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How Do Local Customers Find Your Business?
25 August 2013

How do local customers find your business? While Google is still the number-one search tool, when it comes to local, Facebook is on the rise. A survey by Yext asked Internet users what websites they use to get information about local businesses. While Google led the pack, cited by 50 percent of users, Facebook is moving up the list.Some 16.6 percent use the Yellow Pages site or other local search directory, 12. Read more…

The Art and Science of Local Search Engine Optimization
Deborah Ager, SEO, Women In Business
The Art and Science of Local Search Engine Optimization
13 April 2010

Do you want to be the business that pops up in search queries near your business base? If you own a business that depends upon local customers – such as a hair salon, dental practice, accounting office, law office – then this post will outline the first steps you need to take to show up in local search. As written in a previous article on SEO, take the time to find search queries related to your business. I’ve heard individuals boast that they show up number one for “Maryland XYZ. Read more…

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