Local SEO for Small Business

Putting your marketing dollars to work in a powerful way.

Be Found in Your Neighborhood

With nearly all of your potential customers beginning their search online you can’t afford NOT to be shown on the first page of Google. 

You must have a local SEO strategy for your website if your customer base is “city specific” and local. Nearly two-thirds of all local customers search online to find the local business they are looking for. Whether you are a plumber, an electrician, a hairdresser, a dentist, or a restaurant owner, if you are not at the top of the rankings, your competitors will be.

Let us help your business get found where it matters the most.

How It Works

1. Kickoff

Sign up with no worries – it’s pay as you go each month with no contracts!

2. Get Acquainted

Tell us more about your business, target markets, and primary services.

3. Keyword Selection

We’ll help find the best keywords for your services and areas.

4. SEO Installed

We install our SEO App on the backed of your website.

5. Content

Our writers create unique content to support your selected keywords.

6. Link Growth

We also grow your popularity with link traffic.

7. Weekly Updates

Receive a weekly report on your campaign progress and rankings.

8. Grow

Watch your rankings improve over time as your campaign gains traction.

9. Profits

Start getting more website leads and making money.

Is Local SEO Right For You?

  • You do business in a specific local market(s).

    Your customers are located in just a handful of cities at most and we can target your keywords with city modifiers (for example: dentist + city). This is typically how your potential customers are searching anyways.

  • You want to see quick (not instant) results.

    These Local SEO Plans generally take a couple months to start showing full results (much faster than custom SEO). In reality you will likely start seeing ranking improvements in just a few weeks. Instant results are best achieved with a PayPerClick campaign – ask us for more details.

  • You are limited by budget.

    By design these plans provide value at a very low cost compared to other custom SEO options on the market.

  • You have a very small website.

    Simple websites that showcase a handful of services with the purpose of attracting email or phone leads work best in this style of campaign.

  • You have limited time or desire to be involved in the process.

    Our Local SEO Works Plan is designed to be very hands-off for business owners, freeing up your time to focus on running your business.

  • You do business in a specific local market(s).

    Your customers are located in just a handful of cities at most and we can target your keywords with city modifiers (for example: dentist + city). This is typically how your potential customers are searching anyways.

  • You want to see quick (not instant) results.

    These Local SEO Plans generally take a couple months to start showing full results (much faster than custom SEO). In reality you will likely start seeing ranking improvements in just a few weeks. Instant results are best achieved with a PayPerClick campaign – ask us for more details.

  • You are limited by budget.

    By design these plans provide value at a very low cost compared to other custom SEO options on the market.

  • You have a very small website.

    Simple websites that showcase a handful of services with the purpose of attracting email or phone leads work best in this style of campaign.

  • You have limited time or desire to be involved in the process.

    Our Local SEO Works Plan is designed to be very hands-off for business owners, freeing up your time to focus on running your business.

What Makes These Plans Unique?

Our primary focus is to help our clients set realistic goals based on their market and to develop long term feasible strategies that have strong potential for sustainable success.

  • Pay as you go.

    We don’t believe in making you sign a contract. You are not locked into a long-term agreement and are free to continue your SEO on a month-to-month basis as long as you wish.

  • Room for Growth

    Many of our clients start with 10 – 15 keywords and add additional keywords to their campaign in future months. We can easily start to target more services or new city markets as you grow and expand (or as budgets allow).

  • Client account dashboard and email reports.

    You can log into your account to view ranking history and will receive a new ranking report to your inbox every other week. In this way you are always up to date on the performance of your campaign.

  • Advice from experienced SEO and Web team.

    Our team can consult on ways to improve your website. Our intentions behind this are to improve/enhance the Local SEO work and achieve the best possible results. We will never pressure you into something you don’t need.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the SEO Platform work?

Our SEO Platform operates in association with, but independently from, your website. Therefore, traditional SEO on-page optimization that is labor intensive is not required. The SEO Platform system creates a site within your site that is rich in exclusive, relevant content, perfectly optimized and supplied with keyword relevant inbound links.

Can I change my keywords during the campaign?

Clients achieve the best results when they commit to their keywords for at least 3 to 4 months. At this time, we can assess each keyword’s ranking, the action your website is getting as a result, and determine if alternate keywords could be better. SEO is a long-term strategy and changing keyword strategy too frequently is detrimental and can even cause a negative outcome.

Do you add content to my website?

Yes. We approach SEO/SEM from a keyword prospective and first help you find the best keywords to meet the website’s performance expectations. Once these keywords are determined and approved by you, we create new pages in order to integrate the target keywords into your website. This added keyword content helps raise your website’s authority when indexed by the Search Engines and contributes to achieving rankings for the keyword phrases we target. Our professional writers research content topics prior to writing the first draft. We do not change the content on your existing pages (ex. homepage or service pages).

When should I expect results?

Once keywords are approved and the SEO Platform is properly installed on a website, most of our clients see ranking start to improve within weeks – especially if they have no rankings or very poor rankings. With that said, we ask our clients to give the system 2 – 3 months to see the Local SEO Works Plan reach its full potential. It takes time for Google to reassess your website and determine where you should now rank based the work we are doing to your website.

How does this differ from PayPerClick (PPC)?

This Local SEO Works Plan focuses on Organic search results where your website needs to earn its rankings. PayPerClick provides near-instant traffic because you are bidding on your placement in Google and paying a “cost per click” each time a visitor goes to your website. PPC is a good short-term (although often pricey) solution when you need leads right away and SEO is a good long-term solution when you are wanting to develop a steady affordable source of traffic to your website.

What’s the difference between Local SEO and Custom SEO?

This Local SEO Package is designed specifically for small businesses with a limited budget, small website, and a local market in 1-2 cities. This plan is for businesses with limited time to be involved in the SEO process and for businesses that can give preapproval for new content. Ask to see our SEO Comparison if you aren’t sure if this is the right SEO fit for you.

What We’ve Achieved for Other Businesses

Local SEO Case Studies

URBAN WATER WORKS

$19,000 Project Secured With Local SEO

As a waterline and drain specialist in Vancouver, BC, Urban Water Works needed more than just YellowPages to grow their business and increase leads. We launched a Local SEO Campaign targeting their top services and top cities. The result is a consistent supply of phone calls for highly profitable jobs.

SAFE EARTH PEST CONTROL

700 – 1000% Growth in Sales

As a startup pest control company in Rockwell, Texas Safe Earth needed an affordable but highly productive marketing strategy to grow its client base. After three months of starting our Local SEO campaign their phones starting ringing off the hook (during the off season). The client reports results are unheard of!

Great experience working with this company, they cater to your market needs and made sure you have the results that you need!

Sherman MokAmberlea Physio & Rehab Clinic

We have worked with 1st on the List for about a year now.  They do a great job and have increased our google rankings substantially as well rebuilding our old site to make it faster and easily editable.  I highly recommend them to anyone who is tired of working with SEO firms that just take your money and never deliver.

Erik HardtJanssen Pest, General Manager

A true leader in SEO! As an Australian business, I wasn’t having much success working with SEO and marketing companies in Australia, and so a friend of mine suggested contacting 1st on the List.  I haven’t looked back, and have been absolutely thrilled with the results and second to none service they provide!  It wasn’t long after 1st of the List implemented certain strategies that I emailed him again to share the exciting news of having had the busiest week of inquiries to date!  1st on the List has been a huge blessing to work with.  They took the time to answer each of my questions and promptly followed up on anything I needed.  I honestly cannot recommend them highly enough!!  Thank you so much!!

Lysa FlynnMelbourne Voiceworks

I shot way up for pest control and termite control, good job! I am getting new customers every day and it’s starting to get cool here. This time last year it was slowing down quite a bit. I have added 5 to 6 new customers just Monday and Tuesday. Thank you both very much.

Bob KeithSafe Earth Pest Control

More About These Local SEO Plans and Who We Are

We understand that small local businesses don’t always have the advertising budgets that many larger businesses enjoy, so that’s why we developed an affordable local SEO strategy that helps local businesses. Based on over 22 years of experience in the industry, these local search optimization services are effective and the benefits can be far reaching!

  • You choose keywords most relevant to your business to target.
  • Your main website content remains untouched (we install an SEO Platform rich in content).
  • Your involvement is limited, freeing up your time to focus on other areas in your business
  • You can attract long-term customers that want to shop local
  • You face less competition for the location-specific keywords.
  • You enjoy a lower cost for local search optimization that still works for your type of business.
  • You attract more highly qualified, highly targeted website traffic.
  • You earn a higher return on investment (ROI).
best in search

READY TO GET STARTED?

Let’s Discuss Your Project!

You deserve to be found by those who matter the most – local customers in your target areas!

Connect with our team to put a local SEO strategy in motion for your website. For more information about our SEO Company, 1st on the List, or to find out more about our local SEO strategies, please call us toll free at 1-888-262-6687

We look forward to getting you the visibility that you deserve!

REQUEST A CAMPAIGN ESTIMATE

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.