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How to get local reviews and ratings

12 April 2017 by Michiel Heijmans - 11 Comments

If you’re a well-known local business owner, one of your online goals should be getting more local reviews from your (satisfied) customers. These reviews or ratings help Google in determining the value of your company for their users. If you have a nice amount of four-star and five-star ratings, Google considers you a more valuable result on their search …

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Contact page examples: What makes a great contact page?

22 March 2017 by Michiel Heijmans - 10 Comments

In this post, we’ll go over a number of contact page examples, so you’ll be able to review your own contact page and improve it. For a lot of companies, that contact page is the main reason they have a website in the first place. For others, the contact page filters or manages all incoming …

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Local ranking factors that help your local business’ SEO

2 March 2017 by Michiel Heijmans - 13 Comments

If you have a local business, selling products or services, you have to think about the local ranking of your website. Local optimization will help you surface for related search queries in your area. As Google shows local results first in a lot of cases, you need to make sure Google understands where you are …

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Local business listings with Schema.org and JSON-LD

25 November 2016 by Edwin Toonen - 13 Comments

One of the things you can do to present your local business better in search results is Schema.org data for rich snippets. By adding structured data to your site, you can help search engines understand what your business is about and how it performs. For this reason, you have to add your NAP details, a …

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New plugin: Local SEO for WooCommerce

13 October 2016 by Joost de Valk - 5 Comments

Ranking locally should be a top priority for all small businesses. Customers increasingly depend on local search to find a relevant business near their current location. In view of that fact, you must make sure Google knows everything about your business so it can index your data and promote it in the search results. It …

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Yoast SEO: Local SEO for WooCommerce

Is that a Possum near me?

29 September 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 12 Comments

For a year and a half now, we SEOs have been talking to small business owners and each other about how Google’s handling near me searches better and better. Needless to say that mobile traffic is growing and location based ‘everything’ needs to be taken into account while optimizing the mobile SEO for every location …

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Improve your small business SEO today

9 September 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 2 Comments

Small business owners often struggle with their SEO. You have your business, your customers, and now your website demands attention as well. I frequently talk to business owners that just use their website as a reference for real life customers. To be honest, that is a bit narrow-minded. There is so much more you can …

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Google maps API changes

7 July 2016 by Joost de Valk - 4 Comments

Google has recently announced some changes to their Google Maps API. More specifically they have changed for which functionality in Google Maps they require API keys. This has a profound effect on our Local SEO plugin as that plugin allows you to easily embed maps with directions and/or store locator functionality. Unfortunately, Google made some …

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How to optimize your real estate site

16 March 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 8 Comments

There is a significant difference between a real estate site and a ‘regular’ website. Real estate sites have temporary content: when an estate is up for sale, there is a page for it online. But when it’s sold, it tends to leave the internet. In this post, I’ll tell you how to deal with that. First …

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