Rand Recap “Discovering Local Citation Opportunities” for Local SEO

General Dec 07, 2012 No Comments

Yesterday Local SEO Kingpin published a post offering SEO tips for the Google local listings. One of the tips focused on creating business listings, or citations, on web directories and other local websites.

In today’s SEOmoz Whiteboard Friday, Rand Fishkin provides valuable insights on this very topic: discovering local citation opportunities. The video offers some excellent information to build quality citations to improve your local SEO efforts.

If you haven’t already found out, SEOmoz just acquired GetListed.org. This resource allows you to see how your business is listed on Google and other local search engines. Based on this information, you can confirm your business’s citations and explore opportunties to create new ones.

The acquistion is a good indicator of where Google search is headed. Rand’s reference to the “local one box” and keyword searches with “local intent” are becoming increasinly popular. Check out the Whiteboard Friday video below, and let us know what you think!