Category: Local SEO

The industry's top wizards, doctors, and other experts offer their best advice, research, how-tos, and insights—all in the name of helping you level-up your SEO and online marketing skills.
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Why Lazy Local SEO Literally Ruined Christmas and New Year

Let me set the scene: It’s December 24th at 5pm. Work is over for the year and you need to pick up the last few bits and bobs for Christmas Day (or if you’re like me then you actually need to start your Christmas shopping). Like the 89% of people who search for a local … Continued

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Local Quick Wins: 7 Ways to Improve Your Local SEO

Time and time again I see brands making a hash of their local SEO – and missing out on valuable custom. But local SEO needn’t be a headache. Here are my seven simple steps to fixing up your local search visibility: 

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Stats: The Rise and Rise of ‘Near Me’ Searches in Google

Never has the saying ‘a world of information at our fingertips’ ever been more true. Gone are the days where we find local information by typing in your address, town or even city. And could you imagine the youth of today using the Yellow Pages or a good old-fashioned A to Z paper map?

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All: The World’s Penchant for Pokémon Go

Have you noticed the increasing number of people walking around in a daze talking about virtual monsters, attacking gyms, hatching eggs and using incense? Don’t panic! The apocalypse hasn’t arrived … but Pokémon Go has!

Top Tips for Using Google+ for SMEs

Small businesses are the backbone of our society, but running one can be quite a stressful experience. You often find times where there’s not enough money to go around, and if that happens, you’ll need to make cutbacks – fast! However, marketing your business should not be one of them, as you always need to … Continued

Promoting your Google Places listing

So, you’ve got a Google Places listing set up and running at last – congratulations! You’d be forgiven for thinking that your work is done, but In fact nothing could be further from the truth. Whilst owning a page on Google is in itself a powerful tool in promoting your business, there is so much … Continued

How do you solve a Problem like Local SEO?

Here at Liberty, we see and hear a lot of stories about how Local SEO can provide a lifeline for many small businesses across the country. We also see a lot of cases where bad Local SEO can cause fundamental problems which can virtually undo a business’s hours of investment, as well as lose them … Continued

Should you be focusing on local SEO?

Should your online marketing campaign be focusing on local SEO? Here, Liberty’s new recruit Ben Magee offers some helpful hints and tips. With so many facets of online marketing out there, it can be hard to know whether to use local, organic or PPC optimisation to bring traffic to your website. Ultimately the importance of … Continued