This article is the second in our series of Team Hallam Top Tips.
Today we will focus on the best blogs, the greatest guides and some tools to help you with your Local SEO.
Ranking well for location based searches is the key to success for businesses who want to get found by customers searching for services by city or place name.
Local Ranking Factors by David Mihm – not only does this survey by Local SEO experts look beautiful but it is jam packed with tips.
How To Rank For Keyword And Cityname In Multiple Geographies – Essentially just a long blog post by Rand Fishkin but one that is full to the rafters with actionable tips.
Google Place Optimization Guide – A quick no nonsense guide for getting to grips with your Google Places account.
Blumenthals Blog is great for information on all things local, here you can see what is happening in America and prepare for when it heads over to old blighty.
For more advanced Local SEO you may want to subscribe to these blogs:
Whitespark Local Citation Finder – does exactly what is says on the tin! This great little tool takes the legwork out of finding all those citations that you need to help you rank for location specific search terms.
Video: Susan Hallam Discusses Local SEO
Team Hallams Best Blog Posts
If you fancy a dig around in some of the best posts from the past can we point you in the direction of these:
Google Updates Local Search