Affordable Local SEO Services
Local SEO Services: Easy, Effective Marketing
Local SEO promotes brick & mortar businesses, and individuals and companies who visit customers via locally where they live and work.
If customers ever need to:
- Find your physical location in the St. Louis metro area or elsewhere
- Make direct contact with you to set appointments for delivery of your products and services,
Then Local SEO is for you!
Its purpose is improving your ranking on Google Maps and elsewhere when area consumers search for you specifically – many local searches are for “known businesses” or they are simply looking for someone in general who offers what you do.
Half of Searches are Local
People go online now to find Local businesses – making 100 million Local searches every day!
The Phone Book is Dead. 75% of adults have given up using Yellow Books for good. Newspaper is Dead, Too. Local newspaper readership is in massive decline, down 40-80%. Many papers would be gone now without the support of their online cousins.
Your customers are online. Regardless of how much you are spending on spending on this type of print advertising, you can almost always get higher ROI online.
Local results come up with the searcher uses a modifier like “near me” or “in St. Louis”, “in Chesterfield, Webster Groves, Kirkwood, Brentwood, Sunset Hills, etc”
In other cases Google automatically shows local/map results depending on the product or service category, such as the search for plumbers above, which was made in Webster Groves. There are a good number of services and product categories that Google assumes are local – you want someone nearby.
Businesses that generate Local/Map results, all great candidates for Local SEO:
- Professional services, realtors, mortgage companies, banking services, insurance agents, attorneys, accountants and tax prep, travel agents, independent agents
- Medical and health providers, doctors, dentists, orthodontists, opticians, home healthcare and all senior services, veterinarians, child care, weight loss, gyms, sports medicine, chiropractors
- Any auto-related businesses; home improvement and contractors, repair and maintenance, electricians, HVAC, pest control, household appliances, furniture; computers, emergency services
- Retail and consumer services, restaurants, bars; gourmet foods/wines/spirits, gift shops, bakeries, florists, framers, bridal, photographer, fashion, boutiques, jewelry, recreation, sporting goods, music schools, dance & gymnastic studios, kindergartens/preschools
Local Searches are the Most Profitable $$
4 out of every 5 Local searches results in a purchase, often times within a few hours of the search.
That’s an amazing 80% conversion rate!
That’s because these customers usually have a very good idea of what they want, and are the most motivated you’ll find.
In other words, the hard work has been done already.
You aren’t spending money trying to get customers interested in your products or services… they are already looking for someone close by to purchase from.
Local SEO Services throughout the St. Louis region any other locale puts you in front of these people at just the right time; they are nearby, searching for what you sell.
Listen… Do You Want to Know a Secret?
There is a critical first step related to SEO that only about 20% of Local businesses have taken thus far, and it isn’t that hard to do (though it does take a bit of time). When you understand the how (and why!) you’ll see why it is very critical you do so.
Put “LOCAL” in the subject line below to let me know you’re interested in having this done for your business, no commitments asked!
I look forward to hearing from you!
Jim Haynes | Owner, Hat Trick Associates
Hat Trick Associates
432 Barron Ln
St. Louis, MO 63119