Local Search results on major search engines have become more and more important for local businesses. Gourmet Marketing helps you get ahead of your competitors on Local Search.
Local search is when someone searches the Internet for a local business or service, and is fast becoming the most important component of online searches. Local search is also the most important part of Google Maps & mobile search for restaurants & bars.
of searches in Google are for local businesses.
Citations are mentions of your business information on other websites, even if there is no link to your website. Citations have an impact on the ranking algorithms of the major search engines, which look at your citations to decide what kind of business you are and how highly your should rank.
Local Search Optimization begins with citation building. The more citations your business has, the higher it will rank on local search. Furthermore, having accurate and consistent citations helps to make sure that the right customers find your business. This is particularly important when it comes to category information, because you want your website to show up for the right categories.
Gourmet Marketing can submit your business information to over 150 local search engines, blogs, directories and other citations services. We provide two different citation building services: Manual Citation Building and Automated Citation Building.