Ankeny, IA Local SEO Company

Local SEO is important for any business that gets some, if not all of its business locally. Brick and mortar stores like retail shops, restaurants, and coffee shops, as well as professional services like lawyers, accountants, real estate agents, and mortgage brokers can all benefit from having a website optimized for local search. But, what is Local SEO, and how exactly can it benefit your business?

What is Local SEO?

Local SEO, simply put, is local marketing done online. It utilizes search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo, along with local business directories like Yelp, YP, and Manta, etc. The process includes: keyword research, website optimization, image optimization, citation building, creating a Google+ Business Page, and more. When done effectively Local SEO helps business reach a highly targeted local market with its products and/or services.

Local SEO Statistics

  • 97% of consumers use the internet when researching local products/services (BIA/Kelsey)
  • 54% of Americans use the Internet and local search over phone books (comScore)
  • 140 billion local searches (on desktop & mobile) expected in 2014 (BIA/Kelsey Local Commerce Monitor (LCM) Survey, Wave 16, November 2012)
  • 95% of smartphone users have looked for local information (Source: The Mobile Movement Study)
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