cause a few top results in your area to show up within the regular listing. See example below:

Google

Bing

Yahoo

More local listings are available but the coveted spot and most valuable real estate are those top few listings on the first page. How do you get there? Here are a few tips.

There are other ways to get found by search engines and customers. How many more can you think of?