Local SEO Checklist

39 simple steps your business can take to boost local SEO


Do you have keywords in your title?
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Use clean, SEO friendly URLs.
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Check for duplicate content.
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Optimize your logo and other images.
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Ensure non-www to www redirect is setup.
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Setup Google Webmaster Tools & Ensure that Google can crawl your site properly.
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Install Google Analytics Snippets
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Ensure your navigation menu items are indexable.
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Does NAP on website match Google Places?


Add city / service pages to your website.

Does the website have a blog?

How Does Your Website Appear On Mobile?


Do you have a Google+ Profile setup?

Claim your Google listing.
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Is your Google Local profile merged with the Google+ page?


Are you listed in the right category?

Ensure that your business name is EXACTLY listed in Google Places.

Add your logo and cover photo. At least 5 more photos to optimize for the carousel.


Test your website for existing schema.
Test Your Website Schema

Generate local and business schemas for your website.
See How You're Listed

Add Business Details In Schema.
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Create & Claim Listing on Bing.
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Create & Claim Listing on ExpressUpdate
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Create & Claim Listing On Yelp.
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Submit To Top 50 Citation Sites.
Brightlocal List

Fix NAP For Wrong Citations.
Free Citation Lookup On 100+ Sites

Submit To Niche Specific Sites.
Best Sources Of Citations


Submit To Hyperlocal Directories.
Best Sources Of Citations By City

Find Your Competitor's Citations and Additional Sources
Whitespark's Citation Finder

You can modify old or defunct citations. If a website has already cited an old address of your business.


Respond Back To Negative Reviews

Ask Existing Customers To Leave A Review.
5 Tips To Get More Reviews

Make It Easy For Customers To Review You.
ReviewBiz Customer Review Badges


Is Your Call To Action Displayed Prominently?
CTA Optimization Guide

Is The Phone Number Prominently Displayed?

Display Testimonials / Reviews On Your Website


Create A Twitter Profile

Create A Facebook Page

Claim Your Venue On Foursquare


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