Use Optimized Business Listings To Dominate Local Search Results
Local Online Directories are today’s Yellow Pages. More and more local consumers are turning to the internet to locate information on local businesses. This has resulted in a huge increase in these kinds of directories. There are thousands of these local directories that can be found on the internet. However, just a handful of them really stand out when it comes to the size of their audience and how important they are to Google and your SEO efforts. These directories can not only provide you with new customers directly, they also potentially offer a nice boost in the local SEO rankings. That is why it is so important to get your company listed in all of the major local online directories. You need to also ensure that any information provided to these directories about your business is correct. A majority of these directories do offer free listings. With this option you can submit basic information like your business name, contact number and address. Many of the directories also offer paid options where you can enhance your listing with more details about your business such as coupons and other special offers, customer reviews, photos, list of services and a description of your company.
Here at Creative Marketing Strategies, Inc. we hand submit all of the information about your business to each directory. We care too much about your business to take any shortcuts or to use software or data feeds.
It is very important that all of your business information, including business name, phone number and address, be consistently recorded across all major local directories and search engines. Both Google and your customers may find incorrect or inconsistent information to be confusing. Google also likes to verify any information they have regarding your business with local online directories and other sources.
If your contact information such as business name, phone number and address are not identical on every site, get the incorrect results updated by claiming the listing as yours at the directories and get the wrong information corrected.
The process for submitting your information to the local online directories is easy. You just need to provide us with your business information one time. We will then take that information and submit your information by hand to hundreds of sites.
Our manual and detail-oriented directory submission service provides you with many important benefits, including: robust listings, fast completion, consistent NAP data, along with direct proof provided by our Local Site Submit Completion Reports that all the work is completed.
There are new local business directories being added online practically every day. This makes it very difficult to know which directories are the best places for listing your business. Our search engine optimization and internet marketing specialists are here to help. We provide all of the in-depth internet research for you.
Our team identifies the best directories to submit your local business listing to. We ensure your business gets listed virtually anywhere people are searching for services and products.
We constantly update our list to provide the most accurate directory list for your business to help you rank in the top positions of the search results.
From beginning to end, the site submission project for your business focuses on successful search engine optimization (SEO). We gather together your relevant keywords, information and photos. First we collect all of your relevant data, including the services your business offers. Next we optimize the information for local search by mixing in the most effective keywords based on the results of the industry research we conducted. Your business will benefit from an intelligent, SEO-tested description that results in more traffic being driven to your website from online searches.
Your listings prepared by our Local Search Submit service will contain more information than your competitors do. This will result in higher rankings for your business in the local search engines and local directories.
Our comprehensive approach provides your business with other important benefits, including:
- Outrank your competition on a consistent basis
- Have more citations than any of your competitors
- Easy to find using mobile search
- Accurate and consistent business data over all sites
- Listings in many directories
- Higher rankings and more phone calls
1. We Locate And Track All Of Your Active Citations
We search Google to find the sites and directories that your business has listings with. We provide a complete listing of these sites, including links to your Citation from each site. These are what we refer to as your Active Citations.
2. Your Citation Growth In Visual Form
You can use our interactive and clear charts to visualize how your citations are growing. You will instantly be able to see your new citations and compare the number of them from one report to another to see what kind of results you are getting from your citation campaigns.
3. We Identify Incorrect And Old Citations
We locate old listings using your old contact information such as old addresses or business names. This list can be used to figure out which of your citations need to be removed or updated and whether or not you already have a citation there with your correct information.
4. We Identify The Citations Of Your Competitors
We identify the citations of your top five competitors in Local and Google+. We then locate the places where they have Citations that you don’t. We refer to these as your ‘Potential Citations.’ These enables you to claim the missing ones and watch your business rise through the rankings.
5. We Make It Easy For You To Prioritize And Compare Citations
We provide your Citations with Citation Value and Domain Authority scores. This makes it easy for you to identify which of your Citations are good and which are bad. Citation Value is exclusive to Creative Marketing Strategies, Inc. It lets you know which are the most powerful citation sites.
6. We Provide Free Listing And Type Of Site Information
For each Citation we let you know whether a Free Listing is offered and Type of Site as well. This enables you to focus on obtaining free and highest value Citations.