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Yelp SEO: How to Rank Higher On Yelp


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Want your business to show up higher in Yelp when people are searching? This Yelp SEO guide will help you edit your profile to start getting higher rankings on Yelp, and start getting more business.

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Yelp SEO: How to Rank Higher On Yelp

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  2. 2. Hey there, business owner! Today you’re going to learn how to optimize your Yelp business page to improve your Yelp rankings in just 5 easy steps. Harvest online marketing .com
  3. 3. Before you start ranking your business on Yelp, you need to make sure you have a claimed business page already. We’re assuming you do since you didn’t land here looking to create a page…you landed here looking to improve its rankings. SO If you do, YAY! Log in here: login If not, go set one up here: Harvest online marketing .com
  4. 4. Three takeaways before you start optimizing your Yelp page are: ü You should already have a consistent NAP (name, address, phone number) listed here and across your other local citation properties ü You should already have some reviews (if not, work on getting more!) ü Your profle should be fully flled out with a profle photo and everything. Now we can get started! Harvest online marketing .com
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  6. 6. Harvest online marketing .com 1. FIND YOUR KEYWORDS + LOCATIONS Put together a list of valuable service keywords and locations that you want to come up for in Yelp. For example, if you’re a roofer near Seattle, you’ll want to come up for things like “roof repair” when people are searching in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, etc.
  7. 7. Harvest online marketing .com 2. OPTIMIZE YOUR BUSINESS DESCRIPTION Sprinkle in your keywords and variations of your keywords in your business description. Following the example above, we would add phrases like “for roof repairs in Tacoma, XYZ company is the place to call. Review your competitor’s business descriptions who are already ranking highly, and see how lengthy their content is.
  8. 8. Harvest online marketing .com 3. OPTIMIZE YOUR SPECIALTY SECTION This is where you get to add all of your specific services & products! List every service and product you provide here. The ones that are most important to you should be listed first.
  9. 9. Harvest online marketing .com 4. FILL OUT ALL OF YOUR SERVICE CITIES Many business owners don’t realize there is more than one location option in your Yelp settings. You can add multiple service cities! Be sureness to add the closest neighborhoods that you want to rank for in addition to your main city.
  10. 10. Harvest online marketing .com 5. ASK FOR SERVICE-SPECIFIC YELP REVIEWS When discussing Yelp with your customers, be sure to request that any reviews specify WHAT was done WHERE. This will automatically result in reviews with keywords for your services and locations! That’s it! Once you have your Yelp page set up, all it takes are these 5 simple steps to optimize your profile and rank higher in Yelp.
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