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Get on that Map:
Local SEO
George Freitag
SEO Strategist
@number1george
#PortentU
#PortentU
Get on that Map
bit.ly/is-it-local
#PortentU
Get on that Map
About me.
(picture by @flashmurphy)
#PortentU
Get on that Map
#PortentU
Get on that Map
2 Years at Portent
6 Years Web Consulting
1000+ Small Businesses
Various internal and external
t...
What We’ll
Talk About
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Why Local SEO is Important
•  Most Important Profiles
•  Directories and...
#PortentU
Get on that Map What it’s like as a small
business owner
#PortentU
Get on that Map
YOU THE INTERNET
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Local to
the
Rescue!
#PortentU
Get on that Map
You can
outrank big
companies
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Local Co.
(yay)
Big Bank
(boo!)
You can
show up for
super
popular
terms
#PortentU
Get on that Map
You can
show up for
super
popular
terms
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  20 - 30% of desktop searches
have local intent
•  40 - 66% of mobile searches
have local intent
•  Mobile searches will...
Local SEO
Sucks
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Different places show different results
•  Different factors for different market...
Local SEO is
not just for
SEO!
#PortentU
Get on that Map
On-site
SEO
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Not going
over basics
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Relevant Content
•  Keyword Research
•  Code
•  Links
	
  
None of that...
What do
you mean
by Local?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
20
We want to get here.
21
And here.
22
Also here.
23
And here.
24
Don’t forget here.
On-SEO for
Local
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Title Tag
•  Contact Information
•  Location pages for each
storefront
•  Li...
26
Recommended Title Tag
Homepage Title:
Business Name - Keyword, City
Internal Pages Title:
Keyword, City - Business Name
27
Recommended Title Tag
Basically, this:
28
Don’t scan your menu!!
Phone
Number
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Phone Number goes on
every page
•  Be careful of tracking
numbers
•  Make sure t...
Location
Page
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  If you have multiple
locations, each storefront
should have its own page
•  Tit...
Location
Page
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Location page should have
full address listed as it is in
other online director...
.Knowing your N.A.P.
Getting Consistent
#PortentU
Get on that Map
N.A.P.
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Name
Address
Phone
(Website too.)
Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque
1727 Brooklyn Ave
Kansas City,...
N.A.P.
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Why is the NAP
important?
Search engines use the number of
NAP is mentions as a metric fo...
Business
Profiles
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Fill these out 100%
•  Monitor them
•  Check on them frequently
36
Traditional Local Result
37
When you hover, info appears
38
Reviews are shown in popup
39
Carousel Local Result
40
SERP for Business Name
…it takes to you to a SERP
for the business name
41
WHERE IS GOOGLE
GETTING ALL THIS FROM?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
+ Local
Places for
Businesses
aka
aka
My Business
44
Here is where it lives.
45
But you can’t get to that.
You’re Optimizing for
this
46
But you can’t get to that.
47
Old Places Dashbaord
48
google.com/business
49
Google My Business Dashboard
Edit Your
Info
50
Google My Business Dashboard
51
Google My Business Dashboard
Official Business
Name
(No Keywords)
Move your Map Pin
Use PHONE BOOK
number (not tracking
n...
52
Google My Business Dashboard
Fill out all fields
People respond to
PHOTOS more than
LOGOS
Write a brief, unique
descript...
Gross.
z	
  
If you don’t choose a photo
Google will choose one for you.
54
z	
  Make a status update on G+
55
z	
  Insights
Insights
#PortentU
Get on that Map
57
z	
  Insights
58
z	
  Reviews
59
z	
  Reviews
Respond!
60
z	
  Reviews
“Thank you!
Glad you we
were able to
help you!”
“I’m sorry you had
such a bad
experience.”
	
  
Or	
  
61
z	
  Reviews
62
z	
  Google Analytics & YouTube
Google
Local Tips
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Make sure everything is filled out
•  You can’t be in the carousel without a...
64
z	
  Google Map Maker
65
z	
  Delete Duplicates
Click Edit
66
z	
  Always explain
67
z	
  Edit your business info
Add Aliases
Specify Suite/
Floor no.
68
z	
  Always explain
Always Explain
How to get
approved in
Map Maker
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  It’s like Wikipedia – you have to use it a lot
•  Approve lo...
70
z	
  The Other Place
z	
  The Other Place
Why Yelp?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  132 Million Monthly Users
•  74,000 Business Accounts
•  57 Million Reviews
•  Larg...
Why Yelp?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Reason #1: Apple uses it.
Why Yelp?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Reason #2: Bing uses it.
75
z	
  biz.yelp.com
76
z	
  Yelp Business
77
z	
  Yelp Business
78
Lead
Calculator
Yelp
Reviews
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Yelp
Reviews
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Strictest Filter Ever
•  Low level users usually are blocked
If reviews
are blocked
#PortentU
Get on that Map
82
z	
  View Rejected Reviews
Click here
83
z	
  Low level users get blocked
Use these on
your site
84
z	
  Don’t try to trick Yelp
Yelp
Tips
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Make sure everything is filled out
•  Upload lots of high-quality pictures
•  Don’t ...
86
www.bingplaces.com
87
Bing Places
88
Bing Places
89
Bing Places
Goal: 100%
90
Here’s where Bing Places lives.
Official Business
Name
Move your Map Pin
91
Specify Social Networks
Bing Places
Tips
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Make sure everything is filled out
•  Upload lots of high-quality pictures
• ...
93
z	
  Foursquare
Why
Foursquare?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Primary provider for most Check-in
Apps
•  Recently struck a deal with Micros...
95
z	
  Facebook
Why
Facebook?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Increased visibility on Facebook
•  May be the provider for Instagram in the
fu...
97
z	
  If you’re located in another business
Located inside
another Place
98
z	
  If you’re located in another business
Choose existing
Facebook page
Other
places?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Search your business
•  Search your service
•  Identify directories that show u...
Anywhere Else?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
(Used with permission from @davidmihm; moz.com/local.)
(Used with permission from @davidmihm; moz.com/local.)
?
103
z	
  Yext.com
Free Business
Scanner
104
z	
  Yext Business Scanner
105
z	
  Yext Business Scanner
106
z	
  Yext Business Scanner
Click “view
listing” to
change
107
z	
  Moz Local Free Tool
Pick the most
accurate
108
z	
  Moz Local Free Tool
109
z	
  Moz Local Free Tool
Moz Local
Free Tool
See what’s off
111
z	
  Moz Local Free Tool
Check forduplicates
(Used with permission from @davidmihm; moz.com/local.)
Local Data
Providers
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Local Data Providers
•  Localeze Neustar
•  Infogroup
•  Yext
•  Acxiom
•  ...
Yext
Powerlistings
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Yext Paid Pros
•  $199-$499/Year
•  Direct Feeds into directories
•  Very fas...
115
z	
  Yext PowerListing Dashboard
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Yext Cons
•  Expensive
•  Doesn’t hit all directories
•  Reverts if you cancel
	
  
Yext
Powerli...
117
z	
  Moz Local Paid
Moz Local
Paid
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Moz Local Paid Pros
•  $49/Year
•  Feeds to other data providers
–  Localeze Neus...
119
z	
  Moz Local Submits via a CSV
120
z	
  bit.ly/ez-moz-local
Moz Local
Paid
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Moz Local Paid Cons
•  Slower since it goes through data
providers
•  You may sti...
Learn the
most
important
directories
for your
area
moz.com/learn/local/
citations-by-city
Advanced
Search
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Use advanced searches to
find inconsistencies
•  site:example.com
•  "phone numbe...
124
z	
  Search for a phone number
"(206) 242-2828"
#PortentU
Get on that Map
125
z	
  Search for mentions of your site
-inurl:gyrogeorge.com "georgesgyros.com"
#PortentU
Get on that Map
R EVIEWS
GETTING REVIEWS
AND MENTIONS
REVIEWS? REVIEWS!
Why are
Reviews
Important?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
People Trust Them
Why are
Reviews
Important?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
They tend to rank higher
Why are
Reviews
Important?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
	
  	
  They can make or break you
Getting
reviews
#PortentU
Get on that Map
HOW DO I GET
GOOD REVIEWS ?
#PortentU
Get on that Map
BY PROVIDING
EXCEPTIONAL
AND MEMORABLE
SERVICE
#PortentU
Get on that Map
BOOOO
OOOOO
OOOOO
OOOOO
OOOOO
OOOOO
OOOOO
#PortentU
Get on that Map
REVIEW
TIPS
#PortentU
Get on that Map
	
  	
  DON’T DO THESE
•  Put review computer/station in business
•  Fake reviews
• ...
135
z	
  REMEMBER.
Review
Tips
#PortentU
Get on that Map
	
  	
  Asking for Reviews
In Person
•  Thank customers for purchase
•  Ask in perso...
Review
Tips
#PortentU
Get on that Map
	
  	
  Signs on your counter
138
z	
  Review Handout
Asking For
Reviews
#PortentU
Get on that Map
	
  	
  (No one ever clicks on
these)
Asking For
Reviews
Online
#PortentU
Get on that Map
	
  	
  Review Button
Asking For
Reviews
Online
#PortentU
Get on that Map
	
  	
  Review Button
“Barnacle”
Reviews
#PortentU
Get on that Map
	
  	
  
Review other businesses as
your Google page to get
more visibility.
143
z	
  How to use G+ as a business
#PortentU
Get on that Map
144
z	
  How to use G+ as a business
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Use as business
145
z	
  How to use G+ as a business
#PortentU
Get on that Map
146
z	
  Write your review as a business
#PortentU
Get on that Map
147
z	
  Host a Yelp Elite Event
148
z	
  Email reminders and thank yous
#PortentU
Get on that Map
mailchimp.com
149
z	
  Always include social links in emails
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Social and
Reviews
#PortentU
Get on that Map
•  Thank customers for
purchase
•  Send customers to review
pages through soc...
151
z	
  Find your community
Local SEO
in 4 Steps
#PortentU
Get on that Map
Have a focused website
Fill out the right profiles
Work with directory listi...
#PortentU
Get on that Map
It’s not about getting people
to your website,
You’re getting people to your
doorstep.
Local SEO
Prepared by
George Freitag
SEO Strategist
@number1george
bit.ly/is-it-local
Thank
Portent, Inc. 506 2nd Ave. Suite 1700 Se...
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  1. 1. Get on that Map: Local SEO George Freitag SEO Strategist @number1george
  2. 2. #PortentU #PortentU Get on that Map
  3. 3. bit.ly/is-it-local #PortentU Get on that Map
  4. 4. About me. (picture by @flashmurphy) #PortentU Get on that Map
  5. 5. #PortentU Get on that Map 2 Years at Portent 6 Years Web Consulting 1000+ Small Businesses Various internal and external trainings About me.
  6. 6. What We’ll Talk About #PortentU Get on that Map •  Why Local SEO is Important •  Most Important Profiles •  Directories and Citations •  Reviews But first…
  7. 7. #PortentU Get on that Map What it’s like as a small business owner
  8. 8. #PortentU Get on that Map YOU THE INTERNET
  9. 9. #PortentU Get on that Map
  10. 10. Local to the Rescue! #PortentU Get on that Map
  11. 11. You can outrank big companies #PortentU Get on that Map Local Co. (yay) Big Bank (boo!)
  12. 12. You can show up for super popular terms #PortentU Get on that Map
  13. 13. You can show up for super popular terms #PortentU Get on that Map
  14. 14. •  20 - 30% of desktop searches have local intent •  40 - 66% of mobile searches have local intent •  Mobile searches will overtake desktop in 2015 •  88% of consumers who search for a local business visit it within 24 hours. Local SEO Rules #PortentU Get on that Map
  15. 15. Local SEO Sucks #PortentU Get on that Map •  Different places show different results •  Different factors for different markets •  Constantly changing •  Influenced by location •  Listings get duplicated •  Listings get deleted
  16. 16. Local SEO is not just for SEO! #PortentU Get on that Map
  17. 17. On-site SEO #PortentU Get on that Map
  18. 18. Not going over basics #PortentU Get on that Map •  Relevant Content •  Keyword Research •  Code •  Links   None of that here.
  19. 19. What do you mean by Local? #PortentU Get on that Map
  20. 20. 20 We want to get here.
  21. 21. 21 And here.
  22. 22. 22 Also here.
  23. 23. 23 And here.
  24. 24. 24 Don’t forget here.
  25. 25. On-SEO for Local #PortentU Get on that Map •  Title Tag •  Contact Information •  Location pages for each storefront •  Links to Social/Review Sites   Basic Elements
  26. 26. 26 Recommended Title Tag Homepage Title: Business Name - Keyword, City Internal Pages Title: Keyword, City - Business Name
  27. 27. 27 Recommended Title Tag Basically, this:
  28. 28. 28 Don’t scan your menu!!
  29. 29. Phone Number #PortentU Get on that Map •  Phone Number goes on every page •  Be careful of tracking numbers •  Make sure that Google is indexing the local number, not the tracking number
  30. 30. Location Page #PortentU Get on that Map •  If you have multiple locations, each storefront should have its own page •  Title tag for each location page should target only that area.
  31. 31. Location Page #PortentU Get on that Map •  Location page should have full address listed as it is in other online directories. •  (This is called the N.A.P.)
  32. 32. .Knowing your N.A.P. Getting Consistent #PortentU Get on that Map
  33. 33. N.A.P. #PortentU Get on that Map Name Address Phone (Website too.) Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque 1727 Brooklyn Ave Kansas City, MO 64127 (816) 231-1123 http://www.arthurbryantsbbq.com
  34. 34. N.A.P. #PortentU Get on that Map Why is the NAP important? Search engines use the number of NAP is mentions as a metric for trust and popularity An incorrect NAP may mean the search engine won’t count the mention An incorrect NAP can cause duplicate locations
  35. 35. Business Profiles #PortentU Get on that Map •  Fill these out 100% •  Monitor them •  Check on them frequently
  36. 36. 36 Traditional Local Result
  37. 37. 37 When you hover, info appears
  38. 38. 38 Reviews are shown in popup
  39. 39. 39 Carousel Local Result
  40. 40. 40 SERP for Business Name …it takes to you to a SERP for the business name
  41. 41. 41
  42. 42. WHERE IS GOOGLE GETTING ALL THIS FROM? #PortentU Get on that Map
  43. 43. + Local Places for Businesses aka aka My Business
  44. 44. 44 Here is where it lives.
  45. 45. 45 But you can’t get to that. You’re Optimizing for this
  46. 46. 46 But you can’t get to that.
  47. 47. 47 Old Places Dashbaord
  48. 48. 48 google.com/business
  49. 49. 49 Google My Business Dashboard Edit Your Info
  50. 50. 50 Google My Business Dashboard
  51. 51. 51 Google My Business Dashboard Official Business Name (No Keywords) Move your Map Pin Use PHONE BOOK number (not tracking number) Website or Location Page (Depending on how many locations you have)
  52. 52. 52 Google My Business Dashboard Fill out all fields People respond to PHOTOS more than LOGOS Write a brief, unique description Check your work
  53. 53. Gross. z   If you don’t choose a photo Google will choose one for you.
  54. 54. 54 z  Make a status update on G+
  55. 55. 55 z  Insights
  56. 56. Insights #PortentU Get on that Map
  57. 57. 57 z  Insights
  58. 58. 58 z  Reviews
  59. 59. 59 z  Reviews Respond!
  60. 60. 60 z  Reviews “Thank you! Glad you we were able to help you!” “I’m sorry you had such a bad experience.”   Or  
  61. 61. 61 z  Reviews
  62. 62. 62 z  Google Analytics & YouTube
  63. 63. Google Local Tips #PortentU Get on that Map •  Make sure everything is filled out •  You can’t be in the carousel without a picture •  If you’re competitor has something in their Knowledge Graph box that you don’t, you need to add it to yours •  Don’t use microsites. Seriously. Don’t. Ever.
  64. 64. 64 z  Google Map Maker
  65. 65. 65 z  Delete Duplicates Click Edit
  66. 66. 66 z  Always explain
  67. 67. 67 z  Edit your business info Add Aliases Specify Suite/ Floor no.
  68. 68. 68 z  Always explain Always Explain
  69. 69. How to get approved in Map Maker #PortentU Get on that Map •  It’s like Wikipedia – you have to use it a lot •  Approve lots of changes to build your profile •  Be polite (“please and thank you”) •  Use preferred categories •  Follow directions •  If you have to, you can try asking for help in the forum.
  70. 70. 70 z  The Other Place
  71. 71. z  The Other Place
  72. 72. Why Yelp? #PortentU Get on that Map •  132 Million Monthly Users •  74,000 Business Accounts •  57 Million Reviews •  Largest Age Group on Yelp: 35-54 (36.4%) h$p://expandedramblings.com/index.php/yelp-­‐ sta:s:cs/  
  73. 73. Why Yelp? #PortentU Get on that Map Reason #1: Apple uses it.
  74. 74. Why Yelp? #PortentU Get on that Map Reason #2: Bing uses it.
  75. 75. 75 z  biz.yelp.com
  76. 76. 76 z  Yelp Business
  77. 77. 77 z  Yelp Business
  78. 78. 78 Lead Calculator
  79. 79. Yelp Reviews #PortentU Get on that Map
  80. 80. Yelp Reviews #PortentU Get on that Map •  Strictest Filter Ever •  Low level users usually are blocked
  81. 81. If reviews are blocked #PortentU Get on that Map
  82. 82. 82 z  View Rejected Reviews Click here
  83. 83. 83 z  Low level users get blocked Use these on your site
  84. 84. 84 z  Don’t try to trick Yelp
  85. 85. Yelp Tips #PortentU Get on that Map •  Make sure everything is filled out •  Upload lots of high-quality pictures •  Don’t try to trick it •  Manage Duplicates
  86. 86. 86 www.bingplaces.com
  87. 87. 87 Bing Places
  88. 88. 88 Bing Places
  89. 89. 89 Bing Places Goal: 100%
  90. 90. 90 Here’s where Bing Places lives. Official Business Name Move your Map Pin
  91. 91. 91 Specify Social Networks
  92. 92. Bing Places Tips #PortentU Get on that Map •  Make sure everything is filled out •  Upload lots of high-quality pictures •  Manage Duplicates
  93. 93. 93 z  Foursquare
  94. 94. Why Foursquare? #PortentU Get on that Map •  Primary provider for most Check-in Apps •  Recently struck a deal with Microsoft to power Windows and Mobile location data •  If you think you get any visibility from check-in apps, use Foursquare
  95. 95. 95 z  Facebook
  96. 96. Why Facebook? #PortentU Get on that Map •  Increased visibility on Facebook •  May be the provider for Instagram in the future •  High visibility within Facebook •  Reviews contained to Facebook
  97. 97. 97 z  If you’re located in another business Located inside another Place
  98. 98. 98 z  If you’re located in another business Choose existing Facebook page
  99. 99. Other places? #PortentU Get on that Map •  Search your business •  Search your service •  Identify directories that show up a lot
  100. 100. Anywhere Else? #PortentU Get on that Map
  101. 101. (Used with permission from @davidmihm; moz.com/local.)
  102. 102. (Used with permission from @davidmihm; moz.com/local.) ?
  103. 103. 103 z  Yext.com Free Business Scanner
  104. 104. 104 z  Yext Business Scanner
  105. 105. 105 z  Yext Business Scanner
  106. 106. 106 z  Yext Business Scanner Click “view listing” to change
  107. 107. 107 z  Moz Local Free Tool
  108. 108. Pick the most accurate 108 z  Moz Local Free Tool
  109. 109. 109 z  Moz Local Free Tool
  110. 110. Moz Local Free Tool See what’s off
  111. 111. 111 z  Moz Local Free Tool Check forduplicates
  112. 112. (Used with permission from @davidmihm; moz.com/local.)
  113. 113. Local Data Providers #PortentU Get on that Map Local Data Providers •  Localeze Neustar •  Infogroup •  Yext •  Acxiom •  Factual
  114. 114. Yext Powerlistings #PortentU Get on that Map Yext Paid Pros •  $199-$499/Year •  Direct Feeds into directories •  Very fast •  Changes many directories only it has access to
  115. 115. 115 z  Yext PowerListing Dashboard
  116. 116. #PortentU Get on that Map Yext Cons •  Expensive •  Doesn’t hit all directories •  Reverts if you cancel   Yext Powerlistings
  117. 117. 117 z  Moz Local Paid
  118. 118. Moz Local Paid #PortentU Get on that Map Moz Local Paid Pros •  $49/Year •  Feeds to other data providers –  Localeze Neustar –  Acxiom –  Infogroup –  Factual •  Monitors duplicates  
  119. 119. 119 z  Moz Local Submits via a CSV
  120. 120. 120 z  bit.ly/ez-moz-local
  121. 121. Moz Local Paid #PortentU Get on that Map Moz Local Paid Cons •  Slower since it goes through data providers •  You may still need to claim listings if they’re claimed by someone else •  Neustar and Acxiom revert if you cancel  
  122. 122. Learn the most important directories for your area moz.com/learn/local/ citations-by-city
  123. 123. Advanced Search #PortentU Get on that Map Use advanced searches to find inconsistencies •  site:example.com •  "phone number" •  " website.com" •  " business name " •  -site:example Combine them •  -site:example.com "phone number"
  124. 124. 124 z  Search for a phone number "(206) 242-2828" #PortentU Get on that Map
  125. 125. 125 z  Search for mentions of your site -inurl:gyrogeorge.com "georgesgyros.com" #PortentU Get on that Map
  126. 126. R EVIEWS GETTING REVIEWS AND MENTIONS REVIEWS? REVIEWS!
  127. 127. Why are Reviews Important? #PortentU Get on that Map People Trust Them
  128. 128. Why are Reviews Important? #PortentU Get on that Map They tend to rank higher
  129. 129. Why are Reviews Important? #PortentU Get on that Map    They can make or break you
  130. 130. Getting reviews #PortentU Get on that Map
  131. 131. HOW DO I GET GOOD REVIEWS ? #PortentU Get on that Map
  132. 132. BY PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL AND MEMORABLE SERVICE #PortentU Get on that Map
  133. 133. BOOOO OOOOO OOOOO OOOOO OOOOO OOOOO OOOOO #PortentU Get on that Map
  134. 134. REVIEW TIPS #PortentU Get on that Map    DON’T DO THESE •  Put review computer/station in business •  Fake reviews •  Ask 3rd party to review •  Get a ton of reviews at once •  Incentivize reviews
  135. 135. 135 z  REMEMBER.
  136. 136. Review Tips #PortentU Get on that Map    Asking for Reviews In Person •  Thank customers for purchase •  Ask in person •  Follow up phone calls
  137. 137. Review Tips #PortentU Get on that Map    Signs on your counter
  138. 138. 138 z  Review Handout
  139. 139. Asking For Reviews #PortentU Get on that Map    (No one ever clicks on these)
  140. 140. Asking For Reviews Online #PortentU Get on that Map    Review Button
  141. 141. Asking For Reviews Online #PortentU Get on that Map    Review Button
  142. 142. “Barnacle” Reviews #PortentU Get on that Map     Review other businesses as your Google page to get more visibility.
  143. 143. 143 z  How to use G+ as a business #PortentU Get on that Map
  144. 144. 144 z  How to use G+ as a business #PortentU Get on that Map Use as business
  145. 145. 145 z  How to use G+ as a business #PortentU Get on that Map
  146. 146. 146 z  Write your review as a business #PortentU Get on that Map
  147. 147. 147 z  Host a Yelp Elite Event
  148. 148. 148 z  Email reminders and thank yous #PortentU Get on that Map mailchimp.com
  149. 149. 149 z  Always include social links in emails #PortentU Get on that Map
  150. 150. Social and Reviews #PortentU Get on that Map •  Thank customers for purchase •  Send customers to review pages through social •  Follow up with customers after the purchase •  Identify influencers •  Continue to provide outstanding service
  151. 151. 151 z  Find your community
  152. 152. Local SEO in 4 Steps #PortentU Get on that Map Have a focused website Fill out the right profiles Work with directory listings Have a review strategy
  153. 153. #PortentU Get on that Map It’s not about getting people to your website, You’re getting people to your doorstep. Local SEO
  154. 154. Prepared by George Freitag SEO Strategist @number1george bit.ly/is-it-local Thank Portent, Inc. 506 2nd Ave. Suite 1700 Seattle. WA 98104-2354 | Tel: 206.576.3740 YOU. #PortentU Get on that Map
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