FAQs

You will see initial glimpses of local SEO success within a few months, with clearer benefits unfolding between 3 to 6 months. Real influence in local search takes about 6 to 12 months—good things come to those who wait! Patience and persistence are key, as local SEO is more of a marathon than a sprint.

Learn more about our Google Audit Call it is the best way to ensure we are both a great fit for each other.

Yes, local SEO benefits are sustainable with monthly ongoing efforts. Regular updates to your website and Google Business Profile, continual content creation, and active reputation management are key. Staying adaptable to search engine algorithm changes and regularly monitoring performance with tools like Google Analytics and Search Console will help maintain and improve your long-term SEO success.
If you find yourself needing extra help, don’t worry—we’re here to support you! You can contact our team via Basecamp by ping, emailing, or shooting us a quick text.
Google Business Profile, formerly Google My Business (GMB), is crucial because it allows your business to appear in local search results and Google Maps. This gives potential customers easy access to your location, hours, and other information, significantly influencing their decision-making.
While social media doesn’t directly affect SEO rankings, it can indirectly influence local SEO by increasing brand visibility and traffic to your website. Engaging content on social media can lead to more shares and higher engagement, which can drive more local traffic and potentially impact local search rankings.

To measure the success of local SEO, focus on key metrics such as increases in local search traffic, improved rankings for local keywords, and enhanced visibility in Google Maps and local search results. Monitoring interactions like calls and clicks from your Google My Business listing and analyzing customer reviews provides clear insights into the effectiveness of your local SEO efforts.

Google Business Profile makes tracking calls and clicks to your website easy. We use multiple SEO tools to track your website’s position on page 1, rich snippets and maps 3 pack spots. We also track your top competitors. Clients love our short progress videos because spreadsheets and reports can be daunting.

Most people don’t like to drive more than 10 to 15 minutes for an appointment. The average radius for a local business that uses Google Business Profile to attract customers generally ranges between 5 and 20 miles. However, this can vary significantly based on several factors, including the business’s nature, geographical location, and customer behavior.

Yes, our local SEO 5-step strategy encompasses a streamlined five-step process. We audit and optimize your key listings, like Google My Business, for accuracy and compliance. We then focus on increasing customer reviews and enhancing your website’s SEO with targeted keyword optimization. Finally, we boost your site’s authority through strategic link-building, creating content that attracts natural backlinks to improve your online visibility.
Many local businesses struggle to get found on Google. We’ve created a 5-step LOCAL process that helps drive more traffic to your website. As more people walk through your front door, you hear the sound of Cha-Ching as your business grows.

L = Local Listings
O = Optimize Google Business Profile
C = Customer Reviews
A = Accelerate Visibility Through Website SEO
L = Link Building Opportunities

Learn how we do our 5-Step LOCAL process for chiropractors in this blog.

There are many ranking factors of a bottleneck killing your hard-earned website traffic. Typically, you are being penalized by Google due to something your website team neglected. Most people blame Google for updating its algorithm frequently. Many new local businesses are coming to us frantically frustrated that their Google Business Profile was suspended. As Google moves more jobs to AI, suspensions will get worse. During month 1 for SEO services, we do an audit and get this all sorted out for you.
You should mix SEO and PPC—it’s like having a slow cooker and a microwave in your marketing kitchen! SEO slowly simmers your online presence to perfection over time, while PPC zaps quick traffic and visibility when you need it pronto. Together, they make sure you’re covered for both the feast and the snack, maximizing your online visibility and driving traffic from all angles.
Local SEO focuses on optimizing a business’s online presence to attract more customers from relevant local searches. Unlike broader SEO, it targets geographic-specific queries and emphasizes appearing in local search results. I teach you how to do this in our 5 Hacks to Get on Page 1 of Google mini course. Read more on this blog “Top 4 Local SEO Questions

While there isn’t a 100% guarantee that you’ll be on page 1 of Google. Over the last 9 years we have seen our process work over and over again. 

Expect to see initial glimpses of local SEO success within a few months, with clearer benefits unfolding between 3 to 6 months.

Solid influence in local search takes about 6 to 12 months—good things (and top rankings) come to those who wait!

Patience and persistence are key, as local SEO is more of a marathon than a sprint.

Yes, Google reviews significantly impact Local SEO. Reviews on your Google Business Profile (formerly Google My Business) can influence your search rankings, especially in local search results.