Local SEO should be free.
Google and other local business directories crawl the internet in search for local businesses. There is a good chance over time that your business will show up on Google Maps and Apple Maps and other business directories. The problem is that waiting on for these directories to update takes time and they don't optimize the profile.
How does local SEO help my website overall?
With optimized local SEO you will build good backlinks to your website. Google and other search engines look at all available local business directories. Each directory is an additional vote that your website is legitimate.
Why is it good to update my local listings regularly?
Google loves fresh content. Recent updates are an indicator to search engines and customers that your business is alive and well. Your business listing will look outdated and possibly out of business, if there are no updates after a few years.
What's the most important part of local SEO?
Generally the most important elements of local SEO are photos and customer reviews. There are many other elements and each element is important to the success of your business. We will cover each element so that your local business profile is optimized.
How do I get reviews on Google?
When Google My Business is set up a unique URL is created that lets you share it with customers. It's important that all reviews are authentic and legitimate.
After completing a project for a customer, we send a follow-up email. In the email we ask if they can leave a short review explaining how our product/service makes their life better.