Most local businesses want more leads for their businesses, more customers and more overall revenue. And one of the best ways to drive new leads to a local business is from search engines. Local customers tend to turn to Google to look for services in their area, and that's when you want your listing to pop up so the customers can call you and visit your business.
In my 10+ years as an SEO, I've served my fair share of local businesses. Over the years, I've used a number of tools and worked out more than a few hacks to help me be more efficient, productive, and to get more results faster. In this post, I'll share the 17 common problems local SEOs face, along with my own solutions to not only increase a local business site's rankings, but also get the job done much faster.