What the heck is a local citation? (and why you should care)

You aren’t selling widgets to strangers on the internet. Your Practice is unique because your clients are local. You’re working with people in your neighborhood.

When you position your practice online, your efforts should be focused locally.

A huge way to improve your online presence and SEO (What’s SEO?) is to ensure your local citations are accurate.

But what is a local citation? A local citation is any online mention of the name, address, and phone number of a local business. 

In this 1 minute video, Ashlynn talks about free tools that let you review and correct your local citations. If you want your practice to show up on Google, it’s important that you address this right away.

Click here to check out our SEO and blog writing services. With a variety of options that fit every budget, we will get your law firm in front of your target audience.

Full video transcript

Hi everybody! My name is Ashlynn and I’m one of the marketing managers here at Bambiz. Today I want to go over how you can easily build your local citations to help boost your local SEO.

You may be wondering “What’s a local citation?” A local citation is any online mention of the name, address, and phone number of a local business. The more accurate your business information, the more likely it is to rank higher on search engine results pages.

You can start out by using a free tool like Moz’s Local Listing Score to check the accuracy of your local listings. Once you have this information, you can visit each site and update the incorrect information.

Another way to check your local citations is by performing a manual citation audit. Although this method may be more time consuming, the up-to-date results will boost your rankings in search engines.

If all of this seems a bit overwhelming, let us help you! Whether you need fresh, original blog content, more client reviews, or your website to rank for relevant keywords, we’ve got your SEO needs covered. Click here to learn more.

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