Google is the world’s most popular search engine. Long gone are the days of using phone books and the yellow pages to search for local businesses in your area. Thousands of people in Minnesota use Google daily to search for local restaurants, local services, local products, and local businesses to meet their needs. These are customers already interested, taking action, and ready to buy using Google to search for your services – most often, from their mobile device… but there’s just one problem. If your business doesn’t show up organically (without a paid ad) in the Google Maps search results, those potentials calls are going to your competitors.
Do you have an optimized Google My Business Listing with great reviews, consistent and up-to-date business info, and content rich descriptions with your keywords strategically placed in the listing? Were you even aware that you could leverage Google to increase your business’s online presence and drive direct traffic and sales to your business?
The businesses that are ranked in the top 3 of Google Map Pack are those getting calls. The gold stars indicating top reviews from past customers are also crucial.
We can help get your business ranked the Map pack with a GMB SEO campaign.
Most of the online traffic that is coming from local products, local businesses, and local services right now is coming from Google. Is your Google listing claimed and optimized?
Savvy business owners know their time is better spent working on the actual business – performing tasks focused on growing the business in the mid to long-term -rather than working in the business – doing the manual tasks that occupy time. And ranking in the coveted 3-pack is becoming more and more difficult if you are not using advanced strategies and keeping on top of Google’s constant changes. We employ the best strategies and tactics for industry-leading GMB optimization campaigns designed for total domination of the 3 pack.
Here are some examples of what GMB SEO can do for your business:
Let’s be honest here. When was the last time you went to the second page of Google to find what you were searching for? Most all of the search traffic is generated on the front page in the Google Map Pack or organically. Don’t take our word for it, check out this awesome GMB 3 Pack Case Study by Moz.com.
When you investing in a GMB search engine optimization, campaign, you are making a direct investment in your businesses’ visibility and profitability on the web. This is why SEO is so important, no matter what your business does.
Everybody LOVES instant results. Pay a fee, get your business ranked on the first page of Google, and get all the leads and sales that your business can possibly handle. However, in the SEO world, instant results are a mere myth thanks to Google’s algorithm, which rewards websites and GMB listings for quality over quantity.
Our GMB SEO chart shows what to expect when you sign up for one of our packages:
These are the services and tasks that we implement every month strictly for your 180-day GMB SEO campaigns. It is designed for local competition niches and local metropolitan areas. These GMB SEO strategies are designed for 3 Pack domination.
We start your 180 Day Campaign with Keyword Research (We find the top 5 keywords for your niche to help you rank on Google Maps for) and create you a new GMB dashboard. This acts as an additional branded property and interlinks to the GMB listing, the main company website, and selected brand profiles and features a Google Map embed, hours, and NAP information.
We continue to optimize your GMB listing while we implement Proprietary Local Link Strategies that will help you increase in local searches and rankings. We also write high-quality articles and press releases written with call to actions and complete with company information and keywords for your GMB listings. We are using this article similarly to the original GMB descriptions where we highlight the location and geo-area as well as the brand’s services and contact information.
Tasks include Optimizing Title Tags, Metas, H1 and H2 Tags, Image Alt Text, Inner Linking Structure and Anchor Text, Outbound Link Structure and Anchor Text, Create and Validate Organizational Schema Script and Implement our TF-IDF Action Plan on the target page.
We further optimize the local business JSON markup, Google Maps embed, local relevancy linking, NAP and hours, and a store locator feature.
We create 40 additional citations based on your location and niche to further round out the brand’s digital presence. These are manually built business listings with complete details filled out and a careful attention to the company NAP and information.
Geo-Networks create local relevancy for a brand, a key ranking factor in the local search algorithm. These networks can help make the difference is high competition niches and large metro areas that now have an infinite number of map pack based on searcher proximity.
We create top quality content for the geo-network, specifically discussing the location and combine this with our proven link strategy designed to funnel massive geo-relevance to any brand.
Yes absolutely! We provide a PDF report that is emailed out to your business at the beginning of each month. This report shows the progress each month along with links to that month’s deliverables. Additionally, we provide an advanced Local SEO Audit at the start of the project and upon project completion which highlights the company’s increased online presence.
Plain and simple, GMB SEO takes time. It takes time to research your market and industry. It takes time to perform the necessary analyses. And it takes time to produce quality content, citations, and implementing our proven tactics to boost your rankings. And that’s just on our side of things. It takes time for Google to recognize your GMB listing and assign it the authority it deserves. It takes time for it to see that changes have been made, compare the quality of your GMB listing and your content to everyone else in the same space. It even takes time for user behavior to change. They’ll need a while to discover that things on your site have changed. HOWEVER, Most clients are reporting seeing gains within only days or weeks of the campaigns starting, and they are already getting new leads and sales. We’ve built a 6 month GMB SEO Campaign Blueprint with some of the best methods for 3 Pack Dominance. Our results always outperform anything you would get from trying to do it yourself.
How Many Accounts or Citations Do You Build?
Our 180 Day Campaigns includes: 4 data aggregator submissions (USA). The Top 40 branded social accounts. The top 80 secondary branded web 2.0’s, 10 niche network web 2.0’s, 15 geo-network web 2.0’s, the top 42 national business listings, 6 GPS listings, 120 secondary citations, 15 image citations, and 75 My Map citations.
The more consistent citations you have, the higher you WILL Rank.
A consistent NAP (Name, Address, Phone Number) is still very important to local rankings. If your NAP details change during the course of the campaign there will be an additional fee required to change or update any work already completed.
You can only schedule a call via the GMB department’s email listed below if you are a current GMB client. We also provide you with a complimentary 15-minute phone call each month to follow up with you and answer questions about your GMB SEO Campaign. Calls must be scheduled by email first and are only available for existing GMB clients.
If you have any questions before ordering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We deliver the highest impact for your business!
GMB Site Creation & Optimization
40+ Strategic Citation Creation Citations
Niche Networks Creation
And much more….!
*Included* Website On-Page Optimization
Store Locator, Map Embed, JSON Schema
If you’re a local business serving the Anoka County metro area, then Anoka County Digital Deals offers an ideal opportunity to put your business in front of prospective clients AT NO CHARGE TO YOU.