Google needs information about your site in order to place you in local search results. It needs information like: Name of your business, Type of business, Physical location, Opening hours. But just putting this information on your contact page won’t do the trick. You’ll need this data in a specific format – Schema.org – as well, so Google sees it on every single page.
Yoast Local SEO plugin
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- Truly optimize for a local audience you want to reach
- Optimized address details to help people find you
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What does the Yoast Local SEO for WordPress plugin do?
If you own a local business, this is a crucial moment to increase your online presence on a local level. Because now more than ever, your customers’ search focuses on local results. So, that makes ranking high in their local search results of the utmost importance. Are you not on top of their search results? Then you’re losing customers to the competition in your area.
Stop worrying about how to get to that top position. Let the Local SEO plugin take care of it for you.
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You’ll need the Yoast SEO plugin (Free or Premium)
In order to use Yoast Local, you’ll need the Yoast SEO plugin as well. The Local plugin works fine with both the free and Premium version of Yoast SEO. But get Yoast SEO Premium if you really want to kick that competition out of the race!
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Let’s have a closer look
Read on to find out exactly how it can help you to compete, and to learn about all of the additional SEO features we add to your local store!
It tells Google everything it needs to know
Adds the right structured data
The Local SEO plugin takes care of all that technical stuff for you under the hood: Address output in Schema.org format, showing opening hours (with Schema.org output), showing Google Maps instantly on your website, including a route planner, KML File generation and automatically adding these to your XML sitemap (needed for Google), Submitting all of this technical data to Google. So no worries if this specialized local SEO stuff sounds a bit confusing: the Local SEO plugin fixes it for you.
It optimizes your local SEO for one or more locations
Do you have more than 1 physical location? The Local SEO plugin optimizes your Google listing for all of them, so people see the nearest option for them pop up in their search results.
You can also add a store finder on your website. Just upload a CSV file with all the details or type them in in WordPress. And of course, everything is responsive, so it looks just as professional on mobile: the main device people use for local search.
It enhances your contact page
In just a few clicks, your contact page looks perfect and you even get an awesome embedded Google Map. Ensuring that your online visitors actually make it to your place! The Local SEO plugin helps you to: Embed Google Maps so people can get directions (make sure you set up your Google account correctly). And automatically show your up-to-date opening hours. No technical knowledge needed. It’s done in just a few clicks!
Bonus: Comes with free access to the Local SEO training
If you get the Local SEO plugin, you’ll also unlock access to the Local SEO training course. In this course, you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to set up a winning local SEO strategy. Get your site ranking among the top local search results! The engaging videos, lots of examples, and challenging quizzes will surely get you inspired and ready to turn your local business website into a star performer.
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Yoast Local SEO
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