Manually created local business directory listings & citations for business owners to help improve their online presence.
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What are Local Business Listings?
Our local business listing packages are designed to be the best in the business.
Our decisions are data backed, based on the crawling of 100s of 1000s of top-ranking local pages. If it doesn’t impact local rankings head-on, we don’t mess with it.
- Data-focused: Based on thousands of hours of testing & research.
- Custom Campaigns: Non-templated campaigns. Built uniquely for the client’s needs. No campaign is ever the same.
- Transparent Reporting: Thorough and transparent reporting.
- Client-owned assets: Profile, logins, etc.
- Our audit lets you know what you need to fix to achieve local search supremacy.
- Complete, valuable citations show Google you mean business.
- Durable, timeless regional ranking strategy.
- Syncs up perfectly with any organic link-building strategy
Full Citation Audit
Local SEO campaign starts with an audit to ensure consistency and clear and solid objectives.
Every campaign receives a detailed, time-intensive audit and KPI process. Cataloging valid and invalid citations, avoiding duplication citation building efforts.
This process results in a fully detailed report, including a road map on effectively repairing incorrect citations.
Local Citations Building
Local directory citations are essential for local SEO success.
With our detailed, manual submission citations, we ensure you are in the BEST directories for your niche market.
This is not a standard list of local directories. Every campaign is different, and we leverage three strategies for determining which directories to submit to for that particular client.
Tactic 1: Ego directories – The most popular, traffic-dense, authority directories
Tactic 2: Competitor directories – We take your specific keywords and find out what quality citations are influential not only in your industry but your specific SERPs (search engine result pages).
Tactic 3: Competitor review directories – We scrape competitor review directories to find Google trusted guides.
We claim the most valuable directories where possible & deliver transparent reporting, including all login info.
Rich Media Citations
Anyone can make simple directory submissions, but to increase our effectiveness, we enhance them with geo-tagged photos and videos and citation links from rich media sources.
We create short, whiteboard-style video slideshows with music, images, & text. These custom videos are optimized to the fullest extent, including geo-meta-data. We then submit these niche videos to the top video hosting sources, creating high authority, legit backlinks, and business citations.
We optimize, upload, and including geo-meta data, submitting these images to the top image hosting sources, creating high authority, legit links, & citations.
We create detailed, manual submissions, adding all media and content, resulting in high authority, strong links, and citations.
The Best Citation Audit
With the Business Listing audit, we search the SERPs to find your exact standings and deliver you a white label report with:
All NAP Variations: We locate all the variations of your current profile & identify what may be harming your local listing search engine rankings.
Existing Correct Citations: We track where you have correct citations.
Incorrect Citations: We show you where you have harmful incorrect citations that need to be fixed.
Aggregator Citations: We’ll check the major aggregators & let you know if any of them have incorrect data.
Business Listings Audit
Complete Citation Audit
NAP Variations Check (Business Name, Address, Phone Number)
Duplicate Listing Removal (Fixing existing listings)
Correct Existing Citations (Business information)
Incorrect Citations (Citation cleanup fixing Business details)
Aggregator Citations (Citation builder)
Google Business Profile (Google My Business) & Bing
Adding Citation Sources (Citation submissions to Yelp, Yellow Pages…)
What are Web Citations?
A web citation is a reference to a document or resource found on the World Wide Web. The most common type of web citation is a URL, which is the address of a specific website or web page. Web citations can also include references to other types of online resources, such as email messages, online chat sessions, images, and video clips. In general, a web citation should provide enough information for a reader to locate the original source material. When creating a web citation, it is important to use a reliable and well-established citation format, such as MLA or APA. By following proper citation guidelines, you can ensure that your web citations are both accurate and consistent.
What is an SEO citation?
When it comes to search engine optimization (SEO), citation is everything. A citation is simply an online mention of your business, usually on a directory or review site. The more citations you have, the higher you will rank in search engine results pages (SERPs). But it’s not just about quantity–quality is also important. Google looks for citations from high-quality websites when determining where to rank your site. So, how can you get started with building citations for your business? The first step is to identify which directories and review sites are most relevant to your industry. Then, create a profile for your business on each of these sites and make sure to include all of the key information that potential customers would be looking for, such as your name, address, phone number, and website URL. Finally, encourage customers to leave reviews on these sites–the more positive reviews you have, the better! By following these simple steps, you can start to build citations for your business and see a real improvement in your SEO.
Published on: 2021-04-30
Updated on: 2022-10-20