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Local-search visibility vs. SEO: Does your SEO company know the difference?
Local SEO isn’t the same as SEO — it’s an entirely different marketing strategy designed to make sure that customers find your business when they’re looking for the type of service or product you sell. If your Jacksonville SEO provider isn’t well-versed in the difference, you may be missing your best opportunities to reach the customers you need.
If your customers or your service areas are in Jacksonville rather than nationwide, local SEO is essential to your success. Without it, your competitors who do have a local SEO strategy will be found online faster by potential customers.
What is local SEO?
Local SEO includes all of the most effective strategies of SEO, but uses an additional set of tactics to deliver the benefits of ranking your business on Google Maps.
Google Maps results are displayed higher on the page than organic search results. Because local SEO’s goal is to have your business appear in the top search results when people seek businesses in their local areas, our work for your business focuses on the strategies that help you rank on Google Maps. This section of a search engine results page is reserved just for local businesses, so there’s no competition with nationwide companies that likely dominate organic search results.
Google Maps is today’s Yellow Pages and it’s where customers expect to find you.
One of the keys to ensuring your business has a place on Google Maps is having consistent listings of your company’s name, address, and phone number (and more) in online directories across the web, because Google uses these as references for displaying your business in Google Maps.
Google recognizes that local search terms — such as “Jacksonville plumbing company” or “plumbers near me” — convey a clear intent by the searcher to find local businesses. It also knows that most users are looking for phone numbers and addresses first, and Google Maps delivers that information very effectively.
Local Jacksonville SEO is still “organic” SEO, because it’s not about buying ads or otherwise directly paying to be on the first page of search results. It is about doing the work necessary to take advantage of every opportunity to rank well based on what Google looks for when displaying a search engine results page.
Find out How DAGMAR Marketing can help your Jacksonville business be found.
Google takes into account a number of factors in local search, so the strategy we craft for your business includes a range of tactics that take advantage of those factors, such as:
- In-depth keyword research to find out how people look for a business like yours.
- On-site optimization that provides the unique “local signals” that search engines use to provide searchers with results in their local area.
- Online directory submission that makes sure your business is listed correctly and consistently in the online directories that search engines look for.
- Customer review strategies to promote your business and enhance your reputation.
- The development of links back to your business from other sites to capitalize on your business relationships.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Jacksonville local SEO Services
Q: How do I know local SEO will help my business stand out among all my competitors in an area as large as Jacksonville?
Q: Will getting my customers to review my business help with all my rankings or just with Jacksonville local SEO?
Q: I operate a franchise-type business in Jacksonville. SEO is something I’ve always left to the corporate office but now I’m thinking that’s a mistake. What should I do?
Q: I have home-based business in Jacksonville, and I don’t want my address to be made public but I know that local SEO will be important to my business. Can you help?
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These success stories could be yours.
The client had set up his own goals to improve views, rankings, and conversions. We built on that with on-site SEO recommendations for the website's more than 300 location pages.
- Targeted traffic increased by 23%
- 75+ first page ranking increases
- Lead generation increased by 67%
Chris and the folks at DAGMAR can help you to make SEO work in ways you never figured. The typical 3-card-monte act that represents most companies that sell this service will let you down every time. DAGMAR is the real deal.Harry E., from Google
Our SEO position is up significantly as is our AdWords position and our leads are up over 200% from last year! I would recommend DAGMAR to any business owner that is serious about increasing their online presence and sales!Stacy M., from Google
I called 3-4 SEO companies to help get me the online presence I needed. DAGMAR came across as courteous and well experienced. Their price was fair and their work ethic unmatched.Jason R., from Google
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