Local SEO

Local SEO refers to optimizing your site so it shows up in the local search results. When people do a query that search engines like Google deem “local” in nature, they’ll show some local results. This can happen either because the user adds a location to the search term, or the term itself shows local intent. If you own a local business you’d want to show up in these results!

Below, you’ll find several articles about this topic. Want to easily optimize your site for local search? Our Local SEO plugin helps you optimize your WordPress site for Local SEO.

Ultimate guide to small business SEO »

This ultimate guide covers small business SEO. Want your site to rank high in the local search results? Read about it here!

Local SEO for WordPress plugin »

With the Local SEO module for the Yoast SEO for WordPress plugin you'll easily optimize your WordPress blog to perform well in Local Search Results!


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Why I like the Local SEO plugin and Technical SEO course so much

19 December 2017 | 2 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

When my colleagues asked me to name two of my favorite products for my birthday sale, I didn’t hesitate. Yes, our flagship product Yoast SEO is awesome, but I’ve always had a thing for small businesses and helping them optimize for Google. Two of our products that every small business owner should purchase, in my …

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How to respond to online reviews of your business

Online reviews are important for any local business. They’ve become essential in local search strategies. Having positive reviews and ratings will help in attracting traffic, both to your website as well as to your local business. Should you respond to positive reviews? And what about the negative ones? Here, I’ll give you lots of tips …

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Case study: SEO for a fashion business

14 November 2017 | 8 Comments | Michelle Foolen

As a small business owner in the fashion and interior design industry, it’s important to make sure that visitors become familiar with your work and style. But when it comes to making your site SEO proof, some other aspects need attention as well. This case study focuses on the site bedivine.com.au, a great example of …

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Create a website with SEO in mind: Technical pointers

19 October 2017 | 17 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

After a lot of its and buts, you have finally decided to create a website. A personal website for yourself, or that long overdue website for your business. You know you have to think about design and should supply well-written texts. You’ve already been inquiring about that thing called hosting. You may even have called …

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Local SEO

Local SEO refers to optimizing your site so it shows up in the local search results. When people do a query that search engines like Google deem “local” in nature, they’ll show some local results. This can happen either because the user adds a location to the search term, or the term itself shows local intent. If you own a local business you’d want to show up in these results!

Below, you’ll find several articles about this topic. Want to easily optimize your site for local search? Our Local SEO plugin helps you optimize your WordPress site for Local SEO.