30 Jun '12, 10am

Local search ranking factors survey: how to get high local rankings

40 local search marketers around the world participated in a survey to find the most important ranking factors for local search. If you want to get high rankings in Google's local search results the survey can help you. Why is it important to get good local rankings? For some keywords (for example "plumbers"), Google shows local results at the top of the search result list. These websites aren't listed at the top because they have good content or good backlinks. They are listed at the top because they fit to the geographic area of the search query. If keywords that show local results are relevant to your business, it is important to be listed in the local search results. The five most important factors for local results According to the survey, the following five factors are the most important factors that influence the overall ranking of a website in Google's local result...

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