Did you see changes in the search engine rankings for local websites last month? Many SEOs, content marketers, and local website owners experienced the shift in local search engine result pages in November, but the reason for that was not confirmed — until now.
Google has officially confirmed the November 2019 local search update. Here is what Google announced:
Are you a business owner?
If so, you probably understand the importance of having your website appear on the first page of Google for keyword phrases relating to your services and the location that you work in.
For example if you are a dentist in Croydon, you would like to be ranking for the keyword phrase “dentists in Croydon”.
Do you know what you need to do to improve your search position locally?
Our detailed Local SEO infographic below points out everything you need to get your site ranking well. Click on the infographic to make it larger. Alternatively, please scroll down the page to read the information in text format.
SEO helps small business owners create fast, robust, and user-friendly websites that rank higher in search engines, which in turn helps bring more qualified potential customers to their sites and eventually increases conversion rates.
SEO also helps build brand awareness for your business as search engine users are more likely to trust a site that are on first page of search engine results pages (SERPs) than brands who are not.
If you’re a small business owner, you should utilise SEO to build a strong web presence and bypass your competitions to gain new customers for your business and take it to the next level.
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