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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are a few questions Local Consumer Connect is frequently asked questions about local search optimization and our business.

What is GMB optimization?

GMB (Google My Business) optimization is the process of optimizing your GMB listing and leveraging it for more sales. While many companies claim their GMB listing, they tend to overlook the importance of optimization. This is tantamount to developing a website but forgetting to create product/service pages. An optimized GMB listing helps Google find, crawl, index, and rank a local business. This plays a central role in helping your business attract high-quality traffic and build a wide audience base.

We use an innovative GMB optimization process to improve your company’s online presence.

How is Google My Business valuable for my business?

Google My Business makes it much easier for local web users to find your business. By sharing essential business information (name, address, phone number, website, business hours, etc.) and optimizing your listing, you can maximize your chances of appearing in the Google 3-Pack.

The Google 3-Pack displays the top three search results for a local search. Why does earning a spot on it matter? Because the top three search results on Google earn a whopping 75.1% of all clicks.

If your business is listed on the second or third page, your click-through rate will be significantly lower. In fact, 75% of people never scroll past the first SERP.

In a nutshell, Google My Business is a powerful asset for your business. By optimizing your listing, you can easily expand your audience and enjoy high sales.

How do I optimize my Google My Business listing?

Our GMB optimization specialists use a wide range of innovative, effective, and actionable strategies to help local businesses rank higher.

Our state-of-the-art software, resources, expertise, and extensive experience enable us to deliver incredible results that can be easily sustained in the long run.

Our strategies include (but are not limited to):

  • Keyword optimization
  • Actively requesting and responding to reviews
  • Ensuring NAP accuracy and consistency
  • Leveraging GMB Messages
  • Consistently sharing high-quality posts (images, videos, etc.)
  • Carefully monitoring GMB Insights and making changes accordingly
  • Creating FAQ lists
  • Monitoring the Q&A section

What is local SEO marketing?

Local SEO (search engine optimization) marketing is an effective way to market a local business online. As your online presence is locally optimized, your business will attract high-quality traffic from relevant local searches. This is a great way to build a wide local audience and climb SERPs (search engine result pages).

It’s no surprise that a whopping 46% of all Google searches are for local businesses. Simply put, local SEO marketing helps your business become visible to this large percentage of local searchers.

We continually brainstorm, create, polish, recreate, and implement powerful SEO marketing strategies. Our goal is to help our clients ensure their content and products/services reach local web users.

As one of the most powerful local marketing tools, Google My Business is a gold mine for businesses. We can help optimize your listing so your business gains greater online visibility and appears in the top search results on Google!

How much does local SEO cost?

While most local SEO companies charge an exorbitant sum, we’ve taken a different approach, our local SEO services start from as little as $199.

We take the time to assiduously understand each client’s specific requirements and goals. Our local SEO experts create an individualized strategy based on our analysis. This helps each business dominate their respective industry instead of receiving a one-size-fits-all plan. By focusing on creating and executing niche-specific solutions, we help our clients attract qualified local traffic and establish a winning online presence.

Depending on your customized package, project scope, and deliverables, the total cost of the project may vary. Our final prices are extremely affordable so you can build a wide local audience without worrying about hurting your budget!

How do I sign up for your services?

Click here to request your custom free Snapshot evaluation and audit of your current digital presence. Simply enter your name, phone number, email address, website, and service area(s). Submit the request and our local experts will get in touch with you shortly.

For more information, give us a call at 646-207-2282 and we’ll take it from there.

What happens after I sign up?

Once you sign up, our SEO specialists will assiduously review your website and send you the following documents:

  • A comprehensive analysis report of your website
  • A proposal for the project

Shortly afterward, you’ll be assigned a project manager.

What if I have questions about the project?

If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please feel free to contact your project manager. Our experienced project managers work closely with each client to provide assistance and ensure the project runs smoothly.

As a client, you’ll also receive complete access to the Client Dashboard. Use the Client Dashboard to review content, offer feedback, examine reports, or pose any questions that you may have for the team. Actively consult your project manager and track updates on the Client Dashboard to keep abreast of project developments.

What if I’m not satisfied with the results?

If your project is in its initial stages, we suggest waiting for a few weeks to view concrete results. Given the immense online competition, it may take some time before you begin to achieve target KPIs and notice an increase in quality local traffic.

If your website doesn’t rank in 60 days, we’ll provide a complete refund, no questions asked.

With no contractual obligations, you don’t have to worry about any unexpected complications.

If you’d like to make changes to your project or share your concerns, feel free to reach out to your project manager.

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