Secrets of local business marketing
Most of the businesses are struggling to get their target audience’s attention in the highly competitive market place. Especially small and medium size local businesses are effected, because they have a tight advertising budget or have no idea about how to rank on first page on Google to get the eyeballs rolling from their target audience. In this article I will be sharing some great tips and techniques I learned about local business marketing.
Those tips helped me rank some of my client’s websites on Google first page within three weeks of launching a local business marketing strategy for their new websites.
The most recent example is Studio Vimukthi, which is a local business which operates in Sri Lanka photography industry. The site ranks on first page for its main target keyword and already starting to roll up for other cities as we are currently doing the search engine optimization work.
You can Google “Ja ela photographers“, “Wedding photographers in Ja ela” and also “wedding photographers in Gampaha” which we just started to work on. The client has already started to secure few business which came via the website. This is one of our most recent successes we experienced in the shorted possible time after I did the designing and optimizing the website.
Local Business Marketing
The business Dictionary says “A company which provides goods or services to a local population. Though most often used when referring to a locally owned business, the term may also be used to describe a franchise or corporate branch operating within a local area.
How to Add a listing for your local business?
If you’re a business owner and want to add a listing for a single business location, read the instructions gives by Google. There you can add up to 100 single listings; if you have more than 10, you’ll need to add your listings as a bulk upload.
Google gives you all the details you need about adding your local business listing, but keep in mind that there are three general steps before your listing will appear on Google which are mentioned below:
- Submit your information, from basic contact info to photos and video.
- Verify your listing by phone or postcard.
- Wait for your listing to appear on Google. Verification will take up to two weeks.
For more details and start Local business marketing today please the Google instruction page.
See my business page on Google to get a visual experience on how you business page may look when you set up:
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So now you know how to add your business to Google, next you must be curious to learn How You Can Dominate Google With Online Marketing for local business.
When I was looking for some tips to share, I found out that you can dominate the entire first page of Google for your small or local business WITHOUT being ranked #1 for your keywords. This captured my attention immediately and wanted to share with you on this post.
The video is by Brandon at soldwithvideo. He tells “Online marketing for small and local businesses is a combination of multiple marketing tips and techniques. And by altering your marketing strategies and forgetting about being ranked #1 you can actually get more local business than you thought possible.”
Further explaining he shows when you are advertising your business you need to focus and a variety of techniques and strategies. When you combine several online marketing plans you can achieve great results.
He has put the video together to help all small business and local business owners increase business through online marketing techniques.
You may watch the video below and immediately start taking action for local business online marketing
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