Looking for a fast way to show up high in relevant Google searches? Want to bring some local traffic to your website? Make sure your agency is listed properly in Google Local.
Google shows regional results at the top of their results pages. Because the search results are limited to a specific location, most of the competition you normally come across trying to rank in search engine results are automatically wiped out.
Here’s an example of what shows up when I search for “health insurance agent seattle”:
You can see that local results show up at the very top on a map.
Make sure you’re added to Google Local and that the information they have is correct. To claim your Google Local business listing, do the following steps:
Once your listing goes live, you’ll want to get some reviews. Positive reviews will help people that find you on Google Local know that you’re the right person to call. Make it a habit to follow up with happy customers and ask them to post a positive review.