February 4, 2016

Get Me Everywhere: Top Citation Source in the UK

By Jane Byrne

Local listings (or citations) are a vital part of how a business ranks in natural search – in other words, how high up the list it appears in the search engine results.  There are many components to SEO, and GME is a key part of the mix that complements other SEO work you do.  This…

May 4, 2015

The Ultimate Local SEO Checklist

By Jane Byrne

1.    Have you set up a Google+ page for your business?  a.    Input all business contact details b.    Input business description 2.    Have you listed your business in the general directories? a.    Yahoo b.    Bing c.    Yelp 3.    Have you listed your business in industry/sector specific directories? 4.    Have you listed your business in hyperlocal…

Local search results are becoming an ever more important factor for small-medium offline businesses. Whilst Google and the like have allowed globalization and ease of communication across the face of the earth, consumers are increasingly looking for offline products and services with local intent. The convenience of finding items close-by still outweighs the tie of…

February 18, 2015

The Power of Location to Your SEO Strategy

By Katie Beckley

Ranking highly for searches with local intent is a great way to improve visibility online. Increasingly, mobile users are carrying out searches with the intention of converting immediately. This has made Local SEO an important tool for a huge number of traditional offline businesses on top of the ecommerce and online operators. Using the power…

The importance of ranking well in local search is now an established fact and yet it remains elusive to many companies and often causes frustration for the SEO agencies who manage online presence for businesses. It seems from a range of authoritative research by in 2014 that a key issue remains the consistency of…

November 18, 2014

What Google’s Pigeon update means for you

By Katie Beckley

“Google has released a new algorithm to provide more useful, relevant and accurate local search results that are tied more closely to traditional web search ranking signals. The changes will be visible within the Google Maps search results and Google Web search results. The core changes are behind the scenes, but it does impact local…

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