This is Guest Post by Sahil Kakkar
Have a craving for pizza? Don’t know where you can find the nearest store?
All you have to do is run a quick Google search “Pizza delivery near me”.
Thanks to the Internet and the growing technologies!
Almost 98% of the customers now use search engines to find local products and services.
Also, 87% of customers who search for a local business visit or call the store within a day.
Local SEO is pacing fast in terms of helping you gain market share, online visibility and ultimately, customers. In order to dominate the hyper-competitive local search engine results, you need to optimize your business, website and strategies. You need to accommodate the needs of mobile-focused, modern and tech-savvy customers.
Those days are gone when you could simply get a location, put up ads all around and wait for the customers to get in your stores. Your hyper-focused marketing efforts shouldn’t only be aimed at showing up in the search results, but dominate them in the sea of competitors.
If you want to stand out of the crowd in your respective niche or category, you need to turn to some fundamental local practices.
I’ve made a list of 6 actionable tips that can help you dominate local search market.
Let’s get started.