Why Local Businesses Should Ignore Google | Mountain Woods Media, LLC
You can ignore Google if you focus on local SEO techniques. You will also avoid the dreaded "ranking stress." Local businesses – florists, plumbers, roofers, lawyers, dentists and many others – spend way too much time (and money) trying to earn higher rankings in Google and other search engines. Stop it. There are many other online marketing opportunities in which your local company can connect with new customers who need to find you for products and services. If you focus on these techniques, not only will you earn more traffic to your website (and more customers), but your Google ranking will take care of itself. In addition, you'll save yourself a lot of time; money and "ranking stress." Instead of Google rankings, work on: Claim, confirm and optimize your business profile in Yelp, CitySearch, Manta and other review and mapping websites. Business information needs to be accurate and consistent in all review websites. Make sure your Yelp profile is 100% complete. Include pictures