28 Apr '17, 9pm

How Important are Local Citations for Local SEO in 2017?

In general, citations are declining as a ranking factor. Comparing Moz’s 2017 local search ranking factors study to previous years studies shows a progressive decline in the importance of citations for local search. The goal for local SEO citations is not to have as many citations as possible in as many IYP (Internet Yellow Pages) or aggregated Local citations, but to ensure NAP (Name, Address, and Phone) consistency on key listings. On a competitive level, citations are losing their edge, giving link profiles and on-page ranking factors the competitive advantage.

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