- Jun 28, 2012
Are your Google Local Rankings "Hard to Kill?"
Detective Mason Storm AKA Steven Seagal, featured in the poster at the link below, would be proud of this post by Phil Rosek, my fav local search blogger.
I wanted to lift the pic and post it, but I didn't. So you have to click over to see it.
Be sure to read the great tips while you are there.
Good stuff? Any other thoughts to share?7 Ways to Kill Your Local Search Rankings without Touching a Computer | LocalVisibilitySystem.com
There are a million online misadventures that can snuff out your business’s rankings in local search – in the Google+Local (AKA Google Places) search results and everywhere else.
Usually these fall into the category of trying to spam Google or deceive potential customers – and usually these attempts backfire. You can also destroy your rankings through sheer laziness – like if you never update any of your business information or never bother to understand Google’s quality guidelines.
You may be aware of what online actions can hurt your local rankings. Maybe you’ve learned the hard way.
But there also are offline ways you can kill your local rankings. Simply not doing anything stupid or naughty in your local SEO campaign isn’t enough. You can lose local visibility and local customers without ever touching your computer (or smartphone or iPad). To be more precise, I can think of 7 ways: